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LAKE EYRE SCENIC FLIGHTS


Big Red - Lake Eyre Scenic flight

Itinerary for Lake Eyre – Bedourie / Birdsville trip

  Where What to do Flying time NOTES

DAY 1 

Horsham to Bedourie 

8.30am - Depart Horsham - Fly over the 'Big Desert' National Park, the Murray River and stop in Broken Hill for a short break & fuel
11.00  - Depart Broken Hill
Overfly ‘Cameron’s Corner’, the Strzelecki Desert, Innamincka and Cooper Creek - Land at ‘The Dig Tree’, lunch and take in the surrounds 
2.30 - Depart The Dig Tree, overfly the ‘Coongie Lakes’
3.00 (Qld time – no daylight saving) – Arrive Bedourie
Check into hotel room, relax / drink at the bar, swim in hot spring and/or pool
7.00 – Dinner in the iconic ‘Bedourie Pub’

5 hours 

Overnight, dinner in Bedourie Hotel - Ph:0747461201 www.bedouriehotel.com

         

DAY 2 

Bedourie – William Creek  

7.30ESTam - Depart Bedourie for road trip

  • Morning drive to Lake Machattie – view lakes and abundant wildlife

10.30 – Fly to Birdsville over the lakes and Eyre Creek
11.30 – Arrive Birdsville – lunch and tour of area
4.00 – Flight over Lake Eyre to William Creek

  • 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

7.00pm SA (daylight savings) time - Arrive William Creek  

  • Dinner in Hotel and evening in pub or rooms

3.5 hours

Midday tour with ‘Desert Edge tours’ in Birdsville www.birdsvilledesertedgetours.com will give you more information

Staying William Creek Hotel  - 
Ph:08 86707962 / 86707880 www.williamcreekhotel.com

         

DAY 3 

William Creek to Horsham 

8.00am – Depart William Creek for lake Eyre road trip
1.30pm – Depart William Creek

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

3.30pm - Depart Leigh Creek - Fly over Wilpena Pound direct to Horsham – past the Murray River near Renmark, cross the Big Desert
6.00pm - (Vic time) Arrive back at Horsham

4.5 hours 

Lake Eyre road trip – Approx. 4 hour road trip across the remote and arid parts of the area – quite stunning!  
More info - www.aridareatours.com    

 In summer it would be pretty hot, can be wet and is wonderful! If you like it cool - wait until after April.

This trip would cost around $2700 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 >>

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