Alpana Station

Alpana has two excellent accommodation options.

Shearers' Quarters

Features

  • 7 bedrooms: 6 with two single beds per room and one with a double bed with single bunk bed above
  • Ceiling fans in six bedrooms and the lounge/dining room
  • 2 bathrooms (total of three showers and four toilets)
  • Large fully equipped kitchen (including 2 electric fridges, 2 gas stoves, and microwave oven)
  • Large dining/lounge room with open fireplace
  • Outdoor gas BBQ, fire ring, trestle table and chairs
  • Set on the bank of Alpana Creek with lots of gum trees around
  • 24 hour 240V diesel community generator (power is limited, so please leave your hairdryer, heater and coffee machine at home!)
  • Spectacular scenery, plants, birds and animals, bushwalks, 4WD tracks and more
  • No pets
  • Your booking secures exclusive use of the whole building.

Things to Bring

  • Bedding: Sheets, pillow, blankets, sleeping bag, towel (bed, mattress and mattress cover are supplied. Pillows supplied on request)
  • Toiletries (some toilet paper is provided)
  • Food (2 fridge/freezers, cupboard space available. Remember the marshmallows for toasting!)
  • Drinks (pristine Flinders Ranges rain water available)
  • Torch
  • First aid kit
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Good walking shoes
  • Games (some games and reading fodder provided)

Rates

  • Minimum $150 per night for up to 4 adults
  • Extra adults: $33 each per night
  • Extra children: $25 each per night
  • For groups of 10 or more people: $28 per adult, $20 per child
  • Hire of bed linen and towel: $20 per bed
  • For group bookings of Quarters and Ensuite powered sites, price on application.

Testimonials

  • The shearers' quarters were a real “home away from home” and we were most comfortable.

    Geoff and Joan W

  • Great place to stay and experience the wonderful scenery, serenity and sunsets.

    Mary and Bob F, Queensland

Nungawurtina Hut

Nungawurtina Hut is a pine and pug hut built in 2002 in the traditional style as of the 1880s from native pine and local stone. Nestled in a valley 7kms from Alpana homestead, this is a true Flinders retreat for those people who need to get a little closer to nature and would like the comfort of a warm, dry, cosy hut. It sleeps 6 on three bunk beds and has an open fire, table, chairs, crockery and cutlery for six, 2 ring gas stove, kitchen sink, 12 volt solar powered lights, outdoor fireplace and pit toilet. The hut is perfect for bushwalking, nature watching, relaxing and getting away from it all.

Nungawurtina Hut can only be accessed by high clearance 4WD or All WD vehicles.

Short walks and 360 degree views can be experienced, with a 4 hour return walk to Blinman Pools for the fit.

The walking trail that complements Nungawurtina Hut is pegged and easy to follow from Alpana homestead via the Nungawurtina Hut and onto the Blinman Pools and Angorichina Village. Pick up can be arranged with David or Sally.

Please note there is no shower, refrigerator, or power. Pets allowed.

Things to Bring

  • All bedding and towels. Beds, mattresses and covers provided. Larger groups will need to bring tents, swags, etc. for outdoor camping
  • Toiletries (some toilet paper is provided)
  • Food (remember the marshmallows for toasting!)
  • Drinks (pristine Flinders Ranges rainwater available)
  • Cutlery and crockery (for groups of more than 6)
  • Torch
  • UHF radio
  • First aid kit
  • Camera
  • Good walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Outdoor chairs and table
  • Map
  • Car fridge/esky
  • Games and a good book

Rates

  • $60 for two people per night
  • $10 per extra adult, $5 per child per night

Testimonials

  • Nungawurtina Hut was magic; it was just what we needed.

    Paul, Virginia, and Grace R, NSW

  • I have been coming to the Flinders for 20 years and camped everywhere. I have stayed at Nungawurtina Hut a few times now and I'd have to say it is my very favourite place in the Flinders.

    Kieron B, SA

Get in Touch

(08) 8648 4626

Alpana Station

Location

5 kms south of Blinman in the Central Flinders Ranges,
50 kms north of Wilpena,
500km north of Adelaide

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