Mataranka attractions

Top Choice Cemetery in Mataranka

Elsey Cemetery

This lonely cemetery under the eucalyptuses is a poignant footnote to We of the Never Never, with so many of the larger-than-life characters from the book buried here, among them Aeneas Gunn (alongside a memorial to…
Historic Building in Mataranka

Elsey Station Homestead

Outside the entrance to the Mataranka Homestead Resort is a replica of the Elsey Station Homestead, constructed for the filming of We of the Never Never, which is screened daily at noon in the resort bar. The low-ly…
National Park in Mataranka

Elsey National Park

This national park adjoins Mataranka's thermal-pool reserve and offers peaceful camping, fishing and walking along the Waterhouse and Roper Rivers. Bitter Springs is a serene palm-fringed thermal pool within the nat…
Museum in Mataranka

Never Never Museum

In town, the Never Never Museum has displays on the northern railway, WWII and local history. You pay admission fees at the post office.