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.
21 kilometres north east of Wilpena Pound on the Wilpena to Blinman Road and adjacent to the Flinders Ranges National Park.
A choice of five private comfortable self-contained buildings for small or large groups ranging from one to 33 beds
Private and secluded bush campsites
Amenities including a camp kitchen
Marked walking and mountain bike trails
Guided 4WD tours
Self-drive 4WD track – Skytrek
Skytrek Willow Springs Station is a working sheep station in the Flinders Ranges offering true bush hospitality in quiet secluded settings. Owned and operated by the Reynolds family for four generations, Willow Springs is a sanctuary for those who want to connect, relax and really experience the local life and the atmosphere and ever-changing contrast of outback colours. Willow Springs exhilarating full day 4WD track, Skytrek, is described as ‘truly memorable’ by visitors and placed on numerous Bucket Lists by 4WD, camping, and adventure magazines. Willow Springs offers a truly sharable experience in the Flinders Ranges.
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Located at the eastern edge of the Flinders Ranges, 35 kilometres from Blinman, on the Blinman to Arkaroola road (500 kilometres from Adelaide).
Authentic, stone, 1850’s Shearer’s Quarters, comprising nine separate bedrooms accommodating 22 people. Overseers Cottage, built in the 1950’s, boasts 1950’s décor and sleeps up to seven guests. ‘Mum and Dad’s’ which offers a more up-market experience with modern facilities and comfortably sleeps six. Catering is available on request.
Experience the intimacy of the hills combined with the vastness of the plains, while watching a kaleidoscope of colour as the light changes during the day. Established in 1856, Wirrealpa Station is a 1500 square kilometre, sheep and cattle property combining a tourism enterprise, which is run by fourth generation pastoralists. Have your first evening meal prepared for you so that all you have to do is unpack and enjoy the sunset. Let the Wirrealpa team take you out to Lizard Rock for drinks or billy tea at sunset or give you a map of 4WD tours around the property. The proximity of the property to hills and plains results in a huge diversity of flora and fauna.
Learn more about the ecological systems which make up this semi-arid country with an explanation of EMU™, our landmark conservation project. See the difference land rehabilitation has made or appreciate the ancient fossils that are scattered all over the property. Fly-ins are welcome.
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