Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide : Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide
Driving through Bunyeroo Valley From the pioneering history of Outback explorers to modern facilities, luxury eco villas and Outback cuisine, the region delivers adventure in an ancient land that will suit every taste. From March to November, experience the colour, characters and nature at its best. Bring your bikes for the best off-road riding in the state, take a camel to dinner or experience life on a working Outback station. Delve into the rich Aboriginal culture on a tour with the traditional owners of the land. Walk along the edge of the vast salt lake, Lake Eyre; go four-wheel driving on stations or iconic Australian tracks; or simply sit and have a cold beer with the locals in one of the iconic Outback pubs. Discover Outback thermal springs, where you can take a quick dip. Then as the sun closes on another day, stay in luxury accommodation or swag it under the stars. Fly over the iconic Wilpena Pound and watch native animals wander freely – eagles circle in cloudless skies, emus casually cross the road and kangaroos lazily doze in golden grass. Noodle for opal in the opal capital of the world Coober Pedy, sleep underground, hike the Heysen Trail, drive through the ancient Brachina Gorge, board a historic Pichi Richi Railway journey or embark on the only arid lands water cruise in Australia – the options for adventure are endless. Visit Wadlata Outback Centre, marvel and learn about the stars at Arkaroola, discover drought tolerant native plants at the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden and enjoy the region’s delicious signature Quandong pie and Southern Flinders’ wines. Visit one of the many regional art galleries and craft stores or gee-up at an Outback rodeo or race meeting. Visit towns where the Outback meets the ocean. Port Augusta, Port Germein and Port Pirie all provide a refreshing sea change, where canoeing, sailing and other water sports are on the agenda. You’ll need at least a week to scratch the surface in the Flinders Ranges & Outback and experience why it’s one of Australia’s National Landscapes. A break to the Flinders Ranges & Outback will fill you with wonder and give you a completely new outlook on the way you view the world. Flinders Ranges & Outback Welcome to the As the sun closes on another day, stay in luxury accommodation or swag it under the stars.
2013 Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide