Service Directory of the Heysen Trail

This list of services along the Heysen Trail is provided for continuous end-to-end hikers or through hikers, who are hiking the entire or considerable lengths of the Heysen Trail at once.

directory-of-services-on-the-heysen-trailThe services found in the towns the Heysen Trail passes through, or near, and listed below include:

  • supermarkets
  • internet access
  • general stores
  • payphones
  • pharmacies (chemist stores)
  • public toilets
  • doctor clinics, hospitals
  • post offices

Ideal Towns for Resupply

With the largest supermarkets and other services, the towns of Victor Harbor, Bridgewater, Tanunda, Kapunda, Burra, Crystal Brook and Quorn make ideal towns to focus major resupply needs on.

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CAPE JERVIS

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 1.1), population less than 290

Cape JervisCape Jervis is a ferry town, the ferry connecting the mainland with Kangaroo Island. The southern trailhead of the Heysen Trail starts from near the ferry terminal. There is a twice daily bus service between Adelaide and Cape Jervis operated by Sealink Ferries, visit www.sealink.com.au or phone 13 13 01. Sealink also operates a bus service 5 days a week between Victor Harbor and Cape Jervis.

  • Sealink ferry terminal
  • Free wi-fi internet access inside the Sealink ferry terminal
  • Heysen Trail trailhead logbook inside the Sealink ferry terminal
  • Cape Tavern
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    located in the main street by the Cape Jervis General Store/Tavern (1.3km west of ferry terminal along main road)
  • Public Toilets, carpark adjacent ferry & trailhead
  • View some accommodation options

VICTOR HARBOR

off the trail (Sthn Guide map 1.6/2.1), population 10380

Victor HarborVictor Harbor is a regional centre and tourist seaside town located near the Heysen Trail. The trail passes within several hundred metres of the outskirts of Encounter Bay, a suburb of Victor Harbor. It is 7km from near the intersection of Jagger and Kings Beach Roads north-east to the city centre, walking along the foreshore from the Bluff. Alternatively follow the coast from Kings Beach to the Bluff then the foreshore. Being 70km from the trailhead at Cape Jervis, and 130km to Bridgewater in the north, Victor Harbor is an ideal town to restock.

The town is also accessible by taxi: Peninsula Taxis, Ph (08) 8552 9368, and Orca Taxi & Chauffered Cars, Ph (08) 8552 3322. There is a bus service between Victor Harbor and Adelaide, it operates up to 4 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Premier Stateliner, phone (08) 8415 5555. There is a bus service 5 days a week between Victor Harbor and Cape Jervis operated by Sealink Ferries, phone 13 13 01.

  • several large supermarkets
  • pharmacies, doctor clinics, dentists
  • several post offices
  • Victor Harbor Mitre 10 Handy (medium hardware)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (ample supply), some camping equipment
    33 Ocean St (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8552 2744
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat 8.30am-4pm
  • hardware stores
  • Big W (large variety store)
    Victor Central Shopping Centre, cnr Torrens and Crozier
    some camping equipment
    Ph: (08) 8552 2099
    Open Mon-Wed, Fri 8am-7pm, Thu 8am-9pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm
  • numerous motel, bed & breakfast, caravan parks
  • laundromat
  • South Coast District Hospital (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Bay Rd (western end of town)
    Ph: (08) 8552 0500 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    Ph: (08) 8552 2088, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
  • Closest Payphone to trail, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    3km from trail, 62 Franklin Parade (esplanade from the Bluff to central Victor Harbor)

INMAN VALLEY

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 2.3), population less than 200

Inman ValleyA small town with minimal facilities.

  • General store, opposite the hall in main street
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    opposite hall in main street
  • Public Toilets, behind hall in main street
  • View some accommodation options

MT COMPASS

1.7km off the trail (Sthn Guide map 2.6), population 690

Mt CompassMt Compass is located 1.7km north of the Heysen Trail from where it crosses the Victor Harbor Rd. There is a bus service between Victor Harbor and Adelaide, stopping at Mt Compass, operating up to 4 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Premier Stateliner, phone (08) 8415 5555.

  • IGA (small supermarket)
    Peters Tce (service road parallel to main street – western side)
    Ph: (08) 8556 8618
    Open 7 days, 7am-8pm
  • Mt Compass Hardware, Thrifty-Link (medium hardware)
    7 Peters Tce (service road parallel to main street – western side)
    Ph: (08) 8556 8392
  • Mount Compass Pharmacy
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8556 8400
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • cafe, takeaway
  • Mount Compass Tavern
  • Mount Compass Surgery (doctor clinic)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8556 8365
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    main street, near Liberty Petrol Station
  • Public Toilets, near information board (near Nangkita Rd), main street
  • Mt Compass Post Office (post code 5210)
    southern end of main street, near Libery Petrol Station
    Ph: (08) 8556 8200, open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm
  • View some accommodation options

MYLOR

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.2), population less than 930

MylorA small town, the larger centres of Aldgate, Stirling and Hahndorf are nearby. A public bus service operates twice a day, 5 days week, from Macclesfield to Adelaide, stopping at Mylor, visit Adelaide Metro, or contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days.

