Private charter flights can be arranged from Adelaide with a flight time of 90 minutes, or Kangaroo Island with a flight time of 120 minutes. Charter flights arrive to Hawker airstrip and guests are greeted by Arkaba hosts for the short drive to Arkaba. Flight bookings can be made with reservations and there are single or twin engine aircraft available. The closest airport for commercial flights is Port Augusta which is located approximately 75 minutes away by road. Flights to Port Augusta operate with Rex Regional Express on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. Whyalla is an alternative airport and located 150 minutes away with daily flights operated by Rex Regional Express and Qantas.
By road, the Flinders Ranges offer one of the most accessible outback destinations in Australia, self-driving is perfect for those looking to spend more time exploring all South Australia has to offer. At just 4.5 hours’ drive from Adelaide or 4 hours’ drive from the Adelaide Hills and the Barossa and Clare Valley wine regions. Arkaba is situated on the southern edge of Wilpena Pound and the Flinders Ranges National Park and is a 20 minute drive from the nearest town, Hawker. For self-drivers, directions are provided on confirmation with tips on scenic spots to stop along the journey.
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