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Words on Flinders Ranges accommodation, attractions, events, and more.

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Wilpena Pound is one Flinders Ranges attraction that should not be missed! It is the sort of place you fall in love with at first sight and then discover that your…

Benjamin

12 Jan 2024

17 minute read

The jewel in the Flinders Ranges crown is undoubtedly Wilpena Pound. With its quartzite ramparts, tree-lined gorges, and abundant flora and fauna, the Pound is extremely popular with hikers. Happily, most…

Benjamin

12 Jan 2024

15 minute read

Australia is a land of desert beauty, and nowhere is this more evident than in the majestic Flinders. Camping in the Flinders Ranges is extremely popular, with around 1 in…

Benjamin

4 Jan 2024

5 minute read

The government-owned former mining town of Leigh Creek is a shadow of its former self, but the town and surrounding area still have a lot going for them. Leigh Creek…

Benjamin

2 Jan 2024

8 minute read

Quorn is by no means the most central town in the Flinders Ranges, but it is one of the best placed, nonetheless. You can be in the quaint town of…

Benjamin

2 Jan 2024

11 minute read

Wilpena Pound Resort or Rawnsley Park? This is a conundrum that has bothered many travellers over the years. In fairness, each option is evenly matched in terms of places to…

Benjamin

2 Jan 2024

8 minute read

Located in the northern reaches of the Central Flinders Ranges, Blinman is a quaint outback town that is known (like many others) for its rich copper mining history and rugged…

Benjamin

31 Dec 2023

8 minute read

The best time to visit the Flinders Ranges is very subjective, but it remains a popular and natural question to ask. Some people like it hot, while others like it…

Benjamin

30 Dec 2023

12 minute read

Hawker is the closest small town to Wilpena Pound, which makes it a popular base for those who want to avoid the more expensive prices of accommodation inside the national…

Benjamin

27 Dec 2023

10 minute read

Melrose is the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges and arguably the most picturesque. Nestled at the foot of Mount Remarkable and its eponymous national park, the town sits in…

Benjamin

27 Dec 2023