  • Mylor General Store (general store, post office – post code 5153)
    Internode Wireless Hotspot – free wifi
    46 Strathalbyn Rd (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8388 5387
    Open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 9am-6pm
  • Coopers (small hardware)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8388 5304
    Open Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm, Sat 8am-1pm, Sun 10am-4pm
  • cafe
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside general store, 46 Strathalbyn Rd (main street)
  • Public Toilets, Mylor Recreational Ground (oval), main street
  • View some accommodation options

BRIDGEWATER

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.3), population 3470

BridgewaterBridgewater is a picturesque Adelaide suburb nestled in the Adelaide Hills. With Victor Harbor 130km further to the south, and Tanunda 130km to the north, and with it’s easy access to nearby Aldgate, Hahndorf and the regional centre of Mt Barker, Bridgewater is an ideal place to restock. The town is well serviced by regular public buses to Adelaide and Mt Barker, visit Adelaide Metro, or contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days.

  • Coles (large supermarket)
    cnr Mt Barker Rd and Bridgewater Rd (50m north-east of Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8339 5277
    Open Mon-Fri 6am-9pm, Sat 6am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm
  • Amcal Bridgewater Pharmacy
    cnr Mt Barker Rd and Bridgewater Rd (adjacent Coles, 50m north-east of Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8339 5424
    Open Mon-Wed, Fri 9am-5.45pm, Thu 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-4pm
  • Bridgewater General Store (general store and post office – post code 5155)
    394 Mt Barker Rd (cnr Anzac Ridge Rd, 200m east of Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8339 2088, open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 9am-1pm
  • Bridgewater Inn
  • Old Bridgewater Mill
  • Bridgewater Laundrette (laundromat)
    411 Mt Barker Rd (east of Coles and Heysen Trail)
    Open 7 days, 7am-9pm
  • Bridgewater Surgery (doctor clinic)
    422 Mount Barker Rd (east of the Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8339 2077 all hours
  • Bridgewater Dental (dental clinic)
    411 Mount Barker Rd (east of the Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8378 9299
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside general store, 394 Mt Barker Rd (cnr Anzac Ridge Rd, 200m east of Heysen Trail)
  • Public Toilets, cnr Mt Barker Rd & Anzac Ridge Rd (on edge of oval, next to Bridgewater General Store)
  • View some accommodation options

ALDGATE

2.3km off the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.3), population 3340

AldgateAldgate lies 2.3km west of Bridgewater along Mt Barker Rd. Adelaide Metro public bus route 864 operates between bus stop 46 Mt Barker Rd, Bridgewater, (just east of the Heysen Trail near the post office) and stop 42 Mt Barker Rd, Aldgate, approx every 30 minutes Mon-Sat and every hour on Sundays. Buses continue eastwards to Stirling and central Adelaide, and westwards to Hahndorf and Mt Barker. For timetable and ticketing info contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days. Or contact one of the several taxi companies in the area: Hills Taxis on (08) 8388 1500, Mt Barker Taxis on (08) 8391 1888, or Affordable Hills Chauffeured Passenger Service on (08) 8389 5566.

  • Romeo’s IGA (medium supermarket)
  • Aldgate Hardware, Thrifty-Link (small hardware)
    Mt Barker Rd (main street)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (limited supply)
    Ph: (08) 8370 9937
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat 8.30am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm, public holidays 12noon-4pm
  • pharmacy, doctor clinic, dentist
  • Aldgate Pump Hotel
  • post office
  • cafe
  • take-away
  • restaurant
  • View some accommodation options

VERDUN

500m off the spur trail (Sthn Guide map 3.3), population less than 100

The small town of Verdun lies on the spur trail to Hahndorf.

  • Verdun Post Office & Deli (petrol station, post office, deli)
    main street
    Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat & Sun 9am-12noon
  • cafe
  • Stanley Bridge Tavern
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside post office

THE CEDARS

on the spur trail (Sthn Guide map 3.3)

The CedarsThe Cedars is on the spur trail to Hahndorf, it was the home and studio of the famous painter Sir Hans Heysen. Still owned by the Heysen family, the gracious old home, studio and 150 acre grounds are open to the public.

HAHNDORF

on the spur trail (Sthn Guide map 3.3), population 1800

HahndorfHahndorf is a German settlement dating from 1839, it is popular with tourists and features many bed & breakfast and motel accommodation options. It is located at the end of the Hahndorf spur trail which leaves the main Heysen Trail at Bridgewater Mill, passing Hans Heysen’s former house The Cedars before reaching Hahndorf. The town is well serviced by regular public buses to Adelaide and Mt Barker, visit Adelaide Metro, or contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days.

