The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park

The bluff known as the Dutchmans Stern, located 10km north east of Quorn, is a prominent landmark. Home to a host of plants and animals, the Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park has plenty of walking trails to explore the rugged landscape.

Make your way to the summit via the Dutchmans Stern hiking trail. The summit offers spectacular views of Spencer Gulf, surrounding ranges and the Willochra Plain. The Heysen Trail also winds its way through the park.

Extend your visit overnight at the old homestead or shearers' quarters located within the park.


Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park is located 10km north west of Quorn. Access is via Arden Vale Road.

Opening Hours

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fire information

Wood fires and solid fuel fires are prohibited throughout the year. 

Gas fires are permitted other than on days of total fire ban.

Find out more information about fire restrictions.


Fees apply.

Contact Us

Phone: (+61 8) 8634 7068

Important Information

This park may be closed on days of extreme fire danger.

Further Information

The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park (621kb pdf)
Parks Guide - Flinders Ranges and Outback (1.26mb pdf)
Remote Area Travel Information brochure (2.12mb pdf)

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