With the air of a Martian colony awaiting the arrival of the next supply
ship, Arkaroola is a star attraction in the Northern Flinders Ranges region.
Popular with grey nomads
and adventurous travellers, the resort provides comfortable accommodation with
both a four star and two star rating, a swimming pool, restaurant and a
Opportunities abound for bush walking, four wheel driving and
looking at rocks, for its a cornucopia for mineralogists and geologists.
rugged Ridgetop Tour is an absolute must, as is the nightly Observatory Tour.
Fight tooth and nail for a spot next to Arkaroolas owner Doug Sprigg, a walking
encyclopaedia and kill for a seat on one of his aerial geology tours over Lake
Frome and the Mawson Plateau.
Petrol, basic mechanical repairs and tyre
services are available.
How to get there?
Access via Copley or the back road from Yunta. 4WD not necessary, but two spare
tyres are advisable. Check for current road conditions at the RAA garage at
Copley. The road to Arkaroola is on gravel, so keep the speed down and enjoy the
spectacular Gammon Ranges as you pass.
There is an airstrip near Arkaroola and transfers can be arranged to and from