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Explore the magical Flinders Ranges

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In the heart of South Australia’s outback, yet an easy journey from Adelaide, the Flinders Ranges is a destination like no other in Australia. It’s a place full of natural beauty, ancient landscapes, pioneering heritage and indigenous history.

 

Best known for the natural rock formation of Wilpena Pound, the remnant of an ancient valley which has eroded over time, the Flinders Ranges is bursting with unique experiences. In spring the wildflowers are in bloom with a carpet of Sturt’s Desert Pea to welcome you to this special place. Below are a few of our favourite Flinders Ranges’ experiences.

 

Brachina Gorge
One of the most popular attractions in the area, this spectacular gorge is home to the yellow-footed rock wallaby as well as many species of birds and reptiles.

 

Ediacara Experience at  Nilpena Station
Take a tour and witness fossils that are over 500 million years old preserved in the ancient sea floor.

 

The Prairie Hotel at Parachilna
Visit the number one outback  hotel, The Prairie, for a truly unique foodie experience that is now rated as one of 20 ‘unmissable outback experiences’. The Feral Food Antipasto platter includes delights such as kangaroo mettwurst, bush tomato chilli jam and emu paté.

 

Sunset on the Chace at Rawnsley Park Station
Take a private 4WD trek to Rawnsley Park Station’s hilltop summit where you can view the sun setting on the rugged Chace Range while indulging in sparkling wine and canapés prepared by Rawnsley’s Woolshed  Restaurant.

 

Jeff Morgan Gallery at Hawker
Jeff’s talent as an artist is undeniable. Producing large panoramic works, some 30 metres in length, depicting the  Flinders Ranges in all its glory, a visit to this gallery is a real treat.

 

Scenic flight over Wilpena Pound
It is one thing to see the Flinders from ground level, but a flight over Wilpena Pound will truly take your breath away as you admire the scale and beauty of this vast landscape from above.

 

Tours
SeaLink Travel Group have small group, 4 day/3 night tours to the Flinders Ranges through Flinders Ranges Odysseys, where you can take part in all of these amazing experiences and more.

Tours are ex Adelaide and include luxury 4×4 transport, personalised touring with expert commentary, accommodation at Rawnsley Park and The Prairie Hotel, all meals, entrance fees and special  permits.

To find out more, call SeaLink’s Flinders Ranges Odysseys on 08 8553 0386 or visit the Odysseys website here.

 

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