4wd Aussie Outback Adventures

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Flinders  Ranges & Outback South Australia .

The accessible outback.

2019 Tour departures & availability

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Flinders Ranges

2 day, Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound (AOA006)

3 day, Flinders Ranges, Wilpena & Beyond (AOA007)

Flinders Ranges & Arkaroola

4 day, Flinders Ranges, Arkaroola Adventure  (AOA009)

Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre & Flinders Ranges

4 day, Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre, Wilpena Pound & Flinders Ranges (AOA008W)

5 day, Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre, Arkaroola, & Wilpena Pound (AOA008A)

If our pre-planned packages are not suitable to your requirements, we can tailor a tour for you.

All  Flinders Ranges 2 & 3 day  Tours run with  Min of 2 

and  Max of 6 persons / vehicle .

Tours available for departure on demand with a minimum of 2 passengers .

Special departure & Tours Exclusive

All accommodation quoted on

twin share basis.  Single supplement applies / night .

Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound

AOA006 2 day tour

$1,100.00 per person (twin share) (min 2 passengers)

Included : Morning tea, lunc hes , d inner (main course) bed & breakfast twin share.

Day one:

7.30am . pickup from hotel in Adelaide CBD, and travel 400  Kms North to historic townships of  Quorn 

& Hawker, the Hub of the Flinders Ranges and the gateway to the Outback. Visit “Old  Kanyaka 

Ruins” sad testimony to this harsh country, abandoned due to drought.

Old  Kanyaka Homestead” c1852         “Old Arkaba Woolshed ” c1856

Travel through the Moralana scenic drive & the view the beautiful Arkaba Hills. Take in the view of Wilpena Pound & the Chace Range from Pugilist Hill Lookout before booking into accommodation at Wilpena or  Park depending on availability of accommodation.

Day two:

Early breakfast with time available for you to take an optional  scenic flight around this spectacular,

ancient geological formation called Wilpena Pound . Return to  Adelaide  via the famous gorges of the  Flinders Ranges , Bunyeroo Valley & Gorge, Flinders Ranges National Park, &  , a geological journey through 640 million years. Lunch at Hawker before continuing on through the quality wine producing  Clare Valley . Stop to sample some local produce, arrive in  Adelaide approx  6.00 – 6.30pm .

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Moralana scenic drive in spring.

Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound & Beyond

AOA007 3  Day Tour

$1,650.00 per person (twin share) (nimimum 2 passengers)

Included : Morning tea, lunches, dinner (main course),  Bed & Breakfast, twin share.

Day one:

( Same as day one of two-day tour.)  

7.30 am . pickup from hotel in Adelaide CBD, and travel 400  Kms North to historic townships of  Quorn & Hawker, the Hub of the Flinders Ranges and the gateway to the Outback. Visit “Old  Kanyaka Ruins” sad testimony to this harsh country, abandoned due to drought.

Travel through the Moralana scenic drive & the view the beautiful Arkaba Hills.

Take in the view of Wilpena Pound & the Chace Range from Pugilist Hill Lookout before booking into accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort.

Day two:

Early breakfast with time available for you to take an optional  scenic flight around this spectacular, ancient

geological formation called Wilpena Pound . Depart for Chambers Gorge, the most spectacular accessible gorge in the  Flinders Ranges . 4WD trek into gorge for lunch in idyllic surroundings and view the gallery of aboriginal rock engravings reputed to be thousands of years old. Return to Wilpena via the old

copper mining town of  Blinman  and travel through the heart of the  Flinders Ranges National Park .

Day three:

Return to  Adelaide  via the famous gorges of the  Flinders Ranges , Bunyeroo Valley/Gorge &

spectacular Brachina Gorge, a geological journey through 640 million years. Lunch at Hawker

before continuing on through the quality wine producing  Clare Valley . 

Stop to sample some local produce, arrive in  approx  6.00 – 6.30pm .

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Another unforgettable 4WD Aussie OutbackAdventure.

Flinders Ranges & Arkaroola

AOA009  4 Day Tour

$2,300.00 per person (twin share) (nimimum 2 passengers)

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Included : Morning tea, lunches, d inner (main course),  Bed & Breakfast, twin share.

See the best that South Australia’s majestic Flinders Ranges has to offer.

Fly around the Spectacular geological formation called Wilpena Pound.

Travel through the deep gorges of the Flinders Ranges National Park.

View aboriginal rock engravings thousands of years old.

