About this park
Nuytsland Nature Reserve contains the 190km long and 80m high Baxter Cliffs - one of Australia's great scenic features and possibly the longest unbroken cliffs in the world.
This nature reserve is very remote and off-grid. It’s in a league of its own. You’ll need a four-wheel drive and skills to get around. Come and discover a rugged natural landscape that’s wild and untouched. Nuytsland Nature Reserve takes its name from Dutch explorer Peter Nuyts. He sailed this coast in 1627. An era of diehard explorers! The reserve is a long coastal strip of land embracing a varied terrain. Soaring coastal cliffs meet long stretches of beach, sand dunes and sandplains. Inland you’ll find eucalypt woodland and bluebush plains, similar to the Nullarbor. While bushwalking in the reserve, it’s likely that you’ll bump into no one at all! Use your advanced four-wheel driving skills along the beach to access fishing spots at Twilight Cove or Point Culver. All being well, you won’t get bogged and there’ll be a fish on the plate for supper! If wild camping in remote places is your thing, this is a thrill ride with your name on it. You’ll wave goodbye to Nuytsland Nature Reserve saying those famous words, ‘I’ll be back!'
Plan when to visit. Read this safety information about bushwalking, fishing and four wheel driving. Consider travelling with a personal location beacon (PLB). In the event you need to be rescued it could save your life!
- Coastal risks and cliff risks are significant in this park.
- This is a very remote park, and you need to be very well prepared, self-contained and fully self-sufficient.
- Take camping gear, ample fuel, water and non-perishable food, first aid kit, tool kit, spare tyres and parts, recovery gear and two-way communication.
- Travel plans should be left with trusted contacts (i.e., family or friends).
Plants, wildlife and fungi
Visit the Atlas of Living Australia for a list of species recorded in Nuytsland Nature Reserve.
We recognise and acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of Nuytsland Nature Reserve.