Ikara Safari Camp

Location: South Australia | Australia

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Hideaway at Ikara Safari Camp, located in the midst of the red rock terrain of the Flinders Ranges. Taking luxury camping to a whole new level, Ikara offers the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience, enabling you to sleep under the stars in South Australia’s breathtaking outback without having to worry about tent pitching, bag lugging or lack of washing facilities.
Perfect forAdventurous families or couples seeking a nature escape in Australia’s wilderness.
In the knowFor the best views of Wilpena Pound and the spectacular scenery in the region, don’t miss the sunrise air balloon rides.

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  • Family-friendly
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Hotel Overview


Deep in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, roughly a five-hour drive north of Adelaide.

Rooms at Ikara Safari Camp

The camp has 15 premium safari tents in total, each kitted out with king size beds, en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, and private decks opening out into the wilderness on your very door step. Among these are two family tents, which are larger in size and hold bunk beds for the youngsters.

Food and facilities

Enjoy tasty meals in the open among the native pines and red tinged landscape, dining under the stars with a campfire to illuminate your surroundings and keep you toasty on chilly evenings. Look out for a passing kangaroo, emu, or yellow-footed rock wallaby, all common to the region.

Activities at Ikara Safari Camp

By day, head out to explore the dramatic scenery, taking bushwalks to breathtaking lookout spots, mountain biking over the rocky peaks, or flying over spectacular Wilpena Pound – a natural amphitheatre renowned for its geological history. Head out to Old Wilpena station to unveil the rich pastoral history, or visit Ikara, the meeting place, which is an interpretive display giving fascinating insight into the indigenous Adnyamathanha way of life.

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