Wallaby Tracks Adventure Tours
One Day - Wilpena Pound Big Day Out (WT01BDO)
This tour is a very full day, including exploring the magnificent Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park and Wilpena Pound by 4x4 and easy bushwalking (optional) Highlights include: Wilpena Pound, Bunyeroo Gorge, Brachina Gorge, Abundant wildlife, including yellow footed rock wallabies, emus, kangaroos, eagles and more.
$250.00 per person
(Lunch & morning tea provided)
(min 2 passengers required)
Departs at 8.00am from Quorn Visitor Info Centre (located within)
Quorn Railway Station, Railway Terrace
Note: visitors to Port Augusta with own transport will need to make their way to Quorn for 8.00am departure - visitors to Port Augusta without transport - we do offer a pick up and return service to Quorn at a cost of $50 each way per vehicle.
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Departing from Quorn at 8.00am we travel through the breath taking Warren Gorge in search of the yellow footed rock wallabies and then continue on through some sheep stations on the dirt back roads stopping at an evocative and picturesque ruin of a stone farm house for morning tea.
Next we visit the outback town of Hawker and check the seismograph for any earth tremors. Continuing on to Wilpena Pound and the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.
We travel 3/4 of the way into the crater like lanscape of Wilpena Pound leaving the 800 metres to walk and see the Hills residence and view the inspiring inside of the Pound from the lookouts and then enjoy a healthy picnic lunch.
For the remainder of the afternoon we 4wd through the stunning landscapes of the Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges and marvel at the amazing ancient geological rock formations including a viewing of the Archeaocyatha Fossil (530 million years old!) and ripple rocks from the ancient sea beds as well as the magnificent views.
The day is filled with spotting Australian birds and wildlife in their natural surrounds and being with a local tour guide who will offer a lot of information throughout the day. Returning to Quorn at approx 4.30 - 5.00pm