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The Roper River in the north of the Northern Territory starts below Mount Solitary at an elevation of 126m and ends merging with the Phelp River.
The Roper River drops around 126m over its 1010km length.
The Roper River flows through Red Lily Lagoon (104m), Bulbul Waterhole (93m) and Gambana Waterhole (39m) on its way to joining the Phelp River.
17 creeks and rivers flow into the Roper River. The five longest tributaries are: Hodgson River, Wilton River, Flying Fox Creek, Maiwok Creek and Strangways River - click here for a full list of all 17 tributaries of the Roper River.
The Roper River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen barramundi at Roper 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 Roper River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Roper River? What birds have you seen at Roper 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.
Do you know what facilities are available at Roper River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Roper River is a good place for fishing and fly fishing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Roper River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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