Luxury hotel holiday Arkaba Station Flinders Ridge, South Australia

Arkaba Station in South Australia's Flinders Ranges is ideal as a true Australian outback getaway. Perfect as a romantic retreat for couples, or wildlife extravaganza for families, indulge in your luxury accommodation and explore the 60,000-acre private conservancy, the wider Flinders Ranges, or take a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound. The very best of South Australian hospitality, wines and cuisine will compliment your once-in-a-lifetime encounters with some of Australia's most rugged scenery and iconic wildlife.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast, dinner and drinks
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways, Qantas or other airlines to Sydney
  • Domestic flights with Qantas to Melbourne
  • Car hire for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Arkaba Station, Flinders Ridge, South Australia

Arkaba Station in the heart of South Australia's Flinders Ranges is an exclusive lodge in a remote wilderness location, ideal for exploring the scenery, wildlife, and cultural sites of the majestic Flinders Ranges.

Facts in brief

Location 20-minutes' drive to the edge of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Port Augusta Airport

Distance from airport Arkaba Station is a 90-minute drive from Port Augusta Airport

Hotel facilities and services

Swimming pool, Open bar, Library, Terrace, Wine cellar, Homestead boutique.

Out and about nearby

Located in the heart of South Australia's Flinders Ranges, and on a 60,000-acre private wildlife conservancy, Arkaba Station is all about getting into the Great Outdoors of Australia's bush. Activities focus on early morning and late afternoon, when the wildlife and the light are at their best. During a 2-night stay at Arkaba Station, guests can expect to participate in a number of included activities that maximise your exposure to the breath-taking wilderness of the Flinders Ranges. Choose from wildlife viewing, bushwalking, photography, safari drives, visiting ancient aboriginal sites or soaking up the sights and sounds of the bush. Enjoy bush picnics underneath the magnificent Red Gums, track native wildlife or learn about the stories of early European settlement. Guests looking to venture even further afield can choose to participate in a scenic flight over Wilpena Sound. This scenic flight lasts approximately 30-minutes, and takes in the sights of Arkaba, the Elder Range, and Wilpena Pound.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5040

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Arkaba Station, Flinders Ridge, South Australia

Room descriptions

Arkaba Station has 5 bedrooms, and although they have been designed with heritage in mind, the creature comforts of a premium lodge are ensured, with each room featuring air conditioning, a mix of king and twin beds, premium mattresses, organic cotton sheets and a choice of pillows. However, guests will not find telephones, televisions or minibars at Arkaba Station. Instead, the luxury of this lodge is in the magnificent wilderness setting, and the wildlife and scenery that will surround you.

Traditional style bedrooms are located in the homestead, each boasting an ensuite bathroom, and access to the veranda for relaxing in the heat of the day
The Coachman's Cottage in the corner of the garden

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5040

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Arkaba Station, Flinders Ridge, South Australia

The journey and how you get there

Sharp Airlines offer daily flights to Port Augusta from Monday until Friday. You will be met on arrival and transferred to Arkaba Station. Transfer time is approximately 90-minutes. Alternatively, private charter flights can be arranged from Adelaide or Kangaroo Island to the Hawker Airstrip. Flight time is approximately 60-minutes from Adelaide, or 90-minutes from Kangaroo Island. This charter flight will take in the sights of the wine country of the Clare Valley and the Mid-North district. You will be met on arrival and transferred the 20-minute journey to Arkaba Station. Finally, guests are welcome to drive to Arkaba Station from Adelaide. The journey time is approximately 5-6 hours on sealed tarmac roads.

Additional information

Minimum stays: There is a minimum stay of 2-nights.

Children: Arkaba Station does not permit children under the age of 8.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5040

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Arkaba Station, Flinders Ridge, South Australia

Highlights of South Australia and Adelaide

Wine tasting in the Barossa Valley, Whale watching from the southern beaches, Visiting Coober Pedy where most of the population lives underground, Abundant wildlife on and around Kangaroo Island, Indigenous cultural tours of the region, The Tandanya cultural centre in Adelaide, Bushwalking in the Flinders Ranges, The Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Other holidays you might be interested in...