Discovering the Central/Northern Flinders Ranges

850 kilometres 7 Days This tour has a maximum of six vehicles. Difficulty: Moderate

Discovering the heart of Flinders Ranges

Embark on an extraordinary 7-day journey on the "Discovering the heart of Flinders Ranges" tour. From captivating historic sites to awe-inspiring landscapes, and an experience of the local Indigenous culture at Iga Warta. Each day is filled with enriching activities and soul-stirring adventures. Join us for a truly unforgettable exploration of the spirit of the land.

Great 4WD Adventure

This tour is tailored for those with some previous 4wd experience.

History

Explore the rich history of Farina, and marvel at the history of the Afghan cameleers and railway at Marree.

Culturally Enriching Experience

Embrace the spirit of the Flinders Ranges with captivating tours, local culinary experiences, and delving into Indigenous culture at Iga Warta.

Mesmerizing Landscapes

From Devils Peak to Farina Springs, via the western Flinders Ranges and the road between Copley and Iga Warta, every moment is a feast for the senses.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
The journey begins with a warm meet and greet at the Quandong Cafe, complemented by morning tea. Check-in to your powered site at the Quorn caravan park. Meander through the recently established Bush Garden. After lunch, venture into the world of Flinders Gin. The day concludes with a late beverage at Scruffy Fella, followed by the enchanting Silo Light Show
Day 2
Hitch up and join us at Silo Road at 9 am as we set off to explore the Kanyaka Ruins, after which we head to Hawker and enjoy a refreshing morning tea with the Flinders food Co. delectable cuisine. Visit the awe-inspiring Jeff Morgan Gallery. Our adventure continues as we drive to Merna Mora station to setup in a powered site. Time depending, we will have the option to complete the station’s 30km Heritage trail.
Day 3
We head to Leigh Creek where we can restock if needed. We then proceed to the Lyndhurst Ochre Pit and see the amazing colours and continue on to Farina Historic Town, staying at an unpowered site. We unhitch here for the next day of travel.
Day 4
Prepare for a day of exploration as we depart at 9 am for Marree . We visit the old Marree railway station where stories of the Afghan cameleers and the old Ghan railway can be found. We will also explore the Tom Kruse Gallery at the historic Marree Hotel. Our journey then takes us back to Farina where we visit the Underground Bakery and restored ruins of the township, offering a glimpse into the area’s fascinating past. This will be followed by the stunning Farina Springs 4wd tour.
Day 5
Today we hitch up and drive to Copley, stopping at the town bakery for morning tea. From here we navigate a 57km stretch of dirt road to Iga Warta Indigenous Culture centre where we set up camp at a powered site. Whilst here, we will complete various activities associated with local Indigenous culture. Activities will vary depending on weather.
Day 6
We leave tranquil Iga Warta and return to Leigh Creek via Copley, and continue on to Parachilna where we stop at the iconic Prairie Hotel. Next is 32 kms of dirt road through Parachilna Gorge to Wadna Cultural Centre. Here you have the opportunity to purchase artwork and carvings produced by a local artist. From here we head to Alpana Station for the night at a powered site and unhitch. The amazing sunsets can be seen from their sunset 4wd trail which we will complete in the late afternoon.
Day 7
We depart at 10am, heading to historic Blinman, where you will be taken with a local guide through the Blinman mine. Our journey culminates at Wilpena Pound, where we will observe a Welcome to Country ceremony, after which we celebrate the end of the tour with a complimentary 3 course dinner. This is the perfect opportunity to unwind and reflect on the unforgettable experiences of the past seven days.

Tour Route

Package Inclusions

Our pricing includes the following...

Campsites

•Powered site at Quorn Caravan Park •Powered site at Merna Mora station •Farina – Unpowered site, 2 days •Powered site Iga Warta •Powered site Alpana station •Powered site Wilpena

Food Provided

•Quandong café morning tea •Flinders Food Co. morning tea •Copley bakery morning tea •Iga Warta dinner •Wilpena dinner •Scruffy Fella – drinks discount

Third Party Tours

•Blinman Mine •Flinders Gin •Jeff Morgan Gallery •Iga Warta Experience •National Parks entry fee

Tour Pricing

7-Day
1 Vehicle 2 Adults
$2,400 2 Adults
  • Child under 15 years additional $350
  • Child under 5 free

Upcoming Central/Northern Flinders Ranges Tour Dates

7-13 May 27 May - 2 June 5-11 June 14-20 June 23-29 June 2-8 July 11-17 July 20-26 July 13-19 August 7-13 September 8-14 October

from $2,400
1 vehicle 2 Adults

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Reviews

The tour was nothing short of extraordinary. Every moment was filled with awe-inspiring beauty. Iga Warta Ochre Pit was awesome and left a lasting impression. An unforgettable journey indeed!
Glynn Aled David
Glynn David
March 2024
The tour was so good. I loved this, The history of Farina was the good, but it was the cultural tour at Iga Warta Ochre Pit that touched my soul. I cried. This tour is my best time in Australia.
Yijun W.
Yijun W.
February 2024
This was a journey of a lifetime. Each day was so different. The Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary was brilliant, and the mine tour at Blinman offered a fascinating glimpse into history. I'm coming back!
Brady Karson Keyes
Brady K.
February 2024

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