Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: A Test Site for Atom Bombs – NY Times

Appearing in the New York Times, April 15 2018. Written by Ben Stubbs, photographs by Adam Ferguson.

Note: Ben refers to Maralinga Village being accessible by a regular flight service, this is incorrect. You can, however, charter a plane to carry you from Ceduna, please refer to Chinta Air.

Most people access Maralinga by vehicle with campers or caravans, about 5 hours drive from Ceduna.

Here is the NYT Article:

Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: A Test Site for Atom Bombs

Maralinga, which means “thunder” in the extinct Aboriginal language Garik, is an unlikely tourist destination. It is hot and arid, and at 700 miles west of Adelaide it is difficult to reach.

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