  • IGA (medium supermarket)
    15 Mt Barker Rd (southern end of main street)
    Ph: (08) 8388 1922
    Open Mon-Fri 7am-8.30pm, Sat 7.30am-7.30pm, Sun & public holidays 8am-7.30pm
  • Mitre 10 Handy Hahndorf (medium hardware)
    106 Main Rd (northern end of main street)
    Ph: (08) 8388 7655
    Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-5.30pm, Sat 8.30am-4pm, Sun & public holidays 10am-4pm
  • Hahndorf Chem-Plus Pharmacy
    43c Main St
    Ph: (08) 8388 7082
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm
  • Birkenstock in the Hills (shoe store)
    73 Main St
    Selling some Birkenstock, Keen & Merrell brand hiking boots and shoes
    Ph: (08) 8388 7426
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 9am-4.30pm
  • atms
  • Hahndorf Family Medical Centre (doctor clinic)
    43a Main St
    Ph: (08) 8388 7066
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • German Arms Hotel
  • Old Mill Hotel
  • Hahndorf Inn
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside post office, 57 Mt Barker Rd (main street, opposite Balhannah Rd)
  • Public Toilets,
  • Hahndorf Post Office (post code 5245)
    57 Mt Barker Rd (main street, opposite Balhannah Rd)
    Ph: (08) 8388 7020, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • View some accommodation options

MT BARKER

7km off the trail (off Sthn Guide map 3.3), population 11540

Mt Barker is a major outlying town close to Adelaide, it is 7km south-east of the spur trail to Hahndorf, or 13km south-east of the main Heysen Trail at Bridgewater. Adelaide Metro public bus route 864 operates between bus stops 53 to 56 main street, Hahndorf, and stop 65 (terminus) Mt Barker, approx every 30 minutes Mon-Sat and every hour on Sundays. Buses continue eastwards to Bridgewater, Aldgate, Stirling and central Adelaide. For timetable and ticketing info contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days. Or contact one of the several taxi companies in the area: Mt Barker Taxis on (08) 8391 1888, Hills Taxis on (08) 8388 1500, or Affordable Hills Chauffeured Passenger Service on (08) 8389 5566.

  • several large supermarkets
  • pharmacies, doctor clinics, dentists
  • hardware stores
  • post office
  • Camping World (camping store)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (ample supply)
    Cnr Druids Ave & Cameron Rd (near Coles, one street north-east of bus stop 64)
    Ph: (08) 8398 3033
    Open Mon-Wed, Fri 9am-5.30pm, Thu 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm
  • laundromat
  • Mount Barker and District Health Service (hospital with accident and emergency department)
    GPcareprivate after hour clinic at the hospital
    Ph: (08) 8393 1777 (in an emergency phone 000)
    GPcare open Mon-Fri 6pm-10pm, Sat 1pm-6pm, Sun & public holidays 10am-6pm
  • Police Station
    64 Gawler St
    Ph: (08) 8398 1700, open 7 days, 24 hours

MOUNT LOFTY

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.4)

Mt LoftyMt Lofty is the highest peak in the Mt Lofty Ranges. At the summit there is a cafe, restaurant and open viewing area. Adelaide Metro public bus route 823 operates between bus stop 26 Mt Lofty Summit and Crafers, with connections to Adelaide. For timetable and ticketing info contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days. Or contact Hills Taxis (www.adelaidemetro.com.au/bussa/taxi.html) on (08) 8388 1500.

SUMMERTOWN

1.4km off the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.4), population 390

SummertownThe small town of Summertown is located 1.4km east of the Heysen Trail along Greenhill Rd. Adelaide Metro (www.adelaidemetro.com.au) public bus route 820 operates between bus stop 19A Greenhill Rd (near Heysen Trail) and Summertown, Uraidla and Carey Gully, approx every 2 hours on weekdays, once per day on weekends. For timetable and ticketing info contact Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 (or freecall 1800 182 160) 7am to 8pm 7 days. Or contact Hills Taxis (www.adelaidemetro.com.au/bussa/taxi.html) on (08) 8388 1500.

  • Summertown Family Store & Deli (Deli & post office – post code 5141)
    1086 Greenhill Rd (opposite bus stop 20A)
    Ph: (08) 8390 3027, open Mon-Sat 7am-7pm, closed Sun
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside Summertown Family Store & Deli
  • Uraidla Family Practice (Doctor, physiotherapist, podiatrist, massage)
    1163 Greenhill Rd (opposite bus stop 22), 2.5km east of Heysen Trail
    Ph: (08) 8390 3002 all hours, open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-12noon
  • View some accommodation options

NORTON SUMMIT

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.5), population less than 320

Norton SummmitA small hills town.

  • The Scenic Hotel
  • Norton Summit Medical Centre (doctor clinic)
    2 Crescent Drive (on trail)
    Ph: (08) 8390 3492, open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside Norton Summit Medical Centre

CUDLEE CREEK

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.7), population 760

Cudlee CreekThe small town is divided into two separate areas, one at Gorge Rd on the main trail, the other at Gorge Rd at the end of the spur trail. 2km of narrow, winding main road separates the two areas, although not direct use of the Heysen Trail route is recommended. There is a bus service between Adelaide and Mt Pleasant or Mt Torrens, stopping at Cudlee Creek, operating up to 4 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Link SA, phone (08) 8564 3022.

  • The Cudlee Cafe (Licensed cafe)
    Gorge Rd, 300m east of main trail
    Ph: (08) 8389 2278, open 7 days
  • Cudlee Creek Restaurant Tavern and Caravan Park (caravan park kiosk, caravan park, tavern, restaurant)
    www.cudleecreektavern.com.au
    corner of Gorge Rd and Redden Dv, at end of spur trail
    Ph: (08) 8389 2319, kiosk open 8.30am-5pm 7 days
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside the Hall on corner of Gorge Rd and Redden Dv, opposite Cudlee Creek Retaurant Tavern, at end of spur trail
  • Public Toilets, behind the Hall on corner of Gorge Rd and Redden Dv, opposite Cudlee Creek Restaurant Tavern, at end of spur trail
  • View some accommodation options

KERSBROOK

2km off the trail (Sthn Guide map 3.8), population 640

KersbrookA small town just off the Heysen Trail.

