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Canning Stock Route

The below information may be obtained by the following: Wiluna Shire for conditions from Wiluna to Well 17 - Phone (08) 9981 8000
Further information may be obtained by phoning local communities.

The recommended time to travel along the Canning Stock Route is between May and September. This time of year provides relatively mild temperatures during the day and evenings. Be warned some evenings may drop to zero degrees so make sure you pack appropriately.

Travelling outside this time frame is not recommended due to extreme heat and possible wet and boggy conditions. In addition, travelling outside the main travel season will mean that you are more isolated in this unforgiving terrain.

Wiluna to Well 5

Open 4WD
There are corrugations, mud holes and cutaways in this area. Drive with caution
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:30:00 PM

Designation

CS1

RoutePoints

8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18

Action

Delete

Well 5 Access from Granite Peak

Open 4WD
The track is maintained by the station owner and is generally in good condition. There is a $30 (2016) fee per vehicle.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS11

RoutePoints

Action

Delete

Well 5 to Well 9

Open 4WD
This section of the CSR is rough in sections, very sandy of course but passable.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS2

RoutePoints

18,20,19,21,22

Action

Delete

Well 9 Access from Glenayle

Open 4WD
The track is generally in good condition and there is an access maintenance fee of $20 (2014) per vehicle. Contact Glenayle Station: +61 8 9981 2989
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS21

RoutePoints

Action

Delete

Well 9 to Well 17 & Durba Springs

Open 4WD
Becoming very corrugated.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS3

RoutePoints

22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,76910,32

Action

Delete

Well 17 to Well 24

Open 4WD
Caution is required at Savory Creek Crossing.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS4

RoutePoints

32,33,34,35,36,37,39,40

Action

Delete

Well 24 to Well 33 (Kunawarritji)

Open 4WD
The track south of Well 33 is very corrugated.
Around Well 30 the track wanders through some nice heavily wooded areas
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS6

RoutePoints

40,41,42,43,14628,44,45,57793,46,47,48,49,50

Action

Delete

Well 33 (Kunawarritji) to Well 44

Open 4WD
From Well 33 north to Well 36 the track is extremely corrugated and has some rough stony sections and outcrops.
From Well 39 to Well 40 the track crosses over Tobin Lake which can be a serious challenge when wet.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS7

RoutePoints

50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,74,58,59,60,61

Action

Delete

Well 44 to Tanami Rd (Billiluna)

Open 4WD
An easy drive through Desert oaks. Good water available at Well 46 and Well 49.
There is a burnt out Ford Explorer between Well 48 & 49 showing what a "Spinifex/exhaust" fire can do to a vehicle.
Updated: 13/03/2018 3:29:58 PM

Designation

CS8

RoutePoints

61,62,63,64,72,65,66,67,68,69,78013

Action

Delete

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