Curtin Springs Wayside Inn

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Check In: 14:00 | Check Out: 10:00

Open Hours: 7am until late every day.

Curtin Springs has been home to the Severin family since 1956, when Peter Severin arrived with his young wife Dawn, their toddler son Ashley and 1,500 head of cattle.

At Curtin Springs we balance beef production with being a million acre wildlife corridor, and offer many ways for visitors to connect with the spectacular landscape. We invite you to take a 'peek behind the curtain' to explore the wonders of our home.

Located just 100km east of Ayers Rock, Curtin Springs (the first Wayside Inn in Central Australia) offers a perfect base from which to visit the Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon areas. Or stay a while longer and 'peel back the layers' by including our experiences, tours and hospitality in your travel plans.


Curtin Springs stands as a testimony to the commitment of Peter and Ashley Severin to both the pastoral and tourism industries.

Curtin Springs Wayside Inn - Providing a Service for Travellers - stop and meet a local.

Curtin Springs Paper - Handmade paper from our native grasses.

Curtin Springs Walks - Private guided walks.


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Map & Directions

Lasseter Highway, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872 Australia


85 kms East of Ayers Rock Airport. 360 kms South West of Alice Springs on the Lasseter Highway.

160km west of Erldunda (the intersection of the Stuart Hwy and the Lasseter Hwy).


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: We know that plans can change unexpectedly when travelling in this part of the world. So we are as flexible as we can be with changes.

For bookings made over the phone or email directly with us:

As long as you let us know that something has changed and you won't be joining us even up until the evening you are due to arrive no charge applies. But if you forget to let us know that you won't be joining us one nights charge can be taken.

For bookings made online:

Similarly as long as you let us know that something has changed then we will make a full refund minus 7.5% (which covers the commission fee paid paid by us when you make an online booking). However if you forget to let us know you won't be joining us then the first nights charge can be applied.

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