  • Kersbrook Mogas (petrol station and convenience store – basic grocery supplies & takeaway)
    Main street (cnr Glover St), 2km from Heysen Trail
    Ph: (08) 8389 3061, open 7 days
  • Kersbrook Tavern
    northern end of main street (cnr Emma St), 2km from Heysen Trail
    Ph: (08) 8389 3144
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    southern end of main street (near cnr High St), 2.2km from Heysen Trail
  • Public Toilets, behind hall on cnr of main street and Kent Rd
  • Kersbrook Post Office (post code 5231)
    main street, opposite Kent Rd
    Ph: (08) 8389 3020, open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm, Sat 9am-11.30am

WILLIAMSTOWN

5.5km off the trail (off Sthn Guide map 4.1), population 1430

Exit the Heysen Trail south of Freemans Hut (map 4.1), follow Old Glen Rd to bitumen Williamstown to Springton Rd, Williamstown is 5km west (not shown on map).

  • Williamstown Caravan Park & kiosk (4.4km off Heysen Trail)
  • general store
  • pharmacy, doctor clinic
  • tavern, hotel, take-away, payphone
  • police station, 7 days 9am-12noon, ph (08) 8524 6288

TANUNDA

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 4.4), population 4150

TanundaA tourist town nestled in the wine growing region of the Barossa Valley. With Bridgewater 130km in the south, and Kapunda 30km in the north and Burra 130km beyond that, Tanunda’s large supermarket and range of services makes it an ideal place to restock. There is a bus service between Adelaide and Angaston, stopping at Tanunda, operating up to 4 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Link SA, phone (08) 8415 5579.

  • Foodland IGA (large supermarket)
    119 Murray St (main street, near Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8563 0550
    Open 7 days, 7am-8pm
  • Guardian Pharmacy
    111 Murray St (main street, near Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8563 2611
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat 8.30am-1pm, Sun & public holidays 10am-1pm
  • Barossa Visitor Centre (internet access)
    66 Murray St (main street)
    Ph: 1300 852 982
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-4pm
  • Tanunda Library (internet access – full service)
    79 Murray St (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8563 2729
    Open Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 9am-11.30am, 12.30pm-5pm, Tues 9am-11.30am, 12.30pm-7pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • take-away, cafes
  • atms
  • Laundromat
    next to Foodland IGA, 119 Murray St (main street, near Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8563 0550
    Open 7 days, 7am-8pm
  • Tanunda Medical Centre (doctor clinic)
    13 Mill St
    Ph: (08) 8563 2777
    Open Mon-Fri, 8.30am-6pm, Sat 8.30am-11am
  • Tanunda Dental Care (dental clinic)
    42a Murray St (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8563 2743
  • Tanunda Hospital (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    15 Mill St
    Ph: (08) 8563 2398 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    61 Murray St (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8568 6620, open 7 days, 7am-7pm
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    54 Murray St (main street)
  • Public Toilets, behind the Country Women’s Association, 89 Murray St (main street)
  • Tanunda Post Office (post code 5352)
    62 Murray St (main street, near John St)
    Ph: 13 13 18, open Mon-Fri 8.45am-5pm

GREENOCK

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 4.5), population 680

GreenockA small farming town.

  • Greenock Friendly Grocer (general store)
    Kapunda Rd (on Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8562 8056
  • take-away
  • Greenock Library (internet access)
    Kapunda Rd
    Ph: (08) 8562 8308
    Open Tue 7pm-8pm, Thu 9.30am-10.30am, Fri 3pm-5pm
  • Greenock Creek Tavern
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside Post Office, Greenock Rd (near Kapunda Rd)
  • Public Toilets, behind hall, cnr Kapunda and Greenock Rds
  • Greenock Post Office (post code 5360)
    Greenock Rd (near Kapunda Rd)
    Ph: (08) 8562 8020, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

KAPUNDA

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 4.7/5.1), population 2480

KapundaAn historic copper mining town, Kapunda is now the focus of agriculture and tourism. With Tanunda 30km to the south, and Bridgewater 130km beyond that, and Burra 135km in the north, Kapunda could make a suitable place to restock. There is a bus service between Kapunda and Adelaide, operating up to 2 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Link SA, phone (08) 8564 3022.

