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Arkaba

Fullarton, Australia

Overview

Arkaba, a Wild Bush Luxury property in the Flinders Ranges is one of the most exclusive stays in Australia. Just ten guests at a time share this remote 60,000-acre private wildlife conservancy dedicated to the conservation Australia's unique wildlife and birds. Mobs of kangaroos, emus and other abundant wildlife delight guests on open-top safari drives through the spectacular ancient landscape, while expert guides deliver a unique tourism experience where guests get to touch, smell, and hear the stories of the environment.

Location

Arkaba is located on the southern edge of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges National Park and the remarkable bastions of Wilpena Pound. Arkaba is a 60,000 acre private wildlife conservancy, its craggy sandstone bluffs and dry creek beds lined with River Red Gums are a quintessential Australian scene, while the geological amphitheatre of Wilpena Pound lies on the northern boundary of the property. Arkaba is about 425km north of central Adelaide and about 130km from Port Augusta.

Map co-ordinates: -31.880346, 138.458701

Accommodation

With just five ensuite rooms, the restored Arkaba Homestead is an oasis of comfort and style amidst a harsh and rugged landscape, where guests enjoy a taste of classic Australian country hospitality. Proudly without wifi, telephones, televisions, minibars or any of the typical features of a hotel to distract, the focus is on the experience and one of the most beautiful properties in Australia.  In true Wild Bush Luxury understated Australian style, the homestead pays homage to its rich pastoral and exploration heritage in a manner that is both rustically chic and utterly exclusive. The real luxury at Arkaba comes in sharing this spectacular conservancy with just a handful of other guests.

Features

  • Arkaba’s real luxury comes with the fact that it is small and therefore intensely personal – hosted dinners and sharing stories with guides.
  • Arkaba's expert field guides pull together the incredible geological history, wildlife and pastoral heritage of this region with open top 4WD safaris, guided bush walks and a chance to take in the sights and sounds of the bush.
  • Offers a truly unique experience, proudly without wifi, telephones, televisions, minibars or any of the typical features of a typical hotel to detach you from the world.
  • Rich in Aboriginal history, Great experience to gain an insight to the history of the people of the land

At A Glimpse

Flanked by the strikingly beautiful Elder and Chase Ranges and Rawnsley Bluff, Arkaba is recognised one of the most beautiful outback properties in the country.  Arkaba has an Aboriginal history going back thousands of years and a geological history that dates back hundreds of millions of years.

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