Lake Eyre Tours Flights with Wilpena Pound Walks 4 Days

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Lake Eyre Tours Flights with Wilpena Pound 4 DAYS from and return to Adelaide Flinders Ranges, Bunyeroo & Brachina Gorges, Arkaroo Rock walks. Includes 1.5 Hour Flight over Lake Eyre and Warburton Groove, lake shore visit and walk, Birdwatching and Lake Shore drive by 4WD, luxury 4WD transport.

Follow the Overland Telegraph Line & Old Ghan Railway Track and visit historic Coward Springs & Curdimurka Railway Sidings and history plus much more. Includes all fees, flight, meals, ensuite accommodated at Wilpena Pound, Marree (or William Creek)  Consider also the Wilpena Pound Flinders Ranges flight option. Connection options to Sydney, Broken Hill or Melbourne 

Our tours aim to show you the best this unique region has to offer, including the amazing mound springs, iconic landmarks and Ghan and pioneer history. Lately our travellers have been impressed with their Lake Eyre flight also incorporating the Painted Hills, a nearby desert region with awesome multi colored ochre hills. This opportunity will be offered to your group on the tour and availability depends on a consensus to spend approximately half the flight time on Lake Eyre, and half on the Painted Hills.Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns

4 Day Lake Eyre Tours Flights - itinerary

Day 1 - From Adelaide city or airport we depart via spectacular mountain scenery adjacent the Southern Flinders Ranges. Travel via the rich wine producing region of the Clare Valley (wine tasting optional) and through the rich countryside of rural South Australia. Enjoy picturesque scenery, and rural town stops with lunch and morning tea. We have a picnic lunch in scenic Melrose at the base of Mt Remarkable and cross the Goyder Line before Quorn and Hawker, the gateway to the Flinders Ranges. Enjoy Scenic views of the Elder, Druid & Heyson Ranges, and visit an ancient Aboriginal Rock art site at Arkaroo Rock. Here enjoy a rocky 2 hour walk amongst the Cypress Pines into the gorge to view pecked rock art tens of thousands of years old.Alternatively an easir scenic walk around the old Wilpena Homestead grounds.  Moving to our accommodation we check in for the night for a cosy dinner. L,D

Day 2 - Enjoy an optional scenic flight over Wilpena Pound and the Heyson and Flinders Ranges, before a 3 hours (or less) return walk with the kangaroos and spectacular River Red Gums into Wilpena Pound, viewing unique flora, Old Hills Homestead. with an optional hike up to Wangarra Hill lookout offering panoramic views of Wilpena Pound. Depart Wilpena Pound Resort and travel the fascinating Geological Trail through 800 million years of time via Brachina Gorge and Bunyeroo Gorge in the Flinders Ranges, viewing fossils including ancient stromatolites. Arrive at the old Ghan railway town of Parachilna and the famous Prairie Hotel, with tasty treats and exceptional Aboriginal art and jewellery for sale. We travel north here following the Heyson Range via Leigh Creek (viewing the massive open cut mine now closed) via Copley and Lindhurst past the Strzelecki Track and into the desert to Marree at the junction of the Oodnadatta and Birdsville Tracks.  Arrive Marree for overnight. B,L,D

Day 3 – From Marree we usually opt for an early morning flight, for best light and still air conditions. Alternatively flights may be from William Creek, depending on availability at time of booking and the duration of your flight chosen. If an extended flight is chosen, less time is available for ground viewing on the Oodnadatta Track or travel to William Creek.. While in Marree check out the ancient mosque and Old Ghan Railway history. Also the Lake Eyre Yacht Club and Birdsville Track. We follow the Oodnadatta Track Overland Telegraph Line & Old Ghan Railway Track and visit historic Coward Springs & Curdimurka Railway Sidings and the lookout at Lake Eyre South then the Mound Springs, natural springs bubbling up from the Artesian Basin. Visit the shores of Lake Eyre south and connect with the wonder of the bird and plant life revitalised by flooding rains. We visit the shore of Lake Eyre south to really appreciate the scale of these vast waterways, and stop at creeks and water holes along the route which are favourite spots for birds (including brolgas, egrets, swans, ducks, waders,  Herons and many more) and birdwatchers. If choosing the Birdsville extended flight (see extras when booking, your flight will return you to Marree for overnight).  B,L,D

Day 4 –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, (possibly 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. B, L

 Lake Eyre Tours Flights with Wilpena Pound Tour

Inclusions -

  • Fully accommodated (ensuites) and all meals included
  • Small group luxury 4WD travel (usually 2-4 / 4WD vehicle) with professional and experienced driver / guide
  • Scenic Flight over Lake Eyre -  1.5 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.


  • Extra extended flights (1.5 hour flight can be upgraded)
  • Alcohol
  • Travel to and from start point