Adelaide + Flinders Ranges walking tour
Join us in stunning South Australia as we head to the inspiring landscapes of the Flinders Ranges.
Join us in stunning South Australia as we head to the inspiring landscapes of the Flinders Ranges. Walking on country of the Adnyamathanha people, tackle the trails in and around Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park including the geological landform of Wilpena Pound. Visit rock art sites with a local indigenous guide, learn about the pioneering history of this region and watch the colours of this amazing landscape change as the sun rises and sets each day. With starry nights and open skies allow outback South Australia to take you on a journey on foot and connect with the past of these ancient lands.
This seven-day walking tour takes you into the heart of outback Australia, staying in for four nights in deluxe accommodation on an historic sheep station, with the first and last nights in a 4-star hotel in Adelaide’s fashionable East End; five guided walks through some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia; a two-hour visit to an extensive rock art with a local Adnyamathanha guide; including meals in fashionable Adelaide, picnic lunches, dinner around a campfire and dinner at the station’s famous Woolshed Restaurant.
Please note, this tour follows the Hidden Italy McLaren Vale + Adelaide Hills tour. If you join both, Hidden Italy will cover the for the extra night in a 4-star hotel in the centre of Adelaide.
Discount of 5% for private groups of 10 or more people. Choose the date of your choice subject to availability.
Two nights’ accommodation in a 4-star boutique hotel in the popular East End of Adelaide. Four nights in the Flinders Ranges, staying in very comfortable 4-star twin share cabin-style accommodation, each with ensuite, air-conditioning, TVs and wifi (for better or worse!) and remarkable views.
Breakfast is included daily. Six lunches and five dinners are also included. Lunches are a mixture of gourmet picnic style (with trails snacks included) as well as a bakery lunch stop at the iconic Stone Hut Bakery where the famous quandong pie is made. The dinners include dining at a fashionable East Adelaide Italian restaurant, around a campfire and at the station’s famous Woolshed Restaurant.
The walk includes a range of walks, from moderate walks to challenging hikes on this adventure. The terrain in the Flinders is rocky, loose underfoot and at times requires a scramble so you’ll need to be reasonably fit and wear good quality hiking boots and have walking poles. See the itinerary for details. You will be accompanied on the walks by two professional guides.
Health and safety:
All aspects of the tour will comply with the South Australian government recommended health, safety and cleanliness procedures. including: the maintenance of social distancing (in the accommodation; in the transport; at meal-times and during activities); regular deep cleaning of the accommodation and transport, compulsory hand sanitizer use entering and leaving the accommodation, transport and restaurants. Each member of the group will be provided with surgical face masks, disposable gloves and a bottle of hand sanitiser.
We require a $500 per person non-refundable deposit to confirm the booking. Should government COVID-19 travel restrictions prevent the tour from operating, the tour will be rescheduled. In the event the new dates are not suitable, a credit not for the amount paid will be provided and can be used towards any other tour. Click here for full T&C’s
The tour leader
The tour will lead by Simon Tancred. "I first went to Italy as a backpacker in 1980 and fell in love with the country. I returned in 1983, living and working in Milan until 1988. Afterwards I worked at the Institute of Languages, University of New South Wales (Sydney) taking guided tours to Italy annually. I spent two years with my family in Prato (Florence) in 2003 and 2004, working at the Monash University (Melbourne) Centre. Since then I have dedicated myself full-time to Hidden Italy. I love photography and writing and have had articles and photographs on Italy published in most major Australian newspapers and travel magazines. I speak fluent Italian, alas with a pronounced Australian accent. "Great Walks" magazine recently said I had the best job in the world.. there are other much more worthy jobs around but I am lucky my passion has become my profession - click here to read their interview."
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A seven-day gourmet walking tour in Flindders Ranges
21 October to 27 October, 2021
Tour 3 to the Flinders Ranges. Places still available.
Tour Size10 people
Single supplement: $600
- 6 nights accommodation in 4-star accommodation
- All breakfasts, six lunches and five dinners
- Private luxury bus transport throughout (Mercedes Sprinter or similar)
- Two professional guides
- Aborignal rock art tour
- All paid admissions/fees during the tour
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