The term "Nullarbor" finds its origins in Latin, where it translates to "treeless." This name perfectly encapsulates the expansive, treeless plain that stretches across the Nullarbor Plain in southern Australia. Traveling across the Nullarbor is considered a rite of passage for explorers in Australia, and this remote and extraordinary destination doesn’t disappoint.
Eucla Telegraph Station, a relic of the past that tells the story of communication in the early days of Australia. Located near the Western Australia-South Australia border, this historic site served as an essential link in the telegraph line connecting Perth with Adelaide. Explore the remains of the old station and imagine the challenges faced by the telegraph operators as they transmitted messages across vast distances.
A highlight of the Nullarbor Plain has to be the magnificent Bunda Cliffs. These towering limestone cliffs, which stretch for over 200 kilometres along the Great Australian Bight offer breathtaking views of the Southern Ocean. The sheer scale and dramatic beauty of the cliffs leave visitors in awe.
The Great Australian Bight is home to an incredible diversity of marine life, including southern right whales, dolphins, seals, and a multitude of seabirds. From the viewing platforms perched atop the cliffs at Head of Bight, you can spot these majestic creatures as they navigate the pristine waters below. The Great Australian Bight is not only a visual spectacle but also an important ecological hotspot, supporting a fragile and unique ecosystem.