Port Augusta

Port Augusta - Flinders Ranges And Outback - South Australia

Port Augusta is an important supply point for outback areas and links the epic train journey 'Indian-Pacific' and is a stopover for the 'Ghan' Adelaide to Darwin journey. Being the most northerly port in South Australia, Port Augusta was a significant wool and wheat shipping depot until 1973 and now supplies more than one third of the state's electricity. The town is situated 322 kilometres north of Adelaide at the head of the Spencer Gulf and boasts a great range of activities and world class attractions.

Art and cultural displays can be viewed at the Fountain Gallery, take in some colonial sites at Gladstone Square and take a stroll through the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens. Scale the dizzy heights for spectacular views at Matthew Flinders Lookout, Water Tower Lookout and McLellan Lookout.

The award winning complex of Wadlata Outback Centre should be on every travellers must do list. Gain a better understanding of the unique Flinders Ranges and isolated Outback as you walk through the "Tunnel of Time" a fantastic learning curve for the whole family.

Meet at the crossroads, Port Augusta, where the roads from Whyalla, Perth, Alice Springs, Flinders Ranges and Adelaide meet.


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Roxby Downs Flinders Ranges And Outback
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