Sacred Canyon - Yura Mulka - Cultural Walk

2 Hours
Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Culture & Nature
Year Round
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Join an experienced Yura guide for a fascinating Aboriginal cultural experience in the heart of the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. This is an entertaining and informative walk to Sacred Canyon, a significant site to the Adnyamathanha people, home to an abundance of ancient rock engravings in the smooth sandstone walls.

Walk along a dry river bed to an Aboriginal engraving site where your Yura guide will explain how these engravings were made and what they signify. Learn about the engravings, landscape and culture as interpreted by a Traditional Owner.


Wilpena Pound Resort is located at Wilpena Rd, via Hawker SA 5434

What to expect

Join an Adnyamathanha Aboriginal guide for an informative walk into Sacred Canyon in the Ikara-Finders Ranges National Park. Learn about cultural significance of the site and the ancient rock engravings from the perspective of the Adnyamathanha people. Only appropriate Adnyamathanha community members can share Adnyamathanha stories, and Sacred Canyon is only accessible on an Adnyamathanha guided tour.


  • Fascinating and informative Aboriginal cultural walk to Sacred Canyon
  • Learn about the engravings, landscape and culture from a traditional owner
  • Absorb your ancient surroundings as you follow the trail

Delve deep into the local Aboriginal culture during this captivating and informative walk to Sacred Canyon in the Flinders Ranges. Led by a Yura guide, you will follow a dry river bed lined by red gums to an ancient engraving site to learn about the etching's origins and significance. The trail is a moderately easy walk and follows the gum-lined creek.

What is included

This experience is two hours in duration. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and sun protection.

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Tour includes:

  • Two hour Aboriginal guided walk
  • Knowledgeable Yura guide
  • Bottled water

Meeting point

Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre - 1 Wilpena Road, Hawker, South Australia.

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle


Wilpena Pound Resort

Wilpena Pound Resort and Ikara Safari Camp offers the only accommodation inside the Flinders Ranges National Park. 60 resort rooms, powered and unpowered campsites and the stylish Ikara Safari Camp provides a range of accommodation to suit all requirements.

The resort is walking distance to the entrance to Wilpena Pound, an extraordinary landscape, and home to Adnyamathanha people for tens of thousands of years.

Authentic Indigenous experiences are offered in the form of daily Aboriginal Cultural Walks, guided by the Aboriginal staff at the Resort. 4WD tours and scenic flights over Wilpena Pound and the Flinders Ranges are another way guests can immerse themselves in this spectacular region.

Ready for an experience you won't forget?