Nudlamutana Hut - Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park

National Park - South Australia


Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park was proclaimed in 1970. The park forms part of the traditional country of the Adnyamathanha people and is rich with cultural significance. The spectacular terrain in Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park can be explored by the many hiking trails and via the 4WD tracks that lead you deep into the heart of the rugged landscape. The park is a haven for many rare and endangered plants and animals.

The stark wildness and landscape of Lake Frome is a unique feature of the park. This ephemeral salt lake stretches 100km long and 40km wide and plays an important role in the lives of the Adnyamathanha people. The 'Plains Block' leading out to the edge of Lake Frome still remains a traditional hunting ground.

There are several hiking trails to explore the park including the Italowie Gorge Hike which takes you past Mount McKinlay Spring or the Weetootla Gorge Hike which meanders though the stunning Weetootla Gorge.

There are several tracks to explore the park and its surrounding areas by car. Most tracks are accessible by 2WD, although the Wortupa Loop Track and the track to Lake Frome require 4WDs.

Nudlamutana Hut is located on the boundary between the Vulkathunha - Gammon Ranges National Park and Arkaroola Wildlife Sanctuary. The Hut is nestled in a picturesque valley between rugged hills approximately 2 km off the Balcanoona/Arkaroola Road.

The Hut is located approximately 21km form the Balcanoona Park Headquarters.This track is rough in places but is accessible with 2WDs, if due care is taken. Parking is provided within the yard at the hut.

  • The hut consist of one bedroom, lounge, kitchen and an outside bathroom.
  • The bedroom sleeps up to four people - one double bed and one set of bunks.
  • The lounge has a combustion fire and lounge chairs.
  • The kitchen is equipped with a small fridge, gas stove/oven, table (seating four), sink and basic crockery and cutlery.
  • What to bring: All linen, blankets, pillows, towels, tea towels, toilet paper and matches.

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Nudlamutana Hut $115.00
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