Alligator Gorge within Mount Remarkable National Park is the premier natural attraction in the Southern Flinders Ranges. This spectacular gorge cut through ancient quartzite by the Alligator Creek is easily accessible to visitors along a 10 minute walking trail. Toilets, a picnic area and barbecue facilities are provided for visitors who can spend an hour or full day exploring the network of walking trails surrounding the gorge. Wildflowers and native orchids are abundant through spring.
Arden Hills offers two distinctively different types of self-drive off road experience for those who want to leave the beaten track and enjoy some of the Flinders Ranges unique scenery.
Arkapena Scenic Adventure is a genuine four wheel drive experience through some of the most spectacular scenery of South Australia
Arkaroola Astronomical Observatory provides you with a rare opportunity to tour the universe by combining one of Australia's largest privately owned astronomical observatories with new age Star Chairs.
Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is located approximately 670 kilometres north of Adelaide and 130 kilometres east of Leigh Creek, in the rugged and spectacular northern Flinders Ranges. This 610 square kilometre multi award-winning Wilderness Sanctuary, operated by the Sprigg family, contains some of Australia's most spectacular mountain views and offers numerous Advanced Ecotourism accredited guided tours.
Bartagunyah Estate cellar door is situated five kilometres from the township of Melrose in the Southern Flinders Ranges region of South Australia. The vineyard produces wine from Shiraz and Cabernet grapes grown at an altitude of over 400 metres above sea level. The wine is made from non irrigated vines, producing distinctive and concentrated flavours.
Nestled in the picturesque Flinders Ranges, south of the Blinman township, the Blinman Sports Golf Club offers you the opportunity to play golf outback style. A nine hole, par 68 golf course with scrapes and is 5000 metres. Preferred lie on fairways with rugged creeks and hills surrounding
Bluey Blundstone's Blacksmith shop was built in 1865. The complex has been lovingly and authentically restored and in addition to being a working smithy where the present owners produce items-to-order at the forge, the complex is now also open to the public as a coffee shop and bed and breakfast.
Brachina Gorge is one of the Flinders Ranges National Park's most popular and spectacular tourist attractions. The gorge is an important refuge for the Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby as well as many species of birds and reptiles. The Brachina Gorge Geological Tour is a 20 kilometre self-guided trail that passes through 130 million years of earth history. Trail signage provides an insight into past climates, the formation of the ranges and the evolution of early life forms. The trail is best travelled from east to west, commencing at the Brachina Gorge/Blinman Road junction. A geological map and more detailed information on the Brachina Gorge Geological Trail is available from the Wilpena Pound Visitor Centre.
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A larger than life copper sculpture of CJ Dennis stands outside the Biles Art Gallery as a memorial to the memory of the renowned poet and balladeer, whose boyhood home was Laura. The bust of CJ Dennis is located in Hughes Street at the Civic Centre. In 1915 CJ Dennis published The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke which is probably the highest selling collection of poetry in the nation's history.
Built in 1875 as a bakers and butchers shop with a house attached. The premises now contain an underground bakehouse that is restored but not functional, which is unique.
The bushwalk up to Devil's Peak is steep in places and is recommended for experienced and fit walkers.
The Flinders Ranges National is one of South Australia's most popular destinations. This area is world-renowned for its geological history, Aboriginal rock art sites, impressive fossil remains and its ruins of early European settlement.
Situated at Hawker Motors is a museum, which Fred Teague built up over the years with relics from early settlers. There is a fine display of gemstones, minerals, fossils, photographs, antique bottles and memorabilia.
A spectacular view of Spencers Gulf and the Port Augusta area can be seen from Hancocks Lookout, located at the top of the historic Horrocks Pass, seven kilometres off the road to Port Augusta (coming from Wilimington).
Helivista Pty Ltd operates from the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia.
Just west of Wilmington on the road to Port Augusta lies Horrocks Pass.
Located in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park, Ikara - The Meeting Place is an award-winning public art space that shares an important story of the Adnyamathanha people.
The Jamestown Golf Club is 18 holes, par 70 course with scrapes. It has an Australian Course Rating of 67 and is 5,796 metres long. This challenging and well-designed golf course is set in the scenic Bundaleer Forest Reserve.
Visit the Jamestown Railway Station National Trust Museum to see an interesting and varied collection of historical items which includes a former railway ambulance/accommodation carriage, medical equipment, farm machinery and household items.
The Kanyaka Station ruins consist of two main historical sites. The first is the woolshed which was one of the largest in the state and provided room for 24 blade shearers who shore thousands of sheep on fairly confined shearing floors. The main building is the homestead which housed the manager, his family and servants. Some of the original stone wall which protected the gardens is still visible. The Great Northern Railway also ran parallel to Kanyaka Station; the raised roadbed of the old narrow gauge railway can still be seen.
Taking your vehicle to Magnetic Hill is one of those things that you must do if you want to experience something that is just a little bit different from anything else. Park your car on the side of the hill and watch it role uphill.
