Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, Arkaroola

#29 of 69 in Wildlife in South Australia
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is part of a large Important Bird Area, established to support and protect habitats sheltering over 160 bird species, including short-tailed grasswrens, pied honeyeaters, chirruping wedgebills, and cinnamon quail-thrushes. Winner of several prestigious ecotourism awards, the sanctuary offers renowned 4WD tours, taking visitors deep into the wilderness over rugged mountain tracks. Drive up to Siller’s Lookout for a panoramic view across the plains toward Lake Frome and the Beverly Uranium Mine. Accommodation options at the sanctuary include motel-style rooms, several campsites, and a caravan park. An information center, internet café, and a bar are also located within the sanctuary. Book online to take advantage of special deals and travel packages. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Arkaroola holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We went on the Ridgetop Tour and fortunately for us it was a day of clear blue skies. The tour guide was very knowledgable and friendly. The scenery was spectacular, lots of opportunities for photos. ...  more »
  • You have to look at this place as a whole package - a family providing a significant contribution to the maintenance of a remote beautiful and important part of Australia - its quirky and basic in pla...  more »
  • This is a small village with many levels of accomodation. The attraction is the tours available. We went on ridge 4WD tours, many amazing walks and flew over lake eyre. All staff friendly and tour gui...  more »
  • Rough, hot MTB riding, terrain makes it difficult to travel very far. Rewards include great views and interesting ruins.
  • Staff are lovely, sites are amazing and the stars will sweep you away.

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