Fuel, Food and Accommodation on The Great Central Road

Contact Warburton Roadhouse

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Phone Numbers

Warburton Roadhouse (08) 8956 7656

Tjukayirla Roadhouse (08) 9037 1108

Warakurna Roadhouse (08) 8956 7344


The Warburton Roadhouse is located on the Great Central Road, 245 km east of Tjukayirla and 230 km west of Warakurna.
GPS coordinates 26°07’55.68″ S 126°34’07.14″

Warburton Roadhouse

Trading Hours

Regular Trading Hours

  • Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm (WST)
  • Saturday and Sunday - 9:00am to 3:00pm (WST)
  • Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.
    Other Public Holidays – Open 9am to 12 noon (WST), unless otherwise advertised.
    No after hours fuel or store.

* Please note that none of the roadhouses across the Great Central Rd are open in the evenings. We advise checking the opening hours of each roadhouse prior to travel, especially if travelling on a public holiday.


Important Notes

  • No shop or fuel sales are made outside of trading hours.
  • No pets allowed in the grounds.
  • (WST) = Western Standard Time.
  • All prices are subject to change without notice.

Permit Information

To enter the Ngaanyatjarra Lands visitors require an entry permit. It is also necessary to have a transit permit when travelling through the Lands by road.
The application process is simple and free. You can download a permit information and application pack (PDF format) by clicking on the image below.

Permit Pack for Great Central Road

Current Conditions

Information Updated : 02/02/2024

Road Conditions : The Great Central Road is open for the purpose of transiting. All Communities are closed to the general public. Please check the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku for current road condition report of Great Central Road prior to travel: [https://www.ngaanyatjarraku.wa.gov.au/index.php] Please note all other roads are closed. A permit is required to travel the Great Central Road. The Ngaanyatjarra permit application can be found at: [https://permits.ngaanyatjarra.org.au/form/lands-permit] Please contact the Ngaanyatjarra Council (NT) on 08) 89501 711 for further info. DO NOT travel without prior consent and appropriate permits. You may be escorted back where you came from and face fines.

Weather Information : Please refer to [http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/warburton.shtml]

Fuel Prices :

Diesel - $ 3.60 per litre

Opal* - $ 3.50 per litre

* Opal is replacement for unleaded petrol. Read more about Opal fuel by clicking here

Map of The Great Central Road

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