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Beautiful backdrop !

Beautiful backdrop for a location shoot, on the way to Oodnadatta. Take the time to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Traveller_Dude69
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Sydney, Australia
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Beautiful colours

Well worth a detour from the Oodnadatta Track to stay a night at Arckaringa Homestead. The view of... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Blueseas30
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 Sep 2018
“Beautiful backdrop ! ”
14 Aug 2018
“Beautiful colours”
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful backdrop for a location shoot, on the way to Oodnadatta. Take the time to enjoy the scenery. We stopped here on the variety bash

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a detour from the Oodnadatta Track to stay a night at Arckaringa Homestead. The view of the ranges at sunset is better from the homestead than driving back to the viewing area. But sunrise from the viewing area is spectacular. The ever changing...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

The Painted Desert Arckaringa was the highlight of our outback adventure trip. We travelled for 3 weeks and a fellow tourist reccommended we see it, otherwise we would not have given it a thought. What a surprise, it was absolutely stunning and worth the drive....More

2  Thank M007J
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Good alternative way back to the Highway. The road here is narrower than the Oodnadatta track, though in very good condition

2  Thank ChicaSmile
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is stunning wild scenery. And you can just drive here for free! Having gone west along the Oodnadatta Track, we were going to return via the highway but on TA I read that the Painted Desert was worth a detour - so glad we...More

2  Thank Aussiegirl64
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Painted Desert area is located around Arckaringa Hills. It can be accessed via the Kempe road between Coober Pedy and Oodnadatta. The road is unsealed and subject to closures so make sure you check the road signs in Coober Pedy. You can camp at Arckaringa...More

2  Thank Alkan T
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Not sure if the road is always as good as it was for us, but I would drive to the Painted Desert in a 2WD. Not are are the mountains/hills and rock formations worth the drive, the drive in itself is spectacular. The colours are...More

4  Thank MarkKristie
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