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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“sealed road”(4 reviews)
“camping area”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had the good fortune to spend a couple of days camping at Ross River Resort. A beautiful place with all the amenities you need for camping. There are many beautiful walks in remote valleys to explore with a definite sense of the outback!More

1  Thank David B
Response from Jodie S, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write about our beautiful location. We think our campground is pretty special and gives you an opportunity to soak up the magnificent East Mac Ranges and explore. Some grass, basic amenities and an amazing backdrop! I think that...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were at Ross River for an event but when we arrived there were only a few people there. It is a lovely spot. Over the weekend, the numbers rose to 700+ people but you could still get a hot shower and have room to...More

1  Thank yeti5
Response from Jodie S, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 15 September 2016

The World Rogaining Titles were an amazing event to host at Ross River Resort and we had people from all over the world converging on us for a few days and then trekking off into the outback for a full on 24 hour event! Glad...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Arrived late afternoon looking for a powered site to find the place fully booked by Rogaine for the weekend. However they allowed us to camp on the grassed area in front of the main building (this is a big thing as grass is not something...More

1  Thank BrisbaneRaewyn
Response from Jodie S, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 15 September 2016

Hosting World events and then accommodating individual travellers where we can is not a daily event but our approach is to try and look after ALL those who wander to the end of the Ross Highway and come across the Homestead and facilities. Glad you...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is worth the 78 km drive to the end of the East MacDonnell Ranges. Staff very friendly and helpful. No need to book in for powered site at 40 dollars per night. Lots of space in lovely setting with clean toilet area and lots...More

1  Thank markmik
Response from Jodie S, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. So glad you enjoyed your Ross River experience and there really is so much to see in the East Mac Donnell Ranges you have to stay longer than a night! Currently unpowered sites...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

The original homestead built around 1890 is the hub of this rustic resort. Located about 80km east of Alice amongst the East MacDonnall ranges, the trip out on an excellent road is a beaut experience in itself. We called in for lunch and can recommend...More

Thank jaybee754
Response from Jodie S, Manager at Ross River ResortResponded 15 September 2016

Our burgers do have a great reputation! Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. Make sure you come back for longer and stay next time :)

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
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Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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kiwisailinggirl
27 September 2016|
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Response from yeti5 | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else I don't know what the official policy is but given the area has lots of wildlife, I should think/ hope not
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"Visit N'dhala Gorge, and if you like rough 4 wheel driving, try Ruby Gap"
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"You can either camp or take a cabin at Ross River."
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"Review was for the resteraunt area."
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"Cabins probably vary significantly - ask Qs when booking. Keep away from pool area."
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