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Arid Recovery Sunset Tour


Join a tag-a-along sunset tour to the Arid Recovery Reserve where you have the opportunity to view a number of native species, previously extinct in the area.


Arid Recovery Sunset Tours operate by request on weeknights between April and October (Tours are subject to guide availability, bookings are essential. Contact us for availability outside of these times)

Time:  1 hour before sunset (time will be advised on booking)

Cost:  Adult - $40 | Children (4-12 years) – Free | Concession (Student or Pensioner) - $30


Tour Information:

Tour departs one hour before sunset, the time will be confirmed when you book or closer to the date.

Allow three hours for the tour.

Once at the Reserve, you will take a guided tour through some of the unique habitats of Australia's arid zone before stopping at the viewing platform to watch the spectacular desert sunset.

On dusk you will make your way through the dunes. Here you will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the Reserves amazing animals, including Burrowing Bettongs and Spinifex Hopping Mice.

What you need: your own vehicle, drinking water, sturdy enclosed footwear, long pants, a warm jacket, torch and camera. 

Being a natural environment, we cannot guarantee what you will see, but we can guarantee a unique and moving experience.

Visitors will meet their Tour Guide at the Roxby Downs Visitor Information Centre, located at 1-15 Richardson Place. Visitors are required to wear long pants and fully covered-in shoes. 

Visitors drive their own vehicle to the Reserve, the Tour Guide will lead the way. It is a 22km drive from the Visitor Information Centre to the Reserve.

The road to the Reserve is accessible to 2WD unless it has rained heavily in which case the Manager or Tour Co-ordinator will advise of either cancellation of tours, or requirements for 4WD access.


Download our tour flyer for further information AR info flyer(467 kb) or visit the Arid Recovery Website to learn more about the reserve.

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For further information or to make a booking

Contact the Roxby Downs Visitor Information Centre

1-15 Richardson Place, Roxby Downs SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 5941




Arid Recovery Sunset