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what can i do in port augusta?

Arid Lands Botanic Gardens

Not only is the Arid Lands the perfect place to learn and see native flora and fauna, there are also wonderful interactive facilities (ideal for kids), and a cafe where you can sit, relax, and enjoy a coffee and cake.

Pichi Richi Railway

Go back 100 years in timeand travel between Quorn and Port Augusta by steam train. Explore the country side and view the stunning Flinders Ranges in a way only a train experience can provide.

Devil’s Peak Walking Trail

Feel like a hike? Visit Quorn’s very own devil. Before storms took off some of the face in the 1800s, locals believed the rock looked like a devil’s face lying back to look upon the heavens. Although the walk is only 1.3km, it is close to 700m high and will take you approximately 1 hour to make it to the top through the steep and rocky terrain.

Wadlata Outback Centre

Information centre, cafe and museum. Walk through the Tunnel Of Time and learn all about the region and Australia’s history.

Water Tower Lookout

The Water Tower Lookout is surrounded by lovely gardens. This tower was built in 1882 to provide a pressure water supply for the residents of Port Augusta West. From the balcony at the top of this tower you can enjoy excellent views of the town, the Spencer Gulf, the Flinders Ranges and the Outback.

4WD Around The Flinders Ranges

The Flinders Ranges is a scenic spectacle and a veritable four-wheel drive destination, its ancient landscapes, historic land sites and buildings make for an interesting and fun activity for the whole family!