Maralinga – What, Where, & Why do I need to visit?

3 March 2021

The nuclear test sites at Maralinga in South Australia’s Great Victoria Desert were a hidden part of Australia’s history. Visit the site and stand on the same ground while hearing the secrets of Maralinga.


Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary – what, where, and why do I need to visit?

25 November 2020

What is the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary? In the Dreamtime, a great snake named Arkaroo lived in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges, in the area now known as the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. Arkaroo was known for his huge thirst. One particularly bad day, he drank all the water in South Australia’s Lake Frome – a 2600 square Read more…


Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre – what, where, and why do I need to visit?

16 July 2020

Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre – what is it, where is it, why do I need to visit? What is Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre? Kati Thanda / Lake Eyre is Australia’s largest salt lake. It consists of two lakes, rather imaginatively named Lake Eyre North, and Lake Eyre South. Lake Eyre North is the Read more…


Wilpena Pound – What is it, where is it, and why do I need to visit?

19 June 2020

The most commonly asked questions about Wilpena Pound has to be “where is it?”, followed by “are we looking at it?” Wilpena Pound is a rock basin in an elliptical shape (the same outline as an AFL football) in the heart of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. About 8000 hectares in size, Wilpena Pound is 15 Read more…


Wilpena Pound scenic flights – child’s rate

10 June 2020

A Wilpena Pound scenic flight is the best way to appreciate the true majesty of Wilpena Pound, and Ikara / the Flinders Ranges National Park. When seen from the air, the crumpled folds of the landscape reveal hidden valleys and waterholes. From 10 June, 2020, children aged 3 years to 13 years will travel at Read more…


Covid 19

26 May 2020

LATEST NEWS: As of 2 June, 2020, Chinta Air is cleared for takeoff! From Rawnsley Park Station (on the South side of Wilpena Pound, in the heart of the South Australian Flinders Ranges) we have available NOW: Scenic flights over Wilpena Pound and the Central Flinders Ranges (20 minutes / 30 minutes / 45 minutes Read more…


Summer Scenic Flight Special

16 December 2019

Do you think summer temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius are hot? Not as hot as Chinta Air’s Summer Scenic Flight Special!! The details are: Summer Scenic Flight Special is valid for scenic flights only (20 mins / 30 mins / 45 mins / 60 mins) from the bases at Rawnsley Park Station (in South Read more…


Chinta Air – School Holiday Special

4 October 2019

Chinta Air is offering a school holiday special on scenic flights from: Rawnsley Park Station (on the South side of Wilpena Pound, in the heart of the Flinders Ranges), or from Ceduna, on South Australia’s Far West Coast. The details are: Applies to all scenic flights (20 min / 30 min / 45 min / Read more…


2019 Southern Right Whales

24 April 2019

The Great Australian Bight Marine Park lies on the edge of South Australia’s Nullarbor, and is a significant nursery for Southern Right Whales. Each winter, the Whales gather in the Marine Park to give birth, to socialise, and to breed. Whales are seen in the Park from late May to early October. Last year, there Read more…


Lake Eyre Two Day Tours EARLYBIRD SPECIAL

21 March 2019

Book a Two Day Tour, from Rawnsley Park Station in the heart of the Flinders Ranges, and receive a 10% discount. Terms & Conditions: The 10% discount applies to the Two Day Lake Eyre & Channel Country tour, departing from Rawnsley Park Station, on the South side of Wilpena Pound in the heart of the Read more…


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