Is the road from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy sealed?

Coober Pedy is located about 5 and a half hours drive north west of Port Augusta in South Australia. Port Augusta is around 3 hours drive north of Adelaide. Roads are sealed all the way to Coober Pedy.

Where should I stop between Coober Pedy and Port Augusta?

The other worthwhile stop on the Port Augusta to Coober Pedy drive is Lake Hart. There are several salt lakes in the South Australian outback, but Lake Hart is the easiest to access. Basically, you can pull off the highway, park up, cross the train tracks and find yourself next to a huge, dazzling salt pan.

Where do you stop on the way to Coober Pedy?

The top stops along the way from Coober Pedy to Adelaide (with short detours) are Seppeltsfield, Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and Riesling Trail. Other popular stops include Segway Sensation SA, Pichi Richi Railway, and Sevenhill Cellars.

How long should you spend in Coober Pedy?

There is much to discover in and around Coober Pedy and a two day/three night minimum stay is recommended to make the most of your visit.

Where should I stop between Coober Pedy and Alice Springs?

Great place to stop form Coober Pedy to Alice Springs and Uluru tour book from reception – Review of Erldunda Roadhouse

  • South Pacific.
  • Northern Territory.
  • Red Centre.
  • Erldunda.
  • Camping in Erldunda.
  • Erldunda Roadhouse.

How rough is the Oodnadatta Track?

Most of the time, the track is a very good, well maintained gravel road (except after rain). We’ve been able to travel along some sections at speeds of up to 110 km/h. This makes the track a very real alternative to the Stuart Highway if you’re travelling to or from the Northern Territory.

Is Port Augusta worth visiting?

Port Augusta has a number of attractions which are enjoyed by visitors to the city as well as residents. Fishing, sailing and canoeing are popular and dolphins are often seen out on the water. The city’s art galleries are enjoyed by many and the parks and gardens offer a beautiful place to relax.

Where should I stay between Coober Pedy and Adelaide?

If you can’t get to where you’re going before dark, it’s better to break the journey if at all possible. And Port Augusta offers the best choice of lodging between Adelaide and Coober Pedy.

Where should I stay between Coober Pedy and Alice Springs?

What is the best time to go to Coober Pedy?

Coober Pedy has a desert climate. It’s dry and hot in the summer, and cool and dry in the winter. The best time of the year to visit is from April – October, when the weather is mild. We strongly recommend that you don’t visit Coober Pedy in January or February.

How many nights do you need in Coober Pedy?

Ideally, two nights/three days in Coober Pedy is generally enough to see the highlights, and visit the Breakaways at sunset (a MUST!)

How far is NT border from Coober Pedy?

Coober Pedy to Northern Territory border – 397 km.

Where is the stop between Adelaide and Port Augusta?

5 things to do when you travel from Port Augusta to Adelaide

  • Sevenhill Cellars.
  • Martindale Hall.
  • Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills.
  • Port Pirie National Trust Museum.
  • Adelaide Hills vineyard.

Can I tow a caravan on the Oodnadatta Track?

The Oodnadatta Track is a good grade, gravel road that is open ALL year round and is suitable for offroad campers and caravans (with care).

Can you drive the Oodnadatta Track in a 2WD?

Although we’ve seen people travelling the track in ordinary vehicles, we really do recommend that you take a 4WD. Any 4WD will be better on this track than a 2WD sedan (or a Backpacker van!).

What is Port Augusta known for?

With a population of almost 14,000, Port Augusta has a long history as a transport hub, which continues today through its rail connections as a freight route to the north, south, east and west of Australia.

What is special about Port Augusta?

What is there to see between Adelaide and Port Augusta?

How long is the drive from Alice Springs to Uluru?

5.5 hours

The drive between Alice Springs and Uluru is an absolute must-do, taking travellers through the heart of the country. And it’s not a long one, either – the one-way trip from Alice Springs to Uluru is just 450km/5.5 hours on fully-sealed roads.

Are there snakes in Coober Pedy?

There is a large variety of native wildlife found around the Coober Pedy area such as kangaroos, wallabies, emus, sand goannas, bearded dragons, geckos, perentie lizards and a few species of snakes.

What is the best time to visit Coober Pedy?

What road in Australia has no speed limit?

Stuart Highway

Stuart Highway Northern Territory –South Australia
Region Far North
Major settlements Katherine, Daly Waters, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Coober Pedy
Highway system

Is it worth visiting Port Augusta?

Is the road from Coober Pedy to William Creek sealed?

The William Creek Hotel is accessible by unsealed road from Coober Pedy, Roxby Downs, Marree, Oodnadatta and Birdsville.

Is Port Augusta a good place to live?

Upgrades to infrastructure and amenities, modern shops and restaurants, and beautiful waterside scenery make Port Augusta the perfect mix of a modern cosmopolitan city and quiet coastal town.