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Follow Up: Erich’s Ride For Lifeline Australia

Erich at Nullarbor Roadhouse

A few weeks ago, the Nullarbor Roadhouse team heard about Erich Hoffman and Rashid Khallouf’s plans to cycle from Perth back to their hometown of Sydney in order to raise funds for Lifeline Australia. After months of planning, they finally began their adventure on Saturday, 2 September, and we’ve been following their journey ever since. […]

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A 40-Day Ride For Lifeline Australia

Rashid and Erich prepare for their 4000km cycle across Australia

On 2 September, Rashid Khallouf and Erich Hoffman, from Sydney, NSW will cycle 4,000 kilometres from Perth to Sydney across the Nullarbor to raise money for Lifeline Australia. Rashid and Erich have both been training tirelessly to prepare themselves for the estimated 40-day trip. Lifeline Australia is a 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention service […]

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Q&A With Felicity Brown From Chinta Air

Chinta air flight over the Great Australian Bight

Did you know Nullarbor Roadhouse has its very own airstrip? This winter, we have the pleasure of hosting Chinta Air at the Nullarbor Roadhouse and are able to have guests take off into the skies right from our back door! Through our affiliation with Chinta Air, we have launched “A Flight, A Night and A […]

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Creatures Of The Middle Of Nowhere – Wildlife Of The Nullarbor Plain

A wild dingo running along the red dirt in Nullarbor

The Nullarbor is vast and barren and might not seem like it would sustain life, but there is actually a diverse range of animals who live here. Creatures who make their home here have adapted to living in the extremely hot, arid conditions. Some are quite rare – which is why vast areas of the […]

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5 Weird Facts About The Nullarbor Plain

The largest piece of limestone on earth, the Nullarbor Plain is one of the strangest landscapes in the world. As you travel across it’s windblown, barren surface you might feel more like you have left earth and are traversing the surface of another planet. Crossing this huge plain is a quintessential Australian road trip experience […]

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A Flight, A Night & A Bite Experience

Did you know…. …the historic Bunda Cliffs were formed 65 million years ago when Australia separated from Antarctica? ….up to 180 whales visit the Head of the Bight each year? …female whales travel in pods of 2 in order to birth and raise their calves, this is a rare spectacle to witness.   Most important […]

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Hidden secrets on the Nullarbor Plain. UFO edition.

There is nothing quite like a road trip across the Australian Nullarbor. Fond memories of the family car packed with an overflowing boot and a warm breeze through an open window is one that many Australians’ share. But did you know that one family has a story to tell like no other. This story entails […]

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How to do the Eyre Highway on a budget

For anyone considering a road trip to the Eyre Highway, there are a couple of things that should be considered before taking to the roads. Like most trips that involve traveling, a road trip around the Eyre Highway can rack up the bill quite quickly. The following are a couple of tips that travellers can […]

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6 Secret Tourist Spots Along The Eyre Highway

The Eyre Highway is a stretch of road that is over 1500km long, connecting Western to Southern Australia, going through the Nullarbor Plain. Many travellers, both local to Australia and from abroad, flock to this famous crossing all in an effort to take a road trip along this beautiful highway. Being such a huge expanse […]

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Play the World’s Longest Golf Course on the Nullarbor Plain

Imagine a golf course that spans 1,365 kilometres and takes four days to play in its entirety. Bob Bongiorno and Alf Caputo, active members of the Eyre Highway Operators Association, came up with the idea for a golf course of such an enormous scale one evening. Their imagination was stoked by a bottle of red […]

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