Station Stays SA – See our backyard through our eyes
If you’ve ever dreamed of living like a local in the Outback, station stays are one of the most relaxing ways to do it.
Central Flinders Ranges, 330 kilometres north of Adelaide.
Homestead – sleeps up to 12 people
Private bush campsites with eco self-composting toilets
New shared shower block for campers
Horseshoe Top-End is a working sheep property and has been home to five generations of the Connell family. The family’s diversification into tourism has enabled them to protect areas of vegetation for future generations to enjoy. Come and explore the unique environment of Horseshoe Range – a miniature Wilpena Pound.
Escape back to nature at Horseshoe Top-End. Camp with the birds and kangaroos. Search for echidnas on the walking trail. Watch in awe at the eagles soaring overhead. Capture magnificent views on camera. Check out the sunset at the lookout and finish the day with a wine and campfire under the stars. Magic!
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247 kilometres west of Port Augusta.
Nestling in the rich red sand and rocks of the ancient, volcanic Gawler Ranges is Lake Gairdner with it’s brilliant white salt crystal bed. It is an awesome sight with sunsets being an unforgettable experience. The beauty and serenity of this amazing place has been described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of locations for photography and filming. Lake Gairdner is the home of Dry Lake Racing in Australia with many world speed records being made here. Few have stumbled ‘off the beaten track’ to discover the secret ‘WOW’ factor we have in our backyard.
Since purchasing Mt Ive Station in 2002 the Newton family, staff and friends have strived to preserve and share their special place in an amazing outback landscape. Opening up more station tracks to unique scenery and historical areas, renovating or just enjoying a drink from the Spinifex Bar with others, gives the family much pleasure. The station is stocked with merino sheep and is worked in conjunction with another property at Mt Wedge approx 220 kilometres south.
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