Outback Way

StartClick to Reverse the Dynamic Map and Driving NotesLaverton
FinishWinton
DifficultyDifficulty 3/5
Suitable ForAWD Motorbike 
Distance2768.99 km
Minimum Days3
Average Speed59.39 km/hr
Travel Time1 day 22 hrs 37 mins
Page Updated: 21 Feb 2022

Description

The Outback Way extends across three states for over 2,750kms; from Laverton in Western Australia, through Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, to Winton in Queensland. Seven interconnecting roads and highways make up the Outback Way route including the: Great Central Road, Tjukaruru Road, Lasseter Highway, Stuart Highway, Plenty Highway, Donohue Highway and Min Min Byway.

In an announcement by the Federal Government on 21st February 2022, "The Government is committed to sealing the entire 2,720 kilometres of Outback Way". The Australian Government has allocated funding to cover 80 per cent of the total upgrade costs with state and territory governments providing the remaining 20 per cent. Obviously this will take time, but the WA Government under Mark McGowan has announced the 800km seal project in WA will take 7 years to complete. So if you're keen for an outback adventure, now is the time to travel this route before it changes completely.

This Trek Note covers the route as it is currently - effective 2022. There have been many small sections that have been gradually sealed or are regularly graded by the NT section has been notorious for the worst corrugations and lack of maintenance and the Plenty Highway section currently remains one of the great outback 4WD routes that is still relatively easy to traverse with an offroad van without sand dunes and other complications.

The trip itself is home to an impressive collection of sites and places of interest for travellers. These include iconic scenery such as Ayers Rock, the Olga’s, Peterman and MacDonnell Ranges. Travellers can also indulge in a range of activities like bird and wildlife watching in the numerous waterholes, nature walks through mulga scrub and oak forests, viewing indigenous art galleries at selected communities, gem fossicking, and geo-caching - a fun world-wide GPS activity, which involves finding hidden caches (34 in total, around 80kms apart) along the route.

There are many places where you can top-up on fuel or provisions, or even stay overnight. Yulara and Alice Springs have a variety of accommodation facilities; Winton, Boulia and Laverton have motel, hotel and caravan park facilities, whilst most roadhouses en-route provide campgrounds suitable for caravans and camper trailers. To travel the entire Outback Way requires no less than 3 to 4 days of daytime travel (travelling at night is not recommended), although typically 6 to 7 days of daytime travel is required to stop and enjoy a majority of the highlights of central Australia.

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Environment

The interesting thing about the Outback Way is that the route passes through ten uniquely identified bioregions. Each of these regions are characterised with a unique combination of flora, fauna, geology and landscape characteristics. The ten bioregions are: Great Victoria Desert, Gibson Desert, Central Ranges, Great Sandy Desert, Finke, MacDonnell Ranges, Burt Plain, Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields, Channel Country, and Mitchell Grass Downs.

Laverton to the WA Border has been fully upgraded and is now a well formed, graded, gravel road. The WA Border to Kata Tjuta is unsealed with sections of rock-sand limestone or red desert sand with some occasionally rough corrugations, ruts and soft sections on dune rises. Some of the river and creek crossings have dry, soft surfaces that are susceptible to seasonal flooding, so exercise caution after rains or during the wet season.

The roads joining Kata Tjuta to Yulara, Yulara to Alice Springs, and the Alice to Gemtree are all sealed bitumen, dual lane, main road or highway standard. There are intermittent rest bays and 24hr overnight stops. Gemtree to Ongeva River is sealed, however further eastward to Boulia consists of unsealed road, varying from sandy, limestone, gravely-rock with sections of corrugations, occasional rutted-lanes and unformed surfaces. Again, some of the river and creek crossings have dry, soft surfaces that are susceptible to seasonal flooding, so exercise caution after rains or during the flooding season - November to March. The section of road approximately 100kms before and after the NT/QLD border can sometimes be badly corrugated as a result of truck traffic, the rocky substrate and dry conditions. Boulia to Winton is sealed bitumen, single lane, susceptible to flooding at major river crossings especially within the channel country. This section should not be driven at dusk, dawn or night due to the presence of wildlife.

History

The Outback Way was coined by five local Shire Councils, who in 1997 formed the Outback Highway Development Council (OHDC) to promote the development of a third strategic link across Australia. The main aim was to establish the Outback Way as a transcontinental route, whilst promoting social, economic and cultural interests. The roads within the WA section between Laverton and the WA/NT border (known as the Great Central Road) has now been significantly upgraded and is a fast gravel road suitable for caravans with no corrugations however the NT section is still significantly rough for caravans with heavy corrugations.

