Cheela Plains Station is located 170 kms southwest of Tom Price Visitor Centre (via Paraburdoo) and 320 kms northeast of Exmouth on the Nanutarra-Munjina Road (Hwy 136). The Station Stay is situated 1 km off the main highway and is accessible by 2 wheel drive car.


Travelling from the north or south:

The Nanutarra-Munjina Road is 6 kms north of the Nanutarra Roadhouse and 34 kms south of the Onslow turnoff off the Northwest Coastal Highway (Hwy 1). Follow the Nanutarra/Munjina Road east toward Tom Price approximately 180 kms to Cheela Plains Station. The Station Stay turnoff is on the south side of the road, 500m east of the Beasley River bridge.  Follow the gravel road approximately 2 km over the hill to your destination.

Travelling from the east (Tom Price or Paraburdoo):

Follow the Nanutarra-Munjina Road west towards Nanutarra. Cheela Plains is 40 kms west of the Tom Price-Paraburdoo T-Junction. The Station Stay turnoff is on the south  side of the road before crossing the Beasley River bridge. Follow the gravel road 1 km over the hill to your destination.


Paraburdoo Airport is 110 kms east of Cheela Plains and has up to 5 flights per day operated by Qantas Link return from Perth. Hire cars available from Hertz, Budget, Avis and Thrifty.


FROM / TO Cheela Plains

Town Distance Driving Time
Paraburdoo 90 kms 1 hr
Tom Price (via Paraburdoo) 170kms 1.45 hrs
Nanutarra Roadhouse  186 kms 1.45 hrs
Karijini NP Visitor Centre 230 kms 2.45 hrs
Onslow  300 kms 3.25 hrs
Exmouth  463 kms 4.45 hrs
Newman  450 kms 4.5 hrs
Karratha  450 kms 4.5 hrs
Carnarvon  540 kms 5.5 hrs
Perth 1500 kms 16 hrs