Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary is part of a large Important Bird Area, established to support and protect habitats sheltering over 160 bird species, including short-tailed grasswrens, pied honeyeaters, chirruping wedgebills, and cinnamon quail-thrushes. Winner of several prestigious ecotourism awards, the sanctuary offers renowned 4WD tours, taking visitors deep into the wilderness over rugged mountain tracks. Drive up to Siller’s Lookout for a panoramic view across the plains toward Lake Frome and the Beverly Uranium Mine. Accommodation options at the sanctuary include motel-style rooms, several campsites, and a caravan park. An information center, internet café, and a bar are also located within the sanctuary. Book online to take advantage of special deals and travel packages. Take a look at our Arkaroola road trip planning app to schedule your visit to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary Reviews
We rode to Arkaroola from Yunta, and then on to Leigh Creek, which are adventures on their own. The Greenwood rooms are good value, with the opportunity to mix with fellow travelers in the central com... more »
We loved our 5 days at Arkaroola! The scenery is rugged and amazing. On arrival & check in it felt a little old-fashioned and tired, but we soon appreciated the laid back approach. We could camp where... more »
Loved every minute of this place. So much to explore, see and do. Great friendly helpful staff. Great facilities but their tours are expensive.
This is not a 5 star hotel but rather a place to hang out with friendly people who travel and have connections to the great Australian outback. Its location is breathtaking for natural organic rock formations and geological structures from millions of years of earth shifting. Yes it has a pool and a bar and a restaurant shop fuel tyre repairs and mechanic. It is very remote and the stars are breathtaking on a clear night. The worlds biggest telescope is even here for you to see them clearer.
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