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Oodnadatta Track

South Australia, Australia
+61 1800 637 076
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Road not as rough as I thought it would br

The Oodnadatta track is well worth the dirt road. So many spots and sights to see along the way. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
a great introduction to the Australian Outback

we've read many comments on how a 4WD is necessary. while we can see the need for it if it has just... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Oodnadatta track is well worth the dirt road. So many spots and sights to see along the way. It is the long way to SA from NSW but worth the detour

Thank JaffaoF
Reviewed 2 May 2017

we've read many comments on how a 4WD is necessary. while we can see the need for it if it has just rained (as the roads supposedly become muddy and slippery after even the smallest of showers), we think a 2WD should be able to...More

Thank terryansimon
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Was very excited for this track however at the time we travelled it was nothing more then a gravel road. Lots of good stop offs however, and the Pink road house is a great place to top up on supplies

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I only drove the section Marla > Oodnadatta (and came back via the Painted Desert), but this end of the track is in excellent condition. In totally dry conditions it would be possible in a 2wd (preferably with front-wheel drive). Take some spares though -...More

2  Thank everyday-onwards
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A must-do trip in Australia, we spent 4 days to enjoy it, plus 2 extra nights at Arckaringa. As South Aussies it was great to see the far north of our state. Saw some 2WDs, do-able but looked dodgy after a bit of rain, easier...More

1  Thank Aussiegirl64
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We drove from Maree to William Creek in our Toyota Aurion 2WD on 4 August. It was a dry day and the road was totally dry. I had checked prior to leaving the Flinders Ranges that the road would be fine for a normal car....More

3  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and myself decided to have an adventure by towing our 21 foot road van (not off road) along the Oodnadatta Track. We were advised that the track wasn't suitable for a road van, but we decided to do it anyway. We reduced the...More

6  Thank Leigh4277
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is Australian Outback at its best. The drive is fairly easy to make and while we were in a 4WD, with care I think a 2WD could do most of the track. There is plenty to see and the remoteness is breathtaking. Pick up...More

3  Thank Mark-Kristie
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Driving the track is a history lover's dream. It is full of old railway tracks and disused sidings. Highlights were the Mutonia Sculpture Park, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park, Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park, Coward Springs and the Peake Ruins historic site. The road...More

4  Thank Triantiwontigongolope
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Recently did a run along the track, found it to be a well graded road and easy driving. I was expecting a lot more difficulty however it's not so bad. Most people are buying expensive vehicles for these roads but you don't need to. An...More

1  Thank johnstubbs
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