Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide : 2013 Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide
59 Mountain biking, Melrose scenic route | flindersoutback.com 1/9th Ad GLAdStONE CARAVAN PARK Enquiries & Bookings: (08) 8662 2522 You are always welcome at the Gladstone Caravan Park Start your Southern Flinders Ranges holiday at Gladstone. AAAT ★★★ • Resident caretaker • Drive-through powered sites • Spacious clean amenities • Grassed tent sites • Shade • Convenient laundry facilities • Campers kitchen • Picnic tables • Pets allowed under restraint • No permanents • New ensuite cabins • On-site caravans available with airconditioning & TV Begin in wine country and travel through pastoral lands and wooded hills, marvel at mountain ranges and finish up in the coloured rocky peaks of the Northern Flinders Ranges. The change of scenery will amaze you as you leave Adelaide. Follow the suggested itinerary, or from Gladstone join up with the ‘Follow the Murray’ itinerary as on page 88, heading to Jamestown, Peterborough, Orroroo, Carrieton and on to Hawker. GLADSTONE 228 kilometres from Adelaide map reference C6, page 51 Boasting some of the largest grain silos in South Australia, Gladstone is surrounded by wheat and sheep grazing land. It has broad streets and substantial buildings, and, up until 1940, was officially two towns – Gladstone and Booyoolee. Together with Peterborough, it is one of two places in the Southern Hemisphere where you can still see three railway gauges: broad, standard and narrow. Attractions Gladstone Gaol ‘Do time’ at the heritage-listed Gladstone Gaol, which has also served as an internment camp and barracks and was in official use until 1975. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday–Sunday 11am–5pm; Tuesday and Thursday by appointment. Southern Flinders Discovery Centre At the Southern Flinders Discovery Centre, sample various local olive oils, Trend Drinks (made by a local soft drink manufacturer) and other products, or join a guided historic walk. Trend Drinks With a history spanning more than 100 years, Trend Drinks is the last remaining small soft drink manufacturer in South Australia. You can purchase directly from the sales door during opening hours.
Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide
2014 Flinders Ranges and Outback Visitor Guide