Wilpena Pound, SA
Soar over Wilpena Pound on a scenic flight. Fossick for opals and sleep underground in Coober Pedy. Hike the Heysen trail, mountain bike the Mawson track or four wheel drive steep, razor-edged tracks. Follow the Oodnadatta Track to remote and often arid Lake Eyre. Taste native plants and learn about Aboriginal art with traditional custodians of the land. Explore the area's pastoral history at Wilpena Pound Station. See the rare yellow-footed rock wallaby and an abundance of other native animals and birds in the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Discover a lost world inside a stone basin, moonscapes and barren lakes, opals and fossils, national parks and Aboriginal rock art.