Wilpena Pound ResortNRMA Parks and Resorts

The ultimate Flinders Ranges experience

Located in the heart of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National park on Adnyamathanha Country, Wilpena Pound Resort is an unforgettable Australian outback experience. Guests can relax in the stunning natural surrounds, engage in rich Aboriginal culture and take in breathtaking views from every perspective. A stay at Wilpena Pound Resorts offers a genuine and rewarding Australian cultural experience.

Acknowledgement of country

NRMA Parks and Resorts acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land in which Wilpena Pound Resort operates. NRMA Parks and Resorts acknowledges and honours the Adnyamathanha people and their Elders, past, present and future.

Accommodation

Guests at Wilpena Pound Resort can choose from a range of resort rooms or step out into nature with a glamping experience at Ikara Safari Camp. For guests keen to experience the outback under the stars, the resort has a range of caravan, motorhome and camp sites with excellent facilities including barbecues and a camp kitchen.

Experience Adnyamathanha Country

Proudly owned and operated by the local Adnyamathanha people, Wilpena Pound Resort delivers a personal experience of the ancient landscape and Aboriginal culture which is strongly imbedded in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. Guests can enjoy the nightly Welcome to Country ceremony offered by the Adnyamathanha or Yura staff with traditional songs and stories about the landscape. The resort’s range of tours and adventures is each led by an Adnyamathanha guide, taking in sites of cultural significance and offering guests a chance to learn more about the region’s heritage and its people.

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Explore the Flinders Ranges

This spectacular landscape can be explored on foot, mountain bike, by 4WD or from the air with a wide range of tours operating at the resort year-round. Journey through the rolling mountain ranges and spectacular gorges to soak up this scenic landscape with breathtaking panoramic views at every turn. By night, the inky outback skies offer some of the best stargazing in South Australia.

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Food and beverage

Guests can enjoy the casual vibe in the Ikara Lounge, Bar & Bistro with options to sit outside under the gum trees, or sample local seasonal produce and bush foods Indigenous-inspired menu at the Wilpena Pound Resort Dining Room. Menus have been created by Australia’s only hatted Indigenous chef, Clayton Donovan to deliver a taste of local native ingredients and Indigenous flavours.

For guests who are keen to cook up a feast under the stars, the resort also has an IGA Xpress onsite which stocks all the essentials.

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Resort features

Swimming pool
Bike
Dining
Shopping
Picnic
Laundry
Wifi
Lounge
Restaurant
BBQ
Gift
Glamping

Unique Experiences of the Flinders Ranges

Wilpena Pound Resort is proudly managed by NRMA Parks and Resorts in partnership with Ikara Wilpena Enterprises and the Adnyamathanha people. NRMA Parks and Resorts is proud to share the incredible beauty of one of earth’s oldest landscapes and offer a range of genuine Indigenous cultural experiences of the Flinders Ranges.

Address
Wilpena Rd, Via Hawker SA 5434
Reception hours
7am to 7pm

Wilpena Pound Resort is located 429 kilometres north of Adelaide and is accessible via sealed roads or via a scenic flight transfer from Adelaide or Whyalla.

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Photo credit: Tourism Australia, South Australian Tourism Commission, heidi who photos and Elise Cook.