Warraweena Conservation Park

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  • WARRAWEENA
    Only 540 km north of Adelaide in the heart northern Flinders Ranges, Warraweena encompasses 355 sq km of the highest and most diverse land in the area. It is an area of historical, cultural and natural significance. Warraweena Private Conservation Park offers a range of experiences for all visitors.
    Access to Warraweena is via Beltana Roadhouse.
    The homestead is approximately 50 minutes away from Parachilna and Leigh Creek. Fuel is available from 8 am to 6 pm daily at the Beltana Roadhouse. 2WD access to homestead and some campgrounds. A high clearance 4WD vehicle is essential on some tracks.

    HISTORY
    Many sites reflect the occupation of Warraweena by aboriginal peoples, miners and pastoralists. Several old mine sites, including Sliding Rock, can be found within the boundary of the park, Sliding Rock (Cadnia) was a thriving township in the 1870’s and traces of some of the old buildings can still be seen. Shepherd’s huts, some of which are available for overnight stays, are reminders of he pastoral history of Warraweena.

    In 1996 Warraweena ceased being a sheep station and the lease was bought by Wetlands and Wildlife, a non-profit company, listed on the Commonwealth Register of Environmental Organisations and to this day is a private conservation park whose main goal is the recovery and conservation of native flora and fauna.
    Many of the park’s features are remote and accessible only by foot or by four wheel drive tracks suitable for experienced drivers only. Some historic sites and several many attractive picnic and camping sites are easily accessible
    ACCOMMODATION
    SHEARERS QUARTERS: The quarters offer a 360 deg view of rugged mountain and gum-lined creeks. It has seven bedrooms and the kitchen is fully equipped. 240-volt power, verandahs, public shower and toilets, gas stove, BBQ and fridges are available. Please bring your own bedding.
    HOMESTEAD: The homestead overlooks Sliding Rock creek and sleeps ten. The kitchen is fully equipped, 240-volt power, gas stove, BBQ and fridges are available. Please bring your own bedding.
    BUSH HUTS: Our bush huts have lots of character and date back to the early pastoral days. All have rainwater tanks, concrete floors, indoor fireplaces and clean maintained long drop toilets.This style of accomodation is very basic and unfurnished. 4WD access only, no electricity and you will need to supply your own bedding.
    BUSH CAMPING: Have your own secluded and scenic campsite with a long drop toilet and a campfire ring.
    There is a laundry, shower block and toilet block for public use situated next to the shearers quarters.

    CAMPING
    PLEASE HELP US TO PROTECT AND TO ENHANCE THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND BIODIVERSITY OF WARRAWEENA BY OBSERVING FOLLOWING POINTS: RESPECT FIRE AND FIRE WOOD REGULATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS.
    Fire regulations and restrictions apply. Campfires are only allowed in campfire rings. Firewood may be collected in designated areas only. Warraweena is conservation park, all trees and dead wood are protected. We encourage the use of gas cookers.
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