Wilpena Resort is located in the Flinders Ranges South Australia (429 kilometers north of Adelaide).
Wilpena Pound Resort is situated 429 kilometers north of Adelaide. The most scenic route to Wilpena Pound is via the Clare Valley, Gladstone, Melrose, Wilmington, Quorn and Hawker.
The drive should take between 4.5 and 5 hours.
Alternatively you can drive straight up Highway 1 to Port Augusta, and then drive through Quorn and Hawker.
Once again this drive will take between 4.5 and 5 hours.
You may wish to stay overnight in the Clare Valley on the way up to Wilpena Pound Resort or on your return journey. If so, Clare to Spalding, Jamestown, Orroroo, Carrieton, Craddock and Hawker provides a most direct route - approximately three hours from Clare itself.
Wilpena is also accessible by sealed roads from the South and it is also serviced by regular bus services from Adelaide and Port Augusta.
Regular air services operate Port Augusta (160 Kms away) Other small private airstrips are also available by arrangement only.
Transfers can be organized with the resort prior to arrival. The Indian Pacific and Ghan rail services also operate through Port Augusta on a regular basis.
Wilpena Pound Resort
Located in the beautiful Flinders Ranges.Wilpena Pound Resort: - the key to the Flinders Ranges Youll find the Wilpena Pound Resort on the banks of Wilpena Creek in the Flinders Ranges, amid the stately red gums and native pines. An easy, pleasant drive from Adelaide, South Australias capital city, its bitumen all the way!
Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10:30
The Wilpena Pound Resort offers guests and travellers warm, outback hospitality and a wide range services and facilities to cater for all tastes and budgets. Accommodation ranges from deluxe four-star suites, family motel units, backpacker rooms and powered and un-powered sites in the caravan and camping park on the other side of Wilpena Creek. Climb a mountain. Then climb a bar stool. Enjoy a drink at Poddy Dodgers Bar at the end of a day's sight-seeing, dine at Captain Starlight's restaurant, or use one of the casual barbecue areas for an informal Aussie BBQ. An outback experience with all the mod cons …. The Visitors' Complex includes an information centre, a well–stocked general store, petrol and diesel supplies and internet and phone access. Our friendly staff are on hand to help you choose one of our exciting tours or point you in the right direction so you can explore in your own time at your own pace. The evening conversations in Poddy Dodger's Bar are lively, as guests from all over the world relive the adventures of the day- the animals and birds spotted, the views from the climbing trails, the history discovered and the adventures enjoyed. The following days are often planned sitting under a sky ablaze with stars, not seen in the confines of the city. The resort has 60 rooms of which 34 are motel style and 26 are deluxe suites (10 of which have cooking facilities). All have ensuite bathroom facilities; all are air conditioned and have television. There are several outdoor barbecue areas for families to gather and all deluxe units have an outdoor dining area. The bed configurations are varied so that virtually all demands can be met – including cots for toddlers and babies.
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