Marree is a tiny outback town located 645 km to the North of Adelaide and it is present at the junction of the legendary Birdsville and Oodnadatta tracks. There are remnants of date palms planted by Afghan traders, who drove their camel trains into the desert in the 1800`s.
Attractions in town
Replica of early bush mosque is present in Marree. Mosaic sundial is present in Marree. Camel Sculpture is made out of railway sleepers. In the month of July Australian Camel Cup races are conducted.
Attractions in the area
2 km to the west from town centre there is historic cemetery. Outback driving in Birdsville and Oodnadatta tracks should be with care as these roads are unsealed sandy patches. Daily road information is available from information centre and check your fuel guage.
Lake Eyre National Park is located 90 km to the North of Marree for which desert pass is required. Ruins of railway sidings from original Ghan line to alice springs at Curdimurka Siding and Bore which is located 90 km to the west of Marree. Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park is located 130 km to the west of Marree which features a series of mound springs including Coward Springs.