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Laura Information Outlet, Laura, Flinders Ranges and Outback, South Australia

Laura Information Outlet

Shop2/38 Herbert Street, Laura, South Australia, 5480
Email: laura.sa.information@gmail.com
9214511 Phone Number: 61 08 8663 2260
Fax Number: 61 08 8663 2260

The Laura Information Outlet is found in Hughes Street, the main street of Laura, a small town in the Southern Flinders region of South Australia. The centre is run by volunteers and aims to be open from 10am to 4pm every day. The centre provides visitors and locals with holiday information for all of South Australia and Broken Hill, including when possible the particular local knowledge so helpful when visitors are here for the first time. With the growing interest in locally produced food and drink, the centre specialises in local products. With the Golden North Ice Cream manufacturer just down the street, visitors can view a four minute video of the production line in action (and taste the delicious Giant Twins next door). Walking guide and bus guide tours can be booked. There are local souvenirs and postcards as well as photocopying services.

Coober Pedy, Far North, South Australia

Underground Catholic Church Of St Peter And Pauls

Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723
9002760 Phone Number: 61 08 8672 5011
Fax Number: 61 08 8672 5887

The first purpose built underground Catholic Church of its type in the world opened June 25 1967 and extensions completed September 1984. It still remains Australia's only purpose built underground Catholic Church and is classified a historical site in Coober Pedy, South Australia. Special features of the church include the bell tower, St Anthony's Window, the Jasper stone altar and sanctuary, and the Holy Picture of Marija Pomagaj. Post cards and fridge magnets are available for purchase and many visitors light a candle expressing a personal prayer.

Port Pirie Regional Tourism And Arts Centre, Port Pirie, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Port Pirie Regional Tourism And Arts Centre

3 Mary Elie Street, Port Pirie, South Australia, 5540
Email: tourism@pirie.sa.gov.au
Website: www.pirie.sa.gov.au
9001594 Phone Number: 61 08 8633 8700
Fax Number: 61 08 8633 8799

Visit the Port Pirie Regional Tourism and Arts Centre, formerly the Port Pirie Railway Station and redeveloped to reflect Port Pirie's heritage, with architectural features and artworks interpreting the city's industrial, maritime, transport and agricultural history. Get up close to the 'Longest White Pointer Shark Landed in South Australia'. Take a miniature railway trip on the Pirie Rail Express, with two locomotives, the steam engine 'Elizabeth' and a diesel engine 'Lady Pirie' that travels a 1.7 kilometre trip. Don't miss taking a bus tour of the world's largest primary lead smelter, Nyrstar Port Pirie. And taste the flavours of local food produce and grab a few mementos. Visit the Port Pirie Library, Internet Centre, and Regional Art Gallery - all part of a thriving cultural precinct. It's just a sample of what you can experience in Port Pirie, 'the Friendly City'. Bookings for all of the above can be made at the Tourism Centre - enquire direct for pricing.

Umoona Opal Mine And Museum, Coober Pedy, Far North, South Australia

Umoona Opal Mine And Museum

Lot 14 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723
Email: umoona@ozemail.com.au
Website: www.umoonaopalmine.com.au
9002067 Phone Number: 61 08 8672 5288
Fax Number: 61 08 8672 5731

Visit Umoona Opal Mine and Museum, Coober Pedy's largest underground and only award winning tourism attraction. Take a walk through our museum where you will find information on Aboriginal and European settlement in the area. Step back into Australia's ancient past and view fossils from the South Australian Museum. Take our guided tour and experience underground living in our display home, or see what it was like digging for opal in our authentic mine. Watch our multi award winning documentary " The Story Of Opal" in our panoramic theatre, then visit our retail showroom with Australia's largest range of exclusive opal jewellery, rough or cut opal (crystal, black and boulder) and a large range of opalised fossils and specimens. Please refer to website for tour times and costs. Choose a stone and our in house jeweller will make a special piece of jewellery just for you. All of our opals and jewellery come with 100 percent international guarantee.

Skytrek, Willow Springs Station, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Skytrek

Willow Springs Station, Hawker, South Australia, 5434
Email: reynoldswsp@activ8.net.au
Website: www.skytrekwillowsprings.com.au
9069264 Phone Number: 61 08 8648 0016
Fax Number: 61 08 8648 0016

A spectacular self-guided track in the heartland of South Australia's Flinders Ranges, Skytrek is an awesome rite of passage for four wheel drivers. Features include sheep country, an old pug and pine hut, rugged rocky ranges, river red gum lined creeks, ochre cliffs, groves of native pines and panoramic views of Wilpena Pound. Experience the exhilarating views from Upalinna Lookout where the Eagles view of the surrounding landscape gives a breathtaking and unforgettable experience. An exciting and diverse adventure, Skytrek begins from Willow Springs Station, a 70,000 acre sheep property, 21 kilometres north of Wilpena Pound. This six-hour track can be self-driven or join an approved tour operator. Please refer to property website for self drive entry costs.

