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Blinman Cottage,ideal place to explore the Flinders Ranges in South Australia

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Blinman Cottage is a delightfully restored 1890's miner's cottage in the township of Blinman.

The Cottage accommodates up to 6 guests. Enjoy scenic bush walks, kangaroos, emus and native birds abound. Watch the sun setting from the front verandah, a perfect place to experience peace, tranquility and time.

The cottage provides everything one could need for a comfortable stay in this remote Australian outback region.

3 bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x queen, 2 x single.

Doonas, electric blankets, linen & towels provided.

Living room with open wood fire, and reverse cycle air conditioning.

Country style kitchen with wood stove/oven, gas cooktop, microwave and refrigerator/freezer.

Modern bathroom with shower, two toilets (one external with basin).

Washing machine & dryer.

Outdoor dining table

Gas barbeque/oven

240 volt power and romantic gas lighting.

CD player, books and games

Off street parking

5 minute walk to the main street of Blinman


Blinman is 500kms from Adelaide, on a sealed road, via Hawker & Wilpena Pound.

It is a great base to access the Flinders Ranges and the Flinders Ranges National Park.

Blinman is an ideal stopover if traveling from Adelaide en route to Arkaroola, Gammon Ranges, Strzelecki Track or the Birdsville Track.

iThe Heysen walking trail and the northern tip of the Mawson bike trail end nearby. Blinman is an Ideal place to visit, for interstate and overseas guests, to see an historic Australian outback mining town.


Blinman Copper Mine - Underground guided mine tour

Blinman Hotel - Pub in the Scrub

Self walking tour of Blinman

Self drive 4WD tours, tag-a-long or guided tours

Blinman pools

Wilpena Pound

Parachilna Gorge, follow the Ediacaran Trail

Prairie Hotel at Parachilna

More Details

Jen LeMessurier
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Blinman, Australia

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 large double bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Outdoor Grill
  • forests


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Blinman Cottage,ideal place to explore the Flinders Ranges in South Australia
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
NSW, Australia

Great property

  • 4 of 5

Good location for touring the gorges .Walk into town for the pub good food. Bread at the general store to die for. House is well kitted our for a long stay. Had a problem with the cooker ,problem sorted quickly. Very friendly people in the town . Ifwe were to stay in Blinman again 5his would be the spot

  • Review Submitted: 31/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A new cooker installed, with all the rains the country should be looking fantastic
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South Australia, Australia

Fabulous place!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely surprise this was, tastefully restored, in a superb location to explore the ranges! great wee town, lovely people, highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 15/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Blinman is a very small working community, who provide to visitors a quality experience in the Flinders Ranges. A glimpse of the early mining days is provided through a guided tour in the historic underground tunnels of the old copper mine.
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South Australia, Australia

Far from the crowds

  • 5 of 5

A great place to base youself in the Central/Northern Flinders - a bit of a drive to Wilpena but at least the road is sealed, now. No internet or mobile reception which means you really are away from the daily grind. The house was clean and comfortable - good for a family but equally good for couples or singles. Everyything necessary is supplied including ample firewood if an open fire is what you desire. We had a lovely stay even though we had one day of rain, hail and snow!

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comment. The bitumen road Blinman to Wilpena is excellent. A good day circuit trip is Blinman to Wilpena, out through the Gorges, and drive to Parachilna, returning to Blinman. The road from Parachilna to Blinman is unsealed.
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Lovely comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was supplied. A perfect place to get away from it all to the peace & quiet. Loved the open fireplace.

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sheryl thank you for taking time to comment on the Cottage it is a peaceful place to stay.
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Other Activities:

Heritage town, Mine,4WD tours


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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