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The Daly Waters Pub

Stuart St, Daly Waters, Northern Territory 0852 Australia
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The historic multi-award winning Daly Waters Pub is an iconic Australian outback pub. There are a variety of accommodation styles to select for your stay ranging from deluxe 2 bedroom cabins to backpacker dorms. All accommodation is air-conditioned with linen supplied. The pub is 600 kms south of Darwin, 290 kms south of Katherine and 900 kms north of Alice Springs. It is a welcome stop for weary travellers with meals available from 7.00 am til 8.30 pm. There are 6 beers on tap and an extensive selection of wines. During the Dry Season (May - October) there is free entertainment nightly. There is a shady caravan park with powered and unpowered sites.
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kazandmillieb wrote a review Mar 2021
Wollongong, Australia102 contributions28 helpful votes
I stopped here on the way to Alice Springs for one night. The cabins were in need of a good clean-cobwebs all over and spiders on top of the wardrobe. The shower clunked heavily whenever the hot water was turned on. Food was ok and it was good to cool down in the pool out the back. Good for a one night stay, but would probably not return again.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Vicki J wrote a review Mar 2021
Woodend, Australia434 contributions106 helpful votes
Had a couple of visits on my recent NT trip. This spot is a great outback experience. The accommodation is basic it is clean and has all you need. The food is good especially what is on offer for breakfast. It is hard to describe the place there is just so much to see, stuff all over the place it is a very interesting spot with a friendly vibe. Where else do you see a horse attempting to come through the front door. It was pizza and pool night and we got talked into playing and I somehow became the pool champ albeit for 1 week. Special shout out to Clinton. A must do.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Judith D wrote a review Feb 2021
Melbourne, Australia26 contributions5 helpful votes
The Daly Waters Historic pub was brilliant and worth the long drive from Darwin which we did in one day. The memorabilia was stunning, so many different items on display in the pub. We stayed the night in a cabin which was alright, it had its own bathroom but you can choose different accomodation options and they also have a camping area. We ate their famous barramundi for dinner which was so delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was even a local horse that came to visit us in the pub. I have never seen a pub like this and it's a must if you come to the NT. You must also visit Tims junkyard opposite the pub that has old vehicles and other things, even a police car and fire engine. They also have a petrol bowser so you can fill up if you are low on petrol for your onward journey. Amazing, amazing....you must go and see this pub.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Damien M wrote a review Jan 2021
Darwin, Australia43 contributions12 helpful votes
Me and my girlfriend are travelling around and decided to stay here for the night.... A bloody great remote pub with great food and cold beers 🍺.. The Staff are very happy and friendly and helpful.. The Motel double room is comfy and reasonably priced.. Spend a few hours checking out the quirkinesses of this true Territory icon... 10/10 Damo Litchfield Escapes Darwin NT
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ejm84 wrote a review Jan 2021
Tennant Creek, Australia40 contributions27 helpful votes
Super pleasantly surprised at how modern and well presented the room we had was. Great shower in the bathroom, it's super hard water though (I thought the calcium in the water in Tennant Creek was bad, this was next level). Not very big (it's essentially a donga) but really nice for the night, and listening to the rain on the verandah roof was heaven. The only negatives were no wifi in the room (managed to get some signal outside) and pretty much zero noise insulation - unfortunately the people in the room next to us chose to sit on the verandah and talk all night. Excellent apart from those things! Good food at the pub as well, although it took forever to get to us. My partner ordered the kangaroo loin meal for $29 and even though the menu clearly states that the meals come with either chips and salad OR vegetables, he received the meal with vegetables despite us ordering it with chips and salad. When this was raised with staff, we basically got told that it definitely does not come with chips and salad and that was the end of it - no offer to give us what we actually ordered and my partner was left with a plate of veggies that he didn't particularly want or like. Disappointed with this, otherwise all good. The place has a really good feel about it, would stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Daly Waters Pub
Which popular attractions are close to The Daly Waters Pub?
Nearby attractions include Daly Waters Pub (0.01 km), Stuart Tree Historic Site (0.7 km), and Daly Waters Aviation Complex (1.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Daly Waters Pub?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Daly Waters Pub?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Daly Waters Pub?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Daly Waters Pub?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is The Daly Waters Pub located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Daly Waters.
Are pets allowed at The Daly Waters Pub?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Daly Waters Pub?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Stuart Tree Historic Site (0.7 km) and Daly Waters Aviation Complex (1.3 km).
Is The Daly Waters Pub accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.