LAKE EYRE UPDATES (updated 27/12/2012)
Wallaby Tracks Adventure Tours presents
- 5 Day 4 Night Accommodated
Lake Eyre & Flinders Ranges Experience
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**** Tours departing ADELAIDE on MONDAYS **** Visit our DEPARTURES web page.
$2500.00 per person / twin share (single supplement $400.00)
($280.00p/p 1.5 hr Scenic Flight over Lake Eyre North and South payable direct to Airline on day of flight)
(This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers travelling in forward facing luxury 4WD - Max. 2 vehicles / 8 passengers)
nights accommodation: Wilpena Pound Resort, Prairie Hotel,
Parachilna, Ensuite Cabin - Marree, Opal Inn Motel , Coober
EXCLUSIVE & UNFORGETTABLE LATE AFTERNOON PRE-DINNER NIBBLES at the edge of Lake Eyre (night 3) .
Meals D1 LD, D2,3&4 BLD, D5 BL. (evening meal 3 courses) National Park fees
DAY 1: Depart Adelaide 7.00am from your place of accommodation to start your 4WD tour.
We follow Highway One express to Port Pirie for a Café style morning tea. From Port Pirie we travel to historic Quorn for a hearty Pub lunch via the picturesque Port Germein Gorge & charming town of Melrose. We then travel to Wilpena Pound (160km) taking in some sights of interest including Kanyaka Ruins, Hawker township and Arkaroo Rock Aboriginal Site ( optional easy walk approx 1 hour ), then on to Wilpena Resort, dining at the Captain Starlight Restaurant.
Jacka's Brewery, Melrose - - - - - - - - - - Old Kanyaka Ruins near Hawker - - - - - - - - Arkaroo Rock aboriginal art site
DAY 2: An early start (7.30am breakfast) to have the easy flat walk (optional) to the Hills Homestead located within Wilpena Pound completed by morning tea time (1 hour ). There is time for an optional half hour scenic flight over Wilpena Pound.
After lunch we set off to explore the Flinders Ranges National Park by 4WD taking in the sights of Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorge viewing some Fossils from the Ediacarian period and may be lucky to witness some Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies at play. We stop at South Australia's "highest Pub" the Blinman Hotel to wash the dust down before we witness the afternoon light shining upon the walls of Parachilna Gorge.Tonight we have a great time at the Prairie Hotel , Parachilna famous for its feral delights.
Spectacular Brachina Gorge - - - - - - - - - - Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby - - - - - - - - - - Famous Prairie Hotel, Parachilna
DAY 3: Another early start to travel to Marree visiting Aroona Dam, Talc Alf's sculpture gallery, a multi coloured ochre cliff, Leigh creek's open cut coal pit and the abandoned outback township of Farina. We have lunch at Marree and a town walk before 4WD driving out to the Muloorina Station Waterhole. (fed by a hot artesian free flowing bore to sustain a permanent oasis in the Outback teaming with birdlife). For the remainder of the day (mix of 4WD and short walk) at Lake Eyre's Level Post Bay to finish the day with an exclusive & unforgettable Late afternoon NIBBLES at the edge of Lake Eyre before returning to our accommodation for dinner..
2011 Lake Eyre North - - - - - - - - - - - Muloorina Waterhole - - - - - - - - - - - Lake Eyre Sunset
DAY 4:We start the day with an early morning (7.30am) optional Scenic Flight over the Lake Eyre National Park (Payable on the day @ Oasis Cafe, Marree) to view & explore Australia's largest Salt lake.Our destination is Coober Pedy via the Oodnadatta Track to William Creek (lunch). We arrive at Coober Pedy mid afternoon with time to visit the multi award winning Old Timers Mine. We take a short drive out to the "Breakaways" to witness sunset and the last rays of light upon this unique ancient landscape. (tonights dinner is at the famous "John's Pizza Bar" where all the locals eat) Motel accommodation at Coober Pedy
DAY 5: Homeward bound after we refuel and visit the "Big Winch" lookout overlooking this unique Opal mining town before we use the remainder of the day driving through to Adelaide. Arriving in Adelaide at approx 7.00pm.
Welcome to Coober Pedy - - - - - - - - - - - - - Opal mine shafts and Blower truck - - - - - - - - - - View from the "Big Winch" lookout
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