Coward Springs, South Australia
How to get here

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Coward Springs Campground
Coward Springs Camel Tours and Safaris
The Oodnadatta Track
Outback South Australia

All routes to Coward Springs include sections of unsealed road, as follows:

Lyndhurst to Coward Springs - 212km
Roxby Downs to Coward Springs - 216km
Coober Pedy to Coward Springs - 236km

These 'dirt tracks' are well-maintained roads, easily travelled by 4WD vehicle. The track is also usually accessible to camper-trailers, caravans and conventional 2WD vehicles. However road conditions do vary so check before travelling into remote areas by calling:

Transport SA Outback Roads
Hotline 1300 361 033

Here is a guide to driving in the outback
Rita's Outback Guide

Travelling the Stuart Highway?

  • adding a loop (Roxby Downs to Coober Pedy) to include Coward Springs and Lake Eyre
  • taking a detour via the Oodnadatta Track on your way to Alice Springs or Coober Pedy.

For more information about travel in outback South Australia

National Parks and Wildlife South Australia (outback parks) -

Desert Parks information - Toll Free Hotline 1800 816 078

Australian National 4WD Network (SA) 08 8287 1061

Weather forecast: North East Pastoral District North West Pastoral District

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