Flinders Ranges 7 Days - Self-Guided
Flinders Ranges and Outback
The Heysen Trail, some 1200 km of it, is rated as one of the world’s premier long-distance trails. It begins in the Northern Flinders Ranges carving a path through and sometimes up and over the ranges. Its terminates in Cape Jervis in the South of South Australia, having made its way through places like Claire and the Maclaren vale. We hike what’s unreservedly considered the most scenic section of the track.
This walk is a shortened version of the 8-day itinerary, missing a lengthy 19 km day that can’t be shortened. The Northern Flinders has some of the most stunning outback scenery in Australia, rivalling anything in the interior. Its accessibility from Adelaide gives it a distinct advantage over some of the more lauded destinations, like the Kimberley, as it comes at a fraction of the cost and time commitment. The pay off is more than just the time saved, but the only way to find out is to walk it, as it is impossible to access otherwise. Hike from Aroona Ruins in the North of the Northern Flinders via Trezona and Yanyanna Huts to Wilpena, Tanderra Saddle all the way to Black Gap.