Flinders Ranges and Outback Adventure and Outdoors

Go on an adventure

Adventure. It’s about getting away from your comfort zone and doing something out of the ordinary. The fabulous landscape of the outback and Flinders Ranges is an extraordinary place for adventure.

Painted Desert in the South Australian outback

Take a hot air balloon ride over Rawnsley Park in the central Flinders Ranges. Lift off at dawn. See sunrays shed light over the craggy mountain peaks. Watch running mobs of kangaroos and emus below.

Setup camp

What about walking in remote desert parks with a swag on your back and wildlife for company? Camp where people may never have stopped before.

Test your skills as a golfer on the grassless course at Coober Pedy.

How about a dip in the 38°C (100˚F) waters of Dalhousie Springs on the fringe of the Simpson Desert? Join a station owner as they travel around their property, checking cattle and living the outback life.

Go into an opal mine and noodle (search) for a precious stone to take home. Explore the ruins of a copper mine that has been abandoned for nearly 100 years.

There are plenty of adventures in the Flinders Ranges and outback of South Australia. They are real, challenging and unforgettable.

Hike along the Heysen Trail from Parachilna. Push yourself to make it to the highest point in the Flinders Ranges, St Mary’s Peak.

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