The Flinders

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

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Welcome to the first edition of Meet The Flinders, a series where I interview (and celebrate) the people who live and work in the Flinders Ranges and open it up…

Benjamin

12 Mar 2024

19 minute read

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…

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,…

Benjamin

12 Jan 2024

16 minute read

Camping in the Flinders Ranges is extremely popular, with around 33% of visitors choosing to pitch a tent or sleep under the stars. The options are as numerous as they…

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

2 minute read

The best time to visit the Flinders Ranges is a very subjective (albeit popular) topic. Some like it hot, while others like it cold. Some like to find their own…

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