Is Tanami Road sealed?
Is Tanami Road sealed?
Beyond Yuendumu the Tanami Road is unsealed all the way to the Great Northern Highway WA. Fuel can be purchased at the Tilmouth Well Roadhouse and in Yuendumu at Big Shop and Mining Shop.
How rough is the Tanami track?
The Tanami Track runs from Halls Creek to Alice Springs over approximately 1000km, of which about 800kms is dirt (the last section from just past Yuendumu is now sealed road). We took three nights on the track, but you could realistically do it in two if you’re pushed for time.
Where can I camp in Tanami?
Plenty of free-camping options on the Tanami.
- Diggers Rest: Open space, plenty of birdlife and apparently some local wild camels frequent the area.
- Renahans Bore: An old windmill added a great touch to sunset.
- Quartz Ridge: A lunch stop for us with a gorgeous 360-degree view of the desert – and Telstra service!
Is the Tanami track suitable for caravans?
It is recommended nonetheless for 4WD vehicles, and not for onroad caravans or trailers. The road, which is sometimes closed after rain, can still be rough and corrugated and is generally best travelled between May and October.
How much of Tanami Road is sealed?
Over two-thirds of Tanami Road is unsealed with substantial sections being unformed.
How long does it take to drive the Tanami track?
|Time||Two to three days|
|Distance||1055km Halls Creek to Alice Springs|
|Longest drive without fuel||597km from Billiluna to Yuendumu|
Is there fuel at Billiluna?
No fuel available at Balgo or Billiluna communities only Halls Creek. This is due to covid-19 Remote Aboriginal Community Directions (No. 3) put in place by the WA State Government.
Is the road to Wolfe Creek sealed?
Cairns, Australia Decided to drive to Wolfe Creek Crater for the day from Halls Creek. Access is via the Tanami Rd which is an unsealed road which can be corrugated in parts. The Crater is approx 130km from the sealed Great Northern Hwy.
Where does the Tanami track start?
The Tanami is also prone to flood damage during the wet season. The track runs from near Halls Creek in the Kimberley to the Stuart Highway just north of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.
Is the road to Wolfe Creek Crater sealed?
Is it safe to stay in Halls Creek?
Overgrown lawn, overpriced, leaves in pool, junkyard… SAFETY is key to a great travelling experience, this is not a place where you will find it. Do not stay here – it is not safe.
What is in the middle of Wolfe Creek Crater?
They also estimate that the crater is about 580 feet (178 meters) deep, and is filled by about 400 feet (120 meters) of sediment, mostly sand blown in from the desert. Image via Wikipedia.
Where is Tanami Road in the Northern Territory?
From Balgo, you’re approximately 86 kilometres from the Northern Territory border. A further 701 kilometres will bring you to the Stuart Highway junction, 20 kilometres from Alice Springs. Tanami Road is accessed via the Great Northern Highway, 16 kilometres west of Halls Creek.
Where to go on Tanami Road Halls Creek?
Take a short detour to Lake Gregory and Lake Stretch via the northern section of the Canning Stock Route to visit the permanent inland wetlands. Internationally renowned for its incredible birdlife, more than 73 species of waterbirds have been recorded at these wetlands.
Do you need a permit to travel on Tanami Road?
You don’t need permits to travel on Tanami Road. However, if you are planning to take the detour to Lake Gregory and/or Lake Stretch, you will need to obtain camping permits for the Paruku Indigenous Protected Area.
Is the Tanami Track a good way to travel?
Taking the Tanami Track is a lot more than an adventurous way to take a short cut between Central Australia and the coast of Western Australia … it’s an unforgettable experience that is basically a destination in itself.
Is Tanami Road sealed? Beyond Yuendumu the Tanami Road is unsealed all the way to the Great Northern Highway WA. Fuel can be purchased at the Tilmouth Well Roadhouse and in Yuendumu at Big Shop and Mining Shop. How rough is the Tanami track? approximately 1000km The Tanami Track runs from Halls Creek to Alice…