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Wilpena Road Near Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5434 Australia See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience we had at Arkaba. It is a unique experience staying in the wildness of the Flinders Ranges and yet experiencing wonderful accommodation and food. Our days consisted of morning and evening four wheel drives to experience the sunrise and sunset. A...More

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Response from WildBush, Owner at ArkabaResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your comments and taking the time to write a review. We of course love to hear that guests have had a great experience and this is part of the satisfaction we feel for what we do as a tourism/conservation business. The Flinders...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We just finished four nights at Arkaba - a lovely former sheep station on about 60,000 acres. We LOVED our stay. The communications with reservations was professional and clear, the food was FANTASTIC, the landscapes and animals sublime, and the guiding really FIRST RATE. And...More

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Response from WildBush, Owner at ArkabaResponded 10 September 2018

Wow ... thank you for your wonderful comments and I am so pleased that you so enjoyed your stay with us. Like you I would also love the homestead to be further from the road (several hundred metres does not seem enough in our vast...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a delightful & spectacular 3 days of walking (12-15 km/d, a few hills) in the Flinders Ranges with Sarah, our knowledgeable & caring guide, & Tori, our capable & efficient camp director. Weather was clear & sunny by day, frosty by night....More

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Response from WildBush, Owner at ArkabaResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review and kind words - I am glad you enjoyed the Walk! The Flinders is made for walking and, as with anywhere in the Australian bush, the subtleties are missed without the help and interest of a knowledgeable and...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Took a guided walk through the Finders Ranges from Wilpena Pound to Arkaba Homestead. Our guides Darlene and Esther very not only very knowledgeable but were great in organising our swag camps with great food and drink. The walk was through great scenery with just...More

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Response from WildBush, Owner at ArkabaResponded 27 July 2018

Many thanks for your feedback and review. As you say, the walk is challenging enough to provide a sense of achievement although we are obviously trying to make sure that a few key creature comforts are brought into the equation (great food and wine, and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing experience. One of the best things i have ever done. A group of 10 friends - not everyone knew each other just returned from the 3 day walk. Our guide Charlie was the perfect host knowing when to give information and when...More

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Response from WildBush, Owner at ArkabaResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a reivew of your experience with us at Arkaba on the walk and I am delighted that you had such a great experience. It is an amazing landscape to walk in and remains one of those hidden...More

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Arkaba is a 60,000 acre private conservancy set in the heart of the Flinders Ranges. With just five rooms the Arkaba homestead is an oasis of comfort and style amidst a harsh and rugged landscape, where guests enjoy a taste of classic Australian country hospitality. The Flinders Ranges is in a class of its own for taking in the sheer size and scale of Australia's outback offering the chance to immerse oneself in 600 million years of geological history. Arkaba's conservation management program has seen a transformation in bird and mammal species on the property and offers guests a unique insight to the challenges that Australia faces in saving its unique and diverse natural heritage. Activities include bush walking, photography, safari drives, visiting ancient Aboriginal sites, or just soaking up the sights and sounds of the bush. Enjoy bush picnics underneath magnificent River Red gums, track native wildlife, learn the stories of early European settlement or take a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and the salt pans of Lake Torrens. The real luxury at Arkaba comes in sharing this spectacular conservancy with just a handful of other guests.

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USD 1,397 - USD 1,441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from WildBush | Property representative |
Hi, the price for a double room is $1,632 (for 2 people). That includes all meals, all beverages (including premium South Australian wines and a wide selection of spirits) and all guided activities on the conservancy... More
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"There is one room that is in a separate house that would provide a little more privacy."
27 Aug. 2018
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"All rooms are unique in character. I loved them all"
8 May 2017
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"Coachman's cottage for privacy"
15 Apr. 2017
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"Definitely choose the Homestead if available."
3 Feb. 2017
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