Flinders Ranges: 7 day walking tour - ParkTrek - AussieHikingTours.com

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$2,650

Flinders Ranges: 7 day walking tour – ParkTrek

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  • A week of Flinders Ranges day-hikes and short walks
  • Walk a short section of the Heysen Trail.
  • Carry only a daypack and spend each night in comfortable accommodation.

We saw the most beautiful sites on 7 walks all of differing landscapes and interests. Food, and guides were fantastic. – Denise P. on TripAdvisor

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THE DETAILS

$2,650 per person (plus $450 single supplement)

Explore the Flinders Ranges in comfort on a seven day guided adventure with ParkTrek. You’ll enjoy five nights of comfort at Rawnsley Park Station, which is situated just outside Wilpena Pound, and another night at Fuller Views. Most meals are provided and you will only need a small daypack to carry your personal items for each day.

INCLUSIONS

  • Transfers from Adelaide
  • Meals – 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners (2 dinners and 1 lunch at own expense) – plus trail mix, fresh fruit and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Professional dedicated and friendly tour guides
  • Five nights’ staying at Rawnsley Park, and one night at Fuller Views
  • Maximum group size of 10

WHAT TO BRING

  • You will receive a detailed gear list for the trip upon booking.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Walking time: 2 – 8 hours per day
  • Walking distance: 4 – 15 kilometres per day
  • Difficulty: This trip requires a good level of fitness.
  • Child friendly: No.
  • For guest flying out of Adelaide – please book flights from 7.00pm

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ITINERARY

Day One 4km walk
7.30am departure from the Adelaide Parklands Terminal (the terminal for the Ghan and Overlander train journeys). Morning tea stop at Redhill. 4km walk up Mambray Creek. Two course dinner by the campfire prepared by your guides. Overnight accommodation at Rawnsley Park (two bedroom cabins). The property is situated just outside of Wilpena Pound and is the perfect base for exploring the area. Each cabin has its own ensuite.
Day Two 12km walk
Early morning Morolana Scenic Drive – enjoy the sights of majestic River Red Gums. Walk the Heysen Trial through Blacks Gap and into Wilpena Pound. Enjoy lunch at Blacks Gap with captivation views. Walk to the floor of the Wilpena Pound and stop off at Hills Homestead to gain a better understanding of how challenging life was for the 19th century pioneering farmers. Two-course dinner prepared by your guides. Overnight accommodation at Rawnsley Park Station
Day Three 12km walk
Walk 12kms to the top of Tanderra Saddle and you will be rewarded with fabulous views. Continue to Wilpena Pound. Dinner at the Woolshed Restaurant, Rawnsley Park (own expense).
Day Four 15km walk
Depart Rawnsley Park for the Brachina Gorge. 15 km walk to the Aroona Valley – see ruins of an historic homestead, walk to an ancient gorge and out on to a ridgeline that offers extensive views over the central Flinders Ranges. Two-course dinner prepared by your Park Trek guides. Two-course dinner and overnight at Rawnsley Park.
Day Five 15km walk
Start the day with a walk to the beautiful Blinman Pools. Short drive through Parachilna Gorge, past the trailhead of the Heysen Trail and onto the Prairie Hotel. Option to spend some time in the outback town of Blinman. Two-course dinner and overnight at Rawnsley Park.
Day Six 10km walk
Walk to Dutchmans Stern which winds through a beautiful forest and ends at an excellent lookout with views all the way over the Spencer Gulf. Afternoon tea stop in Quorn. Added option of a self-guided walk around the Mount Remarkable National Park. Dinner at the hotel restaurant (at own expense). Overnight accommodation at the Fullers View.
Day Seven 4km walk
Walk to Alligator Gorge. The walk has some of the most visually stunning scenery you’ll come across in the Flinders Ranges. Lunch (at own expense). Arrive in Adelaide (via airport) at around 5.30pm.

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