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Wilpena Pound Resort

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Tent (Safari) | Terrace/patio

Overview of Wilpena Pound Resort

Wilpena Pound Resort

3.5 star property

3.9/5 Good

Top rated for eco-friendliness (4.0/5)

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
Wilpena Road, Flinders Ranges, SA, 5434

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMallonga Falls Hike Trailhead4 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt Mary's Peak8 min drive
  • Popular LocationOutside Trail Trailhead8 min drive

Room options

About this area

Flinders Ranges

Located in Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound Resort is in a rural area and in a regional park. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park and Bunkers Conservation Reserve. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Mallonga Falls Hike Trailhead - 4 min walk
  • St Mary's Peak - 8 min drive
  • Outside Trail Trailhead - 8 min drive
  • Bunkers Conservation Reserve - 28 min drive
  • Hawker Golf Course - 57 min drive

About this property

Wilpena Pound Resort

3.5-star resort in a rural location
Consider a stay at Wilpena Pound Resort and take advantage of a grocery/convenience store, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Restaurant, the onsite restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas is available to all guests, along with a garden and laundry facilities.
Other perks at this resort include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), bike rentals, and RV/bus/truck parking
  • A gift shop, luggage storage, and a front desk safe
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the dining options, helpful staff, and location
Room features
All 60 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning. Guests reviews say good things about the comfortable rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • Refrigerators and daily housekeeping



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 25 for adults and AUD 12.5 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool gate
  • Refrigerator


  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Personal cooking equipment is not permitted onsite. This property has a shared kitchen facility including microwave, toaster, sandwich press, and refrigerator.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 11 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 25 for adults and AUD 12.5 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Pool access available from 8 AM to 8 PM

Property is also known as

Wilpena Pound Hawker
Wilpena Pound Resort Hawker
Wilpena Pound Hotel
Wilpena Pound Resort Flinders Ranges
Wilpena Pound Flinders Ranges
Wilpena Pound
Wilpena Pound Resort Resort
Wilpena Pound Resort Flinders Ranges
Wilpena Pound Resort Resort Flinders Ranges

Frequently asked questions

Does Wilpena Pound Resort have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8 AM–8 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Wilpena Pound Resort?

As of Oct 1, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wilpena Pound Resort on Oct 30, 2022 start from CA $199.7, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Wilpena Pound Resort pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Wilpena Pound Resort?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Wilpena Pound Resort?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

What time is check-out at Wilpena Pound Resort?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Where is Wilpena Pound Resort located?

Situated in a state park, this resort is steps from Wilpena Pound, Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, and Mallonga Falls Hike Trailhead. St Mary's Peak and Outside Trail Trailhead are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wilpena Pound Resort and receive a full refund?

Yes, Wilpena Pound Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wilpena Pound Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 203 out of 648 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 257 out of 648 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 122 out of 648 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 52 out of 648 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 648 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Property was clean and comfortable but a bit tired.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We stayed in the Aurora apartments they were clean but quite standard. Beds were comfortable. Went out to the Restaurant every night, the food and service were good.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Fantastic location close to Wilpena Pound and in the heart of the Northern Flinders Ranges. Rooms and facilities are dated; but needs are well met with resort restaurant, IGA convenience store and cafe, as well as the availability of petrol and tours. Overall a good base to explore the Ranges.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything about this place is magical. If you love food then you will find the best breakfast lunch and dinner. Its very nice and comfortable if you stay at the resort as that is where I stayed
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
South Australian must visit .
Our room was quite old but comfortable. The bathroom needs an update, shower curtain was putrid at the bottom. The restaurant and staff were great. The menu very good.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
glampimg was good Dining was suffering due to only 1 chef available menu selection was limited /needs more fresh vegetables service from Nelly and Gavin in the restaurant was way beyond excellent and this is what saved the restaurant from being poor overall
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We enjoyed the glamping tent
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022