Buntine Highway is an awe-inspiring route through remote areas of Australia
Buntine Highway is a very scenic drive located in the western part of Australia's Northern Territory. It runs through remote areas of the country.
How long is the Buntine Highway?
The road is 570km (354 miles) long, running from Victoria Highway (on Delamere) to the Western Australian border. The road winds its way south and west past cattle stations and Indigenous communities. It runs roughly parallel to Victoria Highway and offers an alternate route into Western Australia.
Why is it called Buntine Highway?
The road was named after Noel Buntine, a road train pioneer, and drover, in 1996.
Is the Buntine Highway sealed?
The road is mostly paved. 336km of the road is sealed, and 222km predominantly paved. A 4x4 vehicle is recommended. There are a lot of blind corners, and 20% of the road is very dangerous and narrow for road trains to get around each other.
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