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Preparation

MUST READ: You are strongly encouraged to read the following articles prepared by the knowledge experts at ExplorOz for your safety and preparation before undertaking any published ExplorOz Trek - Outback Safety, Outback Driving Tips, Outback Communications, and Vehicle Setup for the Outback.

TIP

Please refer to Road Reports published by the local shire and/or main roads for the area you intend to visit. Road/Track conditions can change significantly after weather events. Travellers must be responsible for their own research on current conditions and track suitability.
It is paramount that your vehicle is in good working order before departing since the corrugations along unsealed roads can increase the wear and tear, thus contributing to breakdowns. Vehicle repair services are quite limited along the Outback Way and should not be relied upon.

Predominantly, there are towns and roadhouses every 250 to 350kms along the Outback Way that provide fuel supplies, with the exception of Jervois and Boulia, which is around 460kms. It is therefore precautionary to monitor your fuel usage, and/or carry enough fuel in reserve, such as in a long range fuel tank.

OPAL Fuel

OPAL unleaded fuel is now available at Warburton, Warakurna (Giles), and Docker River. This replaces AvGas (which many travellers didn't like to use) as the only fuel available for petrol vehicles to combat petrol sniffing in Aboriginal communities. Opal ULP has similar properties to AvGas to discourage sniffing and is a new product from BP.

Most of the roadhouses and community-owned fuel stops stock a range of frozen meat products, fresh produce and general groceries. Ensure you carry enough water supplies, especially since the days can get rather hot.

The variation in temperatures along the Outback Way can require clothing for ‘all seasons’. These can include; sun protection gear like hats; light loose clothing for the day, and warm clothing such as thermal underwear for the cold nights.

It is essential that traveller’s have good maps of the Outback Way and the surrounding region to safely travel the route. A sound idea is to plan ahead, consider the attractions you would like to visit, and where you would like to stay overnight.

Permits

Part III of the AAPA Act, stipulates that transit permits are legally required for any person visiting or passing through an Aboriginal reserve unless they are of Aboriginal descent; a member of either House of Parliament of the State or of the Commonwealth; or is a person lawfully exercising a function under the AAPA Act or otherwise acting in pursuance of a duty imposed by law.

Transit permits are required when travelling on roads over Aboriginal lands such as the Great Central Road, Tjukaruru Road and most of the roads-tracks leading off the Outback Way between Laverton and Yulara. The Great Central Road actually requires 2 sets of Transit Permits because there are Aboriginal Communities on both sides of the border (NT/WA) and each state has its own Aboriginal Lands office and issues its own permits.

Ngaanyatjarra Council

For people travelling through Aboriginal Land in the Central Reserves of Western Australia to, or from the NT border to Laverton, please contact Ngaanyatjarra Council, Alice Springs on: (08) 8950 1711 or Aboriginal Lands Trust, Perth on: (08) 9235 8000
Website: Ngaanyatjarra Council (Aboriginal Corporation)

Central Land Council (CLC)

For people travelling through Aboriginal Land in the Northern Territory to, or from the WA border to Yulara, please contact Central Land Council (CLC) in Alice Springs on: (08) 8951 6320
Website: Central Land Council - Permits

Permit Application Process

Permits are free, however you must complete a written application form and wait for it to be stamped and returned to you with an approval stamp. It is a legal requirement that each vehicle carries the permit during travel on Aboriginal Land.

The application forms will require the names of all persons entering the land, with a nominated principal applicant who must also give their address and phone contact details. You will also be required to provide vehicle make, model, rego number and state. Note, one permit per vehicle. You will also need to describe the specific route to be taken whilst on Aboriginal land (ie. Great Central Road) and give an estimate of dates (maximum 21 days). Finally you must provide a reason for requesting access to Aboriginal Land, eg. "holiday transit en-route from Alice Springs to Perth".

Generally, the ALT can process applications in 24 to 48 hrs and it is the experience of the ExplorOz Team that they can be processed on the same day if travel is on the Great Central Road with no deviations.

Fuel Usage

DieselULPLPG
4cyl 389 litres4cyl 448 litres4cyl 554 litres
6cyl 425 litres6cyl 502 litres6cyl 487 litres
8cyl 425 litres8cyl 459 litres
Usage is averaged from recorded data (* specific to this trek) and calculated based on trek distance.

Best Time To Visit

The Outback Way is best travelled during the cooler months from April to October. Warm, dry, sunny days are common during these months, although nights can be cold.

Closest Climatic Station

Kulgera
Distance from Trek Mid Point 30.96km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.935.532.127.922.618.918.922.026.930.233.235.0
Mean Min. °C22.021.518.113.88.95.34.96.711.214.918.220.3
Mean Rain mm28.836.831.513.412.316.212.48.915.922.125.032.8
    Best time to travel      Ok time to travel      Travel NOT recommended

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Directions

Laverton to Deba Gnamma Hole
Driving: 36.73 km
Heading: 33°
Avg Speed: 43.48 km/hr
EST Time: 50:41
  • Drive east on Augusta Street. for: 36.73 km time: 50:41
Deba Gnamma Hole to Giles Breakaway
Driving: 14.2 km
Heading: 47°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 23:01
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 14.2 km time: 23:02
Giles Breakaway to Bullrush Rockhole
Driving: 19.22 km
Heading: 26°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 31:10
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 19.22 km time: 31:10
Bullrush Rockhole to Murrays Bore
Driving: 30.41 km
Heading: 46°
Avg Speed: 37.19 km/hr
EST Time: 49:03
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 30.41 km time: 49:05
Murrays Bore to Euro Rockhole
Driving: 111.37 km
Heading: 78°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 03:00:36
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 111.37 km time: 03:00:37
Euro Rockhole to Great Central Road & David Carnegie Rd
Driving: 76.87 km
Heading: 34°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 02:04:39
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 76.87 km time: 02:04:40
Great Central Road & David Carnegie Rd to Tjukayirla Roadhouse
Driving: 15.68 km
Heading: 59°
Avg Speed: 35.9 km/hr
EST Time: 26:12
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 15.45 km time: 25:03
  • Turn left. for: 0.23 km time: 01:09
Tjukayirla Roadhouse to Terhan Rockhole
Driving: 25.63 km
Heading: 60°
Avg Speed: 37.25 km/hr
EST Time: 41:16
  • Drive east. for: 0.23 km time: 01:09
  • Turn left onto Great Central Road. for: 25.39 km time: 40:07
Terhan Rockhole to Babul Rockholes
Driving: 21.03 km
Heading: 84°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 34:06
  • Drive east on Great Central Road. for: 21.03 km time: 34:07
Babul Rockholes to Wahlgu Rockholes
Driving: 18.02 km
Heading: 103°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 29:13
  • Drive east on Great Central Road. for: 18.02 km time: 29:14
Wahlgu Rockholes to Muggun Rockholes
Driving: 16.39 km
Heading: 69°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 26:34
  • Drive east on Great Central Road. for: 16.39 km time: 26:35
Muggun Rockholes to Great Central Road & Hunt Oil Road Intersection
Driving: 39.73 km
Heading: 60°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 01:04:25
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 39.73 km time: 01:04:25
Great Central Road & Hunt Oil Road Intersection to Great Central Rd & Heather Hwy
Driving: 88.39 km
Heading: 42°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 02:23:20
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 88.39 km time: 02:23:20
Great Central Rd & Heather Hwy to Blacks Lookout
Driving: 33.3 km
Heading: 67°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 54:00
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 33.3 km time: 54:00
