The Outback

Outback South Australia

From the Flinders Ranges to the border of the Northern Territory, Outback South Australia includes a huge expanse of area that holds many amazing things to see and do, that all travellers must come and enjoy for themselves and see what this region has installed for them. There are several main routes that you can travel along to make your way through outback South Australia which include the Stuart Highway which is a sealed road as well as the Oodnadatta Track, the Birdsville Track and the Strzelecki Track that aren’t sealed but well worth a trip. The Stuart Highway will lead you straight to Darwin in the Top End and for anyone travelling from Outback South Australia to Queensland you will want to travel along the Birdsville or Strzelecki Track.

Outback South Australia roughly starts from any point northwards of Port Augustus, where the star-strewn skies are an attraction in their own right, where the ranges, deserts and giants stones and Aboriginal culture and heritage are just some of the reasons why thousands of people come to Outback South Australia each year. Whether you choose to join a coach tour, four-wheel driving tour or make your own tracks, you can explore and experience Outback South Australia in whatever way suits you best. There are camping adventures, luxury coach tours and trekking expeditions or you can hire your own four-wheel drive if you don’t already have one so you can make up your own itinerary as you go along. Supplies are limited in the outback so you will have to plan well and always make sure you have plenty of fuel, supplies and water to get you through until the next stop.

Sunset in Outback SA Painted Desert The Ghan

Imagine seeing the Flinders Rangers at sunset, seeing wilderness sanctuaries, and visiting the awesome Wilpena Pound with its spectacular gorges and valleys as you enjoy a scenic flight and discover a world of flora and fauna. Outback South Australia is an adventure just waiting for you with National Parks, famous attractions and many fun-filled activities. Visit Cooper Pedy the Opal Capital of the world, walk through an underground church and see how people live underground to escape the heat. There are golf courses without grass to play on, gem shops and the famous Dog Fence, the longest fence in the world.

Even though Outback South Australia only has 1% population, there is a world of natural and manmade attractions for you to enjoy on your holiday here. And no matter if you wish to base yourself at one of the many different types of accommodation in Outback South Australia or travel from place to place to see the sights you will have an adventure of a lifetime. There are resorts, hotels, hostels, motels and caravan parks in the towns and surrounding regions so why not plan a camping adventure. From thermal springs, lakes and watering holes to deserts, dry landscapes and parklands, Outback South Australia is a world within a world. It is here that you can truly discover the true essence of outback Australia and what it is all about.

Outback South Australia legendary and famous attractions, adventures, tours, accommodation and many activities for all ages, so start planning your ideal holiday and come and explore Outback South Australia.