Kunjarra/The Pebbles is an outcrop of mysterious granite boulders
located 11 kilometres north of Tennant Creek. Known to the Warumungu
Aboriginal people as Kunjarra, The Pebbles, known as the smaller
relatives of the Karlu/ Karlu/Devils Marbles, are a sacred site. Here,
dancing and healing rites of the Munga Munga dreaming take place, along
with the ritual instruction of young girls.
Location: north of Tennant Creek. Access is just past the
Telegraph Station for those travelling north on the Stuart Highway, and
there is six kilometres of unsealed road so high clearance vehicles are
recommended, although it is usually suitable for conventional two-wheel
Time your visit for sunset to witness the changing colours of the
granite stone, from glowing red and orange, through to deeper purple
and grey as the sun disappears behind the horizon.