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Eucla, WA

Eucla is the largest settlement on the Nullarbor Plain, just 10 minutes short of the South Australian border.

In the early 1900s Eucla was buzzing; the town was home to the busiest telegraph station in Australia beyond the capital cities. Explore the ruins of this historic site which are slowly being covered by shifting sand dunes. Beyond the ruins are the remains of a jetty, a reminder of pioneering days when supplies were transport by boat. Take a stroll along the isolated beach.

Visit the Eucla Museum or for something different visit the Bureau of Meteorology, it’s an education. Guided tours of the area are available; enquire at the motor inn nearby. Eucla has a service station, hotel/motel, caravan park, Royal Flying Doctor base, ambulance, hospital, police station and some government agencies.

The people of Eucla know how to make their own fun. The annual calendar of events includes the Border Dash, a fundraising run from Border Village to Eucla, the Eucla Shoot and Eucla Golf Classic.

Dine in or takeaway meals are available in the roadhouse. Eating areas at the motor inn include a bar, restaurant and cafe. Some basic dry goods are also on sale.

Eucla has powered caravan and camping sites, in addition to budget and luxury accommodation, all with freshwater showers. It is recommended to book ahead.

Nearest Airport: Eucla maintains a airstrip for the RFDS and private planes.

Where to stay?


  • Historic/Heritage
  • Remote

Popular Activities

  • Sightseeing
  • Beach
  • Wildlife

About Eucla

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Eucla Postcode: 6443
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Exmouth & the Coral Coast
  • Latitude: -31.70272
  • Longitude: 128.83504
  • Elevation: 10m
  • Population: 53
  • Median Income: $58500
  • Area (Sq/km): 4984.546
  • Timezone: Australia/Eucla

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