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Great walk.

This was a great short walk up to Arkaroo Rock and back. Took the right hand track up and the left... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
252MarkS252
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Willunga, Australia
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Nice walk and lovely art

Arkaroo Rock is a loop walk. The walk says about 1 hour to the Rock art, but it will probably take... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
gemthesm
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Thame, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After having seen several larger aboriginal paining sites, this one is not particularly spectacular. The track from the parking area is not difficult. First you arrive at an overhanging rock without paintings. A little further are the paintings. Without descriptions it is difficult to distinguish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I wonder how the painters found these rocks in the first place? They really are in the middle of a vast landscape that you couldn't imagine would hide these gems. About a half hour walk from the carpark, a short drive from Rawnsley Park Station....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ZB72
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The walk to the rock is about 30 minutes in each direction ( Maybe longer going anticlockwise) but for any reasonably fit person, it should take no longer than 70 minutes return (including photo stop) Give it a go and appreciate our indigenous culture. Truely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank roycecg
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

As we've travelled outback Australia quite a bit I would say this art work is not amazing would be better with signage explaining what they mean.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank magg1e2015
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

One of the main reasons why you should visit the Flinders Ranges. The native art is stunning, something everyone should see. The walking time says 2hrs return but you can do it comfortably in less. Take water and wear comfy clothes and shoes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marang50
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great short walk up to Arkaroo Rock and back. Took the right hand track up and the left one back. Bit of a climb and rough in parts but ok for most people with decent foot ware. The rock art is ok...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 252MarkS252
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Arkaroo Rock is a loop walk. The walk says about 1 hour to the Rock art, but it will probably take less depending on your fitness. Glad we wore trainers and a hat! The paths are quite easy to follow - meandering along a creek...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gemthesm
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Difficult to get too excited about Arkaroo Rock and its rock art. This is a relatively rough 1-2 hour walk that my wife did not particularly appreciate. There are lovely views back to the east and up on the escarpment of Wilpena Pound. The rock...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We took the hike (very mild one) to the rock and it was worth the small trek. The paintings are really good and if you haven't seen many before, then do yourself a favour and have a look. The hike is a little testy at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paul E
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely walk just before you enter the Flinders Ranges National Park! Stunning scenery along the way to the rock as welk as on the walk back to the carpark. The walk itself is an absolute pleasure with the art an added bonus. Just go...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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