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Located in the picturesque Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, Wilpena Pound Resort features an on-site restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool, convenience store, Visitor Information Center and a tour desk . Also on-site is the Ikara Safari Camp which offers a luxury camping experience. The restaurant is open 7 days/week, and offers a menu of modern Australian cuisine, focusing on local produce and Indigenous flavors. All air-conditioned rooms at Resort Wilpena Pound feature a private private bathroom. Satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a mini refrigerator are provided in all hotel rooms. The Edeowie rooms offer a kitchenette and are suitable for self-catering. The 'glamping' safari tents are air-conditioned and feature private bathrooms, a private deck and a fire pit. Nestled among native pines and abundant wildlife, this resort offers an beautiful base to explore the National Park. Barbecue facilities are located in the native gardens. Guests also have access to laundry facilities. The on-site convenience store sells souvenirs, postcards and essential supplies including groceries, fruit and vegetables, meat, water, liquor, fuel and gas.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Wilpena Pound Resort has been welcoming guests since Apr 4, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Low score for Flinders Ranges
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  • Geoff
    Safari tent was well placed with nice fire pit. View from the bed was pretty good. Very quiet at all times
  • William
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Considering it is a camping area, it was very clean and well taken care of. Stayed in a glamping tent - first time. Amenities were what we good and until we figured how to heat the bathroom (there was an electric heater we didn’t see at first), it...
  • Hwee
    Truly an experience glamping in a tent with full modern amenities and a fantastic view of the Flinders ranges. Even more awesome was the immense night sky filled with stars. We were lucky to have a clear night view of our universe! Be prepared and...
  • Ryszard
    wonderful breakfast, coffee is best on Bistro bar. and IGA Lunch and dine is wonderful
  • David
    Bacon and eggs were very tasty, as was the continental breakfast options
  • Julie
    Thanks for a great stay. Fabulous accommodation in a remote location.
  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was ideal. Anywhere else would have been a long journey to get to hiking trails.
  • Bernie
    Well situated resort with good facilities , like the pool , and nearby walks. The restaurant was excellent, with some really creative meals . The bar area is pleasant with a daily happy hour
  • Bertrand
    The bed was spacious enough for our needs. Bed was pretty comfortable. Air conditioning was great.
  • Anna
    Great location of the Heysen Room with a view of the mountain. Quiet, peaceful. Friendly staff at the reception, Thank you to Irma for a nice chat, and lovely to speak to one of the locals by the fire at night. Can highly recommend the scenic...

Property questions and answers
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  • We are staying in a safari tent. Is there a BBQ we can use or do we bring our own with a gas bottle?

    There are gas BBQ's in our campground, a short walk from the Safari Camp. You can bring your own as well
    Answered on 3 February 2021
  • Do u have wi fi. Thankyou.

    Yes, but only on the Restaurant and BAr
    Answered on 27 July 2020
  • Hi Is the resort bar open to passer by tourists who are not staying at the resort? If so what are the trading times?

    The restaurant & bar is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday each week.
    Answered on 25 September 2020
  • At what time breakfast start?

    Breakfast is served from 7am until 9.30am
    Answered on 28 February 2021
  • Hi there, we are booking our accomm with you through Is your restaurant/bistro currently open 7 days per week for breakfast & dinner. If w..

    Yes, our restaurant is open 7 days a week. Breakfast and dinner would be from our a la carte menu
    Answered on 21 September 2021
  • If we stay on a Tuesday night is there anywhere to eat? I see the restaurant is only open Wednesday to subdsy

    Our Restaurant is now open 7 days a week for Breakfast & Dinner
    Answered on 3 February 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Wilpena Pound Resort

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Wilpena Pound Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Crib upon request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 20 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 40 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted Wilpena Pound Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that a 1.75% surcharge applies for payments with all credit cards.

Please note that a credit card pre-authorization is required on check in to cover any incidentals.

As Wilpena Pound Resort is within the boundaries of Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, all visitors must purchase a pass on entry to the park. You will be required to purchase this pass from reception or the visitor center on arrival.

Please note that cooking within resort accommodations is prohibited (excluding the Edeowie room type). A camp kitchen is available for use in the resort campground by all resort guests. Please ask staff for the location upon arrival to the resort.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Wilpena Pound Resort

  • Room options at Wilpena Pound Resort include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Tent

  • Guests staying at Wilpena Pound Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Wilpena Pound Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Wilpena Pound Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Wilpena Pound Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool

  • Wilpena Pound Resort is 13.7 miles from the center of Flinders Ranges. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Wilpena Pound Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Wilpena Pound Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.