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the best that South
around the Spectacular geological
through the deep gorges of the
of years old.
Enjoy the world famous
Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary’s
Ridge top Tour.
of the Flinders Ranges & Arkaroola.
ormer Governor of South Australia , Sir Mark Oliphant, is quoted as saying "The Northern
exercise a subtle attraction to
upon any sensitive person who once visits the region."
7.30 am . Pickup from your accommodation in Adelaide , travel in a modern, air-conditioned Station Wagon to the Four
Wheel Drive Flinders Ranges 400Kms north, stopping near Port Pirie for comfort stop
& morning tea.
Continuing on we enter the Flinders Ranges via
the a famous location on the “Old Ghan Railway”. Pichi
where we may be lucky enough to see the rare Visit
Warren Gorge Yellow
Footed Rock Wallaby. Follow
the to River Red Gum lined
(an early settler drowned in a flash flood) before crossing the Proby’s Grave Willochra Plain where
we see the . remains of settlers
dreams Call into once home to 70
people abandoned due to the Great Drought of 1864-67. Old Kanyaka Ruins Lunch at Hawker.
lunch we journey through the beautiful and on to Pugilist Hill lookout for a view of the Moralana
Scenic Drive & Wilpena Pound before
booking into our accommodation at the Chace Range Wilpena
Pound Resort or Rawnsley Park Station subject to availability
8.30 am. After breakfast e njoy an unforgettable around this spectacular geological formation called 30-minute
Scenic Flight Wilpena
After the flight we c ontinue our Journey to
as we travel through the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park via Arkaroola & Gorge, Bunyeroo
Valley spectacular Brachina
Parachilna Gorge & on to the historic copper mining
town of Blinman for lunch .
abundance of wildlife in the area there is a good chance you could see
Kangaroos, Euros (Wallaroos) Emus, Parrots and the graceful . Wedge
Follow the “ ” as we carry on to Arkaroola via the eastern side of the
Flinders Ranges across remote sheep station properties before we s Dreaming
Trail top for a , 4WD
trek into Mt Chambers Gorge where you can view the gallery of ancient Aboriginal Rock
C ontinu e on into the Gammon Ranges National Park and the Arkaroola
Wilderness Sanctuary Resort. Founded by Reg
& Griselda Sprigg now operated by their children . Margaret & Douglas
breakfast before joining the exclusive, world famous, travel through the creeks, valleys & over the
ridges of the Arkaroola
Ridge Top Tour, , climaxing with an amazing view from Arkaroola Wilderness
Sanctuary . Sillers lookout
lunch, capture more memories of the ,
flora & rugged beauty of this
wondrous, ancient area fauna when we visit Stubb’s
Waterhole , & Bollabollana
& Arkaroola waterhole where we may find the smelter venturing
down from the mountain tops to take a drink at the waterhole. Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies
At night you may wish to tour the Galaxy from one of Australia’s largest privately owned . astronomical
to Adelaide via Copley and Leigh Creek ; visit the historic township of Beltana the first outback posting of
the rev John Flynn.
After lunch at Hawker we c ontinue on to Adelaide traveling to the east of the ranges
through marginal farming country devastated by the “Great Drought” of
Orroroo, Jamestown and the famous wine producing Clare Valley . Sample some
of the local produce, if time permits, before arriving to your Adelaide accommodation approximately 6.30 pm .
flights of Arkaroola are available only by prior arrangement .
Minimum 2 persons Maximum 4 persons / vehicle
Will take 6 persons only if one group
i.e. Three couples or a family .
when passengers come from different locations.
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