The Arkaba Walk

Extended

Australia’s environment is one of the most specialized and diverse on earth and the best way to appreciate its subtleties is on foot. With expert guides to interpret the geology, flora and fauna of the Flinders Ranges, the three-day walking safari brings a few luxury touches to an immersive bush experience.

Traversing Wilpena Pound and 60,000 acres of Arkaba’s private wildlife conservancy, the walk is an opportunity to share with just a privileged few one of Australia’s most spectacular outback landscapes.

From dry creek beds and isolated waterholes, lined with 1,000 year old river red gums to craggy ridge lines and rolling hills covered in cypress pines to the ancient ramparts of Wilpena Pound, this is some of the most stunning walking country in Australia. Arkaba’s guides will share their passion for the conservation of Australia’s natural and cultural heritage. They will also show you the secret spots on the property and recount stories of the indigenous inhabitants, explorers and settlers, who have created the area’s human history.

Two nights are spent at signature swag camps, Elder Camp, which are in spectacular locations on the property with the third night at the beautifully restored 1850s Arkaba homestead.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Facilities

Adventure Air Birdwatching Carpark Disabled access available Ecotourism Certified (EA) Extended Family Friendly Food & Wine Hiking Hiking History & Heritage International Land - Motorised Moderate Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Signature Experiences The Ecotourism Association of Australia Walk Walk Walking and Biking Tours Walks

Services

From $2400 to $2900

The Arkaba Walk is a 3 night, 4 day experience where groups are immersed in the story of the Flinders Ranges of South Australia and Arkaba’s 60,000 acre private wildlife conservancy. Set against the backdrop of the Elder Range and Wilpena Pound, an Arkaba walking safari is an opportunity to experience the sights and sounds, the scale and the space of outback Australia in a style that is exclusive and authentic.

This four day walk for groups of up to 10 walkers, accompanied by an expert guide or guides, whose passion and knowledge of the environment will inspire and motivate their fellow walkers. Traverse the ancient Flinders Ranges where 600 million years of geological history provide spectacular backdrops throughout the walk. This is one of the most stunning walking country in Australia.

Camps are set up in spectacular locations on the property and are designed to expose you to the surrounding country. At the end of each day, walkers are greeted by a camp that has been set up in advance, a delicious three-course dinner and a good supply of Australian wines and other beverages.

Weekly departures on a Thursday mid March to October.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking

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