The population in this region is sparse, the land flat. The conditions are extremely dry with little fresh water to be found, Highway 1, or the Eyre Highway as it is called in this section, will take you to South Australia.
At the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Visitors Centre there is gold jewellery and nuggets mined in the region on display, while exhibitions tell of the gold rush days and the geology of the surrounding area.
The Nullarbor Plain covers the south east of Western Australia. The name was derived from the Latin words, Nulla and Arbor, meaning no trees.
There are vast distances that separate most of the towns in this region. Always seek reliable local advice before travelling in these areas, take adequate supplies of petrol, food and water. Also, permits are needed before entering Aboriginal Lands.
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