ABOUT ILKURLKA VISITOR CENTRE AND ROADHOUSE

 

Ilkurlka Visitor Centre and Roadhouse is a small community-controlled outstation run by the Spinifex People and roadhouse on the Anne Beadell Highway in Western Australia. It is probably the most remote roadhouse in Australia and is the only outpost on the Anne Beadell Highway between Coober Pedy and Laverton.

 

Click here for our opening hours. The shop will also open outside normal trading hours as required – just come down to the house and ask! (no callout fee).

We are now an accredited Australian Tourism Business with the Green Tick! 

 

What is available?

 

  • Visitor information kiosk (more IT equipment coming, including wall mounted Smart TV display)

  • EFTPOS facilities - we take Visa or Mastercard. There is a 1.5% transaction fee to cover our costs.

  • Diesel and Opal fuel. Note that we only have limited stocks of Opal fuel so please call ahead on 08 9037 1147 prior to travel.

  • Groceries and soft drinks (no fresh produce)

  • Optus mobile phone coverage

  • Some vehicle spares

  • Locally produced artefacts and art from the renowned Spinifex Arts Project

  • Studio accommodation

  • Campground with shower, toilet, covered barbeque area.

  • Self-contained studio accommodation

  • Public phone

  • Tour group facilities - please call ahead

  • WiFi internet access (charges apply)

 

Motor mechanical repairs are not available at Ilkurlka or along the Anne Beadell Highway. A small mechanical workshop is available at Ilkurlka for limited DIY repairs

Call (08) 90371147

Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation
Welcome to Ilkurlka Visitor Centre!

ILKURLKA

 

Ilkurlka update 21 July 2021

There are new border restrictions which restrict entry across the South Australian border into Western Australia.

 

If you have suitable premises, you must enter self-quarantine for 14 days when entering Western Australia from South Australia. If not, you will be directed to enter a government-approved quarantine facility at your own expense for 14 days.

 

Please note that Ilkurlka does not have facilities for self-quarantine.

 

Until these restrictions are lifted, Ilkurlka will be closed to travellers from the east. Ilkurlka will remain open for travellers from the west.

We ask that visitors use face masks and hand sanitiser when entering the premises. We have a supply of hand sanitiser and a limited amount of face masks so we'd be grateful if you could bring your own masks!

 

 

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