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Rawnsley Park Station, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park


This sheep station, overlooking Wilpena Pound, can be found 4.5 hours north of Adelaide and is ideally situated for exploring South Australia’s beautiful Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. Easily reached along a sealed road, this is one of the most easily accessible accommodation options for your journey into the Australian outback.

Here, in the heart of the Flinders Ranges, you will find dramatic scenery, ancient mountain ranges, rich Aboriginal heritage, character-laden country towns and abundant native wildlife. To explore this area, a variety of activities are available, including 4WD tours, scenic flights, bushwalking and mountain bike hire. But if relaxation is more your thing, you can take a dip in the swimming pool, enjoy a leisurely meal at the Woolshed Restaurant or gather your friends around a camp bonfire.

A range of accommodation is on offer here, making Rawnsley the perfect Outback option for any budget. Choices include the self-contained Arkapena Homestead, award-winning private eco-villas, simple holiday units or a well cared for campsite. Wherever you sleep, all guests have access to Rawnsley Park’s facilities and activities.

Hotel Features:

  • Restaurant & bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Free parking

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Heli-Camping Experience at Rawnsley

For a truly immersive Outback stay, consider adding an overnight heli-camping experience to your Rawnsley Park adventure. Take in spectacular views over Rawnsley Bluff and Wilpena Pound as you enjoy a scenic 15-minute helicopter flight to your exclusive wilderness campsite, located on the Chace Range. Your guide will set up your swag and prepare dinner while you sit back and enjoy the sunset. After a peaceful night under the star-filled Outback sky enjoy a bush breakfast over the campfire, before returning by helicopter to Rawnsley Park Station.

Package includes 1 night in an Eco-Villa at Rawnsley Park Station, 1 dinner at the Woolshed Restaurant, breakfast provisions in your villa, dinner & breakfast at the campsite, return helicopter transfers and the services of a local guide. Campsite facilities include a traditional swag-style bed under the stars and a long-drop toilet.