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Pretty good! Don't forget the spare tyres!

I only drove the section Marla > Oodnadatta (and came back via the Painted Desert), but this end of the track is in excellent condition. In totally dry conditions it would be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 November 2016
Melbourne, Australia

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I only drove the section Marla > Oodnadatta (and came back via the Painted Desert), but this end of the track is in excellent condition. In totally dry conditions it would be possible in a 2wd (preferably with front-wheel drive). Take some spares though - we got two flats along this section. We drove it after a night of storms... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A must-do trip in Australia, we spent 4 days to enjoy it, plus 2 extra nights at Arckaringa. As South Aussies it was great to see the far north of our state. Saw some 2WDs, do-able but looked dodgy after a bit of rain, easier in 4WD. Believe people when they say the clay roads here get slippery after a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We drove from Maree to William Creek in our Toyota Aurion 2WD on 4 August. It was a dry day and the road was totally dry. I had checked prior to leaving the Flinders Ranges that the road would be fine for a normal car. And I got the OK. We had a dream run through. We stopped 9 times... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and myself decided to have an adventure by towing our 21 foot road van (not off road) along the Oodnadatta Track. We were advised that the track wasn't suitable for a road van, but we decided to do it anyway. We reduced the tyre pressure on the Toyota 100 series V8 petrol Land cruiser, and the van to... More 

4 Thank Leigh4277
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is Australian Outback at its best. The drive is fairly easy to make and while we were in a 4WD, with care I think a 2WD could do most of the track. There is plenty to see and the remoteness is breathtaking. Pick up (or download) the attractions map from the Pink Roadhouse @ Oodnadatta. I points out all... More 

3 Thank Mark-Kristie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Driving the track is a history lover's dream. It is full of old railway tracks and disused sidings. Highlights were the Mutonia Sculpture Park, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park, Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park, Coward Springs and the Peake Ruins historic site. The road was really good but I heard it gets bad in rain. You will definitely need... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Recently did a run along the track, found it to be a well graded road and easy driving. I was expecting a lot more difficulty however it's not so bad. Most people are buying expensive vehicles for these roads but you don't need to. An average sedan with good tyres should traverse it easily. (Unless it is wet) In dry... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Traveled this route many times: this time "the Track" was in near-boulevarde condition. This road follows the track from water hole to water hole which was basically laid down by John Mcdouall Stuart, who started from a point in the Flinders Ranges for each of his efforts to cross Australia South to North from 1858 - 1862. The overland telegraph... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Went down the Oodnadatta Track and it is nothing but dirt. We cut over to Coober Pedy from the track which was great as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I found the information gained on trip adviser about traveling the length of the track to be excellent and really helpfull

Thank Eddie F

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