Photography Tour to The Flinders Ranges SA

6 Days 5 Nights


Taradale Studios and Adelaide's Top Food and Wine Tours have "joined forces" for you to experience this ancient land, this Terra firma, the beginning of the South Australian outback - the Flinders Ranges. Your photography tour to the Flinders Ranges has award winning photographer, Danny Blackman from Taradale Studios, who will mentor your every need - one on one during the day! Whether your preference is digital or film, panorama or all of the above, you can capture spectacular images of local flora, fauna, salt bush plains, ghost gums in dry creek beds, or foggy mountain ranges – even a scenic flight over Wilpena Pound, along with colourful local characters.

It’s all here and included in your photography tour. We can take you on a journey of a lifetime - guaranteed! You will never forget this experience! Join us, a small group of photography aficionados (shutter bugs if you like). It’s your photography tour to the Flinders Ranges. (If your partner is the "shutter bug" and you're not. Don't worry, I promise you, you will not be left out.)


Tour Departs from:

Adelaide, South Australia

Tour Location:

From Adelaide to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia and return.

Dates for 2014 April 12 - 17

                        June 21 - 26

                     August 23 - 28

                    October 11 - 16

Departs on Saturday morning April 12 returning Thursday 17. Please contact us for your pre-departure information pack / itinerary

Tour Includes:

Pick up and return from Adelaide city / Airport.

All transport in comfortable air-conditioned Mini Bus/Coach

Small personalised groups only – from 4 to 8 persons

All Breakfasts & Dinners

All park entrance fees

Scenic flight over Wilpena Pound at Sunset - weather permitting

Workshop/shoot at Bendleby Ranges - weather permitting

Travel and Shoot the incredible Moralana Scenic Drive (Time and Weather permitting)

Photograph the Cazneaux - Endurance Tree on our way to The Blinman mines.

Accommodation; 5 nights (twin share)

Be guided with expert photographic tuition – one on one mostly during the day and group at night, from award winning photographer Danny Blackman over 30 years experience! Nightly workshops and post production with sociable and group critiquing sessions. Some astronomical photography with an Southern Hemisphere highlights (Milky Way, Southern Cross, Large Cloud of Magellan...) also included - Weather permitting.

A Photography manual is included. A comprehensive itinerary will be emailed to you after your booking confirmation is completed.


All accommodation is included, from classic Homestead Station cottages to amazing outback Pubs. Please contact us for more details.


Breakfast, lunch and Dinner are included; from a quintessential Aussie BBQ, with restaurant & cafe meals. Please advise us of any food allergies or any dietary requirements when booking. Full details on itinerary.

What to bring:

A love of Life, People, Photography, Travel and History - wicked sense of humour!

Camera, camera bag and lenses,

Film / Memory cards - as many as you possess.

Battery charger or additional batteries – or both

Laptop to download your images from your days shoot, or external hard drive (Optional)

(Post production and workshops uses Adobe Photo Shop on a Mac laptop. You'll be guided through the basics of Photo Shop)

Tripod and cable release

Personal Items; All medication, warm jacket, Sleeping liner/bag, Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and comfortable sturdy walking shoes/boots, money for personal items

Small Backpack or suitcase only, as there is limited space in the covered trailer for luggage

Please note there will be additional cameras and various lenses for you to use as well as tripods


Skill Level Required:

Anyone with a passion/interest in photography, travel or history is welcomed. Professional photographer’s, avid amateurs, weekend warriors and shooters of all persuasions. Plenty of ‘one on one’ tuition is available at all our locations to help you achieve stunning images. Danny will coach you from your ‘comfort zone’ - encouraging you to try new and varied camera techniques that might include different ISO , shutter speeds and apertures, fill flash, different angles, views and compositional possibilities - all “in camera”!

Fitness Level Required:

Moderate. Some walking is required at various locations. The two hour hike to the base of Alligator Gorge and return is optional.

Cost AUD:

$3,550.00 per person (twin Share)

Single person supplement $350-pp

Optional Extras:

Half hour Scenic Flight over Bendleby Ranges - $120-per Pax

Farewell dinner at 'The Stag Hotel' upon return to Adelaide - $65-per Pax

Accommodation in Adelaide before / after tour - approx $110 - to $130- per night