WHERE IS IT? In the NT’s north-western corner, 200km east of Kununurra along the Savannah Way, 800km south-west of Darwin. Access by 4WD on unsealed roads, or by light aircraft; Bullo also operates charter flights. Open: March 1-October 31.

WHAT MAKES IT SO SPECIAL? Made famous by Sara Henderson in her autobiography From Strength to Strength and now owned by her daughter Marlee, who wrote Bullo: The Next Generation, the station offers the quintessential Top End station adventure. Half a million acres, it has hot, thirsty plains with more than 8000 Brahman-cross cattle and dusty stock camps; rivers chock-full of crocodiles and barramundi; escarpments with centuries-old Aboriginal rock art; waterfalls and swimming holes; wetlands teeming with birdlife; wild buffalo, wallabies, dingoes and Bullo’s iconic boab trees. A state-of-the-art “solar temple” produces 24-hour green power. Activities include quad biking, horse riding, fishing, heli-mustering and scenic chopper rides.

RATES: There are 12 motel-style rooms with ensuites and air conditioning, costing $800 per person per night – includes meals and scheduled activities.

THE DETAILS: For reservations call: (08) 8354 2719; for the station, (08) 9168 7375; www.bulloriver.com

OTHER STATION STAYS IN THE AREA: None.

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