Last day in the Flinders Ranges

Last day in the Flinders Ranges, and a long drive ahead of us back to Adelaide. The last stop of the day (after Rawnsleys’ Lookout) was Arkaroo Rock, a significant Adnyamathanha painting site depicting aspects of the dreaming for Wilpena Pound. I don’t think I had seen an Aboriginal rock art before other than when …

Hiking St Mary Peak in the Flinders Ranges

A long day today… an extremely long day… We spent the day hiking St Mary Peak which was an extremely long hike of nearly 8 hours return offering the highest view point in the area. The name in Aboriginal, Ngarri Mudlanha, means dizzy thoughts or confusion which seemed oddly appropriate after hiking to the top. …

Arriving in the Flinders Ranges

A short break, we decided to head up to the Flinders Ranges and try out some of the accommodation in Wilpena Pound. It was a long drive (about 5 hours or so), and we decided to take the Port route heading through Quorn on the way to Wilpena Pound. While we were in Quorn we …