The Melrose Courthouse Heritage Centre is an adventure into the past. Discover the history of this unique area by visiting the authentic exhibitions and audio visual presentations that tell the story of opening the north of South Australia, with the establishment in 1848 of the police and judicial presence at this site.
Mount Remarkable National Park, in the Southern Flinders Ranges, offers visitors a true wilderness experience within easy reach of Adelaide. Dramatic mountain scenery and the natural diversity of the park make it a great location for camping, bushwalking and a wide range of recreational activities.
Old Bakery Stone Hut is situated a leisurely two and a half hour drive from Adelaide north through the Clare Valley on the Main North road between the townships of Laura and Wirrabara.
Old Wilpena Station lies within the Flinders Ranges National Park only a few kilometres from the Wilpena Pound Resort.
Over The Edge Sports is a destination bike shop in Melrose in the Southern Flinders Ranges.
All aboard the Afghan Express or the Pichi Richi Explorer for a charming rail journey through the glorious Flinders Ranges!
Remarkable View Wines cellar door is situated just north of Murray Town on the Main North Road (260 kilometres north of Adelaide). The cellar door has magnificent views of Mount Remarkable from the tasting area and patio, which it was aptly named after.
Relive your childhood memories at the Sansouci Puppet Museum and Gallery at Wilmington in the beautiful Flinders Ranges. The museum is located directly opposite the Post Office and very easy to find.
The sculpture celebrates the life of poet CJ Dennis, creator of the Sentimental Bloke. Father, James Dennis, was licensee of the Beetaloo Reservoir Hotel from 1892 to 1909. A similar sculpture resides at the Auburn Hotel.
A spectacular self-guided track in the heartland of South Australia
Stone Hut Wines, as part of the Old Bakery complex at Stone Hut, now has its own winery. Grapes grown locally are crushed on the premises and turned into our won Stone Hut Shiraz. We also showcase and sell all regional wines, as well as Thorogoods fine apple ciders from Burra.
This gallery houses an open-air talc stone carving display of about 60 permanent works of art, depicting the thoughts of Cornelis Johan (Talc Alf) Alferink.
The Gulnare Hotel is a charming old stone built hotel and was first licensed in 1907 with good country cooking and excellent cold beer. The hotel is family orientated with warm friendly owners and no gaming facilities.
A rustic Australian corrugated iron woolshed nestled in the heart of the Flinders Ranges is the idyllic setting that entices travellers to The Woolshed Restaurant.
Warraweena is a 355 square kilometre private conservation park in the highest part of the northern Flinders Ranges. Points of interest include Mount Hack; the highest peak in the northern Flinders, Sliding Rock copper mine ruins, Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies, Warrioota Gorge, waterholes and over 250 kilometres of four wheel drive vehicle tracks (fees vary) to suit all skill levels.
Located north of the Flinders Ranges, Wild Lime Cafe and Gallery, awaits you. The gallery has on show paintings by contemporary Australian and indigenous artists. Pick yourself up a stunning piece of jewellery by Robyn Holtham and Bronwyn Pratt or perhaps some funky beaded jewellery and accessories by Lisa von Muller. Take home a tin lizard by Dudley Siviour or some wonderful photography by Peter MacDonald. Many other pieces are also available.
Follow the Wilmington Heritage Walk, a trail that gives you a chance to take a trip back in time to discover the township of Wilmington. You'll find 25 information plaques along the way, which cover more than 100 years of Wilmington's history.
Fourteen easy steps and you are on top of Wilpena Pound! Allow internationally acclaimed artist, Jeff Morgan to take you on a virtual reality trip that will blow your mind away. Imagine being 1,168 metres above sea level and getting a 360 degree bird's eye view of the beautiful Flinders Ranges and landscapes way beyond. It's an amazing circular painting, 30 metres in circumference with over 4,000 hours of painting time dedicated to it. A privilege to experience and guaranteed to be indelibly etched into your mind forever - a work of art not to be missed!
Wirrabara Forest in the Southern Flinders Ranges offers walking trails, scenic drives, picnic grounds and more.
A picturesque town in the southern Flinders Ranges, Wirrabara is distinctive for its large pine forests, timber mill, peach orchards and the variety of bird life.
The Wirrabara Producers Market provides local growers and producers an opportunity to network, develop marketing skills and improve on products and produce with direct contact with consumers. Fostering good community spirit and pride within the Southern Flinders Ranges.
Situated two hours drive north of Adelaide alongside the River Broughton, Yacka is a picturesque nine-hole course with scrapes, Par 70 with an Australian course rating of 66 and is 5,537 metres long. Yacka is one of the few clubs outside of the metropolitan area that have artificial Supertee blocks installed. The course is immaculately kept although only playable in the months of April through to September.
Yourambulla Caves Historic Reserve has a walking trail, which leads to the stairs at the base of the cave.
After recent extensive excavations it is now possible to take a tour through the Blinman Mine tunnels that were once worked by the Cornish Miners in 1862.