Lake Eyre and Birdsville Flight and Tour from Adelaide 3 days
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Adelaide
- Product code: 30LAB3
Its the BEST VIEW OF THE LAKE EYRE FLOODS over Goyder Lagoon
INCLUDES SPECTACULAR 2 x 2+ hour flights over CHANNEL COUNTRY, GOYDER LAGOON and Lake Eyre FLOODS & RIVER INLET WITH BIRDSVILLE LUNCH, SIMPSON DESERT LAKES
This longer flight extension to the northern extreme of the lake and the Warburton & Macumba Rivers and southern Simpson Desert region of Lake Eyre North. The extended flight lands at Birdsville for lunch, and flys over the spectacular green waterways of the Goyder Lagoon. Also learn of the latest news of the Marree Man giant sculpture 4KM long etched in the desert.
Our Lake Eyre Tours and Flights include a spectacular flight over Lake Eyre viewing the Warburton Groove (major inflow) and Tirari Desert. This flight views also Elliot Price Conservation Park, (Donald) Campbell Point, Jackboot, Halligan & Belt Bays, Lake Eyre South, major islands & landmarks.
These Lake Eyre Tours and Flights are by luxury 4WD vehicle from Adelaide to Parachilna (Prairie Hotel), Leigh Creek and Marree via spectacular Remarkable, Heysen & Flinders Ranges and wonderful rural SA scenery and pioneer history.
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, see the Old Ghan Railway history & Museum, Tom Kruse Outback Mailman from “Back of Beyond” truck & history, Oodnadatta Track, Birdsville Track, Parachilna (Prairie Hotel) Marree, Leigh Creek, Copley, 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 & Heysen Ranges, Wilpena Pound & Lake Torrens and visit the historic and award winning Prairie Hotel at Parachilna with great outback art before arrival at our 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 board our scenic flight over Lake Eyre which is approximately 6 hours return including landing and lunch on the ground at Birdsville ie approx. 5 hours flight time over the BEST VIEW OF THE LAKE EYRE FLOODS & DIAMANTINA RIVER with Birdsville Lunch (own cost), Simpson Desert, Channel Country, Goyder Lagoon Flight. Overnight return to Marree for accommodation at hotel / motel
Day 3 –Today we visit the Old Ghan ghost town of Farina, view the giant Leigh Creek coal mine, the fascinating and colourful Ochre Pits and travel via old Ghan railway towns including Wilson, Woolshed Flat via the Flinders Ranges to Hawker and stunning mountain landscapes. We visit the impressive Kanyaka Station & view stone woolshed ruins (time permitting) as we follow the Old Ghan Line via Quorn, (likely see the Pitchie Ritchie steam train if Sunday) through the Pitchi Ritchie Pass and the breathtaking view of Spencers Gulf & Port Augusta to arrive Adelaide around 6pm, delivered to your CBD accommodation or Adelaide airport.
- BIRDSVILLE LANDING & GOYDER LAGOON & DIAMANTINA RIVER FLIGHT - Its the BEST VIEW OF THE LAKE EYRE FLOODS - approx 6 hours return
- Fully accommodated (ensuites) and all meals included except 1 at Birdsville lunch
- Small group luxury travel (usually 4-6 / vehicle) with professional and experienced driver / guide
- All National Park entry and accommodation fees, airport or CBD hotel pickup & return
- Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and Australian Wildlife Conservancy nature care programs.
Overnight & flight departure locations, and content may change depending on availability when booking - so Book Early
Note price is based on minimum 4 people in aircraft - If you are not 4 please contact us for options - thank you