Blacks Lookout to Warburton Roadhouse
Driving: 3.31 km
Heading: 53°
Avg Speed: 35.82 km/hr
EST Time: 05:32
  • Drive east on Great Central Road. for: 3.17 km time: 05:09
  • Turn left onto Second Street. for: 0.1 km time: 00:12
  • Bear left onto Motel Street. for: 0.01 km time: 00:04
  • Bear left. for: 0.02 km time: 00:07
Warburton Roadhouse to Palytjikata
Driving: 115 km
Heading: 50°
Avg Speed: 36.84 km/hr
EST Time: 03:07:17
  • Drive northeast on Motel Street. for: 0.04 km time: 00:11
  • Bear right onto Second Street. for: 0.1 km time: 00:10
  • Turn left onto Great Central Road. for: 114.49 km time: 03:05:42
  • Turn right onto Jameson Wanarn Road. for: 0.38 km time: 01:15
Palytjikata to Warakurna Roadhouse
Driving: 114.1 km
Heading: 61°
Avg Speed: 38.85 km/hr
EST Time: 02:56:12
  • Drive north on Jameson Wanarn Road. for: 0.38 km time: 01:08
  • Turn right onto Great Central Road. for: 111.92 km time: 02:49:41
  • Bear left onto Nineteenth Street. for: 1.48 km time: 04:26
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto First Street for: 0.23 km time: 00:28
  • Turn right. for: 0.09 km time: 00:28
Warakurna Roadhouse to Giles Weather Station
Driving: 1.13 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 20.29 km/hr
EST Time: 03:20
  • Drive northwest. for: 0.09 km time: 00:28
  • Turn left onto First Street. for: 0.4 km time: 00:36
  • Turn right. for: 0.64 km time: 02:17
Giles Weather Station to Great Central Rd - Gunbarrel Hwy & Giles Mulga Park Rd
Driving: 27.5 km
Heading: 122°
Avg Speed: 34.61 km/hr
EST Time: 47:40
  • Drive southwest. for: 0.64 km time: 02:16
  • Turn left onto First Street. for: 2.11 km time: 05:16
  • Turn left onto Great Central Road. for: 24.74 km time: 40:07
Great Central Rd - Gunbarrel Hwy & Giles Mulga Park Rd to Schwerin Mural Crescent Sign
Driving: 36.36 km
Heading: 44°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 58:57
  • Drive east on Great Central Road. for: 36.36 km time: 58:58
Schwerin Mural Crescent Sign to Len Beadell Blaze Tree
Driving: 3.55 km
Heading: 55°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 05:45
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 3.55 km time: 05:46
Len Beadell Blaze Tree to Great Central Rd & Sandy Blight Junction Rd
Driving: 8.83 km
Heading: 44°
Avg Speed: 36.95 km/hr
EST Time: 14:20
  • Drive northeast on Great Central Road. for: 8.82 km time: 14:19
  • Turn left onto Tjukurla Road. for: 0.01 km time: 00:02
Great Central Rd & Sandy Blight Junction Rd to Docker River (Kaltukatjara) Access
Driving: 23.25 km
Heading: 93°
Avg Speed: 54.44 km/hr
EST Time: 25:37
  • Drive southeast on Tjukurla Road. for: 0.01 km time: 00:01
  • Turn left onto Great Central Road. for: 23.24 km time: 25:36
Docker River (Kaltukatjara) Access to Docker River Campground
Driving: 0.3 km
Heading: 178°
Avg Speed: 22.71 km/hr
EST Time: 00:47
  • Drive east on Tjukaruru Road. for: 0.04 km time: 00:02
  • Turn right. for: 0.25 km time: 00:45
Docker River Campground to Docker River (Kaltukatjara)
Driving: 3.17 km
Heading: 114°
Avg Speed: 45.4 km/hr
EST Time: 04:11
  • Drive northeast. for: 0.25 km time: 00:40
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Tjukaruru Road for: 1.7 km time: 01:13
  • Turn right. for: 1.08 km time: 01:56
  • Turn right. for: 0.07 km time: 00:14
  • Turn left. for: 0.07 km time: 00:08
Docker River (Kaltukatjara) to Lasseters Cave
Driving: 40.19 km
Heading: 117°
Avg Speed: 37.35 km/hr
EST Time: 01:04:33
  • Drive north. for: 0.07 km time: 00:07
  • Turn right. for: 1.31 km time: 03:07
  • Turn right. for: 0.03 km time: 00:12
  • Bear left. for: 0.3 km time: 00:55
  • Turn right onto Great Central Road/C4. for: 38.48 km time: 01:00:14
Lasseters Cave to Tjunti
Driving: 0.28 km
