Arkaroo Rock Circuit
  • Length: 3.1km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Arkaroo Rock Trail, Upalinna

  • End: Arkaroo Rock Trail, Upalinna

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  • Location: Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 421 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -31.601874959

  • Longitude: 138.627594989

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Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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River Crossings

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Arkaroo Rock Circuit is a 3.1km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Summary

Arkaroo 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.

GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.

Total distance: 3109 m
Max elevation: 0 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 0 m
Total descent: 0 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA