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Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

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Arkaroola, South Australia 5732, Australia
08 0648 4848
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A great part of outback Australia and Northern Flinders Ranges.

Amazing scenery and a must to do is the 4wd ridgetop tour. It is not the easiest place to get to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim O
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Well what can we say, we had 43 passengers that absolutely loved the experience with our visit, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
plaitmyhair
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Crookwell
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“self drive” (10 reviews)
“flinders ranges” (21 reviews)
“ridgetop tour” (22 reviews)
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Arkaroola, South Australia 5732, Australia
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08 0648 4848
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"worth every cent"
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"stayed here"
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"spent three days"
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"remote location"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing scenery and a must to do is the 4wd ridgetop tour. It is not the easiest place to get to because of the condition of the track (can't call it a road) but in good weather it can be negotiated in a 2wd vehicle,...More

Thank Tim O
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M_Sprigg, Front Office Manager at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Tim, Thank you so much for the time you took to review us! We are so glad that you would recommend us as a bucket list worthy visit and are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We are sorry that you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well what can we say, we had 43 passengers that absolutely loved the experience with our visit, the 4x4 Ridge Top tour, Astronomy tour, scenic flights, meals, accommodation was 5 stars. The staff are extremely organised and the whole village runs like a swiss clock....More

Thank plaitmyhair
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M_Sprigg, Front Office Manager at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Plaitmyhair, We were so happy with all your 43 passengers and really enjoyed having you all! We always look forward to our groups and are so glad that we were able to show you all such a good time with our service, organisation and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was totally unimpressed by the ignorant backpackers who handle the phones there . They lost our booking, had no idea about road conditions and did not do a good job of cleaning the campground facilities or serving in the restaurant . The place has...More

Thank Christine M
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M_Sprigg, Front Office Manager at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Christine M. Thank you for taking the time to review us, although we are sorry that you are so unimpressed. We are confused because we do not have backpackers currently working for us. All of our front of house staff this year has either...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We have just come back to Sydney from a long road trip of many highlights- but visiting the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary was the best. We camped a night in Brachina Gorge, then spent a night at Wilpena Pound- (about the "Resort" we have some reservations)-...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This tour is simply amazing in such a unique and dramatic wilderness area. You are driven in a four-wheel drive on a private road in the sanctuary. En route to the Sillars Lookout, the climax of the tour, you stop at two other lookouts as...More

Thank Kiwibird248
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stayed in the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. It was great. Like having "mod cons" in the middle of nowhere. Arkaroola is just so interesting and the people there are just so nice it is great. Sorry for the late review but I thought I had...More

Thank Wendy J
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Stayed here 3 nights in our camper trailer. Good campground (hardly anyone there), great amenities block, amazing skies after dark! Some great walks and drives here - all well advertised and signposted. We had car problems and my husband could use the workshop facilities there....More

Thank Marita M
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A must if you enjoying walking and the wilderness environment, so much wildlife. You will see lots of wild goats but they usually run away from the road. Watch out for the large roos. The little rock wallabies are so cute, keep an eye out...More

Thank Dizy58
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Arkaroola has some of the darkest skies and thus some of the most incredible viewing experiences of the southern night skies. Do the night time observatory session and you will get to see some of the most amazing deep sky sights to be seen.

Thank Carol L
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Unique place. Everyone should visit to broaden their horizons. Ridge Top Tour highly recommended. Lots of other 4WDs to do for a real outback rugged and remote experience.

Thank Rose T
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