South Australia & Northern Territory - Outback South Australia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Outback South Australia chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Australia & Northern Territory guidebook.
If you want to experience Australia’s astoundingly large outback, wheeling into the Flinders Ranges is a great way to start. Further north, the real desert shows its face: a sun-ravaged visage of red sand, spinifex and bullet-straight ribbons of tarmac, running for hundreds of kilometres.
- explore gorgeous gorges and scenic slopes via meandering tracks at Mt Remarkable National Park
- cycle single-track trails then sink a cold beer at the North Star Hotel in Melrose
- check out the Wild West vibes in Quorn
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Flinders Ranges, Southern Ranges, Quorn, Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, Blinman & Parachilna, Leigh Creek & Copley, Woomera & Around, Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta Track, Birdsville & Strzelecki Tracks.