Wilpena Pound

Place Of Interest

Wilpena Pound is a magnificent natural amphitheatre and the centrepiece of the Flinders Ranges National Park.

It is rich in wildlife including emus, kangaroos, bird life and the threatened yellow footed rock wallaby.

Here, you will find a great range of accommodation, 4WD tours, scenic flights and a general store at the award-winning Wilpena Pound Resort, which is also home to the new Wilpena Pound Visitor and Information Centre.

With rugged mountain scenery, peaceful gorges and a huge array of wildlife and flora, the Flinders Ranges National Park is recognised as one of the finest landscapes in Australia. Highlights include walks to Rawnsley Bluff, Wilpena Lookout, Ferntree Falls and Clem Corner, plus Aboriginal art sites at Arkaroo Rock and Sacred Canyon.

The Brachina Gorge Geological Trail traces the geological history of the area. Located off the Wilpena-Blinman road, the trail features a series of interpretive maps.