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3 day/2 night Explore the Flinders Ranges Tour (round trip from Adelaide)

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Enjoy South Australia's Outback food and hospitality as you head to the Flinders Ranges to experience this amazing region. Travel in an air-conditioned luxury coach and stay two nights near Wilpena Pound.

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2 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • free_breakfastDaily breakfast
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  • local_activitySelected entry fees
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About this holiday

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Explore outback South Australia as you head to the Flinders Ranges

The 3 Day Flinders Ranges Outback Tour departs from Adelaide and travels in luxury air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicles, including two nights at the award-winning Rawnsley Park Station.

Rawnsley Park Station is located at the foot of Wilpena Pound, a magnificent natural amphitheatre and the centrepiece of Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. You'll be treated with true outback hospitality and Aussie station experiences, and you can choose to stay in their luxurious Eco Villas or standard Holiday Units, all with commanding views of the surrounding landscape. Touring includes the spectacular and rugged scenery of Wilpena Pound and the magnificent Flinders Ranges region with its wealth of wildlife, geology and ancient history.

Enjoy outback food and hospitality at the famous Prairie Hotel at Parachilna. Then travel through the stunning Clare Valley wine region for some wine tasting and lunch before returning to Adelaide. Tour only available with an English speaking guide.

Inclusions

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  • Morning pick-up and evening set-down at selected Adelaide's CBD hotels
  • Morning and/or afternoon tea each day
  • Lunch each day
  • 2 nights accommodation at Rawnsley Park Station including daily continental breakfast (Standard or Superior)
  • See the Kanyaka Station Homestead Ruins
  • Enjoy the ‘Sunset on the Chace’ tour (operated by Rawnsley Park Station)
  • 2-course dinner in the Woolshed Restaurant at Rawnsley Park Station
  • See picturesque gorges as you tour around Wilpena Pound and the southern Flinders Ranges
  • Signature Antipasto platter lunch at the Prairie Hotel
  • Delight in a 3 course Lamb Tasting food experience with matching wines
  • Journey through the Clare Valley, where you'll enjoy wine tastings and a 3-course lunch
  • Personalised touring with expert commentary from your local Driver/Guide
  • All entrance fees and special permits

Accommodation

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Views from your superior accommodation at Rawnsley Park Station

On this tour you have a choice of two types of accommodation:

Standard Accommodation (includes continental breakfast):

Set at the foot of Rawnsley Bluff, the comfortable self-contained holiday units provide the perfect base for exploring the Flinders Ranges. Available in one, two and three-bedroom configurations, they’re ideal for families and groups of friends and come complete with fully equipped kitchens, private decks with outdoor setting, newly renovated ensuite bathrooms, TVs and DVD players and air-conditioning. Picnic areas with free gas barbecues are provided, or take the short stroll to our Woolshed Restaurant for dinner. There’s also a shop, fuel and swimming pool available in our caravan park – a short drive or 15-minute walk away.

Superior Accommodation (includes continental breakfast):

Tucked away in a secluded spot with breathtaking views, our one and two-bedroom eco-villas are the ultimate in Flinders Ranges’ accommodation. Ideal for couples, they’re fully self-contained and have spacious living and dining areas, separate bedrooms with over-bed skylights, luxurious bathrooms and well-equipped kitchens.

There are great views of Wilpena Pound and the surrounding ranges from your private verandah and reception is a short five-minute walk away. There is also a swimming pool for the exclusive use of villa guests – a great place to relax in the warmer weather.

Travel dates

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Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.

2021 Departures:

  • January - 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
  • February - 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26
  • March - 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

Standard Accommodation:

  • Twin share - from $2242 per person
  • Sole use - price available on request

Superior Accommodation:

  • Twin share - from $2499 per person
  • Sole use - price available on request

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book your preferred departure NOW

Itinerary

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Day 1:

Your Flinders Ranges guide will pick you up from your Adelaide hotel around 7:30am to commence your 3 day tour into the majestic Flinders Ranges. Sit back and relax while you travel through the mid-north region of South Australia, stopping at the old copper mining town of Burra for morning tea and then Orroroo for lunch.

Enjoy views of Mount Remarkable as you head to the towns of Wilmington and Quorn. The majestic Flinders Ranges come into view as you get closer to the small outback town of Hawker. On the way, stop at Kanyaka Station Homestead Ruins and see what’s left of this once massive sheep and cattle station of about 950 square kilometres, before arriving at Rawnsley Park Station, your home for the next two nights.

Rawnsley Park Station overlooks the southern side of Wilpena Pound and provides the perfect base for exploring the Flinders Ranges.Late afternoon enjoy a Sunset on the Chace Range tour, where you’ll watch the stunning sunset reflect on the Chace Range as you sip on local wine and enjoy delicious canapes. The 40-minute drive through the property provides a great opportunity to see native wildlife then finish your day with a delicious 2-course dinner in the Woolshed Restaurant, an authentic Australian converted woolshed serving delicious modern Australian cuisine.

Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park Station

Day 2:

Early this morning there will be time to take a 30 minute scenic flight with Chinta Air, to gain an appreciation of the scale and beauty of Wilpena Pound and the Heysen Range (additional cost – please ask for details).

Spend the rest of the day touring around the southern Flinders Ranges including the local sights, picturesque Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges and peaceful walks taking through the creek beds.

Stop at the Prairie Hotel, recognised as an “unmissable outback experience” and enjoy one of their signature Antipasto Platters for lunch, before taking the Moralana scenic drive back to Rawnsley Park.

This evening, join a tour of the old woolshed and enjoy a 3-course Lamb Tasting food experience, where local lamb from the property will be showcased and prepared in three different and delicious courses. Clare Valley wines will be matched with each course. The dinner will finish with South Australian port and local cheeses (vegetarians will be catered for).

Stay overnight at Rawnsley Park Station.

Day 3:

This morning farewell your hosts and Rawnsley Park Station and head to Mt Remarkable, where you will enjoy morning tea.

Continue your journey through to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine growing regions. With its picturesque, rolling countryside, unique geography and climate, you'll see why it's a premium grape growing area. Enjoy wine tastings and lunch before returning to Adelaide, arriving approximately 5:30pm at your chosen accommodation.

Questions

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Tour Departs:

  • Selected Mondays and Fridays at 7:30am. Complimentary pick up from select Adelaide CBD Hotels is available (please request when booking)

Tour Returns:

  • Wednesdays and Saturdays at 5:30pm

Luggage Limits:

  • Touring is in a vehicle with limited luggage space so luggage is limited to one smaller soft/duffle bag per person.
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Fine print

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Travel at 60 booking conditions apply. A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate. If minimum numbers are not met at 30 days prior to departure, an alternate date will be offered or a full refund given. 

Prices are per person, twin share and valid for travel 1st April 2020 until 31st March 2021. Single room pricing available on request. For other departure dates, please enquire. This tour is not recommended for children up to 7 years and prices available on application for children aged 7-14 years. Itinerary is subject to change and weather conditions on the day. A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate. If minimum numbers are not met at 30 days prior to departure, an alternate date will be offered or a full refund given. 

A booking deposit of AU$200 per person is required within 48 hours of confirmation, with final payment due 30 days prior to departure. An amendment fee of AU$45 will apply to modifications made after the original booking has been confirmed.