Flinders Ranges & Outback – 3 Day Small Group Eco Safari

Flinders Ranges Tour

Flinders Ranges & Outback – 3 Day Small Group 4WD Eco Safaris

Wilpena Pound, Southern & Northern Flinders.

Departs Adelaide 1st and 3rd Friday of each month (or on demand).

Complimentary pick-up and drop off
Professional, accredited tour guide/driver
Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
Quorn/Old Ghan Railway Station
Warren Gorge Conservation Park
Flinders Ranges National Park

Wilpena Pound (Ikara)
Brachina Gorge
Ediacaran fossils
Bunyeroo Gorge
Clare Valley
Bushwalking (optional)

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

Friday 22nd November
Friday 6th December
Friday 20th December

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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 tour 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

Commence your wilderness journey heading north via the old coastal towns of Port Wakefield and Port Germein, which boasts the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. During the safari your Tour Guide will introduce you to a remarkable and resilient history of both Aboriginal and white settlement in S.A.

Be amazed by the beauty of the Southern Flinders Ranges, 600 million year old mountain peaks and spectacular views over Spencer Gulf. Travel through the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass to the historic township of Quorn. With its typical outback buildings and the original Ghan Railway station, Quorn has been the setting for many iconic Australian films.

Follow in the path of our early explorers driving to Warren Gorge Conservation Park to search for rare and elusive Yellow-Footed Rock Wallabies. Dramatic rock outcrops harbour these endangered wallabies with only an estimated 8,000 living in the wild. Sit back in the comfortable, fully equipped 4WD vehicle as we head along the remote tracks through the deserted Willochra Plains where eagles soar and emus run free.

Meals: (L) (D)
Overnight: Wilpena Pound or Rawnsley Park Resort (depending on availability)

DAY 2

This morning after a hearty breakfast, our expert guide will drive you on a wonderful journey to the spectacular Bunyeroo Gorge, visiting secluded areas of great natural beauty. Explore the ever changing creek beds of Brachina Gorge. This is an area alive with wildlife and boasts a remarkable geological history including Ediacaran fossils dating back millions of years. World-renowned South Australian painter, Sir Hans Heysen was inspired by this country and painted many of his landscapes here.

After a scrumptious picnic lunch, immerse yourself in the ancient landscape; take that special photograph from Razor Back Lookout or just enjoy some of the most spectacular outback scenery Australia has to offer. Wildlife including Kangaroos, Emus and Wedge tailed Eagles are prolific in this rugged terrain and are usually spotted in abundance in the
late afternoon.

Optional: Self-guided early morning bushwalk following the tree-lined creek beds to Wangara Lookout.

Optional Extra: Wilpena Pound Scenic Flights.

Meals: (B) (L) (D)
Overnight: Wilpena Pound or Rawnsley Park Resort (depending on availability).

DAY 3

Come along on an early morning bush walk that will take us to a rock art site, extremely significant to the Adnyamathanha. Aboriginal people have been present here for thousands of years and have left artwork in the overhangs of the cliffs.

Spend a relaxing morning travelling back to Adelaide along the Eastern side of the magnificent Flinders Ranges with its mighty Red Gum forests. The land will change into lush expanses of natural rural beauty as we head south. Enjoy a break in the world-famous Clare Valley wine region.

No doubt you will leave with life-long memories to share with family and friends about your journey to the Flinders Ranges & Outback Australia.

Meals: (B) (L)

Departs Adelaide 1st and 3rd Friday of each month (or on demand).

Tent/Swag ~ Provided
Double/Twin $695 p.p.
Single $795 p.p.

Permanent Tent
Double/Twin $895 p.p.
Single $995 p.p.

Deluxe Motel Unit
Double/Twin $1,250 p.p.
Single $1,295 p.p.

Superior Motel Unit
Double/Twin $1,450 p.p.
Single $1,495 p.p.

Ikara Safari Tent (Glamping)
Double/Twin $1,695 p.p.
Single $1,795 p.p.

Luxury Eco Villas
Double/Twin $1,995 p.p.
Single $2,195 p.p.

Please email at info@saecotours.com.au to receive special price

What to Bring

  • Carry on bag
  • Bag for clothing (stored in trailer)
  • Any special medication needs you have
  • Toiletries including towels
  • Warm clothing including long sleeve tops & pants
  • Shorts & T-shirts
  • Fly Nets (Snowys stock these)
  • Carry on bag
  • Insect Repellant, hat, sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water Bottle
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