Heading: 59°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 00:27
  • Drive east on Tjukaruru Road/C4. for: 0.28 km time: 00:27
Tjunti to Puta Puta
Driving: 25.54 km
Heading: 104°
Avg Speed: 37 km/hr
EST Time: 41:24
  • Drive east on Tjukaruru Road/C4. for: 25.54 km time: 41:25
Puta Puta to Tjukaruru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd
Driving: 114.58 km
Heading: 104°
Avg Speed: 38.37 km/hr
EST Time: 02:59:10
  • Drive northeast on Tjukaruru Road/C4. for: 114.54 km time: 02:59:05
  • Turn left onto Kata Tjuta Road. for: 0.04 km time: 00:05
Tjukaruru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd to Lasseter Hwy/Uluru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd
Driving: 40.38 km
Heading: 89°
Avg Speed: 94.73 km/hr
EST Time: 25:34
  • Drive southwest on Kata Tjuta Road. for: 40.28 km time: 25:25
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Uluru Road for: 0.09 km time: 00:10
Lasseter Hwy/Uluru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd to Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Driving: 8.31 km
Heading: 163°
Avg Speed: 70.44 km/hr
EST Time: 07:04
  • Drive southeast on Uluru Road. for: 7.94 km time: 06:08
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit, onto Uluru Road for: 0.29 km time: 00:23
  • Turn right. for: 0.08 km time: 00:34
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to Mala Carpark (Uluru)
Driving: 2.76 km
Heading: 13°
Avg Speed: 38.11 km/hr
EST Time: 04:20
  • Drive west. for: 0.09 km time: 00:33
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Uluru Road for: 2.67 km time: 03:48
Mala Carpark (Uluru) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Driving: 2.75 km
Heading: 193°
Avg Speed: 42.27 km/hr
EST Time: 03:54
  • Drive south on Uluru Road. for: 2.67 km time: 03:23
  • Turn left. for: 0.08 km time: 00:30
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre to Lasseter Hwy/Uluru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd
Driving: 8.42 km
Heading: 343°
Avg Speed: 68.7 km/hr
EST Time: 07:21
  • Drive west. for: 0.09 km time: 00:33
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Uluru Road for: 0.28 km time: 00:26
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit, onto Uluru Road for: 8.05 km time: 06:22
Lasseter Hwy/Uluru Rd & Kata Tjuta Rd to Yulara
Driving: 8.36 km
Heading: 345°
Avg Speed: 72.21 km/hr
EST Time: 06:56
  • Drive northwest on Uluru Road. for: 8.33 km time: 06:44
  • Make a sharp right toward Yulara Drive/Yulara. for: 0.03 km time: 00:12
Yulara to Curtin Springs
Driving: 85.26 km
Heading: 96°
Avg Speed: 95.58 km/hr
EST Time: 53:31
  • Drive east on Yulara Drive. for: 0.59 km time: 01:00
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 4th exit, onto Yulara Drive for: 0.66 km time: 01:11
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Lasseter Highway for: 83.89 km time: 50:41
  • Turn left. for: 0.12 km time: 00:39
Curtin Springs to Lasseter Hwy & Mulga Park Rd
Driving: 11.65 km
Heading: 113°
Avg Speed: 93 km/hr
EST Time: 07:30
  • Drive southwest. for: 0.12 km time: 00:37
  • Turn left onto Lasseter Highway/A4. for: 11.52 km time: 06:54
Lasseter Hwy & Mulga Park Rd to Mount Connor Lookout
Driving: 10.05 km
Heading: 56°
Avg Speed: 101.84 km/hr
EST Time: 05:55
  • Drive southeast on Lasseter Highway/A4. for: 9.98 km time: 05:38
  • Bear right. for: 0.07 km time: 00:17
Mount Connor Lookout to Curtin Springs East Rest Area
Driving: 6.21 km
Heading: 41°
Avg Speed: 70.86 km/hr
EST Time: 05:15
  • Drive northeast. for: 0.08 km time: 00:20
  • Bear right onto Lasseter Highway/A4. Continue on Lasseter Highway. for: 6.04 km time: 04:28
  • Turn right. for: 0.09 km time: 00:27
Curtin Springs East Rest Area to Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse
