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Wycliffe Well - Cities, Towns and Localities
Wycliffe Well is one of those quirky iconic places in Australia, that has become legendary as a place to stop. Known as the “UFO Capital of Australia”, it is said that sightings are so common at Wycliffe Well that you would have to be unlucky not to see anything, as opposed to lucky to have seen something.

A roadhouse stop along the Stuart Highway between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, Wycliffe Well was first established in the 1860s as the main watering hole for the stock route and later the telegraph line.

Today, visitors can stop, fill up with fuel and food. For those wanting to stay, there is range of accommodation options from self-contained to camping. You can relax and enjoy the great selection of beers, whilst searching the night sky for UFOs. Whose knows... the more beer you have the more likely you might see something strange.
 

Check out our listing of Wycliffe Well accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Barkly Tourism Association - Tennant Creek

Central Australian Visitor Information Centre - Alice Springs

Wycliffe Well Attractions

Devils Marbles
Located only 25 km north of Wycliffe Well, the Devils Marbles and Davenport Ranges are ideal place to explore by 4 wheel drive.
Lake Wycliffe
This recreational lake covers 10 acres and at capacity holds approximately 150 million litres of water supplied by 2 bores pumping 1 million litres per day. Surrounded by native trees and shrubs, the lake is a haven for the large variety of birds. It also offers the opportunities for fishing and crabbing (Red Claw Crabs). There is an island in the middle of the lake accessed by two bridges. On the island there is a covered section for relaxing, along with large fountain in the shape of a barramundi fish.
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Wycliffe Well Distance

Interstate Distance to Wycliffe Well
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Wycliffe Well:
  Km
Adelaide 1,900
Alice Springs 372
Darwin 1,117
  Km
Kulgera 646
Tennant Creek 126
Port Augusta 1,596
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
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