4X4 DRIVING & TRAIL BIKE RIDING
Warraweena boasts some of the best 4WD experiences in the Flinders Ranges. With over 150 km of rugged and scenic tracks, there are 4WD drives to suit all skill levels. Driver experience in steep country plus high clearance 4WD vehicles with a dual range gearbox are essential on most tracks.
4WD DAY TRACKS
Mt Gill Track
Difficulty rating: Hard
Distance: 36km loop track
A 36km drive through narrow creeks with steep slopes to the heights of over 900m above sea level with breathtaking views over Lake Torrens and as far as Wilpena Pound. This track is not suited for the faint-hearted and requires a high level of 4X4 driving skills. One of the best tracks in South Australia. A must do if you are in the Flinders Ranges.
Difficulty rating: Easy to Moderate
Distance: 67km/Blinman, 77km/Parachilna
This track connects 3 historic copper mines: Sliding Rock, Nuccaleena and Blinman mine. This is a one way track that follows the old road that once connected Sliding Rock township with Blinman in the 1870s. During this period Sliding Rock had a weekly mail coach connection to Adelaide. A short leg off the main track also leads to Nuccaleena mine. The track starts at Sliding Rock and passes into Moorillah Station then roughly follows the boundary fence of Warraweena and Moorillah through Glasses Gate with panoramic views over Lake Torrens to Mount Samuel, the ABC Range and Wilpena Pound.
The track is an alternative route from Warraweena Conservation Park to Blinman and Parachilna. However if you are staying at Blinman, Angorichina Village or Parachilna and wish to experience the Copper Track just head to Warraweena via Beltana to pick up the key and track information. This track offers great views, a historic setting and a chance to experience a diverse range of flora, fauna and landscapes.
This drive was established in partnership with Moorillah and Moolooloo Stations which belong to the Slade Family.
Conditions apply on these tracks, bookings are essential. Keys, maps and track notes are supplied.
Cockatoo Dunbar Loop Track
Difficulty rating: Moderate to hard
Distance: 55km loop track
Only high clearance 4WD vehicles with dual range gearboxes are permitted on this track. Please stay on the track at all times and be aware of oncoming station traffic. This track is a loop track over 50km long. The track starts and ends at the Homestead. The track meanders around Mt Stuart, along creek beds, through numerous gullies, wash outs, jump-ups and steep downhills. The track goes through a variety of landforms and habitats in the highland of the Flinders Ranges, the highest point of the track is over 700m above sea level. The track offers great views, spectacular valleys, rugged four-wheel driving conditions, and a chance to experience a diverse range of unique fauna, flora and landscapes.