“McKenzie shares some of her traditional knowledge, everything from the fact that qaundong seed pods can be used to tan animal skins, to tales of how the robin redbreast got his red breast.”
Australian Financial Review
Designed for children over eight years old with two days of walking (3km & 14km) there’s no better way to take in the sights and sounds of the outback than by exploring on foot.
Children will learn how to track wildlife using their habits and behavioural cues, hear stories of early pioneers and discover the secrets of one of Australia’s oldest landscapes. Included is an immersive experience learning indigenous stories through the eyes of a local Adnyamathanha elder.
Take your Rex Regional Express flight departing Adelaide to Whyalla.
You’ll be met by your Arkaba field guide for a road transfer through the Flinders Ranges to Arkaba.
Set off on foot for a 3km walk through Arkaba wilderness to Black’s Gap signature swag camp.
Tonight you’ll sleep under the stars!
Approximately 3km, 3-4 hours walking
Stretch out in one of the world’s oldest landscapes, learn about Arkaba’s 500-million-year journey and how we are protecting and allowing natural processes to reassert themselves in this country. We cover 14km over the course of the day with plenty of rest stops for breathing in, wondering & discovering nature along the way.
Depart Elder camp on a safari drive adventure scaling Arkaba’s ridge tops for birds eye views, ending up at Arkaba Homestead in good time for lunch. This afternoon, immerse yourself in indigenous stories through the eyes of a local Adnyamathanha elder.
Depart Arkaba Homestead after breakfast at 8:30am for a scenic drive through gorgeous outback towns, with lunch and entry into Mintaro Maze to stretch the legs on the way. Arrive Adelaide airport or hotel to meet onward flights departing from 6pm.
3-NIGHT JUST FOR FAMILIES
One child 8-16 years will join with our compliments when booked with two adults!
April 17 2023
July 3 2023
September 25th 2023
October 2nd 2023 – SOLD OUT
From $2,900 per person twin share.
When your family joins one of our dedicated departures designed exclusively for families, one child travels free. That’s a savings of $2,900 per family!
We understand getting the family together and away on holidays can be a work of art and we welcome any questions you have.
If you would like to speak to someone who has experienced Arkaba first hand, please call (02) 9571 6399 to speak with a Wild Bush Luxury Specialist or email us today.