Tanami Road is the shortest and most memorable route from the Kimberley to the Red Centre. On this two-day 4WD adventure traversing the Tanami Desert, you’ll gaze in awe at the world’s second largest meteorite crater, discover some of the most remote art galleries on Earth and spot an incredible array of birdlife.
From Halls Creek, follow the Great Northern Highway west to reach the turning for Tamami Road and begin the 797-kilometre drive to Alice Springs. Pick up a guide book and camping permit information at Halls Creek Travel and Tourism Centre.
Your first big highlight is Wolfe Creek Crater National Park – one of Australia’s most remarkable outback landscapes. Walk to the crater rim and take in the incredible panorama of this 880-metre-wide meteorite crater, believed to have been created over 300,000 years ago.
A short detour to Lake Gregory and Lake Stretch will reward nature lovers with the chance to spot some of the 70-plus species of waterbirds recorded at these internationally renowned wetlands.
Stop by the Balgo Aboriginal Community to meet some of the 300 artists that proudly exhibit their fine art, etchings, photography, film and music as part of the Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation.