Nuccaleena Cottage

Things to do...

photo courtesy Trish Booker


If Adventure is your thing then the Flinders Ranges is for you!
Nuccaleena Copper Mine
Historic Nuccaleena Copper Mine

The Great Northern Copper Mining Company of South Australia began mining for Copper at Nuccaleena in 1860, in 1864 it surrendered it's mineral lease and ceased its operations! For more history click here. Why not try the "Copper Track" which links Sliding Rock, Nuccaleena and Blinman Copper Mines.

Guardian of the Gap
Guardian of the Gap, Hannigan's Gap.

The Guardian of the Gap has been watching over Hannigan's Gap for millions of years. Take a picnic up to Hannigan's Gap and see if you can spot him!

Moolooloo Cemetary
Moolooloo Cemetary

Moolooloo Cemetary is just a stone's throw from the Shearer's Quarters and is an interesting step back in time.

Spectacular Scenery
Climb Moolooloo Hill

Bushwalking is a popular activity at Moolooloo there are many places to discover on foot. Moolooloo Hill provides a great vantage point to view the Majestic Flinders Ranges and Lake Torrens and is within easy walking distance of the Homestead.

Feed the Chooks!
Ferguson's Gorge
Ferguson's Gorge

Ferguson's Gorge is a spectacular natural waterfall split into upper and lower levels. Water can be found here most times of the year, however due to constant low rainfall it tends to dry up in the Summer. It is within easy walking distance of Blinman Hut.

Shearing Demonstration

Seasonal activity. Please enquire at the Homestead for more information. There are also opportunities to watch some other seasonal Station activites, i.e. mustering, drafting at different times during the year.

Nuccaleena Nob, photo courtesy Tony Smith
Bring your Mountain Bike

For all you adventure seekers our there, why not get off the beaten track and try the "Copper Track" or PAR's on your Mountain bike! BYO bike

4WDing - photo courtesy Trish Booker

4WD Public Access Routes (PAR's)

Moolooloo has 2 PAR's

  • Nuccaleena Copper Mine
  • Artimore loop


Many of these attractions are accessible by permission. Please contact us at the Homestead for more information.

Other Activities Within Easy Driving Reach...

  • NEW Blinman Copper Mine tour
  • Blinman Hotel, Blinman Store, Wild Lime Cafe
  • Cook Out Back, , Blinman, held October annually
  • Blinman Gymkhana, 3rd Saturday in October annually
  • Artists of the Ranges Exhibition, Blinman Sept/Oct annually
  • Visit Lake Eyre.Follow this link for regularly updated information: Lake Eyre
  • Local 4WD tracks
  • Prairie Hotel
  • Take the Leigh Creek Coal Mine tour
  • Visit Saint Mary's Peak, Wilpena Pound
  • Take a flight over Wilpena Pound
  • Try out the Eco Villas at Rawnsley Park
  • Sky Trek 4WD track, Willow Springs
  • Brachina Gorge Geological Trail
  • Warraweena Conservation Park
  • Hawker Panorama

There are many more things to do in the Flinders, this is just a small handful of what there is to offer...