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WEEKEND ROADTRIP: FLINDERS RANGES/PICHI RICHI RAILWAY

Our weekend roadtrip to Flinders Ranges summed up in a 7 minute video. During this two day trip we have stopped by:Canola Fields in Clare Valley, Lake Bumbunga (not in picture)Port Augusta – Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, Quorn – where we stayed overnight. Experienced Quorn Silo Lights Show, Quorn Pichi Richi Railway (booked in advance) and went to Scenic Points: Arkaba Hill Lookout, Station Hill Lookout in Rawnsley Park Station, Wilpena Pound Resort, Giant Gum Tree – Orroroo SA, Magnetic Hill – Orroroo SA. Here’s our itinerary if you would like to explore the same route. Saturday Itinerary5.00 am Depart from Adelaide to Lake Bumbunga (via picturesque Clare Valley)6.30 am Stop by Canola Fields along Horrocks Hwy on the way to Clare Valley7.30 am Stop for breakfast at Jitter Bean Oasis/Lake Bumbunga (Pink Lake)8.00 am Drive to Port Augusta (approximately 2 hours)10.00 am Approximate arrival Port AugustaSightseeing: Matthew Flinders...

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BLINMAN HERITAGE MINE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE

Last year, we had a very unique Underground Experience at the Blinman Heritage Mine. The township of Blinman is in the Flinders Ranges north of South Australia about 485 km north of Adelaide with a permanent population of just 18. Blinman Mine is named after Robert Blinman a shepherd who discovered copper deposits in the area in 1859. Today, it has been well-preserved into a tourist attraction set up by local volunteers complete with innovative sound and light system. They offer the Blinman Underground Experience, a unique and comprehensive guided tour that takes you back in time to the lives of the Cornish Miners and their families. If you want to experience this unique underground journey, contact the Heritage Blinman Mine Office. The following are the details. Website: http://www.heritageblinmanmine.com.au/ Opening times: Daily from 9 am to 4.30 pm from March to November Schedule tour times are: 10am, 12 noon and...