The town began with the discovery of copper in 1859 and commencement of mining in 1862. Blinman Mine is today a popular visitor attraction with tours available below ground.
At its peak the population of Blinman was over 1500 . Today this peaceful settlement has a permanent population of just 22, plus residents of the surrounding pastoral properties. Despite its small size, Blinman services include a General Store, Post Office Agency and the North Blinman Hotel with accommodation and dining.
There is also a range of visitor accommodation on surrounding properties and cottage accommodation within the town.
Blinman is an ideal central base from which to explore one of Australia’s most magnificent scenic regions. It is a perfect stop over on the way to Arkaroola and the spectacular northern Flinders Ranges.
Self Drive and escorted 4WD tours and scenic flights are available in the area. Blinman – Facebook