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Flinders Ranges - Northern End and Southern End

Dates   1-16 September  2023

Length 16 days

Cost     Couple $3,800 Solo $3,095

Have you ever wanted to explore the Northern End and Southern End of the Flinders Ranges? If yes, then this is the safari for you! We head north first staying at working stations and visit Arkaroola to enjoy the wilderness. Enjoy 4WD tours into the gorges and around Arkaroola, and after we will head into the Central and Southern Flinders Ranges. Join us in exploring this diverse area, which includes wineries and historic ports.

Highlights include:

•4WD tour and half-day gorges tour

•Alpana Station – working sheep farm

•Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary and half-day 4WD tour of Arkaroola

•Merna Mora Station – a true bush experience

•Clare Valley wine region and winery tour

•Melrose – the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges

•Some meals and happy hours included

•Powered and unpowered sites

This safari does include some gravel roads.


Day 1 Meet and greet at Peterborough Free Camp for happy hour,  dinner (included) - power, water, facilities.

Day  2 Depart for Wilpena Pound NRMA Park, Rawnsley Park Station in the Central Flinders Ranges. Two night stay, happy hour in the afternoon - power, facilities available, water tba.

Day 3 Today we will be collected by a 4WD tour vehicle and enjoy a half-day gorges tour (tour included).

Day 4 Free time in Wilpena Pound.

Day 5 Depart for Alpana Station, a working sheep station in the Central Flinders Ranges where we will stay for one night. Campfire if permitted. No power but option to move on to powered site if available for an extra cost - a fair distance from where we are bush camping.

Day 6 We will depart Alpana Station and stop in Blinman to take in the history of this tiny town known for its copper mining. We will then head out on gravel road to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges where we will stay three nights. Power, facilities available, water tba

Day 7 Depart on a half day 4WD tour of Arkaroola exploring the wonders of the Flinders Ranges (tour included).

Day 8 Free time to explore, go on a hike, enjoy a scenic flight, book a tour or simply relax. Restaurant facilities are available at Arkaroola, campfire if permitted

Day  9 Depart for Merna Mora Station- hosted by a sixth-generation cattle and sheep station family- enjoy true bush experience. We will stay here one night on an unpowered site. Option for power at extra cost, approx. 700m from unpowered sites. Water tba, limited facilities. 

Day 10 Depart for Quorn in the Central Flinders Ranges where we will stay at Quorn Caravan Park - (powered site, facilities, water). Happy hour in the afternoon. 

Day 11 Today we will enjoy a half-day train ride on the heritage steam train Pichi Richi (train ride included)

 Day 12 Depart for Jamestown where will stay at The Park Jamestown Caravan Park (powered site, facilities, water).

Day  13 Today we head into the beautiful Clare Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions. We will stay two nights a Clare Discovery Park (powered sites, facilities).

Day 14 Today we will be collected by coach and enjoy a winery tour including light lunch (tour, lunch included).

Day 15 We depart for a one night stay in Melrose - known as the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges. Staying at Melrose Caravan Park (no power, facilities). Final Happy Hour and dinner tonight. 

Day 16 We farewell our new friends and depart on our individual travels.

Please note:

Distance travelled is approximately 1,268 kilometres

Maximum 15 vehicles

Pets not permitted

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