Newman Rock

Waypoint: -32.12084 , 123.16649 GPS: -32.11612 , 123.16768
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  • Overnight Rest Area
  • Day Use Area
  • Camping Area
  • National Park
Eyre Highway
Balladonia WA 6443
  • Beautiful camp spot at the rock, 1km from highway
  • Nice shady rest area 500m from highway
  • Circular rest area close to highway
  • picnic tables, fireplace & bins
  • Great views at the rock

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73km west of Balladonia, 119km east of Norseman on the northern side of the Eyre Highway, 500m & 1km from highway. Parking also adjacent to highway on the southern side.

Last updated by Geoff on 26th March, 2014
At Newman Rock there is a choice between 3 different spots to camp. Close to the road is a small circular spot with no facilities. If you venture along the dirt track for 500m there is a nice shady rest area. About 1km from the road is The Rock.
The Rock is a bush camp with only a bin and a fireplace, and little shade. But it is a beautiful spot with wonderful views, out across the scrub and including glimpses of a lake in the near distance.

The Rock is a low outcrop, not too high and contains a number of waterholes. There is also a lagoon. There are a number of tracks which provide walking and driving opportunities.

There is a little bit of mobile phone signal at the highest point.

The halfway rest area is nice and shady with plenty of room. A picnic table, fireplace and bins are provided. There is no phone signal at all here.
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Arthur
05/06/2015
A very nice stop on the long journey to West Australia, or your return trip. A quiet area with a plenty of space for caravans.
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