Border Village is the start of your
South Australian leg along
the Eyre Highway. Here is a much photographed signpost pointing the
direction to the South Pole, Paris and many other international
As you continue east, you pass through Yalata Aboriginal Land,
with a stop-off at Nullarbor Roadhouse and Yalata Roadhouse. The
stretch of road between Border Village and Nullarbor Roadhouse offer
five of the most spectacular coastal lookouts anywhere on the
Australian coastline, where you can see giant ocean swells pounding
the towering limestone cliffs that make this part of the Great
Australian Bight. If you are travelling from June to October, you
may get the chance of spotting the Southern Right Whale on their
annual migration along the southern part of our continent.
keep following the Highway, you pass the townships of Nundroo, Bookabie,
Penong, and Ceduna, a town on the picturesque Murat Bay. You keep on
going east through, Poochera, Minnipa, Pygery, Kyancutta, Kimba,
Iron Knob, until the end of the Eyre Highway at Port Augusta.
When planning such an epic journey
you need to ensure you have sufficient water, provision and fuel.
There is very little fresh water supplies between Norseman and
Ceduna. If you are thinking about a return journey, you may like
to consider placing the car on the train for the return, as this is
also a great way to travel across this great region.
also quarantine checkpoints at Norseman for west-bound travellers
and Ceduna for east-bound travellers. There are restrictions on
certain items including fruit, potatoes, onions, walnuts,
grain, honey, fodder, livestock, birds, rabbits, animal skins and
wool, bird seed, other seed, plants, soil, used fruit containers,
used potato sacks, and native fauna.
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.