ADELAIDE may be known as the City of Churches, but you don’t have to venture too far from the city lights to find some pockets of touring gold.
Within a few hundred clicks you can be in the outback proper, with Ngarkat Conservation Park about a 300km drive to the east and Alpana Station about 500km to the north.
If you’ve got a spare few days and you need a break from civilisation, here are a few 4WD tracks ‘close’ by.
Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments section below.
4x4 tracks close to Adelaide
Location: 500km north of Adelaide
Challenging terrain yields breathtaking views for the adventurous.
Ngarkat Conservation Park
Location: 300km east of Adelaide
Sand dunes, mallee scrub, and the heathlands of Ngarkat promises a true outback experience for the adventurous
Canunda National Park
Location: 400km southeast of Adelaide
Five hours drive south of Adelaide, along the Limestone Coast, is one of SA's best kept secrets.
Little Dip Conservation Park
Location: 340km southeast of Adelaide
It may be small in size, but as the gateway to the Limestone coast, Little Dip has plenty of great outdoor locations.
Coorong National Park
Location: 200km southeast of Adelaide
With fantastic beach driving tracks, this hiker's paradise just 200km southeast of Adelaide is a must visit.