- Innamincka: home of the renowned Innamincka Hotel.
- The Dig Tree: from Burke and Wills’ historic ill-fated crossing of Australia
- Birdsville: headquarters for the famous Birsdville races!
- William Creek: one of the smallest towns in the country, with a resident population of just 10 people!
- Coober Pedy: The wild western, underground township with a fascinating history of opal mining.
A tour of Lake Eyre is an experience not to be missed. One of the best ways to spend the weekend is to see this amazing natural spectacle is on a flight tour in the Metro II Fairchild. Unlike other planes in use for Lake Eyre charters, the Fairchild is quiet and spacious, allowing each person to have a window seat for the very best view and minimizing ear pressurizing problems. With 2 pilots and a knowledgeable and experienced guide on board to entertain, you are in very good hands.
Imagine flying over some of the most secluded and picturesque parts of this amazing country, including:
- The Flinders Ranges
- Wilpena Pound
- Moomba gas field
- Goyders Lagoon
- Coongie Lakes
- Cooper Creek
- Warburton Groove
- Leigh Creek
- Lake Eyre!
Then complete the trip flying back to Adelaide via Port Augusta and the Spencer Gulf. All this coupled with amazing food and great company, is there really a better way to spend the weekend? Join the friendly characters from Goin’ Off Safaris on a truly unique adventure that will leave you being the envy of all of your friends!
2013 packages & flight plans:
- 3 day/2 night Lake Eyre and Outback Supreme Safari: ex Adelaide as above, but including underground living and half day tour around Coober Pedy for an all inclusive price of $3,575.00pp
- 3 Day Lake Eyre & Outback Supreme Scenic Safari Flight Plan
- 3 Day/2 night Flying Outback Pub Crawl: ex Adelaide $3,430.00pp
Birdsville Races & Outback Safari- September 6-8th 2013: ex Adelaide
$3,820.00pp ( only 7 seats available)
Check out our 2011 PHOTO ALBUM, BLOGS and VIDEO about previous trips
For a detailed itinerary, flight plan and other information, contact us!
If you’re interested, the following three books are a great read and offer an excellent insight into early exploration of the area.
- The Dig Tree by Sarah Murgatroyd: This is the story of Burke and Wills ill-fated expedition from Melbourne to the Timor sea.
- Mr Stuart’s Track by John Bailey: A fascinating study of John McDouall Stuart’s expeditions and endurance as he was the first white man to cross the continent from north to south.
- Rockstar by Kristin Weidenbach: The story of geologist Reg Sprigg, who discovered mineral resources (uranium and gas) in South Australia, and eventually established the Arkaroola Wildlife Sanctuary.