Follow in the footsteps of our famous explorers, the Old Ghan Railway and pioneering settlers, when you travel with Aussie Heritage Tours.
Experience the South Australian Outback and the splendour of the majestic Flinders Ranges including the world famous Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Go where coach tours cannot go. Travel in modern, air-conditioned four-wheel drive comfort.
Visit places you have always wanted to see but never thought possible. Enjoy scenic flights over Lake Eyre and awesome Wilpena Pound. Explore the fascinating township of Coober Pedy. All this with the expertise of Aussie Heritage Tours.
Fully accommodated four wheel drive vehicle tour. Visit Coober Pedy attractions, Lake Eyre scenic flight and four wheel drive vehicle trek to Lake shore, sights of the Oodnadatta Track, Bubbler and Mound Springs, Arkaroola with its awesome four hour four wheel drive vehicle Ridge Top tour and Astronomical Observatory tour, Flinders Ranges highlights and 30 minute scenic flight around Wilpena Pound.
Travel in the comfort of a modern air conditioned four wheel drive station wagon, registered chauffeured vehicle. Follow in the footsteps of the famous explorer John McDowell Stuart and the old Ghan Railway. Visit the true outback, see some of the harshest country in Australia, realise the hardship of people building the Ghan railway and the overland telegraph line. Enjoy the famous Arkaroola ridge top tour and a spectacular scenic flight around Wilpena Pound. Return to Adelaide via the Bunyeroo Valley and Bunyeroo Gorge, Aroona Valley and Brachina Gorge. Finish tour by sampling the produce of the Clare Valley, famous for quality wine production.
Operates: Monday, other days by arrangement, 6.30am day one to 6.30pm approximately day five, April to November inclusive.
Day One: 7.30am pickup from your hotel in Adelaide, and travel 300 kilometres north to Pichi Richi Pass and the historic Ghan Railway township of Quorn for lunch, visit the spectacular Warren Gorge and the Kanyaka Homestead Ruins abandoned during the Great Drought of 1864-7. Convenience stop at Hawker, the hub of the Flinders Ranges and the gateway to the Outback before traveling through the Moralana Scenic Drive, one of the best in the Flinders Ranges, continuing on to the Pugilist Hill Lookout for views of the Chace Range and Wilpena Pound. Book into accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort.
Day Two: Early breakfast before 30-minute flight around this spectacular, ancient geological formation called Wilpena Pound. After your unforgettable flight return to Adelaide via Bunyeroo Valley/Gorge and Brachina Gorge, a geological journey through 640 million years. Lunch at Hawker before continuing on through the quality wine producing Clare Valley. Stop to sample some local produce, arrive in Adelaide approximately 6pm- 6.30pm.
Operates: On demand with a minimum of two passengers.
Day One: 7.30am pickup from your hotel in Adelaide, and travel 300 kilometres north to Pichi Richi Pass and the historic Ghan Railway township of Quorn for lunch, visit the spectacular Warren Gorge and the Kanyaka Homestead Ruins abandoned during the Great Drought of 1864-7. Convenience stop at Hawker before traveling through the Moralana Scenic Drive, continuing on to the Pugilist Hill Lookout for views of the Chace Range and Wilpena Pound. Book into accommodation at Wilpena Pound Resort.
Day Two: Depart for Chambers Gorge, the most spectacular accessible gorge in the Flinders Ranges. Easy 4WD track into gorge and short walk to view the gallery of aboriginal rock engravings reputed to be thousands of years old. Visit the old copper mining town of Blinman for lunch and return to Wilpena via the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.
Day Three: Early breakfast before 30 minute flight over Wilpena Pound. Return to Adelaide via Bunyeroo Valley and Gorge, Brachina Gorge, and on to Hawker for lunch. Then on to Adelaide via the Clare Valley and arrive in Adelaide approximately 6pm-6.30pm. Another unforgettable Aussie Heritage Tour.
Operates: On demand with a minimum of two passengers.
See the best that South Australia’s majestic Flinders Ranges has to offer.
Fly around the Spectacular geological formation called Wilpena Pound. Travel through the deep gorges of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. View aboriginal rock engravings thousands of years old.
Enjoy the world famous Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary’s Ridge Top Tour.
A Former Governor of South Australia, Sir Mark Oliphant, is quoted as saying
“The Northern Flinders Ranges exercise a subtle attraction to return upon any sensitive person who once visits the region.”
Call into the “Prairie Hotel” – famous outback pub – for afternoon tea on the last day.
Operates: on demand with a minimum of two passengers.
Depart Adelaide for local tour of Coober Pedy. Lake Eyre 60 minute scenic flight from WIlliam Creek. Four wheel drive trek to Halligan Bay Lake Eyre. See the sights of the Oodnadatta track and the old Ghan Railway. Enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight over Wilpena Pound. Travel in the comfort of a modern air-conditioned 4WD station wagon, registered Chauffeured vehicle. Follow in the footsteps of the famous explorer John McDouall Stuart. Visit the true outback. See some of the harshest country in Australia. Realise the hardship of the people building the Ghan railway and overland telegraph line.
Tour includes all accommodation, all meals from morning tea day one to lunch day four, 60 minute scenic flight over Lake Eyre, 30 minute scenic flight over Wilpena Pound, all travel in luxury air conditioned 4WD. Pick up and return to your accommodation in the Adelaide central business district.
Tour operates on demand with a minimum of two passengers (subject to guide and accommodation availability) and departs and returns to Adelaide central business district.Carpark Non-Smoking Public Toilet