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Breakaways Conservation Park

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Stuart St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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All reviews dirt road beautiful scenery the loop dingo fence salt and pepper stuart highway information centre natural beauty worth the short drive change colours awe inspiring wheel drive inland sea proof fence lunar landscape self drive well worth the trip
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The landscape was breathtaking as we watched the sunset. Quite accessible (we had a 4wd) from Coober Pedy. Very few tourists around (we only saw 3), so be prepared for your travels to a remote area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LuciaSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful trip out if you go the back way out of coober pedy. (not along the Stuart) we went at dusk and saw a gorgeous sunset. Only drawback were the flies, but you learn to live with them at this time of the year.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank zergblerg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This too was part of our Ghan excursion of Coober-Pedy! "A picture tells 1000 words" so I will simply attach some photos. "Beautiful", "impressive", and "outstanding" all fail to describe the beauty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MPAnderson001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really easy drive that can be done without a 4 wheel drive. Best to go for sunrise or sunset to capture the changing colours. However be aware of animals when driving at dawn or dusk. Drones not allowed. Dog fence is really...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank William P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of our Ghan trip. Got to lookout with drinks laid out so we could appreciate the natural beauty with a cold beer or wine. Trip to the look out was picturesque.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 515geoffm
Reviewed March 8, 2019

What an amazing place to visit. It is a beautiful part of this wonderful country. The colours are amazing. Will revisit again one day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank waymez
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Mostly on dirt/gravel roads you need a $10 Permit to enter this are which is absolutely stunning. The 5300km dog fence runs alongside the road for a while and the landscape is surprising and quite awe inspiring

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

We arrived late in the day, just before sunset, since we had underestimated the distance and little sightseeing stops on the way. Beautiful desert landscape, amazing colour contrasts and almost as on a different planet.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Possum1234
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Throughout my two-week road trip from Melbourne to Uluru, this was definitely the most spectacular view. Simply stunning. Go just before sunrise, or at sunset to enjoy a marvellous show as the sun creeps over it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alexander-JE-Bradley
Reviewed November 27, 2018

The Breakaway park is now excluded from mining for opal, although there must be lage quantities in the old lake bed. It lies a good distance north of Coober Pady and has some sites for viewing the hills or the sunset.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Leah S
December 29, 2018|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive to the area from the Start Highway and get off at the first viewing point. There is a great view from there and a place to picnic. No payment necessary. Short hikes from there will allow you to see a few other... More
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Arlene R
August 3, 2017|
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