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Norseman

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See Vikings and the Old Norse for the historical period.
The tin camel roundabout, Norseman

Norseman is both a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region in the state of Western Australia and a road junction, the start (western end) of the Eyre Highway and a mid-point on the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway.

Understand[edit]

As a junction it has a few roadhouses that are the last generally well stocked shops of their type before the crossing if you are travelling on the long and desolate journey east to South Australia. Things are not necessarily cheaper here compared to Nullarbor stopping places, but they appear more plentiful on the shelves. If you have last minute checks before the crossing, now is the time and place to do it.

Get in[edit]

The northern approach to Norseman
  • From the East on the Eyre highway - coming in off the Nullarbor crossing
  • From the north on the Coolgardie Esperance Highway - Coolgardie
  • From the west - for the brave - there is the Hyden Norseman road, but check out about conditions before attempting in any sort of vehicle
  • From the south on the Coolgardie Esperance Highway - Esperance

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • If Lake Cowan has water - well worth checking out at vantage points close to town

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Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

  • Travelling east
    • The Nullarbor! and all the places along the way
  • Travelling west
    • Some very rough bush tracks exist near here
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