Driving: 76.97 km
Heading: 82°
Avg Speed: 102.53 km/hr
EST Time: 45:02
  • Drive west. for: 0.09 km time: 00:24
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Lasseter Highway for: 76.87 km time: 44:39
Mount Ebenezer Roadhouse to Mount Ebenezer
Driving: 0.05 km
Heading: 356°
Avg Speed: 57 km/hr
EST Time: N/A
  • Drive east on Lasseter Highway/A4. for: 0.05 km time: 00:03
Mount Ebenezer to Erldunda Roadhouse
Driving: 56.29 km
Heading: 93°
Avg Speed: 103.61 km/hr
EST Time: 32:35
  • Drive east on Lasseter Highway/A4. for: 56.11 km time: 31:40
  • Turn left. for: 0.11 km time: 00:22
  • Turn left. for: 0.07 km time: 00:34
Erldunda Roadhouse to Desert Oaks Rest Area
Driving: 32.86 km
Heading: 359°
Avg Speed: 120.96 km/hr
EST Time: 16:17
  • Drive east. for: 0.12 km time: 00:55
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Stuart Highway for: 32.74 km time: 15:23
Desert Oaks Rest Area to Stuart Hwy & Ernest Giles Rd
Driving: 36.83 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 125.02 km/hr
EST Time: 17:40
  • Drive north on 87/Stuart Highway. for: 36.83 km time: 17:41
Stuart Hwy & Ernest Giles Rd to Finke River Rest Area
Driving: 5.12 km
Heading: 17°
Avg Speed: 86.33 km/hr
EST Time: 03:33
  • Drive north on 87/Stuart Highway. for: 5.04 km time: 03:09
  • Turn right. for: 0.08 km time: 00:24
Finke River Rest Area to Stuarts Well Roadhouse
Driving: 33.84 km
Heading: 43°
Avg Speed: 90.65 km/hr
EST Time: 22:23
  • Drive north. for: 0.08 km time: 00:19
  • Turn right onto 87/Stuart Highway. for: 33.64 km time: 21:35
  • Turn left. for: 0.06 km time: 00:12
  • Turn right. for: 0.02 km time: 00:06
  • Bear left. for: 0.04 km time: 00:12
Stuarts Well Roadhouse to Stuart Highway & Owen Springs Access Tk
Driving: 25.3 km
Heading: 14°
Avg Speed: 102.17 km/hr
EST Time: 14:51
  • Drive south. for: 0.06 km time: 00:17
  • Turn left. for: 0.06 km time: 00:09
  • Turn left onto 87/Stuart Highway. for: 25.17 km time: 14:24
Stuart Highway & Owen Springs Access Tk to Mount Polhill Rest Area
Driving: 6.94 km
Heading: 43°
Avg Speed: 119.01 km/hr
EST Time: 03:29
  • Drive northeast on 87/Stuart Highway. for: 6.86 km time: 03:10
  • Turn left onto Mount Polhill. for: 0.08 km time: 00:20
Mount Polhill Rest Area to Peter Hansen Qld
Driving: 60.45 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 98.29 km/hr
EST Time: 36:54
  • Drive northeast on Mount Polhill. for: 0.08 km time: 00:19
  • Turn left onto 87/Stuart Highway. for: 48.44 km time: 24:28
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Stuart Highway for: 7.93 km time: 06:52
  • Enter Tom Brown Roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto 87/Telegraph Terrace. for: 3.27 km time: 03:33
  • Take the exit on the right. for: 0.54 km time: 00:56
  • Make a right U-turn to stay on Wills Terrace. for: 0.08 km time: 00:19
  • Turn left. for: 0.11 km time: 00:27
Peter Hansen Qld to Tanami Rd & Stuart Hwy
Driving: 20.05 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 81.3 km/hr
EST Time: 14:47
  • Drive west. for: 0.11 km time: 00:25
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Wills Terrace for: 0.44 km time: 00:42
  • Stay straight to take the Stuart Highway ramp. for: 19.48 km time: 13:39
  • Turn left onto Tanami Road/5. for: 0.02 km time: 00:02
Tanami Rd & Stuart Hwy to Stuart Hwy & Plenty Hwy
Driving: 48.44 km
Heading: 340°
Avg Speed: 121.26 km/hr
EST Time: 23:58
  • Drive east on Tanami Road/5. for: 0.02 km time: 00:01
  • Turn left onto 87/Stuart Highway. Continue on Stuart Highway. for: 48.39 km time: 23:51
  • Turn right onto Plenty Highway/C12. for: 0.02 km time: 00:06
Stuart Hwy & Plenty Hwy to Gemtree
Driving: 70.26 km
Heading: 72°
Avg Speed: 71.32 km/hr
EST Time: 59:06
