Rawnsley Park Station - Flinders Ranges

Rawnsley Park Station offers a range of unique private and small groups touring through a landscape over 1.5 billions years old. Discover a land rich in Aboriginal culture, abundant wildlife and the amazing colours of the Outback.

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From a family-friendly stroll to a five-hour trek through gorges and ancient creek-beds, Rawnsley Park Station is a walker’s delight. We have seven marked walking trails, ranging from easy to moderately difficult, starting at three separate points on the property.

​Guided day walks:

Easy - Discover the unique native flora and wildlife in the foothills of Rawnsley Bluff with your experienced local guide on this three-kilometre loop walk. 

Moderate - This eight-kilometre walk is an extended version of the Daybreak Loop Walk, with the additional challenge of a climb to the top of Rawnsley Bluff.

​Moderate - You will walk with your guide along the Heysen Trail across the floor of Wilpena Pound before an easy climb to Bridle Gap. The 15-kilometre walk returns to the Resort via Wangarra Lookout. Includes morning tea, packed lunch and 4WD transfers.

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Experiences

Walking the Flinders Ranges

The five-day and three-day Flinders Ranges Walking Tours introduce walkers to the best the Flinders has to offer.

When walkers step out with the experienced guides they are instantly immersed in the beauty and rich history of the area which is dominated by the mighty saw-tooth ramparts of Wilpena Pound.

The walking tour ranges far and wide as the experienced guide showcase's the flora, fauna and geology of an ancient land which had its beginnings 1.5 billion years ago.

 

It’s a land of great change, constantly reshaped over hundreds of millions of years.It is also a land that holds many secrets which will be unveiled day by day on your walking adventure.

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Heli-camping Experience

Departing from Rawnsley Park Station, take a late-afternoon helicopter flight past Rawnsley Bluff and over Wilpena Pound before landing on the Chace Range. Watch the sun set over spectacular views, whilst the staff set up your swag and camp for the night.  

 

You are then provided with a 2 course camp oven meal that you can finish preparing at your leisure. Sleep soundly under a star-filled Outback sky. 

The next morning, whilst waiting for your transport back to Rawnsley Park Station, cook yourself a bush breakfast over the campfire with the provisions that have been left for you.

After breakfast you will have a return flight back to the Station.

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4WD Tours

Sit back, relax and let one of the experienced local guides take you on a 4WD adventure of a lifetime. 

 

Discover the spectacular scenery of the Flinders Ranges, see wildlife in its natural environment and abundant native flora, learn about the region’s rich geological history, and experience the Aboriginal and European histories of the area.

Rawnsley Park Station offer a range of half and full-day tours, all conducted in modern 4WD vehicles. Full-day tours include morning tea and lunch, and half-day tours include morning tea.

 

Tours can be booked at time of reservation or upon arrival at Rawnsley Park.

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Scenic Helicopter Flights

Guided Walks and Trails

Local flights from Rawnsley Park Station are available and it is suggested to prebook these. Options include 

  • 10-minute Helicopter Flight to Rawnsley Bluff 

  • 20-minute Helicopter Flight to Rawnsley Bluff & Wilpena Pound

  • 30-minute Helicopter Flight  to Rawnsley Bluff, Wilpena Pound, Bunyeroo Gorge and Edeowie Gorge                                                                                           

Sunset Flights to Chace Lookout 

including drinks & canapes

  • 15-minute Scenic Flight to the top of the Chace Range,  60 minutes on the ground to watch the sun set, and 5 minute return flight.

Breakfast flights to Chace Lookout   including cooked breakfast

  • 5 minute scenic flight to the top of the Chace Range, 60 minutes on the ground for breakfast, and 15 minute return flight.    

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Scenic Flights

Whether it’s a scenic flight over spectacular Wilpena Pound or a full-day Outback adventure, Chinta Air can take you to the skies direct from Rawnsley Park Station. 

Wilpena Pound Flights

An early morning scenic flight is the ideal way to gain an appreciation of the scale and grandeur of Wilpena Pound. You can also fly over the ancient landscapes of Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges.

  • 30-minute Scenic Flight

  • 45-minute Scenic Flight 

  • 60-minute Scenic Flight

Lake Eyre (Kati Thanda) Full-Day Tour

This classic Outback tour takes in Leigh Creek, Lake Eyre South and North, Andamooka and Lake Torrens, with a lunch stop at the William Creek Pub. 

Arkaroola and Northern Flinders Ranges

Fly to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary where you will join a shared 4WD Ridgetop Tour.  Enjoy a light lunch before your return flight.

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