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sites of interest
information and bookings:
Freecall - 1800 633 060
Remarkable National Park
an arid wilderness of spectacular rugged ranges and deeps gorges.
Vehicular entry to the park is limited. Access is largely restricted
Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park
and dramaticallx beautiful area. It features a series of rugged
mountain ranges, creeks lined with river red gums, hillsides covered
with a patchwork of native pines and a sessonal abundance of wildflowers.
Brown Conservation Park
former forest reserve comprises undulating country with a variety
of cover grading to rugged ridges with open woodland and scrub.
Mount Brown has a history of early sugar gum propagation for northern
Wilderness Sanctuary and Resort
The Arkaroola Wilderness sanctuary and Resort were establihed
by reg Springg in 1968, taking over the old Arkaroola Station Lease.
Covering 61,000 hectares, this privately owned conservation reserve
protects many of the historic and geological highlights of the northern
To help you see this wonderful part of Australia there is also a
range of accommodation, special interest and educational exhibits
including an astronomical observatory.
region abounds with towering granite peaks; razorback quartzite
ridges, slashed by precipitous gorges; creeks with cool, deep waterholes
framed by stately Australian gum trees that are centuries old; more
than 160 species of colourful native birds; the rare Yellow Footed
Rock Wallaby and other Australian. Free call: 1800 676 042.
Aboriginal population Flinders Ranges.
Today, the Aboriginal people identify themselves as Adnyamathanha, Some
stories and information have been lost with the passing of older members
of the community while other secret information may soon be lost
because male initiation traditions have stopped. The last full initiation
took place in the late 1940s.
For a long time the Adnyamathanha lived at Ram Paddock in the very heart
of the northern Flinders Ranges, but in 1935 the community was forced
to leave Ram Paddock and move several miles east to nepabunna, Flat
The houses st ram paddock have now gone, but it is still an important
emotional and spiritual site for the people of the Ranges.
Accommodation - info:
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Ranges National Park
of Flora and Fauna
Dogs and firearms are not permitted in the park.
Is an area of rugged ranges, deep gorges and rives of rock.
Aboriginal legend tells of'Arkaroo' the giant serpent from the Adnyamathanha
people's Dreamtime' slithering from the ranges down to the saline lakes
to the Gammon Ranges he carved the deep sinuous gorge along the Arkaroola
- petrol - Bore water only - Bush Camping
- Caravan sites - Motel -
Ranger Station - Supplies.
Camping - Gammon Ranges.
No formal camping ground is located in the park, however there are
suitable areas for bush.
Camping in Weetootla Gorge, at Grindell's Hut, Loch Ness, ltalowie Gorge and
near Arcoona creek.
permits and visitor advice can be obtained from the National Parks
and Wildlife Office in Hawker or from the Ranger at Balcanoona.
Flora & Fauna - faune - decouverte
A boat ramps is
available in the park. Observe the mangroves closely to gain an idea
of why these communities are so important in the Spencer Gulf region.
Gorge Conservation Park
immense time, Telowie creek has cut the spectacular Telowie Gorge
through the south-western flank of the Flinders Ranges.