Jarvis Hill Lookout

Jarvis Hill Lookout is about 7 km West of Hawker and is a popular attraction for visitors who drive up there to view the Hawker township and the ranges. Views from here include the Worumba Hills to the East, Wilpena Pound, Elder Range and Wonoka Hill to the North. From the Visitor Centre travel West […]

Bridle Gap

Bridle Gap pass located just 15km from Merna Mora forms part of the Heysen Trail and links the Moralana Gorge with Wilpena Pound.

Fred Teague’s Museum

Situated at Hawker Motors is a museum, which Fred Teague built up over the years with relics from early settlers. There is a fine display of gemstones, minerals, fossils, photographs, antique bottles and memorabilia. For 60 years or so, Fred had been an inveterate collector. It all began with some mineral specimens, which he discovered […]

Blinman Historic Mines

Recently restored and opened for the public these mines are an important part of the European heritage of the Flinders Ranges.

Wilpena Panorama

Jeff Morgan is a unique artist that can paint spectacular 3D effective paintings.  He has a worldwide reputation people come from afar to see his amazing work.  With 2 circular Panoramas, 9 Linear panoramas, shearing shed, massive rock & mineral display and more.

Moralana Scenic Drive

this scenic drive is a beautiful stretch of 28km dirt road, between the Outback highway on the Western side and Wilpena Pound road on the Eastern side.  Along the way you will see century old river gum trees, drive through stunning landscapes, see the southern side of Wilpena Pound, Bunbinyunna Range, Blacks Gap lo

Western Wilpena Pound

The views of the Western Wilpena Pound are breathtaking and ever changing. This is also evident from the amount of still and motion advertising it appears in. It is especially spectacular at sunset.

Old stone kilns

These kilns were built to help with the construction of the original Ghan Railway line. Limestone bearing deposits were burnt in these kilns to produce lime to aid in the construction of bridges and culverts. Cement was not available and the Chinese were adept in procuring lime from the local dolomite deposits. 

Blacks Gap

This area forms part of the Heysen Trail. Bushwalkers can walk from here through Bridle Gap into Wilpena Pound (6 – 7 hour hike).

Original Ghan Train Line

There are remnants of the Ghan Train Line at a lot of different spots as the Line traversed right the way through Merna Mora. The Ghan Train Line was used right up until 1955 when big floods in the area knocked out some of the bridges making it unserviceable.