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Copley - Cities, Towns and Localities
Ideally situated midway between Adelaide and many of the popular Outback destinations such as Birdsville, Coober Pedy, Innamincka, Leigh Creek, Oodnadatta and Roxby Downs. It is also a great place from which to visit the magnificent northern Flinders and Gammon Ranges National Parks, Arkaroola, Lake Eyre and Marree.

Check out the listed Copley attractions and tours.

Copley Attractions

Aroona Dam
• Built in the 1950’s, Aroona Dam supplies water to the towns of Leigh Creek, Copley and Lydhurst. The area is also home to a colony of Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies and other flora and fauna. There are picnic and BBQ facilities, as well as many spectacular walking trails.
Coal Train
• The Coal Train passes through the township twice daily on its way to and from the Leigh Creek Coal Mine. Each train is 2.8 km long and consists of 161 wagons carrying about 11,500 tonnes of coal. The coal is then railed 280 km to the power stations at Pt Augusta. It is a sight to see Australia’s longest coal train on its journey.
• The region has numerous copper diggings in the hills south east of Copley, with mines scattered in the area. Take the time to visit the historic Aboriginal Ochre Pits just 10 km north of Lyndhurst.
Mail Run
• There is a twice-weekly mail run which you can join that visits nearby stations and the Aboriginal communities at Nepabunna and Iga Warta. Enquire at the Post Office in Copley.
Old Beltana
• This is the town that refuses to die. The by-gone Hub of the Overland Telegraph Railway and Copper Trails. You can see the old historical buildings and cemetery and the unique railway dam. Travel through Puttapa Gap and see the ruins of cottages and the old bridge that formed part of the original Ghan Railway.

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Copley Tours

SA Tours • Outback  • Eco • Adventure • National Tours
Boundary Riders
• Guided Trail Rides • Ph: 08 8675 2835 (Bob Dillon) or Ph: 08 8675 2683 (Fiona - Quandong Caf้) • Email
• Variety of trail ride options from 2, 4, 6 hours or overnight trail rides by arrangement. Farmstay can be had at Angepena Station situated only 50 km east of Copley on the road to Arkaroola.
Leigh Creek Coal Mine
• A 2 hour bus tour is available by the coal mine operators.
4WD Tours
• Contact the Copley Cabin and Caravan Park for enquiries about customised chauffeur 4WD tours.
Complete 4 Wheel Drive Hire
• (Agents for) • Ph/Fax: 08 8675 2288 • Email
• Situated at the Copley Cabin and Caravan Park, Complete Four Wheel Drive Hire, allows you to leave your car at the caravan park and tour the region in a purpose supplied 4WD. Travel on the dirt and take the ring route drive around the remote and outback regions of South Australia.
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