3 Day Flinders Ranges and Outback Tour

    Get a more in-depth look at the Flinders ranges region of South Australia and the surrounding towns and history on this tour that starts and finishes in Adelaide.

    Spend three days experiencing the majestic Flinders Ranges sleeping in either tents under the southern stars, our outback motel, deluxe eco villa or a luxury safari tent as you explore Flinders Range’s gorges, Wilpena Pound and more on our small group tour. Our exciting small group outback safari will provide the opportunity to explore nature, wildlife, wilderness and Aboriginal culture

    The Flinders Ranges in South Australia is a stunning destination and needs to be on the bucket list of all outdoor enthusiasts. It offers visitors hiking and forms part of the iconic Heysen Walking Trail, it offers Mountain Biking on the Mawson Trail, 4 Wheel Driving, and stunning camping. Most of the Flinders Ranges is encompassed within the Flinders Ranges National Park and Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary.

    There is much to see and cover on this 3-day tour of the Flinders Ranges and Outback of South Australia. You will see the beautiful mountain scenery and rock formation at Wilpena Pound and Flinders Ranges National Park. Experience the outback wilderness, wildlife, culture and local way of living deep in the country. The tour highlights include Flinders Ranges National Park, Wilpena Pound (Ikara), Brachina Gorge, Ediacaran fossils, Bunyeroo Gorge, Quorn/Old Ghan Railway Station, Warren Gorge Conservation Park, Clare Valley, Bushwalking (optional).

    $ 1495
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      Itinerary

      Day 1: Southern Flinders Ranges

      Commence your wilderness journey heading north via the old coastal towns of Port Wakefield and Port Germein, which boasts the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. During the safari your Tour Guide will introduce you to a remarkable and resilient history of both Aboriginal and white settlement in S.A.

      Be amazed by the beauty of the Southern Flinders Ranges, 600 million year old mountain peaks and spectacular views over Spencer Gulf. Travel through the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass to the historic township of Quorn. With its typical outback buildings and the original Ghan Railway station, Quorn has been the setting for many iconic Australian films.

      Follow in the path of our early explorers driving to Warren Gorge Conservation Park to search for rare and elusive Yellow-Footed Rock Wallabies. Dramatic rock outcrops harbour these endangered wallabies with only an estimated 8,000 living in the wild. Sit back in the comfortable, fully equipped 4WD vehicle as we head along the remote tracks through the deserted Willochra Plains where eagles soar and emus run free.

      Overnight: Wilpena Pound, Rawnsley Park Resort or Quorn Motel (depending on availability)

      Meals included: Picnic Lunch
      Own Expense: Restaurant

      Day 2: Wilpena Pound

      This morning after a hearty breakfast, our expert guide will drive you on a wonderful journey to the spectacular Bunyeroo Gorge, visiting secluded areas of great natural beauty. Explore the ever changing creek beds of Brachina Gorge. This is an area alive with wildlife and boasts a remarkable geological history including Ediacaran fossils dating back millions of years. World-renowned South Australian painter, Sir Hans Heysen was inspired by this country and painted many of his landscapes here.

      After a scrumptious picnic lunch, immerse yourself in the ancient landscape; take that special photograph from Razor Back Lookout or just enjoy some of the most spectacular outback scenery Australia has to offer. Wildlife including Kangaroos, Emus and Wedge tailed Eagles are prolific in this rugged terrain and are usually spotted in abundance in the late afternoon.

      Optional Extra: Wilpena Pound Scenic Flights.

      Overnight: Wilpena Pound or Rawnsley Park Resort (depending on availability)

      Meals included: Continental breakfast and picnic Lunch
      Own Expense: Restaurant

      Day 3: Clare Valley

      Enjoy an early morning walk, breathe in the fresh air while listening to the unique sounds of the Australian Bush. Spend a relaxing morning travelling back to Adelaide along the Eastern side of the magnificent Flinders Ranges with its mighty Red Gum forests. The land will change into lush expanses of natural rural beauty as we head south. Enjoy a break in the world-famous Clare Valley wine region.

      No doubt you will leave with life-long memories to share with family and friends about your journey to the Flinders Ranges & Outback Australia.

      Meals included: Continental breakfast
      Own expense: Café/Bakery lunch

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      FAQs
      • Quorn/Old Ghan Railway Station
      • Warren Gorge Conservation Park
      • Flinders Ranges National Park
      • Wilpena Pound (Ikara)
      • Brachina Gorge
      • Ediacaran fossils
      • Bunyeroo Gorge
      • Clare Valley

      Essential things to pack

      • Hat
      • Sunscreen
      • Walking shoes/boots
      • Insect repellent
      • Water bottle
      • Bathers/towel
      • Sleeping bag for the camping option (can be hired for $20)

      Important Booking Info

      • The range of accommodation choices ensures that it will appeal to all travelers and budgets, with accommodation options ranging from camping to luxury eco-villas. Please make sure if you would like to sleep in one of our other accommodations options, that you let us know your correct choice when making your booking to avoid disappointment. Rooms are subject to availability.
      How much luggage can I bring?

      Luggage should be kept to 15 kg in a soft bag or backpack with an additional day pack Dietary: Please advise any dietary requirements or medical conditions when reconfirming reservation.

      How fit do I have to be?

      Participants should have a good to moderate fitness level for this tour and be aware that walks often take place over uneven ground.

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