  • Drive northeast on Plenty Highway/C12. Continue on Plenty Highway. for: 69.83 km time: 56:53
  • Turn right. for: 0.43 km time: 02:14
Gemtree to Harts Range Police Station
Driving: 75.18 km
Heading: 91°
Avg Speed: 71.75 km/hr
EST Time: 01:02:52
  • Drive northwest. for: 0.43 km time: 02:08
  • Turn right onto Plenty Highway/12. for: 74.49 km time: 59:19
  • Turn right. for: 0.27 km time: 01:25
Harts Range Police Station to Atitjere
Driving: 3.5 km
Heading: 115°
Avg Speed: 27.36 km/hr
EST Time: 07:40
  • Drive north. for: 0.27 km time: 01:20
  • Turn right onto Plenty Highway/12. for: 1.82 km time: 01:48
  • Turn right onto Mica Road. for: 1.42 km time: 04:32
Atitjere to Jervois Station
Driving: 133.67 km
Heading: 88°
Avg Speed: 37.36 km/hr
EST Time: 03:34:40
  • Drive north on Mica Road. for: 1.42 km time: 04:27
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Plenty Highway for: 131.36 km time: 03:25:44
  • Turn left. for: 0.89 km time: 04:31
Jervois Station to Injerrabonna Waterhole
Driving: 155.21 km
Heading: 67°
Avg Speed: 36.56 km/hr
EST Time: 04:14:43
  • Drive north. for: 0.89 km time: 04:28
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Plenty Highway for: 154.32 km time: 04:10:16
Injerrabonna Waterhole to Tobermorey
Driving: 64.06 km
Heading: 73°
Avg Speed: 45.65 km/hr
EST Time: 01:24:11
  • Drive east on Plenty Highway/12. for: 62.45 km time: 01:20:10
  • Turn left onto Urandangi Tobermorey Road. for: 1.56 km time: 03:47
  • Turn right. for: 0.05 km time: 00:15
Tobermorey to Plenty Highway, NT-QLD Border
Driving: 5.04 km
Heading: 124°
Avg Speed: 31.55 km/hr
EST Time: 09:35
  • Drive west. for: 0.05 km time: 00:14
  • Turn left onto Urandangi Tobermorey Road. for: 1.56 km time: 03:45
  • Turn left at the end of the road, onto Plenty Highway for: 3.43 km time: 05:35
Plenty Highway, NT-QLD Border to Boulia
Driving: 246.35 km
Heading: 110°
Avg Speed: 55.43 km/hr
EST Time: 04:26:39
  • Drive east on Plenty Highway/12. for: 238.77 km time: 04:20:18
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Diamantina Developmental Road for: 7.36 km time: 05:58
  • Turn left onto Herbert Street/83. for: 0.22 km time: 00:23
Boulia to Hamilton Hotel Ruins
Driving: 77.9 km
Heading: 78°
Avg Speed: 95.23 km/hr
EST Time: 49:04
  • Drive east on Herbert Street/83. for: 77.74 km time: 48:45
  • Turn left onto Toolebuc Road. for: 0.06 km time: 00:05
  • Bear left. for: 0.1 km time: 00:15
Hamilton Hotel Ruins to Lillyvale Hills
Driving: 60.88 km
Heading: 77°
Avg Speed: 96.41 km/hr
EST Time: 37:53
  • Drive east. for: 0.1 km time: 00:15
  • Bear right onto Toolebuc Road. for: 0.06 km time: 00:04
  • Turn left onto Kennedy Developmental Road/62. for: 60.72 km time: 37:35
Lillyvale Hills to Woodstock
Driving: 104.72 km
Heading: 62°
Avg Speed: 88.03 km/hr
EST Time: 01:11:22
  • Drive northeast on Kennedy Developmental Road/62. for: 104.72 km time: 01:11:23
Woodstock to Winton Jundah Rd & Landsborough Hwy
Driving: 119.84 km
Heading: 98°
Avg Speed: 79.25 km/hr
EST Time: 01:30:43
  • Drive northeast on Kennedy Developmental Road/62. Continue on 62. for: 113.86 km time: 01:25:41
  • Turn right at the end of the road, onto Landsborough Highway for: 5.89 km time: 04:47
  • Turn left onto Manuka Street/62. for: 0.09 km time: 00:16
Winton Jundah Rd & Landsborough Hwy to Winton
Driving: 1.03 km
Heading:
Avg Speed: 35.61 km/hr
EST Time: 01:44
  • Drive north on Manuka Street/62. for: 0.03 km time: 00:05
  • Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit, onto Manuka Street for: 0.99 km time: 01:39
Distance is based on the travel mode shown (Driving, Straight, Cycling, Walking etc), Direction is straight line from start to end, Avg Speed & EST Time is calculated from GPS data.

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