Arckaringa - SA

  Station Stay


DEG: -27.93841 134.738632
DMS: 27º 56' 18.28" S 134º 44' 19.08" E
UTM: 53 J 6909593mN 474287mE
Altitude: 144.09m


Address & Contact

The Painted Desert
Oodnadatta SA
Phone: +618 8670 799


Camping and cabins at Arckaringa homestead would serve as a great base for those opting to stay for a while.

Stunning at sunrise, sunset or during the day, the name says it all. And from the Arckaringa homestead…the changing looks of the desert hills are in distant but ever-present view all day long.

Arckaringa Homestead offer basic accommodation for any travellers who would like to spend the night. Cabins or camping (unpowered sites only). Showers and toilets. Pets must be restrained. Barbecue area where you can cook up your steak while watching the view of the Painted Desert.

Check in at the house before setting up camp. If you are planning to camp, there is no need to book a camp site unless you are travelling in a large group.

There is an abundance of animals which inhabit the country on Arckaringa. Kangaroos are the most commonly seen.

Kangaroos – red and grey, Euros.
Fat-tailed and long-tailed dunnarts.
Reptiles – lizards including bearded dragons, goannas, geckoes and of course snakes!
Dingoes, Wedge-tailed eagles, hakes, butcher birds, galahs, sulphur-crested cockatoos, ringneck parrots, budgerigars, wild turkeys (bustard) and finches are just some of the birds that fly our skies. There are also numerous ducks, emus and waterbirds.

Please call us for enquiries about current road conditions, or find them at

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Closest Weather Station

Oodnadatta at 19/05:30am CST
Distance from Arckaringa 81.52km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Oodnadatta Airport
Distance from Arckaringa 81.52km NE
Mean Max. °C37.936.633.728.523.219.919.622.126.630.333.736.3
Mean Min. °C23.022.319.
Mean Rain mm22.932.214.310.912.711.710.08.19.913.913.017.1

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