Arkaroo Rock Hike

Walking Trail Facts
Distance
3.1 km circuit
Duration
2 hours
Suitable for
Hiking
Trail Class
Grade 3, Moderate Hike
Terrain
Undulating
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Region
Flinders Ranges & Outback
Download maps & GPS files
  1. 1 map PDF
  2. 2 GPS files
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Photos
9 photos
Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
2+ hours
Arkaroo Rock Hike

About the Walking Trail

Arkaroo Rock Hike walking mapArkaroo Rock is a significant cultural site for the Adnyamathanha people of the Flinders Ranges. This hike goes to a rock shelter with their rock paintings featuring ochre and charcoal images that depict the Yura Muda (Dreaming, or creation story) of Ikara (Wilpena Pound).

Enjoy spectacular views of the Chace Range at sunset. The rock paintings are best seen in morning light.

The trail includes bridges and regular seating benches. There is interpretive signage at the carpark trailhead.

Downloads

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Photos

Walk Contributor

Walking SA

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Walking SA is the not-for-profit peak body that leads, promotes and supports all forms of walking in South Australia, including walking for recreation, transport, health, wellbeing, organised events, adventure, environmental appreciation and fun experiences. Our vision is to see more people walking more often.