Wilpena Pound Resort is just over 450km and 5 hours drive time away from Adelaide.
There are buses and some small plane flights to Port Augusta but from there a car will be needed.
Everyone will be required to purchase $10 Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park permits for each vehicle entering the park. More information here.
Accommodation close to the race route is best sourced from the 4 locations that are being used as Check Points. Get in early if you want anything more luxurious than camping.
Wilpena Pound Resort start for the 205km Epic and finish for all
Rawnsley Park Station 23 km and 23 minutes driving time from Wilpena Pound Resort
Willow Springs Station and start for the 109km Epic. 19km and 20 minutes driving time from Wilpena Pound Resort
Gum Creek Station and start for the 64km Epic. 62km and 56 minutes driving time from Wilpena Pound Resort
Port Augusta is the closest town to the south (115km and 1.5 hours drive time from Wilpena Pound Resort) with the most non-camping options, but you might also find something at some of the beautiful smaller towns on the way, like Quorn and Hawker.
Blinman is the closest town to the north (65km and 1 hours drive time from Wilpena Pound Resort)