Start date is Sunday the 17th September

Finish date is Friday 6th October

Days in total: 20


  • Pre day meeting 7:30am
  • On the road by 8am
  • Border crossing from WA to SA, SA to NT and NT to WA
    Need to give up fruit etc Interstate Quarantine
  • From Uluru to Laverton is technically a dry run as alcohol is not permitted to be consumed, but what you have can be transported.
    Ngaanyatjarra Council ByLaws
  • Personal information 3 copies, in individual envelopes, per passenger, per car. 1 Copy in glove box, 1 copy in trip leaders glove box, 1 copy to home base (Luke and Kym)
  • Time differences, 1.5hrs ahead in SA, 1.5hrs ahead in NT


Must Have

  • 2 spare tyres for car and van(if applicable)
  • 80% tread on tyres
  • Car serviced as it's a 6000 return trip
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fixed CB radio
  • First aid kit
  • Recovery gear
  • Spare bearings for trailer/caravan
  • Filters - Air,Fuel


Travelling Itinerary

DayDateOvernight StopDistanceDetailsInfo
1Sun 17 Sept (Batman Day)Norseman706 kmOffgrid Campground - Lake Cowan Cowan Rest Area
2Mon 18 Sept (International Read an eBook Day)Eucla700 kmOffgrid Campground - 14km West of Eucla-
3Tue 19 Sept (Talk Like A Pirate Day)Smoky Bay Caravan Park530 km Smoky Bay Caravan ParkBooked - $32 for 2 people. Extra people $10 each per night. Fees payable when we arrive Smoky Bay Caravan
4Wed 20 SeptSmoky Bay   
5Thu 21 Sept (International Day of Peace)Lake Hart Rest Area650 kmOffgrid Campground - Stuart Hwy Woomera-
6Fri 22 Sept (World Car-Free Day)Cooper Pedy320 km Ribas Underground CampingBooked - $50 Deposit paid
7Sat 23 SeptCooper Pedy   
8Sun 24 Sept (National Punctuation Day - United States)Alice Springs688 km Wintersun CaravanBooked - All sites are powered @ $40/night, can put more than one tent on a site depending on size
9Mon 25 SeptAlice Springs  
10Tue 26 Sept (National Good Neighbor Day - United States)Alice Springs  
11Wed 27 Sept (World Tourism Day)Alice Springs  
12Thu 28 Sept (World Rabies Day)Alice Springs  
13Fri 29 Sept (International Coffee Day)Alice Springs  
14Sat 30 SeptUluru360 kmOffgrid Campground - Curtin Springs 
15Sun 1 Oct (International Music Day)Uluru  
16Mon 2 OctUluru  
17Tue 3 OctWarakurna Roadhouse410 km Warakurna Roadhouse
18Wed 4 Oct (Cinnamon Roll Day - Sweden)Warburton Roadhouse230 km Warburton Roadhouse
19Thu 5 Oct (World Teachers' Day)Laverton550 km Laverton Caravan ParkBooked - $35 per couple (one vehicle) plus $5 for each additional child. Payment on arrival (closes at 6pm) 3 powered sites, rest unpowered
20Fri 6 OctBambam Camp Groundx kmOffgrid Campground - Eastern Highway, Victoria Rock-
  Lake Douglas Campgroundx kmOffgrid Campground Lake Douglas-

Things to see Palm Valley

Ruby Gap

West MacDonnell National Park

Tropic of Capricorn Marker

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