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Aroona Room Refurbishment

We're delighted to announce that the soft refurbishment of our Aroona rooms is now complete.

24 of these standard category rooms have been refreshed, repainted, and had all new flooring laid, and are ready to welcome guests from 14th March 2021. 

              

Other room types and our 'glamping' safari tents are …

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2021 Photography Weekends Dates Announced

We are excited that our 2021 Photography Workshop Weekends will again be led by professional photographer Steve Huddy. Steve was formerly a Canon Collective ambassador and has years of experience behind him.   

Workshop dates are 9~11 April, 4~6 June, 6~8 August, and 3~5 September 2021. The workshop is only $395 …

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Respecting Culture and the Environment

Wilpena Pound Resort has again been awarded the highest level of Certification with Ecotourism Australia. The ECO Certification program certifies tourism products (tours, accommodations, attractions) with a primary focus on nature.

Advanced Ecotourism Certification is awarded to Australia's leading and most innovative ecotourism products that operate with minimal impact on …

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Photographing the Flinders

Travel writer Carolyne Jasinski felt the full force of nature during a recent photography weekend at Wilpena Pound Resort.

When the worst storms to lash the Flinders Ranges in decades hit during the weekend, Plan B turned into Plan C, D, E, F G & H. Despite all the changes …

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The five best road trips in WA, NT and SA – according to someone who's done them all

After spending six months on the road in central and Western Australia, Farrin Foster shares her favourite routes, from short trips to something more ambitious. 

Check out her favourite routes including her loop from Adelaide up to the Flinders Ranges and her stay at Wilpena Pound Resort in this article …

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Top 10 Aboriginal Landmarks & Experiences in SA

South Australian Tourism Commission's latest blog lists the Top 10 Aboriginal Landmarks and Experiences in South Australia, and 5 of the 10 are in the Flinders Ranges & Outback region.

You can explore the history and culture of Aboriginal South Australia with these top 10 experiences.

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Five World-Famous Road Trips In South Australia

In Daily has put together a list of some of the world’s best road trips and they're right here in South Australia.

They've compared them to similar road trips overseas and we think the Aussie one's come out the winners.

Read the full article here. And jump on the …

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Give a Flinders Ranges Getaway

Looking for a unique gift idea? How about giving someone a gift voucher for Wilpena Pound Resort or Campground in the Flinders Ranges, SA?

Vouchers can be purchased from as little as $50 and can be spent on accommodation, meals, cultural tours and scenic flights at Wilpena Pound Resort. And …

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Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Scenic Flight Update

Last weekend's storm has brought water to sections of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre. Our pilots have seen floodwaters around Marree, Lake Eyre South and North, some of the desert country around Anna Creek Station and Lake Torrens which they say looks very impressive at the moment. 

The same storm has damaged …

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Australia's 10 Best Glamping Experiences

Hunter and Bligh have published a list of their 10 Best Luxurious Glamping Campsite Experiences, and Ikara Safari Camp made the list.

We're thrilled to be in exalted company such as Longitude 131 at Uluru, and the only South Australian property to make the list.

You can read the full …

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