Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre 2015


Perth to Uluru

Join dozens of West Aussie motorbike riders embarking upon a 3500+km epic riding journey for a great cause! WA Black Dog Riders will depart on Sunday 16th August 2015 from Yahava Koffee Works Swan Valley.

Before registering, please read the Ride FAQs here and read an important message from the Founder of Black Dog Ride here.

Registration for the full journey to the Red Centre is full. The State Rider leg will be open on 20th May. Click here for more info.

Start your fundraising here:

The WA Ride Coordinator is Sam Prince and he can be emailed on: or phone him on: 0418 929 163

Perth to Uluru Itinerary 3,647 kms

Come join the ride from the beautiful West Coast to the colourful Red Centre

Sunday 16th August - Swan Valley to Kalgoorlie 585 kms

Today's ride is dedicated to the memory of Les James

7.30 Breakfast at Yahava KoffeeWorks Swan Valley (Lions)

9.00 Depart for Kellerberrin 191kms .

11.30 Refuel. Lunch at Kellerberrin Men's Shed 132 Massingham Street (GEH) (Lions)

12.30 Depart Kellerberrin for Southern Cross 165 kms

2.15 Fuel stop Southern Cross

2.45 Depart Southern Cross for Kalgoorlie 224 kms

5.00 Arrive & refuel Kalgoorlie

6.30 BDR Buffet dinner at Overland Motel. Mate4Mates presentation

Accommodation: Prospector Holiday ParkPh: 1800 800 907 10% disc for BDR

Monday 17 August - Kalgoorlie to Madura Pass 716 kms

7.30 Depart Kalgoorlie for Norseman 188 kms

9.30 Breakfast at Visitor Centre 68 Roberts St Norseman. State Riders depart for Esperance.

10.30 Refuel & depart Norseman for Balladonia 192 kms

12.15 Refuel & lunch Balladonia

1.00 Depart Balladonia for Caiguna 246 kms

3.30 Fuel stop at Caiguna

3.45 Depart Caiguna for Madura Pass 90 kms

4.45 Arrive & refuel Madura (5.30 Central Western Time)

Accommodation: Madura Pass Oasis Motel Ph: (08) 9039 3464 10% discount for BDR

Tuesday 18 August - Madura Pass to Ceduna 669 kms

7.15 Depart Madura for Border Village 194 kms (8.00am Western Central Time)

10.45 Refuel & morning tea Border Village ( + 1.5 hrs Central Time Zone)

11.15 Depart Border Village for Nullarbor Roadhouse 181 kms

1.00 Refuel & lunch Nullarbor Roadhouse

2.00 Depart Nullarbor Roadhouse for Nundroo 143 kms

3.30 Fuel stop Nundroo

3.45 Depart Nundroo for Ceduna 151 kms

5..15 Arriive & refuel Ceduna

6.30 BDR dinner at Ceduna Foreshore Hotel

Accommodation: Ceduna Foreshore Hotel (special twin share rate for BDR)
Ph: (08) 8625 2008
and Ceduna Foreshore Caravan Park Ph: 1300 666 290

Wednesday 19 August - Ceduna to Port Augusta 468 kms

8.00 Depart Ceduna for Wudinna 210 kms

10.00 Morning tea Wudinna Distrrict School.

11.15 Refuel & depart Wudinna for Kimba 102 kms

12.30 Ride by Kimba Area School

12.35 Lunch at Uniting Church High St.

1.30 Refuel & depart Kimba for Port Augusta 156 kms

3.00 Arrive & refuel Port Augusta

6.00 Dinner & quiz night West Augusta Football Club. (Lions)

Accommodation: Shoreline Caravan Park Ph: (08) 8642 2965 10% disc for BDR

Thursday 20 August - Port Augusta to Coober Pedy 555 kms

8.00 Depart Port Augusta for Pimba/Woomera 180 kms .

10.00 Refuel & site seeing Pimba/Woomera.

11.00 Depart Woomera for Glendambo Roadhouse 121 kms

12.30 Fuel stop & lunch Glendambo.

1.30 Depart Glendambo for Coober Pedy 254 kms

4.00 Arrive & refuel Coober Pedy.

6.00 Free night in town, many local eateries to choose from

Accommodation: Radeka Downunder Motel Ph: (08) 8672-5223 20% disc. for BDR

Friday 21 August - Coober Pedy to Yulara 689 kms

7.00 Depart Coober Pedy for Marla 235 kms .

9.30 Refuel & morning tea Marla.

10.00 Depart Marla for Erldunda 254 kms

12.30 Refuel & lunch Erldunda.

1.00 Depart Erldunda for Uluru 246kms

3.30 Regroup at layby 28kms from Uluru

3.45 Depart layby for group ride around Uluru (Police Escort)

5.00 Arrive Yulara and check-in Hotels/Camp Ground

6.15 Bus pick ups from accommodation

6.30 Welcome Sundowner at Sails in the Desert Poolside. Includes substantial food and 2 hour drinks package

Accommodation: Voyages Ayers Rock Resort - Booking Sheet provided with Registration

Saturday 22 August

Rest day - free to relax or explore Uluru and the surrounds

5.00-5.30 Buses will pick up from your accommodation

6.00 Private "Sounds of Silence" dining experience

Accommodation: Voyages Ayers Rock Resort

Sunday 23 August

8.15 Meet at location tba for group ride to Mutitjulu

8.30 Group ride from Yulara to Mutitjulu Community 24 kms (bitumen road)

9.00 Breakfast at Mutitjulu Community

After breakfast the organised part of BDR to the Red Centre is finished. You are free to stay on at Uluru (please book early), tour the region, head home or continue travelling.

Important Ride Notes

  • Please note that times and distances contained in the Itinerary are estimates only and you are free to travel at your own pace and times.
  • Each stop on the Itinerary is deemed a fuel stop. Please check the range of your bike against a map to determine any additional stops you may require.
  • It is your responsibility to book accommodation or camp sites and please quote BDR when booking to ensure you receive applicable discounts.
  • All meals are at your cost and if you are a registered rider it is presumed (for catering purposes) that you will be attending the organised meals as listed above