Roper Bar Crossing - Day Use Area

Day Use Area

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Roper Highway, Limmen, Northern Territory

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Description

The Roper Bar is 180km along the Roper Highway and well known as a great place to catch Barramundi. It is where Leichhardts expedition of 1845 crossed the Roper River which was named for John Roper, a member of this party. The bar was built in the early 1900s as part of the supply route for the Overland Telegraph line. Roper Bar Crossing was also the site of an old Police Station.

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Location

Lat: -14.714772 Lng: 134.508178

User Reviews

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Suemac

Very well stocked store

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Kaye59

What a great place to stop. Showers and toilets. Warrick and Irene the camp hosts were absolutely lovely and very helpful couple. Shady spots,

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Treebods

Lovely photo op of crossing the river

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