Nullarbor Highlights / Camping

Submitted: Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 18:46
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Good evening all,

We will be crossing the Nullarbor for the first time in a couple of months time. I'm interested in a few of the must sees along the way and any good free or paid camping spots.. Any suggestions would need to be accessible by a high clearance 2wd ute towing a small hybrid van.

Regards Gazza
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Reply By: Member - Core420 - Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 19:24

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 19:24
Get WikiCamps and you'll get all the info you need, it's worth the few dollars.
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Follow Up By: Gazza70 - Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 20:28

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 20:28
Thanks mate. Yes, we have WikiCamps
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Reply By: Rod N - Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 20:53

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 20:53
Check out recent ThreadID: 145183.
As said use Wikicamps and Petrolspy. Lots of free camping spots and road houses have paid camping.
Don't forget about the quarantine requirements.
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Reply By: Member - 2208mate - Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 22:25

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 22:25
If you have the time and inclination include the Old Eyre Highway
My last trip here at Facebook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRq-gHc3Y58&t=18s&ab_channel=TonioBoydini
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Reply By: Nomadic Navara - Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 23:26

Sunday, Jan 08, 2023 at 23:26
Nullarbor Net has some good information. If you are a golfer you can play the Nullarbor Links

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Reply By: Neil & Pauline - Monday, Jan 09, 2023 at 10:56

Monday, Jan 09, 2023 at 10:56
We took 6 weeks from Norseman to Ceduna seeing as we missed a lot first couple of times. Out theory was when we saw smaller birds about there was obviously water nearby. Took next track off Hwy and probably less than a kilometre we came across a water hole. We would stay 2 days as first day would workout where and when the birds came for water. That way I way set up to photograph .

Enjoy the journey.

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Reply By: Member - Warrie (NSW) - Monday, Jan 09, 2023 at 17:43

Monday, Jan 09, 2023 at 17:43
Moons book is quite useful. Eyre Bird Observatory is doable in a day. Bush camps just about anywhere and if done 5-10 km from a roadhouse you will have a phone signal.
https://www.amazon.com.au/Across-Bight-Nullarbor-Adventures-Guide-ebook/dp/B00RDPEU8S
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Reply By: Uncle Arthur - Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 at 16:08

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 at 16:08
An absolute MUST is to call into "The Head of the Bight", not far from the Nullarbor Roadhouse. This where the whales come into calve. Depending on your timing will determine what you see but worth calling in at anytime.
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Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 at 21:02

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 at 21:02
Do they still lock the gate just off the highway when the whales are not there? If so, then you will quickly know if there is any viewing out there.


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Reply By: MTrek - Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023 at 12:30

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023 at 12:30
Check out Smarttek Hot Water Systems if you plan to camp at some free camping sites, my Smarttek elevated the way I camp as I usually try to find the best free camping sites around.

I would usually just take a dip in the closest river to wash off but now I can have a hot shower in any location. All you need is a gas bottle and water source. I also purchased the quick connects pack which makes setting it up take literal seconds.

Check them out here - https://smarttek.com.au/

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Follow Up By: Member - 2208mate - Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 17:01

Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 17:01
You will have to work hard to find a good wet spot on the Nullabor LOL
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Follow Up By: MTrek - Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 13:55

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 13:55
They can be used with any container that you can store water in. When I go to places without a river or dam, I just fill up a 20L jerry can and still have a great shower.

Have a look at them here - https://www.smarttek.com.au
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Reply By: equinox - Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 17:26

Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 17:26
Camp on top of the tableland at Madura.
Nice view, bit windy

Looking for adventure.
In whatever comes our way.



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Follow Up By: Member - 2208mate - Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 18:16

Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 18:16
Link didn't work for me.
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Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 21:54

Thursday, Jan 12, 2023 at 21:54
The link I think you are referring to was not inserted by equinox. It is one of those places link that the forum inserts if you type a name into your text that is the name of something in "Places."


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Reply By: Alan H11 - Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023 at 08:30

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023 at 08:30
Have a look at http://discoverthedreaming.blogspot.com/2019/05/ which may give you some ideas.
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