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Wilpena Pound Resort Tours

Wilpena Pound Resort operate day tours and scenic flights from the resort. Enjoy a day tour to the Arkaba Mountain tops or Brachina and Bunyeroo Gorges. Return scenic flights available over and to Arkaroola, Andamooka and William Creek.

Touring Options

Arkaba Mountain Top Spectacular Half Day Tour – WPRT01

Spend the day enjoying the beauty of the Flinders Ranges with visits to the Elder Range and Madge’s Gorge exploring Arkaba Station.

. Operates:
. Morning or afternoon daily from Wilpena Pound Resort or Rawnsley Park Station at 0830 returning 1230 or 1330 returning 1730.

Arkaroola and Ridge Top Flight and Tour – WPRT05

Enjoy a return flight to Arkaroola and marvel at the sight of the Northern Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound from the air. While in Arkaroola you can see the Flinders Ranges from the ground on the Ridge Top four wheel drive vehicle tour.

. Operates:
. Daily from the Wilpena Pound airstrip, 0630 to 1500 approximately.

Guides Walk Remarkable Reds – WPRT12

Everything in nature has a story to tell. Local Flinders guides look beyond the spectacular panoramas for stories, stories of which the unaccompanied visitor is unaware. Walk with a guide and discover 800 million years of earth history, a fascinating and complex fauna and flora and the compelling human history of Aboriginal and European people who shared a powerful instinct for survival in a challenging country.

. Come and enjoy an unforgettable encounter of approximately three hours with the Remarkable Reds of the Flinders Ranges. Red is the signature colour of inland Australia. Red sand, red soil, red rocks define more than half of the Australian continent. Join your guide for an exploration of Flinders Ranges reds – red gums, red kangaroos, red sandstones, red sunsets. Marvel at the majestic red gums and discover why these giants are icons of the inland. As you watch them grazing in the late afternoon light, learn about the different species of kangaroos in the Wilpena area. Ponder the awesome geological history of the region as you watch the walls of Wilpena Pound change colour, warmed by the dying sun. Over a glass of South Australian red, enjoy the special charm of a Flinders sunset as it reduces the Pound wall to an exquisite silhouette.

. Operates:
. Daily, on demand from the Old Wilpena Station car park.

Wilpena Pound 20 or 30 minute Air Flight – WPRT04

Enjoy a 20 or 30 minute scenic flight over Wilpena Pound. Take in the beauty of Wilpena Pound, Aroona Valley, St Mary Peak and the Heysen Range.

. Operates:
. Daily from Wilpena Pound Resort, departure times on application.

Outback Explorer Scenic Flights Two Days – WPRT08

Spend two fantastic days flying over outback locations such as Lake Eyre, Andamooka, the Simpson Desert, Birdsville, Coongie Lakes, Innamincka, the Dig Tree, Northern Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound.

. Operates:
. Daily from Wilpena Pound Airstrip at 0800 approximately.

William Creek Scenic Flights Day Tour – WPRT07

Marvel at the sights from the air as you fly over Wilpena Pound, William Creek and Lake Eyre.

. Operates:
. Daily from the Wilpena Pound airstrip at 0800 to 1600 approximately.

Brachina and Bunyeroo Gorges Half Day Tour – WPRT02

Enjoy half a day driving around the Flinders Ranges National Park and seeing the spectacular Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges and the Aroona Valley.

. Operates:
. Morning or afternoon daily from the Wilpena Pound Resort at 0830 to 1230 or 1330 to 1730.

Andamooka Opal Fields Air Flight and Tour – WPRT06

Enjoy a return scenic flight to the Andamooka Opal Fields. While in Andamooka we will do some land touring visiting the township and the opal fields.

. Operates:
. Daily from the Wilpena Pound Airstrip at 0800 to 1600 approximately.

Guided Walk Champagne and Shadows – WPRT11

Everything in nature has a story to tell. Local Flinders guides look beyond the spectacular panoramas for stories, stories of which the unaccompanied visitor is unaware. Walk with a guide and discover 800 million years of earth history, a fascinating and complex fauna and flora and the compelling human history of Aboriginal and European people who shared a powerful instinct for survival in a challenging country. Come and enjoy a memorable afternoon walk of approximately three hours, to one of South Australia’s most charming heritage places.

. A leisurely late afternoon walk to Old Wilpena Station provides the best there is to see at this outstanding heritage listed site. Described in 1856 as the prettiest place in the Far North, Old Wilpena Station will not disappoint. Follow the interpretive trail with your guide and explore the evocative interiors of the outbuildings, among the oldest and best preserved of their type in South Australia. Be silenced by the extraordinary beauty of the great river red gums backlit by the dying sun. As the evening approaches gather near the Homestead and enjoy the magical last light of day with a glass of champagne and nibbles.

. Operates:
. Daily, on demand from the Old Wilpena Station car park.

Guided Walk to Old Wilpena Homestead – WPRT10

Everything in nature has a story to tell. Local Flinders guides look beyond the spectacular panoramas for stories, stories of which the unaccompanied visitor is unaware. Walk with a guide and discover 800 million years of earth history, a fascinating and complex fauna and flora and the compelling human history of Aboriginal and European people who shared a powerful instinct for survival in a challenging country. Come and enjoy an easy and informative walk of approximately three hours to one of south Australia’s best-preserved heritage places.

. Nestled between the ABC Range and the northern ramparts of Wilpena Pound is Old Wilpena Station, one of South Australia’s oldest and best preserved pastoral settlements. Walk along Wilpena Creek past magnificent stands of river red gums with stunning views of the Pound wall in the distance. As you pass through the station gate you will step back 150 years to the early days of the pastoral runs. Explore a world of improvisation, dogged self-sufficiency and a powerful instinct for survival. Learn how the land changed with European settlement and how present day pastoralists and park managers are dealing with those changes. Enjoy a cuppa and cake on the verandah of the Old Homestead or Government House, as the early homesteads were known.

. Operates:
. Daily, on demand from the Wilpena Visitor Centre.

Activites and Experiences at Wilpena Pound Resort Tours

  • National Tourism Accreditation Program NATIONAL TOURISM ACCREDITATION
  • Passenger Transport Board of South Australia
  • Off Road Driving OFF ROAD DRIVING
  • Bushwalking BUSHWALKING
  • Flora FLORA
  • Photography PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Scenic Flight SCENIC FLIGHT
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Animal Viewing ANIMAL VIEWING
  • Walking WALKING
  • Wine Tasting WINE TASTING
  • Wholesale
  • Waiting Area
  • Active ACTIVE
  • Rural/Country RURAL/COUNTRY
  • Eco Tourism
  • Flora and Fauna FLORA AND FAUNA
  • Historic/Heritage HISTORIC/HERITAGE
  • Nature based NATURE BASED
  • Relaxation RELAXATION
  • Wildflower WILDFLOWER
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Four Wheel Drive FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE
  • Aeroplane AIRCRAFT
  • Walk WALK

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