Enjoy the world famous Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary’s Ridge top Tour.

A Former Governor of South Australia, Sir Mark Oliphant, is quoted as saying

"The Northern Flinders Ranges exercise a subtle attraction to return upon any sensitive person who once visits the region."

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Day 1:  7.30 am. Pickup from your accommodation in Adelaide, travel in a modern, air-conditioned Four Wheel Drive Station Wagon to the Flinders Ranges 400Kms north, stopping near Port Pirie for comfort stop & morning tea.

Continuing on we enter the Flinders Ranges via the Pichi Richi Pass a famous location on the “Old Ghan Railway”.

Visit Warren Gorge where we may be lucky enough to see the rare Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby. Follow the River Red Gum lined Willochra Creek to Proby’s Grave (an early settler drowned in a flash flood) before crossing the Willochra Plain where we see the remains of settlers dreams. Call into Old Kanyaka Ruins once home to 70 people abandoned due to the Great Drought of 1864-67. Lunch at Hawker.

After lunch we journey through the beautiful Moralana Scenic Drive and on to Pugilist Hill lookout for a view of the Chace Range & Wilpena Pound before booking into our accommodation at the Wilpena Pound Resort.

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Day 2: 8.30 am. After breakfast enjoy an easy walk into the Pound and learn more about this spectacular geological formation called Wilpena Pound.

After the walk we continue our journey to Arkaroola as we travel through the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park via Bunyeroo Valley & Gorge, spectacular Brachina Gorge, 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.

Follow the “Dreaming Trail” as we carry on to Arkaroola via the eastern side of the Flinders Ranges across remote sheep station properties before we stop for a 4WD trek into Chambers Gorge, where you can 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.

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Day 3: Early breakfast before joining the exclusive, world famous, Arkaroola Ridge Top Tour, travel through the creeks, valleys & over the ridges of the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, climaxing with an amazing view from Sillers lookout.

After lunch, capture more memories of the flora, fauna & rugged beauty of this wondrous, ancient area when we visit Stubb’s Waterhole, Bollabollana Spring & smelter & Arkaroola waterhole where we may find the Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies venturing down from the mountain tops to take a drink at the waterhole.

At night you may wish to tour the Galaxy from one of Australia’s largest privately owned astronomical observatories.

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Day 4: Return to Adelaide via Copley and Leigh Creek; visit the historic township of Beltana the first outback posting of the rev John Flynn.

After lunch at Hawker we continue on to Adelaide traveling to the east of the ranges through marginal farming country devastated by the “Great Drought” of 1864-67.

Visit Orroroo, Jamestown and the famous wine producing Clare Valley. Sample some of the local produce, if time permits, before arriving to your Adelaide accommodation approximately 6.30 pm.

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Scenic flights of Arkaroola and Wilpena Pound are available (at extra cost) by prior arrangement.

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Minimum 2 persons Maximum 4 persons / vehicle Will take 6 persons only if one group

i.e. Three couples or a family.

4 only when passengers come from different locations.

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Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre, Wilpena Pound & Flinders Ranges

AOA008W 4 Day Tour

$2,400.00 per person (twin share) (minimum 2 passengers)

Travel in the comfort

of a modern, specially equipped air-conditioned

4WD station wagon, Registered chauffeured

vehicle. Follow in the

footsteps of the famous explorer John Mc  Douall 

Stuart,  the 

Overland Telegraph line and the old  Ghan Railway. Visit the true

outback, see some of the harshest country in  Australia ,

 realize the hardship of people building the  Ghan railway and the overland telegraph line. 

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Tour includes: Pickup and drop off anywhere in Adelaide CBD,

Morning teas, Lunches, Dinner (main course) Bed and Breakfast with twin share accommodation.

Single supplement applies / night.

Tours depart Mondays, other days by arrangement. Min.  of  two  persons, Max . of four persons / vehicle.

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Day 1: Tour departs  Adelaide  at  6.30 am .  for Coober Pedy via Pt Augusta and  Woomera (brief visit to  Heritage Park). Arrive Coober Pedy approx  5.30 pm . Tour around Coober Pedy on arrival including The Breakaways, Dingo Fence, Moon Plain &  Oodnadatta road.  O/night accommodation at Coober Pedy.

