Local Towns in the Flinders Ranges

Pichi Richi Park is only 20km North from Stirling North (Port Augusta) in the beautiful Pichi Richi Pass and only 13km South of Historic Quorn (10 minutes) all sealed roads.

Via Quorn

  • Explore ruins of Pichi Richi town site and cemetery (2km from Park centre)
  • Discover the section of the Heysen Trail that runs over the property
  • Explore the Pichi Richi Railway line in the Pass, stone culverts and walls built for the original Ghan Railway by the Chinese/convicts
  • Climb Devils Peak (it’s across the road), Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park (20km from the Park – Excellent loop walk), Mount Brown Conservation Park and of course a planned walk to the top
  • Warrens Gorge (beautiful loop walk 3 & 5km trails) & the Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies

Quorn

  • Coffee, home made yums, meals in 4 historic pubs, quaint bistro & coffee café’s
  • Art galleries
  • Pichi Richi Historical Train Ride or the monthly Austral Lunch Train
  • Pichi Richi Railway workshops & visitors information centre
  • Historic town walk incorporating Quorn Native Flora Reserve (Powell Gardens)

Via Hawker

  • Kanyaka Ruins (a floor plan available from Pichi Richi Office)
  • Horseshoe Range – great 4wd tracks.
  • Buckaringa Gorge
  • Moralana drive to Black Gap (original entrance to Wilpena by horseback) is the best drive around. Can be combined with a visit to Aboriginal sites a Yourumbulla or Arkaroo Rock just past Black Gap – before Wilpena.
  • Day trip to Hawker (67km); Panoramic Art Gallery onto Wilpena Pound Resort (52kms)

Port Augusta

  • Wadlata Visitors Interpretive Centre
  • Aridlands Botanic Gardens & Cafe
  • Royal Flying Doctor Base
  • Aquatics & Outdoor Centre

Other Attractions within 100km

  • * Wilpena
  • * Wilmington (Alligator Gorge)
    * Melrose (Mount Remarkable)
  • * Point Lowly (Cuttlefish breeding grounds)