Waukaringa on the Yunta to Arkaroola road.

Entering the Flinders Ranges from the Broken Hill to Peterborough road, turn off at Yunta on the Arkaroola road. On your travels along this road you pass through the deserted town of Waukaringa.

Waukaringa township was proclaimed on 1st November 1888 driven by the goldfield. The census in March 1889 records that 475 people were living in the town and area.

The first gold bearing Waukaringa Reef was discovered by a shepherd by the name of James Watson in early 1873.

Click on the Waukaringa link or one of the photos for information.


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A town plan from the recollections of M Teague.




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