Before setting off, visit the Wadlata Outback Centre, 41 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta, SA 5700 (tel. 08/8641 9194), an award-winning interactive museum and information center. The museum costs A$13 for adults and A$8.50 for children and is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
In Hawker, the information center is on the corner of Wilpena and Cradock roads, Hawker (tel. 1800/777 880 in Australia), and there is an information center at the Wilpena Pound Resort (tel. 08/8648 0048).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.