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Rawnsley Park Station YHA
Rawnsley Park Station, Wilpena Road
Wilpena via Hawker 5434
Phone: (+618) 8648 0008
Fax: (+618) 8648 0050
Manager: Tony & Julie Smith
Reception Hours: 8am - 6pm
Arrival Time: 2 pm
Take a Stateliner Bus from Adelaide to Port Augusta and then rent a car to get to Rawnsley Park Station. Journey time between Adelaide and Port Augusta is approximately five hours.
Rent a car from Port Augusta. Rawnsley Park YHA is 136 kilometres from Port Augusta. It should take approximately two hours to get there. Alternatively, you can drive direct from Adelaide - a distance of 576 kilometres, which will take about five hours.
We booked a double room and turn out to a cabin with full cooking facilities. Great! However, bathroom and toilets are located in another building. The staff is very friendly and recommended us the places we can visit. There are some walking tracks o...
YUEN KI ANITA L. (August 2014)
The Rawnsley Park Station YHA comprises cabins in the Caravan Park. Everything needed was provided in the cabin, the amenities block was excellent, the staff were friendly and the location superb.
Richard W. (May 2013)
We had a great Stay there. Liked it very much. Definiteley recommend that.
Julia G. (April 2013)
Office staff very welcoming. Gave orientation and map of site with facilities. Also maps of local walks and recommended car touring according to present conditions.
Fiorella P. (June 2012)
Rawnsley Park Station YHA is a multi-award winning property that adjoins the Flinders Ranges National Park and overlooks Wilpena Pound. Rawnsley Park Station offers the experience of a working sheep station combined with top-class tourism facilities - making it a real hostel with a difference. Situated on a 3000 hectare property at the base of Rawnsley Bluff, the Rawnsley Park Station looks out onto the vivid colours of the majestic Flinders Ranges. Don't miss this unique hostel.
There are seven marked walking trails ranging from 1/2 hour to 5 hours return (Rawnsley Bluff) that wind through the station, revealing abundant wildlife, birdlife and local native plants. Other activities include scenic flights over Wilpena Pound, 4WD tours to the National Park, guided breakfast walk, sheep shearing wood displays and morning hike tours with breakfast.
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Good Dinner at Royal Family Hotel/ Pub in Town. Had a salad bar and very friendly staff. Coffee and a honey finger at the local bakery was delicious. Town is very happily situated. Nice old buildings.
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Ph: 08 8648 0008
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)