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Aerial photos show outback lake full of water

Higher-than-average rainfall has filled Australia's Lake Eyre creating stunning views of water in the usually-dry lake. Now is the perfect time to tick this off your bucket list! July rainfall in the Lake Eyre basin was 108 percent higher this year than the 35-year average.

Daily scenic flights over ...

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Qld Photograher Experienecs the Ikara Flinders Ranges and is Impressed

Qld Photographer Nathan White is unexpectedly impressed by the majesty & beauty of the Ikara Flinders Ranges. His blog says it all! Read his blog and see his amazing photographs here.

Photo credit: Nathan White- www.nathanwhiteimages.com

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NAIDOC Celebrations - Wilpena Pound Resort

NAIDOC CELABRATIONS Saturday 9th July 09:00am – 3:00pm Venue: Amphitheatre at the Wilpena Pound Visitors Centre

09:30am - Welcome to Country

10:00am - Bush Art

10:00am - Traditional Boomerang carving

11:00am - Bush Tucker snacks (whilst stocks last)

1:00pm -  Live Music until 2:00pm

All Day Guided Tours 

 

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Events & Festivals Industry Workshops

Hospitality staff, events professionals and venue managers are invited to attend the Events & Festivals Industry Workshop to be held at Wilpena Pound Resort Tuesday the 28th of June 2016.

For full details click HERE.

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National Reconciliation Week 2016

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

Wilpena Pound Resort is conducting FREE activities all week to mark this occasion. Click here for a list of activities and help us celebrate this special week.

May ...

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Endangered Quolls Bounceback at Wilpena Pound

Wilpena Pound Resort's airport recently welcomed 15 furry visitors as part of the successful Quoll Reintroduction Program.

The return of the western quoll to the region has important meaning for the local Adnyamathanha people who have assisted with the Bounceback programme.

Read full articles on The Advertiser website and ...

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Wilpena Pound - as remarkable as Uluru and the Twelve Apostles

Virgin Australia's in-flight magazine Voyeur, has ranked Wilpena Pound up there with the likes of Uluru and the Twelve Apostles. In this great article, Sarah Norris explains why everyone should visit what is one of Australia's most impressive natural wonders.

Read the full article in the March edition ...

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Flinders Ranges Renamed in Recognition of the Aboriginal Owners

The Flinders Ranges National Park was officially renamed today to incorporate the traditional Aboriginal name of the area. The park was renamed Ikara - Flinders Ranges National Park, incorporating the Adnyamathanha word 'Ikara' which is their name for Wilpena Pound and broadly means 'meeting place'.

Read the ABC article HERE

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Valentines Day Dinner

Our fabulous new chef has put together a Romantic Dinner Menu just for Valentines Day! We're offering a special discount for locals so send an email to f&bmanager@wilpenapound.com.au for more info. Dinner bookings are recommended. PS Don't drink & drive, stay overnight.

Entrees

Lightly seared ...

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Heart-Throb Actor set to sell Australia overseas

Tourism Australia has announced Chris Hemsworth as their new global ambassador. The latest campaign will focus on the country’s world-class aquatic and coastal experiences, but we have no doubt Chris's rugged good looks will also attract many wanting to explore inland Australia.

Read the full article HERE

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