Outbush Locations


Burra is an historic town in the Mid-North of South Australia, located 165km (102 miles) from Adelaide. The town takes pride in its mining heritage, as one of the earliest mining towns and centres in the state. For 15 years, Burra mines were responsible for supplying 89% of the state’s copper and 5% of the world’s copper during the mid 1890s. Much of the town’s mining heritage is maintained as major tourist attractions, including original buildings, equipment, infrastructure, and even the original dug-out homes in the banks of the river. Perfect for those interested in early European heritage, mining and geology. Learn more…

Caroona Conservation Park

Located about 44km (27 miles) from Burra, the Caroona Creek Conservation Park contains a range of landforms and conserves a representative sample of the transitional zone between the hills of the Mid-North to the rocky gorge country of the Flinders Ranges. Bound to be of interest to geology enthusiasts, bird watchers, campers and hikers.


Approximately 42km (26 miles) from Burra, and nestled among the hills and pastoral land of the Mid-North, the town of Clare is known for its boutique wineries, gourmet food and pretty views. A great place to relax and unwind. Read more…

Dares Hill Summit Lookout

Part of the Caroona Conservation Park, Dare’s Hill Circuit Drive is a day trip from Burra that takes in a variety of outback vistas. The lookout is part of the Heysen Trail, and is great for camping and hiking.


Ketchowla is a pastoral lease operating as a sheep station in the Mid-North of South Australia, located 108 km (67 miles) from Burra. It contains the ruins of historic homestead and the shearing shed (in fact, the original part of the homestead is one of the earliest surviving buildings to be erected in the area). It is also home to of the most fascinating and oldest Aboriginal art, patiently and skilfully pecked into rock (also known as petroglyphs). A nexus of Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage bound to interest all. Read more…


Orroroo is a peaceful agricultural town with heritage steeped in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage. Located 132km (82 miles) from Burra, it is home to ancient gum trees and Aboriginal rock art as it is to early European houses and buildings. In December 2018, the first overlap Native Title claim was handed to the Ngadjuri, Wilyakali and Adnyamathanha people after 20+ years since their application. Read more…

Red Banks Conservation Park

Located 15km (10 miles) from Burra, Red Banks Conservation Park has been called one of the richest megafauna sites in Australia. It is also home to numerous threatened ecological communities and wildlife, including kangaroos, wombats and echidnas. A beautiful, calm landscape perfect for budding palaeontologists and enthusiasts. Read more…


The historic town of Terowie is a key destination for rail enthusiasts and those interested in heritage buildings.