One of the most exclusive stays in Australia, in the heart of the Australian Bush in the Flinders Ranges. With 60,000 acres to explore the unique wildlife and a charming homestead to return to, Arkaba is a serene oasis amongst the untamed bush.
Only ten guests at a time
Fully hosted with a private chef
Day safaris with expert guides
Small boutique for gifts
No Wifi – detox encouraged
With only ten guests this retreat is intimate and allows an immersive getaway into nature. With a fantastic team of field guides experience the conservation efforts and learn about the mobs of kangaroos, emus, and other abundant wildlife. With a ‘down to earth’ yet attentive level of service, the house itself is fully staffed so your primary concern when returning from a day playing in the wild is relaxing. The farmhouse has pressed metal ceilings, cool flagstone floors beneath shady verandas with an all-encompassing view on all sides. The rooms are large and rustically chic, each of the five doubles individually designed. With air conditioning and heating dependent on the season to ensure the perfect temperature no matter what time of year. A large stone fireplace and deep leather armchairs add comfort and warmth in the main living area. Enjoy communal dining over organic local produce paired with fine wines, swapping stories, and adventure tales.
Conservation at the core of Arkaba ethos
Profits from each booking and experience goes back into conservation projects
Contributes to vegetation and mammal surveys, as well as supporting scientists providing field research
Opportunity for guests to get involved in conservation by joining hands-on conservation activities including tracking a radio-collared feral cat, setting up trip cameras that monitor key sites and joining biologists on endangered animal surveys
Arkaba has adopted a ‘buy local’ principle and uses local sustainable suppliers where possible
Why we love it
The passion the field guides have a passion for their environment and culture that is infectious. The landscape and plentiful wildlife provide a special insight into the natural world and one untouched by the human footprint. Arkaba has a special atmosphere and being one of the few to stay here is a once in a lifetime experience.
Planning your experience
Contact out Travel Designers to get back to nature at Arkaba Conservancy.
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