Flinders Ranges and Outback Rugged and beautiful landscapes await in the ancient outback of South Australia
Ride horses on a working sheep station, go four-wheel-driving through vast mountain ranges and mysterious deserts, or soak up the region in five-star luxury; this is the place to find adventure and wonder.
Set among an ancient and rugged landscape, the Flinders Ranges offers gastronomical experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
Emu egg omelette, kangaroo tail soup, camel sirloin with sweet potato wedges and warm Quandong pie are just some of the outback delicacies you can discover.
You will find the home of Golden North ice cream in Laura, the famous Prairie Hotel and its gourmet bush tucker in Parachilna and the award-winning Bundaleer Wines in Melrose.
You can also expect to find wineries, bakeries and an old stone pub at the heart of many small towns.
An ideal place to enjoy a steak and swap stories with the charismatic locals.
Experience the Flinders Ranges and Outback
Try native foods and interesting flavours in the Flinders Ranges and Outback.
Take a seat at the Prairie Hotel in Parachilna for a bush tucker-meets-gourmet menu. Sample kangaroo tail soup or an emu egg omelette, followed by warm quandong pie with fresh cream.
The authentic Woolshed Restaurant at Rawnsley Park Station is the perfect spot to dine on delicious modern Australian cuisine with Rawnsley’s own lamb taking centre stage.
Venture to the Southern Flinders Ranges and explore a handful of award-winning wineries, specialising in rich-soil red and white varieties. Slip off the main road and try something new at The North Star Hotel. They offer the latest releases from local wineries in the area, such as Bundaleer Wines and Blesing’s Garden Wines.
If it’s adventure you’re after, visit Bartagunyah Estate, near Melrose, for a weekend getaway. Here, wine tasting can be bundled into an ecotourism experience that includes exploring mountain bike tails, driving 4WD tracks as well as camping under the stars in this ancient and timeless landscape.