Day  2: 8.00 am . Depart for  William Creek via Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle station in the world.  Optional one-hour scenic flight over  Lake Eyre on arrival. 4WD trek to  Halligan Bay at  Lake Eyre (5 Hour, 134  Kms return trip).  Lunch at the  shore of  Lake Eyre . O/night at  William

Day 3. Depart  William Creek approx 8.00 am for Wilpena Pound via  Marree . Stop in at Coward Springs; visit the Bubbler and Mound Springs (natural artesian springs),  Curdimurka (the site of the bi-annual outback ball) before arriving at Lake Eyre South.  Arrive for lunch. Visit Farina (original  Ghan rail head) , Ochre pits & the  Leigh Creek open cut coal field, traveling through the heart of the  National Park  to Wilpena Pound Resort. O/night at Wilpena Pound Resort or Rawnsley Park Station  (subject to availability).

Day 4: (Optional ½ hr scenic flight available at Wilpena Pound Resort ).

Before departing for  Adelaide ,

traveling through the famous gorges of the Flinders, Bunyeroo Valley &

Gorge, Brachina Gorge (a geological journey  through 320 million years). Arrive in  Adelaide 

approx  6.00pm – 6.30pm .

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Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre, Arkaroola, Wilpena Pound & Flinders Ranges

AOA008A  5 Day Tour

$2,700.00 per person (twin share) (minimum 2 passengers) 

                        Depart Adelaide for local tour of Coober Pedy, local 4WD trek to Lake Eyre, 

sights of the Oodnadatta track, visit the amazing Arkaroola Wildernes 

and Wilpena Pound with its amazing flora anf fauna and geological history

Travel in the comfort of a modern air-conditioned 4WD station wagon, 

registered chauffeured vehicle. 

Follow in the footsteps of the famous explorer John Mc Douall Stuart 

and the old Ghan Railway, visit the true outback, see some of the harshest country in Australia, 

realize the hardship of people building the Ghan railway

 and the overland telegraph line, marvel at the rugged beauth of Arkaroola 

and the spectacular Wilpena Pound.

Return to Adelaide via Bunyeroo Valley / Gorge & Brachina Gorge. 

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Tour includes : Pickup and drop off anywhere in Adelaide CBD, 

(All Meals) Morning teas, Lunches, Dinner (main course) 

Bed and Breakfast (continental) with twin share accommodation. 

Single supplement applies. 

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Tours depart any day on demand with a minimum of two persons, Maximum of four persons / vehicle.  Subject only to accommodation, guide and vehicle availability. 

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Day 1:  Tour departs Adelaide at 6.30 am for Coober Pedy via Pt Augusta and Woomera (brief visit to Heritage Park in Woomera). Arrive Coober Pedy approx 5.30 pm. Tour around Coober Pedy on arrival including The Breakaways, (location for Mad Max 11, beyond thunderdome), underground church, Big Winch Lookout, O/night accommodation at Coober Pedy. 

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Day 2: 8.00 am. Visit an opal shop before departing for William Creek via Anna Creek Station, the largest cattle property in the world.  Lunch at the William Creek Hotel before our 4WD trek to Halligan Bay at Lake Eyre (5 Hour, 134 Kms return trip) O/night at William Creek Hotel or Caravan Park cabins. 

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Day 3:  Depart William Creek approx 8.00 am for Arkaroola via the Oodnadatta Track & Marree. Artesian springs the Bubbler and Mound Springs, Curdimurka railway siding, Lake Eyre South, before lunch at Marree. Visit the ruins of the ghost town of Farina the original old Ghan railhead & Lyndhurst Ochre Pits. Leave the desert behind as we enter the Gammon Ranges arriving at Arkaroola approx 5.30 pm.

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Day 4:  Spend some time exploring Arkaroola before leaving for Wilpena Pound, traveling through the heart of the Flinders Ranges, before visiting the old copper mining town of Blinman. Visit Stokes Hill lookout before our arrival at Wilpena Pound. 

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Day 5:  Take a walk into Wilpena Pound and learn more about this stunning ancient, geological formation. Return to Adelaide via Bunyeroo Valley & Gorge, Brachina Gorge, (a geological journey through 640 million years) & the Clare Valley, famous for Quality wine production, sample he local produce before arriving in Adelaide approx 6.30pm. 

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Tour content may change without notice due to weather conditions and the availability of accommodation. 

Unsealed roads in this area are impassible when wet and may be closed after heavy rain. If in the unlikely event we are unable to proceed beyond Coober Pedy, we will return via the main highway. Tour price will be adjusted accordingly. Costs extra to the Itinerary are the responsibility of clients.

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