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5 Day Flinders Ranges Tour

Become immersed in Australia’s ancient landscape. A magnificent opportunity to experience the rugged, majestic Flinders Ranges. Travel with the locals to discover hidden treasures of the area and meet outback characters. Truly an experience not to be missed.


Day One - (L,D,A) Port Augusta - Arkaroola


This morning we depart Port Augusta and head to Hawker’s Jeff Morgan Panorama Gallery a must see on any trip to the Flinders, includes morning tea. Let our driver and host inform you with commentary of the trials and tribulations of this land as we travel to the Leigh Creek Coal Mine Lookout before heading to Copley to the famous Copley Bush Bakery for lunch. After lunch we make our way to Arkaroola where we will be greeted with afternoon tea. Tonight we stay and dine in Arkaroola.


Day Two - (B,L,D,A) Arkaroola - Leigh Creek


 After breakfast this morning we depart on the 4.5 hour Ridge Top Tour. We have lunch upon return from the tour before making our way to Iga Warta where we will participate in their plant tour, over 30 plants are interpreted in this tour, we learn about traditional plant use in terms of food and medicine. Tonight we stay in Leigh Creek


Day Three - (B,L,D,A) Leigh Creek - Wilpeana


This morning we Depart from Leigh Creek and make our way to nearby Aroona Dam Sanctuary and the historic town of Beltana. We then continue on to Blinman travelling via the picturesque Parachilna Gorge. We enjoy a delicious lunch at the historic Blinman Hotel and some free time to explore the town. From here make our way to the Wilpena Pound Resort which will be our home for the next 2 nights. Tonight’s dinner will be at the Woolshed Restaurant at Rawnsley Park


Day Four - (B,D,A) Wilpena Pound


Today is a free day to take on activities and tours available in the area. Please ask for information on tour options available, however due to limited places available on tours these are subject to availability and would need to be confirmed at the time of booking on the tour. Lunch will be at own expense


Day Five - (B,L) Wilpena Pound - Port Augusta


This morning we have a light breakfast before departing on the Rawnsley Highlife Trail where we will discover the unique flora and fauna found in the foothills of Wilpena Pound. On this walk suitable for all ages, you’ll learn about how the different geology and soil types influence the vegetation, this tour ends with a Bush Breakfast. We will then head to Tickle Belly Hill, located 25kms from Port Augusta, for the ‘Tickle Belly Taster’. This tour gives you the opportunity to explore the unique plant species and native fauna coupled with an informative talk about this extraordinary bush location. We return to Port Augusta at approximately 5pm.

Fully hosted tour with commentary Contact Gulf Getaways for a price for your group to experience the spectacular Flinders Ranges!

 

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