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This is an exciting small group Eco-Adventure in the famous Flinders Ranges.
You will see the incredible rock formation of Wilpena pound and the Ranges themselves. This is a tour that includes an abundance of wildlife, wilderness, local aboriginal artworks and culture as well as multiple accommodation options from sleeping under the stars in a tent to luxury Eco-Villas.
The tour includes: Flinders Ranges National Park, Mambray Creek National Park, the historic outback town of Quorn, Warrens Gorge Conservation Park, the Willochra Plains, Ancient Aboriginal Art Sites, Rawnsley Park Station, Wilpena Pound, Elder Ranges, Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges, Melrose (the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges) and the Clare Valley for wine tasting.
You'll search for the rare Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby, see an abundance of Kangaroos, Emus and Wedge Tailed Eagles. Visit ancient Aboriginal cave paintings, meet the locals and enjoy camp fires and camp cooking.
Accommodation options range from a tent under the stars through to luxury Eco-Villas.
This is a great value tour that packs a lot into just 3 days!
DAY 1 FRIDAY
Your guide will pick you up for your small group eco-adventure from your central Adelaide accommodation or Central Bus Station between 6:30am and 7.00am.
Commence your wilderness journey by heading north via the historical coastal town of Port Germein, with the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere to Mount Remarkable National Park. Here you will enjoy lunch surrounded by 600 million year old mountain peaks and an abundance of native Australian wildlife.
Head North travelling through the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass to the historic township of Quorn (the start of the original Ghan Railway). From Quorn we head out to Warrens Gorge Conservation Park to search for the rare and elusive Yellow-Footed Rock Wallaby.
Explore the deserted Willochra Plain on the way to the centre of the Flinders Ranges, stopping at ancient Aboriginal art sites.
Enjoy a hearty meal and a good nights sleep in the natural setting of Rawnsley Park Station.
No matter what accommodation you choose you are welcome to join a relaxing evening around the campfire.
DAY 2 SATURDAY
Wake up to the call of the native birdlife.
Enjoy your breakfast and the morning view of South Australia's iconic Wilpena Pound (also known to the local Aboriginal people as Ikara).
Today we explore the unique area that surrounds the Pound. We visit the famous Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges (also called the corridors through time) and view some of the oldest rock formations and fossils in the world whilst enjoying a big picnic lunch.
Wildlife including Kangaroos, Emus and the bold Wedge Tailed Eagles are prolific in this rugged area.
Travel back to Rawnsley Park via the spectacular Moralana Scenic track following the southwestern wall of Wilpena Pound.
Settle down under millions of stars and enjoy your dinner and a refreshing cold drink at our camp.
DAY 3 SUNDAY
Our journey now takes us south through the magnificent Southern Flinders Ranges with its spectacular Red Gum lined creeks to Melrose ,the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges.Check out the historic buildings such as Bluey Blundstone's Blacksmith Shop.
Leaving Melrose we travel through the old townships of Mid-North South Australia.
On our way home to Adelaide you will have the opportunity to experience one of the best wine regions in South Australia - the Clare Valley. Here you can have a taste of the fine local wines and produce.
Arriving back in Adelaide you will have many memories to share with family and friends about the Flinders Ranges & Outback.
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