What to Consider
IPA is extremely remote, so you should consider your safety. The
closest phones are at least 70 km away, further there is no mobile
coverage from the beaches. Should you vehicle become inoperable,
you should be prepared to stay until a ranger patrol comes through
so you'll have to be prepared with adequete food and water for an
extra long wait.
cannot stress enough that this is a remote area and your safety
depends upon your thorough preparation. The following is is a list
of items you might wish to consider.
recommend that you let your tyre pressure down to 30-35 pounds when
driving on the tracks into Yalata IPA. We also recommend that you
drive at 40km/hour, keep left at rises and take blind corners at
10km/hour. Remember it takes a longer distance to stop on dirt and
at least 4 litres of water per person per day, shade, sun-cream,
sun glasses, clothes that cover 100% of your body, a hat for everybody,
old shoes, satellite phone, UHF radio (Channel 8), enough tackle
for a few rigs a day.
strongly recommend that you don't include alcohol in your travels,
as it is an offence to posses or transport alcohol through Yalata
IPA. A maximum fine of $2,000 may apply if this rule is broken.
is also recommended that you draw up a check list of everything
you need as we have had fishermen turn up without their reels! Your
visit to Yalata IPA will be a wonderful unique experience as long
as you are thoroughly prepared.
The weather is highly variable along the coast line.
information is for Nullarbor road house which is 15 km inland from
the cliffs, thus conditions may be more extreme along the coast.
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