7 Day - Flinders Ranges & Arkaroola 

Spend 7 days traveling remote outback tracks, both on foot and by 4wd. You'll experience South Australia's remote outback wilderness whilst enjoying the best hiking trails in the Flinders Ranges National Park, Vulkathunha – Gammon Ranges National Park & Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary.

Departs Adelaide  

Returns Adelaide 

7 Days - Price $2450 inc GST


6 Nights: Camping (single travellers get their own tent at no extra cost guaranteed!) Maximum group size is 11 passengers.

 

Includes:

  • Experienced & Professional Guide

  • Comfortable 4WD transport

  • 6 Dinners, 7 lunches & 6 breakfasts

  • Trail snacks for hiking

  • All camping gear including comfortable swags with clean linen & quality tents Not included:

  • Flight or transport to and from Adelaide

  • Pre & Post tour accommodation

  • Alcohol

  • Soft drinks, ice creams and souvenirs at roadside stops

  • Optional tours at Arkaroola

 

 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 - Wilpena Pound & Flinders Ranges National Park

Get underway with a 7 am early morning departure from Adelaide.

Journeying North from Adelaide we'll travel though the Claire Valley and drop into a few unique outback towns before entering the Southern foothills of Flinders Ranges. Acknowledging the homelands of Adnyamathanha we'll explore two cultural significant sites before arriving at Wilpena pound where we will camp for the first two nights.

 

Hikes include:

Arkaroo Rock, Adnyamathanha art site hike – 2 hrs (3km) Sacred Canyon Adnyamathanha stone carvings – Short walk

 

Camping with toilet & shower facilities.

Day 2 – Tandarra Saddle day hike & explore Wilpena Pound

St Marys Peak loop trail to Tandarra Saddle – Full day hike, 9 hrs (19km)

Shorter options are available for those that wish to have a more relaxing day exploring Wilpena pound with short walks from camp.

 

Day 3 - Hikes, 4wd tracks & Vulkathunha National Park

Journey through the Flinders Ranges along scenic 4wd routes taking in Bunyeroo Gorge, Brachina Gorge & Aroona Valley, considered by many to be the most beautiful place in the Southern Flinders Ranges.

 

In the afternoon we'll be approaching the more remote Gammon Ranges also known as Vulkathunha National Park where we camp for the next two nights whilst exploring the area.

 

Short walks in Flinders Ranges National Park – Approx 5 km hiking

 

Bush camping with toilets.

 

Day 4 – Day hike, Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park

Our hike today is a full day circuit within Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park that includes the stunning Weetootla Gorge and Grindells Hut. This is a moderately challenging walk, with historical interest and varied natural landscapes and unlike anything you are likely to have encountered before. We have all day on the trail.

 

Full day hike (14km)

 

Bush camping with toilets.

Days 5 & 6 - Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

 

Arkaroola is a remote private wilderness sanctuary and an important conservation reserve owned by the Sprigg family. Arkaroola has so much to offer avid bushwalkers, four wheel drivers, naturalist's and geologist's and over our last few days we'll explore the best of the property.

 

Our hikes at Arkaroola include:

  • Bararanna Gorge Walk - 10 km hiking trail Acacia Ridge hike - 6 km

  • Griselda Hill – Approx 2km return, but steep!

  • Mawson Trial – Approx 4 km

 

Optional Activities whilst at Arkaroola include:

  • Ridgetop 4wd tour $150

  • Observatory tour $50

 

Camping with access to toilets and showers.

 

Day 7 – Copley, Parachillna & travel onto Adelaide

A big day traveling today with stops at iconic out back towns and if time permits and we're traveling well a short hike at Mambray Creek National Park.

 

Mambray Creek walk up to 5 km.

 

We arrive in Adelaide around 6:00 – 6:30pm.