For Travellers



Sit and relax in our roadhouse and read a selection of books from our library of great books about past history, natural history and adventure.

We have a range of outback clothing and souvenirs to browse and, of course, great tucker.

Post Office

Hayley Nunn at the Post Office counter

Telstra and Optus mobile service available with pre-paid recharge available at the post office.



Diesel, petrol, av-gas and jet A1.

As well as fuel, oil and other vehicle needs, we also have a 24 hour recovery service, welding and mechanical repair services.

We are available on UHF channel 7

Major routes

Oodnadatta Track

Starting in Marree or arguably Lyndhurst and going all the way to Marla on the Stuart Hwy, the Oodnadatta Track spans 620km and is one of Australia's iconic outback adventure routes. read more »

Coober Pedy Road/ Arckaringa - Painted Desert

A 200km drive that take you from the opal fields and breakaways of Coober Pedy and the Stuart Range and over the legendary "Moon Plain" to Mount Barry Station. From there you travel over gibber tablelands and across gidgee creeks, meeting the Oodnadatta Track just before Oodnadatta.

Mount Dare - Simpson Desert

The Simpson Desert crossing is another iconic outback adventure. On the way and worthy destinations in themselves are Mt Dare and Dalhousie Hot Springs.

Around Oodnadatta

We have the well supported Oodnadatta Race Club and Bronco Branding Clubs with events running in Oodnadatta and "nearby" in Marla, William Creek and Coober Pedy. See Events »

Oodnadatta Museum: Housed in the the old Oodnadatta Railway Station the museum has a fascinating display of Oodnadatta history.

Local Aboriginal Arts: Including beads, wood carved ornaments and paintings.

4x4 track: Have fun challenging your skills in our clay pan.

Top of roadhouse: Sunset viewing spot for great pictures.

Afghan Graveyard

Local Artwork

Hookeys Waterhole


Day Trips from Oodnadatta

Dalhousie Springs


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The Painted Desert


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