Secluded and serene, Rawnsley Park Station offers breathtaking views across the Central Flinders Ranges.

An operating sheep station, the family-owned Rawnsley Park Station has a rugged setting at the foot of Wilpena Pound – an impressive natural amphitheatre in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Park in an area known for its ancient mountain ranges, rich Aborigine heritage, historic towns and native wildlife. It’s ideal as an accessible Outback escape from Adelaide, as part of a self- drive itinerary exploring South Australia, or if you’re travelling further north into the Outback.

The owners at Rawnsley Park are committed to sustainable tourism, working with the local authorities to protect the diverse vegetation of Rawnsley Bluff, and creating environmentally-friendly villas. The Woolshed Restaurant serves up regional cuisine, and the station offers an extensive touring programme, arranging everything from guided bush walks to flights over Wilpena Pound.

Accommodation ranges from camping to a traditional homestead and eight beautifully-appointed eco villas. The spacious architect-designed villas are set in a secluded site, but you’ll still be within easy reach of the station’s facilities. Designed in harmony with the natural environment, they come complete with a fully-equipped kitchen, a retractable ceiling offering views of the night sky from your bed, and private deck with uninterrupted views of Wilpena Pound.

4 stars
Nov - Feb
At the south-eastern edge of Wilpena Pound, just outside the Flinders Ranges National Park
4½ hours’ drive north from Adelaide


  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board


What's included

Breakfast supplies in your villa • Bottle of local wine, ciabatta and dukkah on arrival.

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