Large Scale Beef Asset with Stuart Highway Depot

Tanumbirini & Forrest Hill Stations Carpentaria Highway, Daly Waters, Northern Territory 0852

Rural and Agribusiness For Sale

Expressions of Interest. EOI Date 19 Mar 2019
Floor Area: 559,370.00 Hectares.    


On behalf of Thames Pastoral Pty Ltd, Colliers International is proud to offer “Tanumbirini” and “Forrest Hill” Stations located near Daly Waters NT, south east of Darwin. The aggregation comprises approximately 5,592.7 square kilometres (559,270 hectares) of perpetual pastoral lease, suited primarily to large scale beef production. It has been partially developed in recent years through upgrades to stock water, pipelines, yards, fencing and homestead buildings. Further development opportunities exist to unlock full value. The combined carrying capacity has been estimated to be approximately 42,000 Adult equivalent.

Tanumbirini is located by road 735km south east of Darwin via the Stuart and Carpentaria Highway east of Daly Waters. It comprises of 4 sets of cattle yards, 37 bores, 104 tanks, 20 turkey’s nests (3 backup bores and 3 dams). Since 2012 and 2015 14 new bores and 62 new tanks (40,000 gallon tanks) and piping were developed on Tanumbirini. Approximately 21 new generators have also been installed with submersible pumps. There are 200 artificial water points in total plus creek systems and permanent holes. The property is fenced into 34 main paddocks and fencing is primarily 4 barb steel post. Average yearly BOM measured rainfall is 733mm per annum average.

Forrest Hill is located 500km south of Darwin and 180km south of Katherine via the Stuart Highway and is 100km radial from Tanumbirini. It has wet season access into Roses yards near the Stuart Highway. Forrest Hill contains 2 sets of yards both accommodating for approximately 1,500 head. The property contains 13 equipped bores (2 solar equipped) and 5 dams. It is fenced into 6 main paddocks and three laneways mostly 4 barb and some 3 barb. Average yearly BOM measured rainfall at Larrimah (close to the north eastern boundary) is 860mm.

Both properties benefit from quality bitumen highway frontage allowing strategic and timely access to markets. Each also include respectable homestead complexes which cater well for management and their teams.

The aggregation represents a genuine opportunity to acquire a productive large northern footprint with reliable rainfall and is offered by Expressions of Interest, with the first round closing 19th March 2019 at 4pm AEST.

Detailed information is available to interested and approved parties. Please contact Colliers International via Rawdon Briggs 0428 651 144 and Ben Forrest 0427 580 000.


  • 559,000 Hectares Perpetual Lease
  • 42,000 AE carrying capacity
  • Stuart & Carpentaria Highway frontage
  • Including 36,600 head of Audited cattle


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