15 May 2015
Driving across the Nullarbor Plain can be long, tiring and dangerous if you don’t stop along the way to your Streaky Bay accommodation. There are plenty of things to do on this 90-mile straight drive towards the South Coast, and it’s recommended that you try to fit some of it in (because chances are you won’t be doing the long haul again in a hurry).
If you’re looking for a place to rest your head after the long Nullarbor drive, check into Discovery Parks - Streaky Bay Foreshore for a comfortable night.
For some it may be a one-time occurrence, for others it could be an annual trip to the South Coast, but whatever your plans, you should try to tick off as many as you can.
Stop anywhere along the Nullarbor during the course of the night (or be wild and stay the night at a camping site along Eyre Hwy) to look up at the stars. It sounds silly, but it’s worthwhile.
2. Nullarbor Links
The World’s Longest Golf Course is absolutely amazing. You don’t need to stop at all 18 holes, unless that’s your plan, to enjoy this.
3. Nullarbor National Park
- Whale Watching off the Bunda Cliffs in Eucla from June to October
- Murrawijinie Cave – ask the Nullarbor Roadhouse staff for the exact location.
4. Nullarbor camels
They are most commonly seen walking along the road in summer months, so keep your camera handy for a snap because they move quickly.
5. The Eucla Whale
This famous giant whale is the town’s mascot, and welcomes you to Eucla. There’s also a signpost telling you how many kilometres you are from every city in Australia.
6. Eucla Telegraph Station ruins & Jetty
Early evening is the best time for photos of this historical site as the dramatic light bathes everything in gold. A nice change to the harsh bitumen and boring bushes of the Nullarbor Plain.
The Head of the Bight is a great location for whale watching June to October, and one of the best things to stop and see when driving along the Nullarbor.
Book your accommodation at Discovery Parks - Streaky Bay Foreshore for pet friendly access to everything the Nullarbor has to offer.