Getting to Bendleby Ranges (is half the fun)

Locality MapDriving from Adelaide

Watch the video below to find the quickest way to Bendleby Ranges through the Clare Valley.

Take Main North Road through Gepps Cross following signs for the Clare Valley.  Stop for lunch at Mr Mick's Cellar Door and Kitchen.  From Clare, head to Spalding, Jamestown and Orroroo, before turning onto the Johnburgh Road and continuing onto Bendleby Ranges.

Driving from Hawker

From Hawker, drive to Cradock. Drive 10 km south of Cradock and turn left onto Pamatta Road.  Follow this road through the hills, past Glenroy Estate, and through the saltbush. Follow this road across the flat, over the hill and turn right onto the Belton-Johnburgh Road opposite Weira Downs.

Continue south on Johnburgh Road until you reach the Bendleby Ranges turn off.

Turn left onto Crotta Road and follow the Bendleby Ranges signs in to The Springs.

 Fuel availability:

Unleaded Petrol and Diesel can be obtained from ProMotors, Orroroo (24hours fuel available), Peterborough Service Station and Caltex, Jamestown.

Gas is available at Peterborough Service Station and Jamestown.n

Are you flying?


Arrive at Bendleby Ranges, Southern Flinders Ranges in your aeroplane, once here, sit back and relax. Enjoy the scenery, discover first-hand the splendour of Bendleby Ranges. An eco-tourism certified experience, choose from our packages; Try a guided tour with host Warren, or the cycling tracks, take a walk and get close to nature. For the ultimate experience during your stay, we can show you a Flinders Ranges sunset at the top of the Bendleby Range while enjoying local wines, and hors d’oeuvres, overlooking the Oladdie hills.


Airstrip GPS Coordinates: S 32° 21.432′ E 138° 47.569′
Elevation: 1,541′
Length: 900m
Direction: E-W
Surface: Compacted

AvGas is available by prior arrangement.
Internet access is available so you can download the latest met. forecasts.

We suggest you check out other Stations in the region to stay on your journey through the Flinders.