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Flinders Ranges - Arkaroola - Wilpena    
5 Days - Departing Monday, 22 October 2018

Cost $1660p.p.twin Share
Travel Club $1577P.P.
(Single Supplement $320)
200 p.p. Deposit on booking,
Balance due 25th Sept



   


Tour Includes:
4 Cooked Breakfasts, 4 Evening Meals, 2 Lunches 4 Nights  Accommodation Entrance Fees  
Special Highlight ARKAROOLA RIDGE TOP TOUR  Home Pick up and Return
 
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Port Augusta - Leigh Creek
Your chauffered car will pick you up from home and drop you at Our Aust-wide tours Depot 101 Muller Rd Hampstead Gardens for our 8am departure. We travel through Port Wakefield, Snowtown and Crystal Brook for our morning cuppa then continuing on to Port Augusta where we visit the Wadlata Outback Centre and step back in time and travel through to modern times.  Lunch is own cost.  After lunch we travel through the Pichi Richi Pass to Quorn, onto Hawker, Parachilna and finally Leigh Creek Tavern with time to freshen up before dinner. (B D)
Leigh Creek Resort
 
Day 2 : Leigh Creek - Arkaroola - Ridge Top Tour
We pack the coach and make our way to Arkaroola via Copley, and Italowie Gorge. On arrival at Arkaroola Sanctuary we will have a light lunch (supplied).After lunch we take a ride of a life time on the famous Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary Ridge Top Tour, where we will learn some of the history of the sanctuary and visit several lookouts including Sillers Lookout with its spectacular views across the plains then retracing our track traveling back to Arkaroola for dinner. (B L D)
Arkaroola Widerness
 
Day 3 : Arkaroola - Leigh Creek
We farewell Arkaroola and make our way to Copley for a lunch break (own cost). After lunch we make our way to Lyndhurst. We visit an outback legend called Talc Alf.  Alf's home is just outside Lyndhurst and is a treasure trove of surreal art, surprisingly beautiful sculptures, random bits of discarded machinery, cars and assorted oddities. Boarding the coach we then travel to Leigh Creek and visit Aroona Dam. The Aroona dam was built across Scott Creek to provide water for Leigh Creek. Its location in a beautiful valley makes it a stunning scenic attraction. Time upon us to check into the Leigh Creek Hotel (B D)
Leigh Creek Resort
 
Day 4 : Leigh Creek - Blinman - Wilpena
After a cooked breakfast we make our way to Parachilna via Aroona Dam and Beltana.  We take the Parachilna Gorge road to Blinman for lunch at the Blinman Hotel (supplied).  After lunch we past the Great Wall of China, Stokes & Hucks Lookouts and into Wilpena  After settling into our overnight accommodation at the Wilpena Pound Resort you can catch a mini bus, which takes you part-way into the “pound”.  If desired we walk the rest of the way to the Hills Homestead, the original home in the pound. (own cost)  Another option is to take a flight around the “Pound” (approximately $195 p.p. for 30 minutes ~ own cost ~ longer flights may be available at extra cost). (B D)
Wilpena Pound Resort
 
Day 5 : Wilpena - Burra - Adelaide
We depart Wilpena Pound mid-morning en route to Adelaide. Pass through Orroroo, Peterborough and Burra for lunch (own cost) before arriving at our depot approximately 5.30pm. Where you cars will be waiting to take you home. (B)