Flinders Ranges & Outback

The timeless grandeur of this captivating region moves all who visit. Towering ancient cliffs and deep craters border dusty red roads. Take an aerial tour of Kati-Thanda-Lake Eyre or drive along the Aboriginal Dreaming Trail. Marvel at Ikara-Wilpena Pound, an enormous amphitheatre created through erosion over millions of years – or look up at night for a sky show like never before. A journey to the Flinders Ranges and Outback will stay with you forever. Be surrounded by mountain ranges, spectacular gorges and sheltered creeks only five hours’ drive from Adelaide (or a short plane ride with Rex to Port Augusta, Coober Pedy or Ikara-Wilpena Pound).  

Some of Australia’s best mountain biking trails are nestled within the Southern Flinders. Head to Melrose, Orroroo, Booleroo Centre, Laura and Jamestown for an off-road adventure. There’s also the chance to get out of your culinary comfort zone – find the Prairie Hotel and its Feral Menu at Parachilna (think emu egg omelette, kangaroo tail soup or camel sirloin), or try The Woolshed Restaurant at renowned Rawnsley Park

Coffee will help fuel your exploration: top spots include Flinders Food Co in Hawker, Melrose favourite Over the Edge, Quorn’s Quandong Café and The Old Stone Hut Bakery near Laura. 


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