Scenic Walking Tour of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia's Outback
Experience the majesty of South Australia’s rugged outback on a five-day guided trek through the landscapes of the iconic Flinders Ranges. Visit Wilpena Pound, the Heysen Trail, Brachina Gorge and Alligator Gorge plus other exciting locations in five action-packed days. All this plus four nights of accommodation, daily breakfast, snacks and meals using local South Australian produce, transfers to and from Adelaide, the expertise of local guides and more.
- Four nights accommodation on a twin share basis
- Daily breakfast four lunches and three dinners
- Nibbles fresh fruit trail mix tea coffee hot chocolate and biscuits and baked goods during the walks
- The services of two Park Trek guides who will drive cook and care for you
Head to South Australia for a trek through one of the state’s most iconic landscapes, the Flinders Ranges. Wander through a landscape estimated to be around 500-600 million years old, admiring breathtaking gorges, dramatic mountain ranges and sleepy red gums on this bucket-list hike, taking you to many renowned landmarks including Wilpena Pound, the Heysen Trail, Brachina Gorge and Alligator Gorge.
What You’ll Love...
The Accommodation – An eco-friendly retreat amid nature
Set to the backdrop of the beautiful Flinders Ranges, Rawnsley Park Station offers a true snapshot of South Australia’s rural beauty. Wake up to the dramatic views the stunning Flinders Ranges and relax in your spacious cabin complete with two bedrooms, one shared bathroom between the two rooms and a shared living area.
You can choose a single supplement if you would prefer not to share a bedroom, this means you would have one bedroom in the two bedroom cabin and are likely to be sharing the cabin (and bathroom) with one or two other guests.
The Food – Enjoy daily breakfast, four lunches and three dinners with your fellow hikers
Wake up to delicious daily continental style breakfasts - enjoy cereals and porridge, stewed fruits, toast with a variety of condiments, fresh brewed coffee and a selection of teas. Fuel up with four lunches during your walks, plus enjoy nibbles and fresh fruit during breaks – and a kettle is always ready to boil for tea, coffee or hot chocolates.
At night you will be treated to three two-course dinners by campfire, featuring delicious spreads of locally inspired produce prepared by your guides.
The Adventure – Admire striking landscapes and spectactular nature
Hike the natural amphitheatre of Wilpena Pound, home to some of the most beautiful scenery in all the Flinders Rangers. Admire the beautiful rugged scenery of dusty earth, reddish hues and dramatic cliff faces as you wander through this truly surreal landscape.
Press on through the famous Heysen Trail, navigating through the gorgeous creeks and steep rises to take in views of the Elder Range and more as you go. Here you will also come face to face with the 19th-century Hills Homestead, a solemn glimpse into the challenging life conditions of Australian pioneering farmers.
Take in the beauty of Brachina Gorge, a spectacular attraction located in the Trezona Ranges. Considered a ‘corridor through time’, Brachina Gorge is a window into earth’s history through sharp sawtooth ridges of resistant quartzite.
Enjoy a return journey to the beautiful Blinman Pools, following the rocky creek beds of Blinman and Parachilna Creeks. Admire gorgeous cliffs, rock pools and waterfalls as you hike along the creek’s dry bed.
The final walk of your trip takes you through the Mount Remarkable National Park – one of the best examples of South Australia’s natural beauty. Creeks lined with dramatic gum trees, towering ochre ridges, shady gorges and the beauty of Alligator gorge all lie here, waiting to be explored.
Your Trek Includes:
- Four nights accommodation on a twin share basis
- Daily breakfast, four lunches and three dinners
- Nibbles, fresh fruit, trail mix, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits and baked goods during the walks
- The services of two Park Trek guides who will drive, cook and care for you
- Transport to and from Adelaide in a comfortable 12 seater mini coach
Perfect for adventurers and nature’s lovers
Pack a small bag and venture on one of the most stunning hike through South Australia. Perfect for active and adventurous couples or friends.
Valid for the following departure dates:
5 April 2019
26 April 2019
7 June 2019
13 June 2019
20 June 2019
26 June 2019
22 August 2019
28 August 2019
The '7 day change of mind guarantee' does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.
The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years and older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise, an additional single traveller surcharge will apply. Single travellers will get their own room. Should you be happy to share a room with another traveller, please add this information to the 'special requests' field upon booking.
Single Traveller Surcharge: A single supplement is available at the time of booking. If you want to have a room to yourself (in a shared cabin, with a shared bathroom and kitchen) the total single supplement amount payable for the four nights is direct to the tour operator. If you are a solo traveller, you must pay a single traveller surcharge of AU$300, payable directly to the tour operator.
Please note, this tour is not suitable for children. Guests under the age of 18 are not permitted on the tour.
Maximum Tour Capacity: The maximum tour capacity is 10 people. Minimum group size of seven people is required for tour to depart. If the minimum is not met for your preferred date, an alternative date will be offered. If the alternative date isn't suitable, a refund will be offered. Please do not book your flights until the tour company confirms your date.
This package is for a tour only. Flights are not included and need to be purchased separately.
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults. Room configuration is one king or queen bed or twin single beds.
Connecting rooms are not available.
Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change. Main meals (four breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners across the duration of the tour) and snacks such as fresh fruit, trail mix and nibbles are included, but any additional items such as ice cream or coffees will be at your own expense.
Please note, alcohol is not included however guests aged 18 years and older may bring their own.
Return transfers are included; pick-up on day one and drop-off on day five will be from a central Adelaide location. Please note the specific location and times will be advised on booking, arrival times are approximate.
Guests are required to bring only a soft bag with a max. weight of 15kg instead of a solid suitcase. Soft bags are more forgiving in terms of storage and easier for the tour crew to handle. Please also be aware that your luggage may get dust on it while travelling in the trailer.
Please note, Park Trek Walking Tours is able to accommodate guests’ specific dietary requirements. Please inform the tour company at the time of booking of any dietary requirements you have.
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this accommodation package.
Strictly no refunds for this accommodation package for amendments and change of date - fees are at the tour operator’s discretion/policy.
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this accommodation package.
The value and comparative savings has been determined based on the tour company’s published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.
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