Marla is 160km south of the Northern Territory border and has a roadhouse, 24-hour fuel, accommodation, camping, a hotel, general store, and restaurant. Attractions include lwantja Arts, a working Aboriginal art and craft centre at Indulkana in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands. A short drive west, Mintabie is known for its lake, beautiful sunsets, desert flowers after good rain, and opals. The opal fields are on Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land (Aboriginal Land). For a permit, call the APY Lands Permit Office on (08) 8954 8104.