Koonalda Station

Waypoint: -31.57573 , 129.90912 GPS: -31.45611 , 129.85861
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Dry Access OnlyCamping FeeToiletsDrinking WaterShadeCaravansLong RigCamp TrailersTent SiteGenerators AllowedNo PetsPhoto Opportunity
  • Camping Area
  • Overnight Rest Area
  • Day Use Area
  • National Park
  • Place of Interest
Old Eyre Highway
Border Village SA 5690
  • Historic ruins of old homestead and roadhouse

Driving Directions

At waypoint on the Eyre Highway 87.6 km east of Border Village, turn north for 13.5 km. Cross Old Eyre Highway and continue north for 1 km. Road is not marked but is in-between two "wildlife" signs.

Extremely rough access road suitable only for dry weather.

Last updated by Greyroamer on 9th February, 2014
Page created by Greyroamer
Koonalda Station old homestead/roadhouse ruins are located on the Old Eyre Highway.
On the original (gravel) Eyre Highway, prior to 1976, Koonalda station functioned as a roadhouse and garage for travellers. There is a large graveyard of wrecked vehicles which didn't make it all the way across.

The station closed in 1988 and became part of the Nullarbor National Park. Access road is dry-weather-only and can be extremely rough as it is not maintained.
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