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LAKE EYRE TRIPS - An authentic outback adventure

Big Red - Lake Eyre Scenic flight

Itinerary for Lake Eyre – Birdsville trip

  Where What to do Daily Flying time NOTES

DAY 1 

Horsham to Birdsville

8.30am - Depart Horsham 

11.00  - Depart Broken Hill

2.00 - Depart 'The Dig Tree'

3.00 – Arrive Birdsville

5.00 - 7.00

5 hours 

Fly over the 'Big Desert' National Park, the Murray River and stop in Broken Hill for a short break & fuel


Overfly ‘Cameron’s Corner’, the Strzelecki Desert, Innamincka and Cooper Creek - Land at ‘The Dig Tree’, lunch and take in the surrounds  

Overfly the ‘Coongie Lakes’ 


Check into 'the outback shack' local BnB, relax / drink at the Birdsville pub

Join 'Desert Edge Tours' for a 4wd tour of the town and area, culminating with sunset - wine and cheese on 'Big Red' - famous sand dune west of Birdsville

Afternoon tour with ‘Desert Edge tours’ in Birdsville will give you more information


DAY 2 

Birdsville – William Creek  

8.30am -

Depart Birdsville - Flight over Lake Eyre to William Creek

11.00am SA time - Arrive William Creek  


Depart William Creek for lake Eyre road trip


Arrive back at William Creek

Dinner in Hotel and evening in pub or rooms

2.5 hours


Follow the Warburton River, over-flying the Goyder Lagoon. At Lake Eyre North overfly the Warburton River inlet, and the ‘Warburton Groove’ down to Belt Bay





Lake Eyre road trip – Approx. 4 hour road trip across the remote and arid parts of the area – quite stunning!  

More info -   

Staying William Creek Hotel  - 
Ph:08 86707962 / 86707880


DAY 3 

William Creek to Horsham 


Depart William Creek 

11.00am - Depart Leigh Creek
2.00pm - (Vic time) Arrive back at Horsham

4.5 hours 

Fly over Lake Eyre south, Madigan Bay, Marree man, The Flinders Ranges. Land Leigh Creek for fuel and a lunch break



Fly over Wilpena Pound direct to Horsham – past the Murray River near Renmark, cross the Big Desert

A two day version of this trip would cost $2200 per person. We don't stay at William Creek, just travel over Lake Eyre and then continue to Horsham. Stops at Marree and Leigh Creek

The 3 day (above)  trip would cost around $2800 per person. The cost may vary a little depending on how you 'tailor make' your trip

There are options to include a sunset flight to the Painted Hills, to visit Arckaringa Station and so on

It's your trip done your way, so passengers can request different routes  Contact us to book >>

This trip is an real as it gets - meet the owners of the accomodation at Birdsville and William Creek. Chat to the innovator who runs the tours from Birdsville. Rub shoulders with real people - not slick operators from somewhere else. 



















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