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Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night

363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
+61 427 112 806
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Arriving at Marksie’s we were advised that the rest of the guests had cancelled and we had the night to ourselves and it was an excellent anniversary celebration. Incredible food, great introduction to bush tucker and stories that had us laughing all night made the...More

Thank amberg747
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary....was truely a lovely night and we were honoured to share your celebration and make it a night to remember fondly. Love to have you back again. I can't find baby Matthew...have you got him.. :)

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We booked this expecting some good old Aussie Yarns, well we got that and more, feeding some wile wallabies sweetpotatoe was just the start. Buffalo and croc were on the menu but the star were the bush tucker spices. The stories told by Marksie were...More

Thank ward19612016
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you guys, for the fantastic review....we have had a great season, and lots of fantastic guests. Still haven't run out of stories...and our wallaby family is growing and growing up. Glad you liked the food too.. we enjoyed having you. Cheers

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Initially thought it was a bit pricey, but had heard from both visitors and locals not to miss this icon. We were greeted with a smile and a chat, and boy, can Marksie talk! He is great! To listen and learn of the way he...More

Thank Mark S
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review, and comments. Yes, I guess it sounds pricey until you factor in all that you get on the night. I'm thankful you were highly recommended, and still came to the night. We are unique in Australia, and way...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We spent a fun evening at Marksie's place listening to stories of the indigenous people and how they forage for their food and spices. Had fun spinning the Billy and getting a certificate for doing so was a nice touch. Also got a copy of...More

Thank Munro1984
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your review, and yes I talk too much, but I have so much I want to tell you...about the wealth of knowledge the Aboriginal Women honoured me by imparting some of their tips and tricks. Glad you enjoyed the food, and still...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

We had the best time at Marksies! Such a fun night with the family, we could've listened to Marskie's stories all night long! He's such a welcoming and friendly chap! The food was so tasty and delicious. A must visit if you're passing this way!

Thank lisabw
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and recommendation. Great to have you all to the Camp Night, under the stars...and the stories....I have so many more...I can go on, and on, and on....I'm told I can even talk under water.

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Marksie's Stockmans Camp Tucker Night was such a great dining experience, he went into such dept explaining the origins of the food and the native and indigenous influence so we learnt a lot as well as laughing all night! I love that be supports local...More

Thank Jaylie M
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review, glad you enjoyed the night. We enjoy experimenting with the flavours making the tastes uniquely Australian. Our aim is to encourage a positive "marriage" of the Black and White cultures we are lucky to have in this...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We had a terrific time at marksies outdoor bush tucker night extraordinaire! What a funny guy. The meals were great and we tried some gourmet delights such as myrtle damper and croc and buffalo sausages. His yarns are as long and as wide as Katherine....More

Thank Naomi L
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks guys for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the night and loved my stories....have hundreds more if you can come another day. We try to make the flavours uniquely Australian with the added bush herbs, spices fruits and foods. see you next time.

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Marksie is welcoming, setting is pleasant, food and stories unique. A very pleasant evening which is different and worthwhile. The guests are also part of the evening and the interaction with each other makes the evening delightful.

Thank Cavel P
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks Guys, glad you enjoyed the night. We loved having you too, and yes all the guests included make it a great night. thank you for taking part.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

A friend recommended Marksie's Camp Tucker Night to us. My family and I are so pleased that we did..... On arrival, we got a friendly greeting from Marksie and were shown to our table as night was falling. We could see the cooking fires burning...More

Thank Anenne
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you guys, glad you all enjoyed the night...and food, and billy spinning. Our ultimate goal is to have you leave happy...so thank you. Fingers crossed for the toilet block.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Literally just come back from a great night with Marksie. The food was amazing and we are so glad we booked in here for dinner tonight. The knowledge of the aboriginal people and the stories he tells shows that he is extremely passionate about what...More

Thank Danny B
Marksies, Owner at Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks Danny....yes always a great night when we have a small crowd. I always think you learn a lot more and we had the time to do some extra things with you all. Very glad you enjoyed the night..food, stories and cultural experience.

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Marksies
26 May 2016|
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Response from Marksies | Property representative |
Check our facebook for our peanut allergy satay recipe
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htbeno
25 May 2016|
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BYO only. We do provide water and non alcoholic native jungle juice
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htbeno
25 May 2016|
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Yes definetely...we are heavily booked in JUNE /JULY/August but we have 3 public nights a week, but you will need to book early. Phone/email me and we can work out some options for you. 0427112806
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 21:00
Monday
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 363 Gorge Road | grounds of Top Didj, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Katherine
  • Phone Number: +61 427 112 806
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Description
Dine under the stars in the tranquil surroundings of TOP DIDJ GROUNDS Watch the wallabies and hear the local wildlife in the surroundings reminiscent of an outback stockman's camp. In this wonderful atmosphere,enjoy your award winning camp oven meal (set menu) by the camp fire, with Aborigine bush tucker flavours. New Product- Go back 100years to a traditional Stockmans Camp for a Traditional Stew and Flash Damper and Billy Tea. Earlier start, and cheaper night. Be entertained by great Aussie humour, true and not so true yarns, the good, the bad & some a little bawdy. Billy spinning competition for little and the grown up kids. We cook to bookings so phone first.
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