Destination Guide: Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek


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Enjoy a genuine Outback Australia experience in the Northern Territory’s ‘Heart of Gold’, Tennant Creek.

Places to visit in Tennant Creek

Bordered to the east by the Barkly Tablelands, Tennant Creek is a popular stop along the Stuart Highway with its rich gold mining heritage, iconic rock formations and Aboriginal culture.

How to get to Tennant Creek

At Tennant Creek our coaches stop at BP Service Station, 204 Paterson St, Tennant Creek NT.

With more than 180 stops across the country and services in all mainland states and territories, Greyhound is Australia’s largest coach network. Check out our most popular routes to Tennant Creek below. Travelling to the Tennant Creek from another location? There's a good chance we have a service there! Find available trips through the booking form at the top of the page.

How to get around Tennant Creek

Your Greyhound bus to Tennant Creek stops at the BP Service Station, 204 Paterson St, Tennant Creek NT.

The town of Tennant Creek is small, and can easily be navigated on foot. To reach attractions outside town, however, you’ll need to either hire a car or book a tour.

The Tennant Creek Visitor Information Centre (at the Battery Hill Regional Centre on Peko Road) is the place to go to book local tours, accommodation and activities. Free WiFi is also available at the Visitor Information Centre, which is open daily from March to October, and most days from November to February.

Like many destinations in the Northern Territory, Tennant Creek has both a wet and a dry season, but the difference between the two is not as severe as it is further north, meaning you can experience blue skies all year round, and there are fewer chances of flooding and disrupted travel.

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