  • FoodWorks Kapunda (medium supermarket, bakery)
    7-21 Main St (northern end or retail precinct)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2195
    Open 7 days, 7am-7pm
  • IGA (medium supermarket)
    52-58 Main St (cnr Crane St)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2003
    Open Mon-Wed, Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Thu 8.30am-9pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 8.30am-12noon
  • Light Visitor Information Centre
    51 Main St (cnr Hill Sts)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2902
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-4pm
  • Kapunda Library (internet access)
    53 Main St (adjacent Visitor Info Centre, cnr Hill St)
    Ph: (08) 8525 3290
    Open Mon-Wed, Fri 9am-5pm, Thu 9am-8pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-4pm
  • Chemplus Kapunda (pharmacy)
    41 Main St
    Ph: (08) 8566 2052
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • Kapunda Hardware & Garden CentreThirfty-Link (medium-large hardware store)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (limited supply)
    114 Main St (Corner main street and Jackson St – close to Heysen Trail)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2306
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat 8am-2pm, Sun 9am-1pm. Closed some public holidays
  • take-away
  • Prince of Wales Hotel
  • Clare Castle Hotel
  • Sir John Franklin Hotel
  • North Kapunda Hotel
  • Kapunda Caravan & Leisure Park
  • Kapunda Medical Practice (doctor clinic)
    32 Hill St
    Ph: (08) 8566 2900
    Open Mon-Fri, 8.45am-5.30pm
  • Parasuramar, Dr Paramaswaami – GP (doctor clinic)
    14 South Terrace
    Ph: (08) 8566 2104
    Open Mon, Tues 8.30am-5pm, Wed 8.30am-5pm, Thur 8.30am-12.30pm, Dri 8.30am-5pm
  • Kapunda Hospital (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Nash St (northern end of town)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2007 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    101 Main St
    Ph: (08) 8556 2266, open 7 days, 9am-12noon
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    76 main street
  • Public Toilets, behind Visitor Information Centre, cnr main street and Hill St
  • Kapunda Post Office (post code 5373)
    62 Main St (between Lucas and Crase St)
    Ph: (08) 8566 2020, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

HAMILTON

1.5km off the trail (Sthn Guide map 5.3), population less than 50

A small town of half a dozen houses 1.5km north of the Heysen Trail. The general store closed several years ago and the payphone has subsequently been removed.

MARRABEL

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 5.4), population 200

MarrabelA small town, home to one of Australia’s well-known rodeos.

  • Marabel Hotel
    main street (cnr Riverton to Marabel Rd)
    Ph: (08) 8848 6054
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    main street (just south of pub)
  • Public Toilets, main street (in reserve beside tennis courts, south of pub)

BURRA

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 5.14/6.1), population 970

BurraAn historic mining town, it is a medium size agricultural town. With Kapunda 135km to the south, Crystal Brook 210km to the north, and it’s supermarket and other services, Burra is an ideal town to restock. There is a bus service between Terowie and Adelaide, stopping at Burra, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8821 2755.

  • Oppy’s IGA (small-medium supermarket)
    10 Commercial St (Market Square)
    Ph: (08) 8892 2348
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.3pm, Sat 9am-11.30am, Sun 10am-1pm
  • Burra Motor Company (BP) (petrol station – basic supplies)
    Market Square, cnr Thames and Kingston Sts
    Ph: (08) 8892 2061
  • Burra Pharmacy
    12 Market Square
    Ph: (08) 8892 2025
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • Shippy’s HardwareThirfty-Link (small hardware store)
    stocks limited supply of hiking stove gas canisters
    20 Commercial St (just south-west of Market Square)
    Ph: (08) 8892 2988
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm, Sat 8.30am-11.30am, Sun 10am-12noon. Closed some public holidays
  • Burra Visitor Centre
    2 Market Square
    Ph: 1300 775 540
    Open 7 days, 9am-5pm
  • Burra Community Library (internet access)
    7 Bridge Terrace
    Ph: (08) 8892 2038
    Open School Terms: Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm; School Holidays: Mon-Fri 11am-1pm & 2pm-6pm
  • take-away, cafes, restaurant
  • atms
  • Burra Hotel
  • Commercial Hotel
  • Kooringa Hotel
  • Royal Exchange Hotel
  • Bon Accord Hotel
  • Burra Medical Centre (doctor clinic)
    14 Commercial St
    Ph: (08) 8892 2104
    Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm
  • Lower North Health Services – Burra (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    46 Commercial St (western end)
    Ph: (08) 8892 2300 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    Chapel St
    Ph: (08) 8892 2500
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside post office, Market Square
  • Public Toilets, Burra Creek reserve (near Bridge Tce, opposite Paxton Tce)
  • Public Toilets, northen end of Market Square (opposite Town Hall)
  • Public Toilets, Burra Motor Company (BP), (Market Square, cnr Thames and Kingston Sts)
  • Burra Post Office (post code 5417)
    6 Commercial St (Market Square)
    Ph: (08) 8892 2191, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

HALLETT

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 6.7), population less than 210

HallettA small farming town. There is a bus service between Terowie and Adelaide, stopping at Hallett, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8821 2755.

  • Hallett General Store (Mini Mart) (petrol station, general store, take-away, post office – post code 5419)
    cnr main street and Hallett to Jamestown Rd
    Ph: (08) 8894 2078
    Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • Wildongoleeche Hotel (also known as Wild Dog Hotel) (pub, accommodation)
    on the Hallett to Jamestown Rd, on outskirts of town
    Ph: (08) 8894 2014
  • Hallett Police Station
    main street (northern end)
    Ph: (08) 8894 2187
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    main street (between Richard & Jessie Sts)
  • Public Toilets behind hall, cnr main street and Hallett to Jamestown Rd

SPALDING

on the trail (Sthn Guide map 6.12/Nthn Guide map 1.1), population 210

SpaldingMid-north farming town. There is a bus service between Orroroo and Adelaide, stopping at Spalding, operating 4 times a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8821 2755.

