Willow Springs Station is a typical sheep station of approx 70,000 acres or 283sq km that offers visitors true bush hospitality and quiet secluded settings. The picturesque setting neighbours the Flinders Ranges National Park and is central to all popular features and destinations in the region.
A limited number of private camping sites are available on Willow Springs Station. They are situated within 2 km of the homestead with an Amenities block for client use near the homestead. The bush camping sites come complete with a fire ring and BBQ plate.
Ablution amenities and camp kitchen are available near the homestead, but each site has a long drop toilet. Willow Springs discourages the collection of wood and has bags of wood for sale.
HOW TO GET THERE
The turn off to Willow Springs Road is 14.1km north of the Wilpena Pound turn off on the Flinders Ranges Way. Alternatively the turn off is 42.3km South of Blinman. It is a further 3km off the Flinders Ranges Way to the Homestead.
FEES & BOOKINGS
Bookings are essential and may be made by calling the number provided.
Camping fee is $25 for first 2 persons, additional $5/ person per vehicle per night.
For further information you may call or email via the details below.
THINGS TO DO
Art Groups & Photography
Willow Springs Station is an ideal base for artists and photographers to capture the outstanding beauty of the spectacular Flinders Ranges.
Capture the contrasting moods of morning and evening light, the brown colours of the dry times or the greens following welcome rains. The clear air, the colours and predominantly fine weather brings artists and photographers back time and time again.
Enjoy the marked trails, hill climbing, exploring natural springs or viewing the aboriginal rock etchings. These are some of the features of this property where you may choose to relax in one of the magnificent stony creek beds in the shade of towering red gums, listening to the symphony of bird song.
Bird & Wildlife Watching
A wide variety of birds can be observed on Willow Springs STation including the rare Short-tailed Grasswren found in Stokes Hill Lookout paddock. Ask for our mud map which includes GPS readings of last sightings.
Wildlife seen on the property includes Red Kangaroos, the Western Grey Kangaroos, Euros or Hills Kangaroos, emus, reptiles, including the blue-tongued lizard and central bearded dragon.
4 Wheel Driving
Self Drive or take a tour and experience SKYTREK, one of the Flinders Ranges most popular and diverse 4WD journeys. The track is accessible to vehicles with Low Range 4WD and experienced 4WD drivers only.
The journey takes approximately 6-7 hours and the track well marked with 50 markers.
Flinders Ranges National Park
The park offers some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia and is only minutes away from our station. One could spend days exploring the gorges, walking the many trails and climbing St Mary’s Peak, the highest point in the Flinders Ranges.
Stokes Hill LookoutFrom the Willow Springs Homestead a 10 minute drive to Stokes Hill Lookout (easily accessible by all vehicles) gives you a 360° view of the surrounding Flinders Ranges.