How to get here

Driving from Adelaide

Option 1:  Via Port Augusta – approx. 5 hours

Take Main North Road to Gepps Cross, then Port Wakefield Road toward Port Augusta. Take the Quorn exit and continue onto Hawker. From Hawker, head toward Wilpena Pound – Rawnsley Park Station is located 35 kilometres north of Hawker and is signed from the main road.

Option 2: Via Clare Valley – approx. 5 hours

Take Main North Road through Gepps Cross following signs for the Clare Valley. From Clare, head to Laura, Melrose, Wilmington and Hawker, before continuing onto Rawnsley Park Station.

Rawnsley Park Station has joined with the Clare Country Club to develop a five-day package that takes in both beautiful regions. See our Clare Valley & Flinders package more information.

When driving in the Flinders Ranges ensure you carry an up-to-date motoring map and top up fuel frequently. Take regular rest stops and be aware of wildlife, particularly at dawn and dusk.

Other road transport options

By Air

Chinta Air operates charter flights to and from Adelaide to Rawnsley Park Station on request. They can also fly guests to/from other regional centres like Kangaroo Island, Eyre Peninsula and Coober Pedy. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Sharp Airlines operate scheduled flights from Adelaide to Port Augusta.  QantasLink operates scheduled flights from Adelaide to Whyalla, both of which are a 2 hour and 3 hour drive from Rawnsley Park Station. Transfers are available on request – please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Rawnsley Park Station also has an airstrip.

Rawnsley airstrip

Please contact Rawnsley Park Station on (08) 8648 0700 PRIOR to arrival for permission and to arrange transfers etc. Please note there is no mobile phone reception at the strip.

  • Landing Fee – $25 single engine

Transfer Fees - transfer between the accommodation and airstrip, on arrival and departure, is free of charge.
All other transfers within Rawnsley Park Station are $10 per destination per vehicle. (Please note: While we aim to fit in as closely as possible with your requirements, all transfers are subject to availability of vehicle and driver.)

Fuel – Av Gas is not available for purchase

Strip Data
  • ELEVATION: 1350 Feet
  • AMSL TIME ZONE: UTC +9.5
  • GPS POSITION: 31deg 39.000min South 138deg 37.700min East
  • WAC CHART: Broken Hill (3355)
  • AREA FORECAST: 51
  • STRIP DIRECTIONS: 03.21
  • ALA CODE: YRYK
  • STRIP LENGTH: 1000m
  • STRIP SURFACE: White Limestone
  • WINDSOCK: Yes
  • STRIP MARKERS: White half 44 gallon drums
  • LIGHTING: Nil