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The Mary River in the northwest of the Northern Territory starts at an elevation of 259m and ends at an elevation of 1.35m flowing into the Sampan Creek.
The Mary River drops around 258m over its 225km length.
The Mary River flows through Palm Lagoon (7m) and flows into Shady Camp Billabong (6m) on its way to joining the Sampan Creek.
10 creeks and rivers flow into the Mary River. The five longest tributaries are: McKinlay River, Nellie Creek, Minglo Creek, Frances Creek and Craig Creek - click here for a full list of all 10 tributaries of the Mary River.
The Mary River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen barramundi and black catfish at Mary River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Mary River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Mary River? What birds have you seen at Mary River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Mary River include a boat ramp. Do you know of other facilities available at Mary River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Mary River is a good place for fishing and fly fishing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Mary River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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