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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.

NOT AVAILABLE May 24th to June 3rd 2018.

Day:  Monday - Friday evenings, between April and October (BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL)

(Not availble during their annual trapping, May 7th - May 16th)

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

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

Start the tour with a short interpretive walk with your tour guide to a viewing platform where you will take in a diversity of Reserve habitats bathed in the stunning glow of a spectacular outback sunset. From there your tour guide will lead you to explore the dunes after dark to arrive at our nocturnal hide where you will get up close to unique native animals. On the return journey your guide will assist you to spotlight nocturnal wildlife as you pass through stark arid zone woodland.


Tour Information:

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 and to bring drinking water and a shady hat. Visitors may also like to bring a torch on the tour, however, this is not essential.

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 

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6 Richardson Place

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 124

Roxby Downs SA 5725

Phone: (08) 8671 0010

Fax: (08) 8671 0452

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Roxby Downs South Australia