National Park in Southern Ranges

Mt Remarkable National Park

Bush boffins rave about the steep, jagged Mt Remarkable National Park, which straddles the Southern Flinders and rises above little Melrose like a protective overlord. Wildlife and bushwalking are the main lures, wi…
Museum in Southern Ranges

Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre

Inside Peterborough's original rail depot, this excellent museum takes you back to the days of steam power, when 100 trains a day were shunting through this little town. Guided tours (90 minutes) run all day, with t…
Ruins in Southern Ranges

Jacka's Brewery

In Melrose, don't miss a walk to see the amazing, decaying multistorey stone ruins of Jacka's Brewery (1878), which once employed 40 staff. Bring your camera.
Museum in Southern Ranges

Melrose Heritage Museum

Occupying an old courthouse (1862) and Melrose's former police HQ – from where the local cops once patrolled as far as the Northern Territory (!) – this interesting history museum makes a good diversion on a rainy/o…