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Yalata is an unspoiled, picturesque, protected location with a rich history, that is governed at a local level by the Aboriginal Council of Yalata.

This is Aboriginal owned land, managed by Yalata Anangu Aboriginal Corporation for conservation of biodiversity and the sustainability of traditional cultures.

For more information about the work we do or how we can help you, read our frequently asked questions or complete our online form below to contact us

Yalata Anangu Aboriginal Corporation

Yalata Admin Office

Address: PMB 31 Ceduna, SA 5690
Phone: 08 8625 6040

Community Entry Permit


Caravan Park Bookings

Address: Yalata Roadhouse, Eyre Highway, Yalata, SA 5690
Phone: 0437 913 899

Camping & Fishing Bookings/Permits



How far is Yalata from Ceduna?
It is 200 kilometres to the Yalata Roadhouse from Ceduna.
How far is Head of Bight from the Nullarbor Roadhouse?
Head of Bight is 25 kilometres from the Nullarbor Roadhouse.
How far is Head of Bight from the Yalata Roadhouse?
It is 88 kilometres from the Yalata Roadhouse to the Head of Bight car park.
What restrictions apply to visitors?

Entry to Yalata Community or our Remote Campsites, requires a pre booked Permit. For Entry into Yalata Community please see entry information and Campsite Bookings please see Caming & Fishing.

Alcohol, Drugs and Firearms are not permitted on Yalata Lands. Further Conditions of Entry.

What is the road access to Head of Bight?

The road is bitumen, highway standard.

What is the best time to view the whales at Head of Bight?
During May to October, while any time during the day is suitable; early morning and late afternoon is ideal. On cloudy or windy days observation is more difficult. For more whale information, call the Head of Bight Visitor Centre 08 8625 6201 or the Ceduna Tourism Information Centre 1800 639413.
Can I bring alcohol onto Yalata Lands?

No. The possession or consumption of alcohol while on Yalata Lands is strictly prohibited under Aboriginal Lands Trust Regulations 2014 of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 2013. Any alcohol found will be destroyed and result in removal and ban from Yalata Lands. This extends to empty alcohol cans and bottles which will also be taken as a breach of this policy, subject to the same consequences.

How long do I have to wait to see a whale?
We strongly suggest you allow at least one hour, but entry is valid for the whole day (existing the viewing platform by 4:45pm). The longer you stay the greater the experience.
What facilities are at Yalata Caravan Park

We offer 7 powered camp sites, 15 unpowered sites and 11 cabins ranging from single to Family rooms. For more information or to book please click here

Where can I camp at Yalata?
Camping is permitted in designated campsites and only with a pre booked Permit. Due to the remoteness of the Yalata coastline, there are no toilet facilities or water supplies at campgrounds. We request that toilets be constructed at least 50 metres away from campgrounds and encourage environmentally responsible disposal methods wherever possible. For protection of the environment, all rubbish must be taken with you There are no camping facilities at Head of Bight. See our camping and fishing page for details.
Can I camp at Head of Bight?

No. There are no camping facilities at Head of Bight. See our page on camping and fishing for details of where you can camp.

Do I need any permits?

Entry to Yalata Community or one of our Remote Campsites, requires a pre booked Permit. For Entry into Yalata Community please see entry information and Campsite Bookings please see Caravan Park information.

What are Camping and Fishing permit fees used for?
Your purchase of a Camping and Fishing Permit enables the Yalata Land Management officers to:

  • Work full time (wages)
  • Undergo education and training programs
  • Carry out maintenance, patrols and repairs to coastline and camping areas
  • Conduct community based conservation projects throughout the Yalata Indigenous Protected Area.