  • Spalding IGA Friendly Grocer (general store/small supermarket)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8845 2032
    Open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 7am-12noon
  • Spalding Hotel (pub, accommodation, campsite)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8845 2006
  • Spalding Police Station
    Eileen St
    Ph: (08) 8845 2100
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    main street (opposite reserve)
  • Public Toilets, in reserve on cnr of main street and Jamestown Rd
  • Spalding Post Office (post code 5454)
    cnr Government Rd & Bank St
    Ph: (08) 8845 2020, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
  • Clare Medical Centre at Spalding Community Centre (doctor clinic)
    Spalding Community Centre, Munduney St
    Ph: (08) 8841 3777
    Open Tue, 2.30pm-5pm

GEORGETOWN

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 1.6), population 110

GeorgetownSmall mid-north farming town. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Georgetown, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Adelaide, stopping at Georgetown, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8821 2755.

  • Georgetown General Store
    main street (on Heysen Trail, cnr Georgetown to Caltowie Rd)
    Ph: (08) 8662 4011
  • Georgetown Hotel
    main street (on Heysen Trail, cnr Georgetown to Caltowie Rd)
    Ph: (08) 8662 4114
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    near tennis courts, main street (just south of Heysen Trail)
  • Public Toilets, at tennis courts, main street (south of Heysen Trail, cnr James St)

CRYSTAL BROOK

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 1.8/2.1), population 1180

Crystal BrookA regional centre for the surrounding agricultural areas, the Flinders Ranges starts just north of the town. With Burra 210km to the south, Quorn 185km to the north, and with it’s large supermarket and numerous other services Crystal Brook is an ideal place to restock. There is a bus service between Whyalla and Adelaide, stopping at Crystal Brook, operating up to 2 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Premier Stateliner, phone (08) 8415 5555. The same bus also provides a service between Crystal Brook and Port Pirie.

  • Crystal Brook Foodland (large supermarket)
    Bowman St (main retail precinct)
    Ph: (08) 8636 2017
    Open 7 days, 8am-7pm
  • Ramsey Pharmacy
    Bowman St (main retail precinct)
    Ph: (08) 8636 2063
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm (pharamcist in attendance 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm, 5pm-5.30pm), Sat 9.30am-11.30am
  • Crystal Brook Hardware (small hardware store)
    stocks limited supply of hiking stove gas canisters and camping equipment
    42 Bowman St (main retail precinct)
    Ph: (08) 8636 2430
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat closed, Sun 9am-12noon. Closed some public holidays
  • takeaway, cafe, bakery
  • atm
  • caravan park
  • Crystal Brook Hotel
  • Royal Hotel
  • Crystal Brook Medical Practice (doctor clinic)
    Claridge Rd
    Ph: (08) 8636 1180
    Open Mon-Fri, 8.30am-6pm
  • Southern Flinders Health – Crystal Brook Campus (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    cnr Edmund Terrace and Huddleston Rd
    Ph: (08) 8636 1100 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    29 Brandis St
    Ph: (08) 8636 2200
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    Railway Tce (outside post office, opposite Bowman St)
  • Public Toilets, reserve on Railway Tce, between Bowman and Cunningham Sts
  • Public Toilets, Adelaide Square, end of Bowman St, cnr Eyre Rd
  • Crystal Brook Post Office (post code 5523)
    Railway Tce (opposite Bowman St)
    Ph: (08) 8636 2021, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

PORT PIRIE

29km off the trail, population 13200

Port Pirie is a major regional centre located 29km north west of the Heysen Trail from Crystal Brook. A lead smelter is a major industry in the town. There is a bus service between Whyalla and Adelaide, stopping at Crystal Brook and Port Pirie, operating up to 2 times a day, 7 days a week, operated by Premier Stateliner, phone (08) 8415 5555. Taxi service: Taxi Services Port Pirie on (08) 8632 3453.

  • several large supermarkets
  • motels
  • caravan park
  • hardware store
  • pharmacies, doctor clinics
  • Port Pirie Hospital and Regional Health Service (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Ph: (08) 8638 4500 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • police station, 7 days 24 hours, ph: (08) 8638 4000

LAURA

14km off the trail (off Nthn Guide map 2.3), population 570

Laura is not easily accessible from the Heysen Trail without a private vehicle. It is located along 10km of indirect dirt road and 4km of bitumen road. It is a medium size, mid-north farming town, home to Golden North icecream. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Laura, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Port Pirie (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Wirrabara and Laura, operating once a fortnight, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

  • supermarket
  • pharmacy
  • hardware
  • Flinders shoes
    40 Herbet St (main street)
    Makes custom leather shoes, boots & sandals. Repairs shoes.
    Ph: (08) 8663 2292
  • doctor clinic
  • Southern Flinders Health – Laura Campus (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Mill St (northern end of town, near main street)
    Ph: (08) 8663 3100 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • hotel
  • take-away food
  • caravan park

WIRRABARA

6.2km off the trail (off Nthn Guide map 2.6), population 250

Wirrabara is 6.2km north-west of spur trail to Ippinitchie Campground. The road to Wirrabara is a dirt road. Wirrabara is a small mid-north farming town servicing nearby Wirrabara Forest. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Wirrabara, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Port Pirie (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Wirrabara and Laura, operating once a fortnight, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

  • general store/small supermarket
  • police station, ph (08) 8668 4060
  • hotel
  • caravan park

MURRAY TOWN

1.3km off the trail (Nthn Guide map 2.9), population less than 50

Murray TownA very small mid-north farming town, the pub has closed in recent years. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Murray Town, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Port Pirie (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Murray Town, Melrose and Wilmington, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

MELROSE

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 2.11/3.1), population less than 430

MelroseSet beneath Mt Remarkable, the town is popular amongst mountain bike riders for it’s extensive cycling trails, home to the Over The Edge cycling shop and a couple of boutique food establishments. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Melrose, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Port Pirie (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Murray Town, Melrose and Wilmington, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

  • Melrose General Store (general store, atm)
    stocks limited supply of hiking stove gas cansiters and camping equipment
    This business was on the market (January 2011), they formerly had an extensive camping section, but are currently running stock levels down.
    24 Stuart St (main street)
    Ph: (08) 8666 2057
    Open Mon, Thu & Fri 9am-5.30pm, Tue & Wed 9am-2pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm
  • North Star Hotel
  • Mt Remarkable Hotel
  • caravan park & backpackers
  • cafe
  • bush camping by river
  • camping also at Melrose Showgrounds (north of town)
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    main street (opposite Mt Remarkable Hotel)
  • Public Toilets, at rear of hall (opposite North Star Hotel)
  • Melrose Post Office (post code 5483)
    main street (between North Star Hotel and Mt Remarkable Hotel)
    Ph: (08) 8666 2123, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

WILMINGTON

3.2km off the trail (Nthn Guide map 3.4), population 220

WilmingtonLocated 3.2km north of the Heysen Trail, Wilmington is a small agricultural town home to a couple of museums. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Wilmington, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a bus service between Peterborough and Port Pirie (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Murray Town, Melrose and Wilmington, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255. There is also a bus service between Peterborough and Port Augusta (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Wilmington and Quorn, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

  • Wilmington General Store (general store/small supermarket, atm)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8667 5155
    Open Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm, Sat & Sun
  • Beautiful Valley Caravan Park (1.5km south of town)
  • Stony Creek Bush Camp (caravan park, 3.5km east of town)
  • Wilmington Hotel
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    cnr main street and First St
  • Public Toilets, reserve cnr main street and Melrose St
  • Wilmington Post Office (post code 5485)
    cnr main street and First St
    Ph: (08) 8667 5074, open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

PORT AUGUSTA

25km off the trail, population 13250

Port Augusta is a major regional centre servicing most of the state north of the town to the distant state borders. It is located 25km west of the Heysen Trail from Woolshed Flat, or 40km west of the Heysen Trail from Quorn, both along the Quorn to Pt Augusta bitumen road. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Quorn, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193. There is also a bus service between Peterborough and Port Augusta (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Wilmington and Quorn, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255. Taxi services: Des’ Taxis on (08) 8632 1888, Outback Taxis on (08) 8642 4242

  • several large supermarkets
  • pharmacies, doctor clinics
  • Port Augusta Hospital and Regional Health Service (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Ph: (08) 8648 5500 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • caravan park
  • motels
  • hardware stores
  • police station, 7 days 24 hours, ph (08) 8648 5020

QUORN

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 3.10/4.1), population 1060

QuornQuorn is a large agricultural and tourist town. As a former railway town, it is home to the tourist steam train Pichi Richi Railway. With Crystal Brook 185km to the south, and the Parachilna trailhead 230km to the north, Quorn has the last supermarket on the Heysen Trail as it heads north making it the ideal base to restock. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Quorn, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Quorn, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193. There is also a bus service between Peterborough and Port Augusta (with connections to Adelaide), stopping at Wilmington and Quorn, operating once a week, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, phone (08) 8666 2255.

  • Quorn IGA (medium supermarket, atm)
    2 Seventh St (near Railway Tce)
    Ph: (08) 8648 6081
    Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 9am-2pm
  • Quorn Auto Port, Shell Petrol Station
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (ample supply) and camping equipment
    Cnr Fifth & First Sts
    Ph: (08) 8648 6093
    Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-6pm, Sat, Sun & public holidays 9am-4pm
  • Quorn Pharmacy
    3 Sixth St (near First St)
    Ph: (08) 8648 6887
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12.30pm
  • Crossroads Pharmacy
    cnr Seventh & First Sts
    Ph: (08) 8648 6049
    Open Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-12noon
  • Flinders Bikes & Bytes (internet cafe – internet access & wifi)
    Cnr First and Seventh St
    Ph: 0428 838 737
    Open Wed-Sun, 10am-5.30pm
  • Flinders Ranges Visitor Information Centre (visitor centre – internet access)
    3 Seventh St (opposite IGA)
    Ph: 1800 220 980
    Open 7 days, 9am-5pm, some public holidays 9am-1pm
  • Quorn School Community Library (internet access)
    Stokes Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 6101
    Open School terms: Mon 8.30am-4pm, Tues, Fri 8.30am-6pm, Wed, Thurs 8.30am-5pm, Sat 10am-12noon; School holidays: Tues 10am-12noon, 1pm-6pm, Wed, Thurs 1pm-5pm, Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 10am-12noon
  • cafe
  • caravan park
  • Transcontinental Hotel
  • Austral Hotel
  • Criterion Hotel & Motel
  • Quorn Hotel
  • Laundromat
    First St
    Ph: 0429 438 002
    Open 7 days, 7am-7pm
  • Kanyaka Surgery (doctor clinic)
    Hospital Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 6338
    Open Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm
  • Quorn Health Service (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Hospital Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 7888 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    24 Railway Tce
    Ph: (08) 8648 6060, open 7 days 9am-4pm
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    outside the post office, 21 Railway Tce (cnr Seventh St)
  • Public Toilets, reserve on Railway Tce (opposite Fifth & Sixth Sts)
  • Quorn Post Office (post code 5433)
    21 Railway Tce (cnr Seventh St)
    Ph: (08) 8648 6170, open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

