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Wilpena Pound Resort

3.5 of 5 Wilpena Road | Via Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5434, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our three nights in Ikara Safari Camp did not start well. The first night was extremely windy and tent 1 (which is the best-located of the 15) produced an intermittent metallic screeching that kept us awake all night. Next day we moved to tent 8 - not as private but no screeching. However, even glamping can't save you from the... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ouzo10, Thank you for taking the time to share your constructive comments regarding your recent stay at Ikara Safari Camp. Rest assured, we have discussed your comments in detail with the responsible Managers who are working to diagnose and resolve the noise issue you experienced in Safari Tent 01. I am very concerned to read of your experience with... More

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
46 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in early November and it was very quiet, so we didn't need to book the bistro or restaurant ... we could just walk up. We had a motel room and it was just what you'd expect from a country motel .. old building that had had a soft refurb to bring into the 21st century. Was all scrupulously... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pointyhead_10, Thank you very much for your candid review of Wilpena Pound Resort. Our operations team are always pleased to receive feedback on our strengths and also areas for improvement. How wonderful that you have had an opportunity to experience a scenic flight and 4WD tour in the Flinders Ranges, personally I believe that a combination of the two... More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights in the Ikara tents and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is something magical about sitting on the verandah of the tent watching the sun set across the rugged hills surrounding the pound. The staff where exceptional. I had a flat battery on my car and Tania went and got her own car to jump start my vehicle,... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear Russ844, Thank you for your very humbling feedback. We are very fortunate to have such dedicated and passionate team members, I will be sure to forward your comments to Tania in particular. We look forward to welcoming you on a return visit for your next getaway. Jason Purton Manager, Sales & Marketing More

Sydney Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had three nights in Ikara safari camping ground in mid October and would recommend the accommodation. However, having said that I would repeat one of the suggestions recently displayed on this site by a fellow camper. We did feel the safari tents would have been greatly improved with a door on the ensuite. We did have a few minor... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear MarySydneyAustralia, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us, it is always very important to receive feedback from our guests as it ensures that we continue to maintain the highest of standards in service and quality of our facilities in all departments. Your comments in regard to the dining options have been shared with our... More

Canberra
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Such a gorgeous setting, but avoid the Aroona rooms. No views, no flow through ventilation and the only window exposes you to all passing traffic or the car park. Unit 34 is particularly exposed to noise from the bar and bistro outside seating area. The off duty staff apparently gather in the outdoor bar courtyard every evening. This area was... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear WilhelminaCanberra, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Wilpena Pound Resort. I am sorry to read that the room you stayed in did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Your thoughts and comments will be shared with our leadership team to ensure that we continue to improve the offering at Wilpena Pound Resort... More

Seaford Rise, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Currently staying at Wilpena Pound camping ground, fantastic place to stay as the views and things to see are amazing, back at camp however things are not too good. We attempted to book a special meal at the restaurant only to be told it was fully booked that evening but no problems the next day either 6 pm or 8... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear Neil W, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Wilpena Pound Resort. It is concerning to read that your dining experience did not meet the standard we aim to achieve, please accept my apologies. We are focusing on all processes to ensure your dining experience is not repeated. It is our intention to serve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had three nights in early October in the Ikara tents. The view and location is sensational: facing magnificent mountains and away from the general caravan park. The bed was very comfortable and huge: two single beds zipped together. We needed more warm clothing than we brought: at night in particular it can be very cold, and it's still chilly at... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear PeteDownUnder, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us. The view from Ikara Safari Camp is most definitely stunning; we are blessed to have such a wonderful natural setting albeit extremely cold in the early mornings. We are continuing to develop and refine the experience we offer at Ikara, your thoughts and recommendations will offer... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Phoned the 1800 number to make a reservation to back a powered site to go up to see my family. Left a message on their answering service to call me back on my mobile. Never got a call back. So we booked into Rawnsley Park Station instead. Service there was better than Wilpena's reservation services. On a better note I... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rene G, Thank you for offering an insight into your experience with our reservations processes. This is very concerning indeed and not at all a reflection of the standards of service to which we strive. I am sorry to hear that you did not have an opportunity to stay at Wilpena Pound Resort due to this lapse in communication.... More

Dubbo
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

From our wonderful safari tent, to the majestic range, to the welcoming bar and pool. Such a surprise oasis in the ranges. We loved everything about this - prices, location to walks - everything was just wonderful.....

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear leanne_bosweb, We are extremely fortunate to be in a wonderful natural setting and pride ourselves on ensuring the environment is the shining star of each guests visit. Thank you for your kind words, which we will be sure to share with the team. Jason Purton Manager, Sales & Marketing More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had a great night here in one of the luxury tents . Lovely location . Restaurant food ok but if you do walk down there in the dark take a torch as very limited lighting to walk back to the tents . Very small pool for the size of the complex Well stocked shop if you are self catering Take... More

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Anthology-Team, Director of Sales at Wilpena Pound Resort, responded to this review

Dear lewitom, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. You will be pleased to know that we have since relocated the torch in each tent so that it is in plain sight and readily available. We hope to welcome you on a return visit to Wilpena Pound Resort for your next getaway. Jason Purton Manager,... More

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Address: Wilpena Road | Via Hawker, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 5434, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Flinders Ranges > Flinders Ranges National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wilpena Pound Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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