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Power of Nature and History

This historic site is well worth the visit. A short drive over a well maintained dirt road. from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Golden Beach, Australia
Remember the past.

A stark reminder of our past, and the power of Nature. The sand has subsided exposing more of the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Paul A
Strathalbyn, Australia
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Eyre Highway | 3 km south of Eucla town, near airport, Eucla, Western Australia 6443, Australia
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All reviews telegraph station short walk car park well worth the visit dirt road graffiti shame site sand history information ruins past nature drive motel remains
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic site is well worth the visit. A short drive over a well maintained dirt road. from Eucla followed by a short walk brings you to the Old Telegraph Station which was once part of the original town of Eucla. The building is more...More

Thank MarleneBlundell
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A stark reminder of our past, and the power of Nature. The sand has subsided exposing more of the telegraph station. Than I have ever seen on previous visits.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Worth the 4km or 5min drive from Eucla service station down a fairly well kept dirt road. Once at the end you will only need to walk a very short distance to the old telegraph station. It is slowly being reclaimed by the sand and...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was a long and bumpy drive with most of the bumps occurring before we even found the first sign pointing us towards the station! The roads at the top around Eucla are pretty bad but we persisted and there was a nice view as...More

Thank gwenall
Reviewed 26 August 2018

As expected, the telegraph station is now only a ruin, however there are no plaques there giving one any information about it. Don't waste your time going there.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Mindless vandalism is rampant on the Nullarbor just like home ! A great pity that what could be like Tennant Creek & other sites has been visited by the idiots of society. What brain wave do you have to think "Duh, lets engrave my initials...More

2  Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The ruins are interesting but appear to be neglected, gradually being covered by sand dunes and liberally daubed with graffiti - a great shame.

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 14 December 2017

An easy 5 minute drive from Eucla on good roads, the Old Telegraph Station is well worth the visit and a must even if driving through Eucla. I visited in December and got there at about 0430 and the lighting was superb for photographs. The...More

Thank Adrian2016Traveller
Reviewed 1 December 2017

After visiting several other old Telegraph Stations it was sad to see the Eucla Telegraph Station in such a sorry state. Along with being ravaged by the weather, repeated blasted and buried by sand the vandals have also left their marks. Sad that there are...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 10 November 2017

An easy drive off the highway will take you into another world. The sand is slowly reclaiming the old Telegraph station but if you sit quietly among the ruins you will get a feel for the isolation and history of this place. It is a...More

Thank ziggieAdelaide
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