Wallaby Tracks Adventure Tours (est.1996) presents

2017 - 5 Day 4 Night Accommodated
Lake Eyre & Flinders Ranges Experience

(WT05LE16)

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For more details please contact Paul Keen Mobile 0428 486 655

email us at headbush@bigpond.com

**** Tours departing ADELAIDE on any day with a minimum of 2 passengers **** Visit our DEPARTURES web page.

Adelaide - Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park - Parachilna - Marree - Lake Eyre National Park - Muloorina Waterhole
- Oodnadatta Track - Lake Eyre National Park - William Creek - Coober Pedy - Adelaide

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Tour Cost $2,900.00 per person / twin share (single supplement $400.00)
($440.00p/p 1 1/2 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)

INCLUDES: 4 nights accommodation: Wilpena Pound Resort, Prairie Hotel, Parachilna, Ensuite Cabin - Marree, Opal Inn Motel , Coober Pedy
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

Tour Itinerary: (click here for route map pdf)

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 Ikara-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 at Maree.


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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(Above) These 3 photographs of Lake Eyre were taken by Paul Keen.


Current Lake Eyre status (24/06/2017) courtesy Lake Eyre Yacht Club, Marree

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