ANNUAL SUMMER CLOSURE
7 December 2020- early March 2021
Best wishes to our Prairie friends and suppliers for a happy, healthy, Covid safe holiday period, and sincere thanks for your support and patronage in 2020.
Early Bird 2021 Package
Enjoy 2 nights of sublime Outback Lodge accommodation, and savour an unforgettable Prairie signature feast on this perfect package for 2.
Book now to secure 2020 rates.
from $450 per person
Nilpena Station boasts one of the most significant fossil sites in the world
‘Early Animal Life Unearthed’ Fossil Tours to Nilpena are offered exclusively with Prairie Outback Lodge Packages
The Prairie Hotel
South Australia's iconic Outback Pub
The Prairie Hotel was first licensed in 1876, the current stone hotel replaced the original structure in 1905.
Fourth generation Flinders Ranges pastoralist and cattleman Ross Fargher and wife Jane, bought their ‘local’ in 1991 and created the quintessential Australian outback hotel.Radiating a welcoming, quirky, yet elegant country style, it has become Australia’s most awarded outback hotel, international landmark and destination. Jane and Ross continue running the Prairie and cattle on their Nilpena Station, with sons Lachy and Eddie an integral part of the ongoing adventure.
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South Australia's true outback experience.
The Prairie Hotel restaurant is renowned for innovative dishes with Australian native and ‘Flinders Feral Food’ twists, and a focus on local and South Australian produce.The Chef and team proudly prepare and present dishes from seasonally designed menus.
Try the ‘FMG’ – Feral Mixed Grill – listed as one of the top 100 Gourmet experiences in Australia. Or our signature ‘Feral Antipasto’ which includes kangaroo mettwurst, emu pate, goats cheese and bush tomato chilli jam among other tastes.