Caiguna Nullarbor Plain
Caiguna is located 180 kilometres east of Balladonia and 65 kilometres west of Cocklebiddy. Caiguna is a small roadhouse community located on the Eyre Highway in Western Australia and is the second stop east of Norseman on the journey east across the Nullarbor Plain. Between Balladonia and Caiguna is a 146.6-kilometre stretch of the highway, being one of the longest straight stretches of road in the world. The name Caiguna is understood to come from an Aboriginal word meaning “spear track”, and the traditional landowners of the Caiguna area and other western Nullarbor lands are the Ngadju and Mirning peoples. The Caiguna Roadhouse is one of 3 Nullarbor roadhouses that are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week service. Roadhouses at Norseman and Border Village also open 24 hours. There is EFTPOS, a public telephone, a pay shower is also available. Caiguna is a popular stopping point for people heading west across the Nullarbor, to both fill up with fuel and get food. The next Roadhouse at Balladonia is app. 18o kilometres or 2-hours drive away. Caiguna sells LPG and Premium petrol.