border village nullarbor plain

Border Village Nullarbor Plain

Border Village is a small settlement on the Eyre Highway, Nullarbor Plain and located in South Australia at the border with Western Australia. Border Village is 12 km east of the town of Eucla and was named in 1993 by the South Australian Geographical Names Advisory Committee following a suggestion provided by the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (RACWA). Border Village is located app. 5 kilometres north of the cliff line separating the Nullarbor Plain from the Great Australian Bight and as at the 2004┬ácensus had a population of just 100 persons. Border Village offers travellers on the Nullarbor Plain motel, cabin and caravan park accommodation, a restaurant opening from 6.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m each day, a takeaway service which is open from 6.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m., full garage service and a desalination plant which provides fresh water.┬áThere is a Western Australian agricultural checkpoint at Border Village, and also hole 6 – Border Kangaroo – of the Nullarbor Links golf course.

It is recommended that persons heading to the east of Border Village take the time to view the Bunda Cliffs, which are situated just to the south of the Eyre Highway. Between Border Village and Nullarbor Roadhouse are 6 or more scenic lookouts, some with perpendicular limestone cliffs dropping almost 100 metres into the Southern Ocean below. If you are lucky, Southern Right Whales can be seen here in Winter in their nursery grounds between around May and October each year. And whilst encourage visitors to the area, be warned that some lookouts are very high and some areas can be dangerous – take extreme care when approaching cliff edges as these limestone cliffs are prone to crumbling into the ocean. for avid photographers, you will love this area.

Border Village Nullarbor Plain

Campsites Near Border Village

Between Border Village and the Nullarbor Roadhouse, you will find numerous rest stops suitable for overnight camping. We recommend you look for one with shade, noting that during summer it is common for daily maximum temperatures to exceed 40c.

The following is a list of campsites close to the town of Border Village, Eyre Highway Nullarbor Plain South Australia.

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