Explore the Flinders Ranges Like a Local!
1st August 2017
Leigh Creek provides the ideal base for exploring the magic of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges region, especially if camping isn’t your style try the motel rooms or cabins at the Leigh Creek Outback Resort!
Allow us to help you plan your itinerary for your next escape to the outback and answer any questions you may have. Read on for “must do’s” when visiting the Flinders Ranges.
1 Hour Scenic Flight from Wilpena Pound
See it all from the air, a must do Flinders Ranges experience. The only way to view the enormity of Wilpena Pound in all its glory is from the air. Wilpena Pound, located in the Flinders Ranges National Park, is a natural amphitheatre of mountains. This extraordinary landscape is 800 million years old and has been home to the Adnyamathanha people for tens of thousands of years.
Discover this ancient land with its rich cultural and geological history, stunning scenery and abundant wildlife. Find out more>
Experience the Flinders by 4WD
An exhilarating guided 4WD tour will provide you with an unforgettable experience as you make your way through the Flinders Ranges National Park. Find yourself deep within the tranquil bush and learn of the land’s rich heritage from those proud to call the area home. The views to uncover are some that will take your breathe away for a lifetime.
Guided 4WD tours run from half day tours up to 2-day camping tours. The tours vary in routes depending on the length of the trip. Find out more>
Rawnsley Park Station
Try exploring the Flinders ranges by bike! Hire a bike from Rawnsley Park Station and join the 200km trail that links Rawnsley Park and Wilpena Pound in the south to Gum Creek Station (Blinman) in the north. The circular route is a great way to explore some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Flinders Ranges. But be prepared, the trail is designed to take three days to complete so try creating your own route for half-day or full-day trips.
Mountain bikes can be hired from $30 per half-day or $60 per full-day from Rawnsley Park Station. Find out more>
After a long day of exploring, the Leigh Creek Bar & Grill is the place to refuel! The Bar & Grill offers a relaxed, laid back atmosphere with a menu encompassing all of your steakhouse favourites from Angus beef burgers and schnitzels to slow cooked steaks and fresh salads. Find out more>
Or visit our friends at the Prairie Hotel for a bite to eat! The Prairie Hotel restaurant is renowned for innovative dishes with Australian native and ‘Flinders Feral Food’ twists, and a focus on local and South Australian produce. The restaurant is open all day most days of the year, but please check on closure dates over the summer before you strike out to join them for a meal. Find out more>
Isn’t it about time you visited the Flinders Ranges?