”Arkaroola & Wilpena” 2 day tour - staying 1 night at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary
This Arkaroola tour runs for 2 days - a great way to visit Arkaroola while you are in the Flinders Region - and experience the world famous Ridgetop Tour - but without risking you vehicle on all those dirt roads!
Day ONE: Depart 8.00am. We firstly travel through the heart of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park via Bunyeroo Valley & Gorge, then follow Aroona Valley to the spectacular Brachina Gorge and have time to observe the Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby, we continue north to the picturesque Parachilna Gorge & on to the historic copper mining town of Blinman for lunch.
With abundance of wildlife in the area there is a good chance you could see Kangaroos, Euros (Wallaroos), Emus, Parrots and the graceful Wedge Tailed Eagle.
After lunch we travel across this 600m high plateau to the eastern side of the Flinders Ranges across remote sheep station properties before we stop for a 4WD trek into Chambers Gorge, with a short walk to view the gallery of ancient Aboriginal Rock Engravings. Continue on into the Gammon Ranges National Park and the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary Resort. Founded by Reg & Griselda Sprigg now operated by their children Margaret & Douglas. Check into your Mawson Room, dinner at the Native Pine Restaurant.
Day TWO: Early breakfast before joining the exclusive, world famous, Arkaroola Ridge Top Tour, (Departs reception at 8.00am) travel the rocky roads in customised 4wd vehicles, through creeks, valleys & over the ridges of the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, climaxing with an amazing view and some lovely morning tea.
After lunch, return via Copley and Leigh Creek, Aroona Dam, we visit the iconic Prairie Hotel for afternoon tea before making our way back to your drop off location. Arriving back at approx. 5.30pm
Departs any day by request
(with a minimum of 2 passengers)
subject to guide / tour vehicle availability
**Itinerary details may vary slightly depending on the pick up location and subject to road and weather conditions.
$1,100 per person - min 2 passengers
It is our aim to provide you with an enjoyable and memorable half or full day tour to compliment your stay.
The Flinders Ranges offer everything - wildlife, unique flora and fauna, tranquility, walks, history, unsurpassed views and excellent photo opportunities.
It will be our privilege to share them with you