Welcome to Wycliffe Well

They take the title of "UFO capital of Australia" pretty seriously in Wycliffe Well, Northern Territory. In doing so, they've certainly set themselves apart from all of the other small localities that are dotted along the Stuart Highway, which tend to blend together in the memories of that long, long road trip.

Some residents of Wycliffe Well

It's a great place to stop and stretch your legs, grab some lunch and a beer, and buy some gorgeously tacky UFO souvenirs! The walls of the cafe are lined with newspaper reports of UFO sightings in the area, so there's plenty to read with your meal. And if you venture into the dark little room at the back of the cafe ...

UFO capital of Australia

Wycliffe Well is about 400km north of Alice Springs. There's a caravan park with motel/cabin accommodation, as well as the store and restaurant/bar. It's located quite near the Devil's Marbles (Karlu Karlu). I highly recommend visiting there if you ever find yourself travelling down "the track" :)