The Old Timers Mine, Coober Pedy, South Australia

The Old Timers Mine

Crowders Gully Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723
Email: otm@berrydopals.com.au
Website: www.oldtimersmine.com
9002105 Phone Number: 61 08 8672 5555
Fax Number: 61 08 8672 5555

Visit the Old Timers Mine and Museum, South Australia's best Tourist Attraction 2011. It is Coober Pedy's premier and multi award winning, affordable and family friendly tourist attraction. Explore a 1916 underground opal mine, museum and 1920 to 1990 home. View three large good quality opal seams, opalised seashells in the roof in their natural state, Coober Pedy's largest painted lady opal. Compare opal prices of opal jewellery mined, cut and polished, and set locally at the Underground Opal and Gift shop. Enjoy a continuous self-guided tour with written guides in a number of different languages including English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Dutch and Hebrew. Audio guides are also available. Free opal mining machine demonstrations, blower and tunnelling machine available at 9.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Noodle the pit after your tour for the chance to find a special piece of opal - yours to keep. Tour departs daily on your arrival. 2008 South Australian Heritage and Cultural Tourism Award Winner. Accommodation packages also available, please enquire for details. The Old Timers Mine is a Climate Action Business.

Port Pirie, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Northern Festival Centre

106 Gertrude Street, Port Pirie, South Australia, 5540
Email: northern@countryarts.org.au
Website: www.countryarts.org.au/venue-page/northern-festival-centre
9001750 Phone Number: 61 08 8633 8500
Fax Number: 61 08 8633 8599

The Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie, is a fully equipped multi-purpose arts centre and can accommodate a diverse range of conferences, performing arts, film screenings, seminars and product launches. Within the Centre are the Keith Michell Theatre, The Ballroom, and meeting rooms (Barbara Welch Room and Council Room). In addition to being one of South Australia's most important industrial and commercial centres, Port Pirie has a rich and historical base, with a number of heritage listed buildings and monuments throughout the city. The region offers visitors a myriad of activities and attractions in a district steeped in history and culture. Port Pirie is 229 kilometres north of Adelaide and has a population of 13,500 and a theatre base of 20,000 (population within 100 kilometres). Entry price varies depending on performance, please see website for details.

Arkapena Track, Arkapena Scenic Adventure

Arkapena Scenic Adventure

Rawnsley Park Station, Hawker, South Australia, 5434
Email: info@rawnsleypark.com.au
Website: www.rawnsleypark.com.au/main/Things_to_Do/Arkapena_Self_Drive
9081302 Phone Number: 61 08 8648 0008
Fax Number: 61 08 8648 0013

Arkapena Scenic Adventure is a genuine four wheel drive experience through some of the most spectacular scenery of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. The Arkapena track follows old mustering and fire trails on the 12,000 hectares Arkapena Station to the south and east of Wilpena Pound. The track begins with gentle slopes of dodonea bushland, arid native pine forest and Redgum creeks, among the foothills of the Chace Range. Here the geological history of the Flinders Ranges unfolds. Ancient sedimentary deposits of sand and silt have solidified and been molded into the rugged slopes of the surrounding Chace, Wilpena and Elder Ranges. Arkapena Scenic Adventure culminates in the Prelinna Lookout (679 metres) where you are rewarded with spectacular views of the surrounding Flinders Ranges. Allow approximately four hours to complete the 40 kilometre track.

Melrose Courthouse Heritage Centre, Melrose, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Melrose Courthouse Heritage Centre

13 Stuart Street, Melrose, South Australia, 5483
Email: mdhsoc@gmail.com
9002248 Phone Number: 61 08 8666 2141

The Melrose Courthouse Heritage Centre is an adventure into the past. Discover the history of this unique area by visiting the authentic exhibitions and audio visual presentations that tell the story of opening the north of South Australia, with the establishment in 1848 of the police and judicial presence at this site. Learn about Goyder's Line, which runs through this area, bringing to life the hardships the pioneers suffered. Experience all aspects of rural settlement, mining, workingmen's blocks, a village settlement and a returned soldier-training farm. The story of the European pioneers and the Nukunu Aboriginal people are well interpreted.

Remarkable View Wines, Murray Town, Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Remarkable View Wines

Main North Road, Murray Town, South Australia, 5481
Email: wines@remarkableview.com.au
Website: www.remarkableview.com.au
9003937 Phone Number: 61 08 8666 4215
Fax Number: 61 08 8667 2165

Remarkable View Wines cellar door is situated just north of Murray Town on the Main North Road (260 kilometres north of Adelaide). The cellar door has magnificent views of Mount Remarkable from the tasting area and patio, which it was aptly named after. The cellar door is family run, friendly and knowledgeable where you can taste the fine wines of the Southern Flinders wine region one of South Australia's newest wine regions including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Grenache, Riesling, Rose and Fortified port. Remarkable View also offers wines from other wine producers in the area. Challenge yourself to find the image of a Clydesdale horse's head hidden within the veins of a grape leaf on our wine label. Make Remarkable View a stop off while travelling north from Clare or camping at Melrose and then extending your trip through to Port Augusta, Rawnsley, Wilpena or Arkaroola.

Information provided by the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse