This campground offers two different camping experiences on the banks of Brachina Creek and Aroona Creek. The 2WD section with 6 sites available is located high on the southern bank while the 4WD section with 7 sites is reached by a rugged track across the creek. Toilet facilities and a self-registration station are located on site.
HOW TO GET THERE
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park is situated approximately 450 kilometres north of Adelaide, in the central Flinders Ranges.
From Adelaide, take one of several routes to Hawker, then follow the signs to Wilpena (Flinders Ranges Way).
If approaching from Broken Hill, turn north at Yunta on the Arkaroola Road and follow signs to Blinman which is the Northern end of Flinders Ranges Way.
The best vehicle access to this campground is off the Flinders Ranges Way at Brachina Gorge Road (signed), after 11.7km turn right and follow the track to the campground.
The main road through the park and into Wilpena Pound is sealed. Unsealed roads with changing surfaces occur throughout the park and may be affected by weather conditions. All public roads are accessible by two-wheel drive vehicles, caravans and trailers.
Please note: GPS Co-Ordinates are approximate and provided in most cases to get you to the National Park entrance. Once inside the park there should be signs to the actual camp grounds. Failing this please check with National Parks for further directions.
FEES & BOOKINGS
Camping fees from $15 per vehicle (max 8 people).
Fees can be paid at the self-registration stations throughout the park or the Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre.
Unpowered camp sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Camping fees do not include Park Entry fees, these are charged separately.
THINGS TO DO
Renowned for its natural, cultural and geological significance, Flinders Ranges is one of Australia’s premier national landscapes. The famous landmark of Wilpena Pound (Ikara) is cradled within the park’s towering mountains.
Start your adventure at the Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre where you will find extensive information about the park. From there, explore the park’s stunning landscape, Aboriginal rock art sites, fossil heritage and ruins of early European settlement.
For an in-depth look at the wonders of the region join a guided tour and enjoy a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound, or make your own discoveries along the many bushwalking trails and scenic drives.
The collection of firewood (either dead or alive) is prohibited.
Please bring your own or purchase wood from Wilpena Pound or Rawnsley Park general stores.
Wood fires and solid fuel fires are prohibited during Fire Ban periods.
Pets and generators are not allowed.
Data & Photos courtesy of: National Parks South Australia