We are situated on the Birdsville track, above the dog fence, Dulkaninna station is a cattle property with a combination of land systems, gibbler plains, black soil food plains, sandhill country, breakaway country, and coolibah lined creeks. Dulkaninna has been in the Bell family for six generations – over one hundred and ten years.
The property is composed of a variety of land systems including gibber plains, black soil flood plains, Sand Hill country, tableland country, and Creek systems.
Dulkaninna station which initially ran sheep is now a fully organic accredited cattle station, using adaptive land management and practising stress-free stock handling. The family has also involved in breeding registered Australian stock horses and quarter horses, as well as kelpie dogs which are registered with the working kelpie Association of Australia. Recently, Dulkaninna has entered the tourism industry offering two experiences.
Beyond and back day Tours which is a personal and small group 4WD interpretative tours of the Birdsville track, copper creek and lake Eyre recounting Local history, tales and legends and natural history information.
Second is the Coolibah camp which is situated in a picturesque creek bed sitting one kilometre from the homestead. We provide toilets, hot showers, shelter shed/basic camp kitchen. It’s a lovely area with native flora and fauna. It is situated 800km from Adelaide and 848 km from Marree.
The land occupying the extent of the Dulkaninna pastoral lease was gazetted by the government of South Australia as a locality in April 2013 under the name ‘Dulkaninna’