HAWKER

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 4.11/5.1), population 220

HawkerHawker is the last town heading north along the Heysen Trail. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Hawker, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Hawker, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000.

  • Hawker General Store (general store, post office – 5434, camping supplies)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (ample supply), camping equipment including some hiking equipment
    cnr Wilpena and Cradock Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 4005
    Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, closed Sat, Sun and public holidays
  • Teague’s Hawker Motors (petrol station – basic supplies)
    cnr Wilpena Rd and Cradock Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 4014
    Open 7 days, 7.30am-6pm
  • atm
  • cafe
  • Hawker Caravan Park
  • Flinders Ranges Caravan Park
  • Hawker Hotel Motel
  • Hawker Medical Centre (doctor clinic)
    1 Cradock Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 4172
    Open Mon, 9am-12noon
  • Hawker Memorial Hospital (hospital with 24 hour accident and emergency department)
    Cradock Rd (southern end)
    Ph: (08) 8648 4007 (in an emergency phone 000)
  • Police Station
    Wilpena Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 4028, open 7 days 9am-4pm
  • Payphone, phonecard operated, SMS equipped (does not accept coins)
    cnr Elder Tce and Wilpena Rd
  • Public Toilets, Elder Tce (north-west of Wilpena Rd)
  • Public Toilets, Teague’s Hawker Motors, cnr Wilpena Rd and Cradock Rd
  • Public Toilets, BP Hawker, 40 Elder Tce (cnr Heysen Ave)

WILPENA POUND

on the trail (Nthn Guide map 5.8/6.1)

Wilpena PoundWilpena Pound is located in the Flinders Ranges National Park, it consists of a resort, camp ground, general store, restaurant and visitor information centre. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Wilpena Pound, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193.

  • Wilpena General Store (general store, atm inside)
    stocks hiking stove gas canisters (limited supply)
    Ph: (08) 8648 0048
    Open 7 days 8am-6pm
  • Internet booth
    Poddy Dodger’s Bar in Wilpena Pound Resort
    Ph: (08) 8648 0004
  • Payphone, coin and phonecard operated, SMS equipped
    adjacent Visitor Information Centre and General Store
  • Public Toilets, adjacent Visitor Information Centre and General Store

ANGORICHINA

3.5km off the trail (Nthn Guide map 6.8)

Angorichina Tourist VillageAngorichina Tourist Village and Store is located 3.5km east of the Parachilna Gorge trailhead, along the Parachilna to Blinman dirt road. It offers the closest facilities to the northern trailhead of the Heysen Trail. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Angorichina, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193.

  • Angorichina Tourist Village & Store (licensed general store, internet booth, caravan park, camp ground)
    Parachilna to Blinman Rd
    Ph: (08) 8648 4842
    Open 7 days
  • Payphone, phonecard operated, SMS equipped (does not accept coins)
  • Public Toilets

BLINMAN

17km off the trail (off Nthn Guide map 6.8), population less than 150

BlinmanBlinman is located 17km east of the Parachilna Gorge trailhead, along the Parachilna to Blinman dirt road. A small isolated town with historical mining character, popular with tourists and 4WD’ers. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta, stopping at Blinman, operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193.

  • Blinman General Store (general store)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8648 4370
    Open 7 days
  • Bliman Hotel (pub with accommodation and camp ground)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8648 4867
  • Wild Lime Cafe & Gallery (internet cafe – full service, gallery)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8648 4679
    Open 7 days 9am-4pm from March to Dec
  • Payphone, phonecard operated, SMS equipped (does not accept coins)
    main street
  • Public Toilets, main street

PARACHILNA

14km off the trail (off Nthn Guide map 6.8)

ParachilnaParachilna is located 14km west of the Parachilna Gorge trailhead, along the Parachilna to Blinman dirt road. The town continues to exist to service the renowned Prairie Hotel. There is a bi-weekly service (operating seasonally between April and October) between Adelaide and Arkaroola, stopping at Parachilna, operated by Genesis Tour & Charter, phone (08) 8552 4000. There is a weekly bus service between Parachilna and Port Augusta operated by Angorichina (Flinders Ranges) Connections, phone (08) 8641 9193.

  • Prairie Hotel (pub, restaurant, accommodation)
    main street
    Ph: (08) 8648 4895
  • Payphone, phonecard operated, SMS equipped (does not accept coins)