We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
97
All photos (97)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“william creek”(17 reviews)
“lake eyre”(12 reviews)
About
Contact
South Australia, Australia
Website
+61 1800 637 076
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Oodnadatta Track
from US$716.66
More Info
Reviews (49)
Filter reviews
43 results
Traveller rating
23
17
2
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
23
17
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pink roadhouse william creek lake eyre painted desert tyre pressure australian outback sculpture park marla toyota marree cattle dirt journey maree sa sites scenery
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The Oodnadatta track requires a lower tyre pressure than for asphalt. Having done so, we did not get a flat, but the number of ripped -up tires along the road is still impressive. A good example of the flat inner region of Australia and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great stopover. Excellent coffee. Lots of international travellers working there. Good food nice vibe. Great photo location. All pink!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Traveller_Dude69
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The condition of the track was really good if you have a four wheel drive vehicle. We stayed at the Pink Roadhouse campground, William Creek Campground and the Oasis Caravan Park at Marree. We stayed in cabins for Oodnadatta and Marree and camped at William...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Judy W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Fantastic drive looking over lake Eyre at some points ,,road was great when we did the drive.. Well worth it dont miss Painted Desert.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Nev C
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

What a great way to experience the real Australian outback. Marre-Oodnadatta-Marla We were not towing anything. With no phones reception all heads were up. The road is corrugated, full dips from creeks, massive kangaroos, eagles, camels while looking past history of the old Ghan. Go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank KarenAllen1962
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Easy driving when dry. Got two flats but had two spares so no problem. Graded and well looked after, the grading might have been the problem for my tyres by upturning sharp rocks. Lake Eyre viewpoint is good and historical Ghan railway spots are the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank davidhF6871NN
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Ive just done the oodnadatta track. ..from maree to marla.......the first part to william creek was pretty rough i did it in a 2006 rav toyota 4wd. The road was very corrigated in parts but i believe will be graded soon. The second part was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
8  Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I have now ticked this off my list, I was surprised that it was not harder, it was in very good condition, however it would be tough going and dangerous in the wet. There is a lot of history along the track that make it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank michael s
Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you have travelled broader horizons or overseas to scenic picturesque mountainous/hilly green parts of the world, or even desert game parks in Africa and if that is your idea of a holiday...dont bother with this drive. We read with utter disbelief, in the Hema...More

Date of experience: September 2017
53  Thank Cas38
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is about the journey.... It's not a technically difficult drive and the track is well maintained, but 4WD STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Be well prepared and organise your gear carefully. Safe and suitable for the relatively inexperienced. Beautiful remote scenery, quirky stopovers and tough remote towns....More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank DrSwazza
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 258 nearby hotels
William Creek Hotel
192 reviews
40.38 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,708 nearby restaurants
William Creek Hotel
12 reviews
40.57 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oodnadatta Track staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines