Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park is now known as the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park. 

Rugged mountain ranges, spectacular gorges, sheltered creeks lined with river red gums and abundant wildlife are just some of the attractions that make up Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park.

Renowned for its natural, cultural and geological significance, Flinders Ranges is one of Australia's premier national landscapes. The famous landmark of Wilpena Pound (Ikara) is cradled within the park's towering mountains.

Start your adventure at the Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre where you will find extensive information about the park. From here, explore the park's stunning landscape, Aboriginal rock art sites, fossil heritage and ruins of early European settlement.

For an in-depth look at the wonders of the region join a guided tour and enjoy a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound, or make your own discoveries along the many bushwalking trails and scenic drives.

The park offers plenty of facilities, with accommodation ranging from bush camping to four-star accommodation.

Take the virtual tour of Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, courtesy of Georama.


Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park is located in the Flinders Ranges between the townships of Hawker and Blinman, 450km north of Adelaide.

Opening times

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre is open 8am-5pm daily.

Old Wilpena Station is open 8am-5pm daily.


Fees apply.

Fire information

Wood fires and solid fuel fires are prohibited from 1 November 2015 to 15 April 2016. 

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

Wilpena Pound: Wood fires, solid fuel fires and gas fires are prohibited throughout the year other than at Cooinda Camp where gas fires only are permitted other than on days of total fire ban.

Find out more information about fire restrictions.

Contact us

Phone: (+61 8) 8648 0048

Email: visitorscentre@wilpenapound.com.au

Important information

If you are planning a trip for a school group or other large group, please ensure you let the park know of your intentions (+61 8) 8648 0048.

If you intend to visit remote sections of the park or undertake any risky or strenuous activities, please ensure you let a responsible person know of your intentions, and when you anticipate returning. If you have any questions please contact the park on (+61 8) 8648 0048.

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

Carry adequate supplies of drinking water - do not rely on tanks or creeks for water.

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