Lake Eyre Tours and Flights Adelaide to Alice Springs or Uluru 3 days
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Adelaide
- Product code: 30LAS3
FULLY ACCOMMODATED IN LOCAL HOTELS
INCLUDES SPECTACULAR 2+ hour flight over Lake Eyre & CHANNEL COUNTRY,
Tour Now Includes a Spectacular 2+ Hour Flight Over Lake Eyre Floods & Channel Country. An optional EXTEDNED Flight to Birdsville for an extra 2 hrs flight with Birdsville Lunch, viewing Simpson Desert, Channel Country, Goyder Lagoon Cooper Creek, Tiari Desert is available on some tours. To include this add Birdsville Flight Option at checkout for $550 per person – Note this reduces time on Oodnadatta Track for land based sight seeing. Add EXTENDED Flight to Birdsville Return to Extras When Booking
Tour Includes lake shore walk and visits,travel the Oodnadatta Track, following the Old Ghan railway & Overland Telegraph Line, visit Marree, Coober Pedy (sleep underground), William Creek, Coward Springs, Leigh Creek, Copley – 3 days/ 2 nights. Luxury 4WD transport, fully accommodated for 2 nights, all fees, all meals except 1 at restaurant. Tour Code EAS3.
Our Lake Eyre Tours and Flights include spectacular 2 hour flight over Lake Eyre viewing the Channel Country, Warburton Groove (major inflow) and Tirari Desert and depart from William Creek. This flight views also Elliot Price Conservation Park, (Donald) Campbell Point, Jackboot, Halligan & Belt Bays, Lake Eyre South, major islands & landmarks. Longer flights extension options available – please ask - to the northern extreme of the lake and the Warburton & Macumba Rivers and southern Simpson Desert region of Lake Eyre North. The extended flight will view the Warburton River. Learn of the Marree Man giant sculpture.
These Lake Eyre Tours and Flights are by luxury 4WD from Adelaide via spectacular mountains and rural SA scenery and pioneer history with wildlife & bird spotting by the lake shore.
We aim to find where the best water and wildlife viewing experiences are considered to be at the time, so your guide may visit Lake Eyre South shoreline and lookout, and Oodnadatta Track highlights, such as Mound Springs ( including “The Bubbler”) in the Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park and the old Afghan created palm grove of the old Ghan town of Coward Springs with great railway heritage and a chance for a swim in the warm springs.
A Painted Hills flight is available on some tours if booked. All Lake Eyre tours include Flinders Ranges, Parachilna, Ochre Pits, Oodnadatta & Birdsville Tracks, flight over Lake Eyre.
3 day Lake Eyre Tours and Flights - Depart from Adelaide return to Adelaide (or Broken Hill option) via Lake Eyre – Includes flights over Lake Eyre, lake shore by 4WD, wetlands birds areas, see the Old Ghan Railway, Tom Kruse Outback Mailman from “Back of Beyond” truck & history, Oodnadatta Track, Birdsville Track, Marree, Leigh Creek, Copley, Lake Eyre National Park, Flinders Ranges. Connection options to Sydney, Broken Hill or Melbourne
Day 1 – From Adelaide city or airport we depart via spectacular mountain scenery adjacent the Flinders Ranges. Travel via the rich wine producing region of the Clare Valley ((wine tasting option) and through the rich countryside of rural South Australia. Enjoy picturesque scenery, and rural town stops with lunch and morning teas. We cross the Goyder Line, view the Elder & Heyson Ranges, Wilpena Pound & Lake Torrens and visit the historic and award winning Prairie Hotel at Parachilna with great outback art before arrival at our cosy overnight stop at Leigh Creek or Marree on some tours. L, D
Day 2 – At Marree we check out the ancient mosque, Old Ghan railway history and Lake Eyre Yacht Club. From Marree we follow the Old Ghan Railway Line and Oodnadatta Track to William Creek. From here take a 2 hour scenic flight over Lake Eyre. (Optional extensions at extra cost). We visit the shores of Lake Eyre South and and unique Mound Springs, which are permanent water flows from the Great Artesian Basin. We connect with the wonder of the bird and plant life revitalised by recent rains. We visit a water hole, a favourite spot for birds (including brolgas) and birdwatchers. Overnight Coober Pedy and a chance to buy opals or see some of the highlights of this unique place in Australian history and culture. . MT L D
Day 3 - From Coober Pedy we take a break at the spectacular colourful Breakaways - Desert Mesas where Mad Max movies were made. Then our onward journey via the SA NT Border to Alice Springs or Uluru to arrive at your accommodation around 5 pm.(B MT L ).
- Fully accommodated (ensuites) and all meals included
- Small group luxury 4WD travel (usually 4-6 / vehicle) with professional and experienced driver / guide
- Scenic Flight over Lake Eyre - 2 hour flight with add on options as above and selectable in booking process
- All delicious meals, including vegetarian options
- Comfortable hotel / motel style ensuite accommodation
- All National Park entry and accommodation fees, airport or hotel pickup & return
- Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and Australian Wildlife Conservancy nature care programs.