Where should I stay in the Wilpena Pound?

Top hotels near Wilpena Pound

  • Wilpena Pound Resort. 3.5 out of 5.
  • Ikara Safari Camp. 2 out of 5.
  • Rawnsley Park Station. 3.5 out of 5.
  • Edeowie Station. 3.5 out of 5.
  • Skytrek Willow Springs Station. 3 out of 5.
  • Hillview Cottage. Hawker, SA.
  • The Yourambulla CottageBed and Continental Breakfast. Hawker, SA.
  • Flinders Bush Retreats.

Can I camp in the Flinders Ranges?

Experience the native wildlife, rich cultural heritage, impressive geological features, camping opportunities and a range of activities including bushwalking, four-wheel driving, birdwatching, photography and mountain biking.

Is Wilpena Pound a crater?

Wilpena Pound is a crater-like formation in the heart of the Flinders Ranges that covers more than 80sq km and is 1171m at its highest peak.

Do you need a 4WD for Flinders Ranges?

Do I need a 4WD to get around the park? Generally, a two-wheel drive car is suitable to explore the park, however visitors should be aware that most roads in the park are unsealed and, with sometimes rough surfaces, may be a concern for vehicles with low clearance.

Does Wilpena Pound have a pool?

The facilities are mainly confined to a bar, restaurant and swimming pool.

How long should I stay in Flinders Ranges?

Three days
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Do I need a 4WD for Flinders Ranges?

Driving is a great way to experience the Flinders Ranges and Outback. You do not need a 4WD to explore the region. Check out our maps section to see the sealed road network and be aware that the unsealed roads are not 4WD tracks, they are just unsealed roads.

Do you need a permit for Flinders Ranges?

Vehicle entry fees apply within Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. A day entry permit costs $11 per vehicle per day and gives you access to the entire park during your stay. If you’re only planning to visit Flinders on your travels, this is the easiest permit to purchase for your trip.

Do you need a National Parks Pass for Flinders Ranges?

Essential information for visiting Flinders Ranges National Park. Park fees: You will need a SA Parks Pass for the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. There are multiple options available including day passes from $12 per vehicle to $48 for two months covering multiple national parks in South Australia.

Are there dingoes in the Flinders Ranges?

One reported dingo sighting has been made at Burra, just 160kms from Adelaide CBD. The biggest threat is in the Flinders Ranges, where producers are changing their stock from sheep to cattle – the larger, stronger animals more able to survive dingo attacks.