Lake Eyre is the largest salt lake in the Southern Hemisphere, situated half way along the Oodnadatta Track in Outback South Australia.
Our Lake Eyre 4WD Tours are travelling via Coober Pedy, William Creek and Marree. Overnight stays include undergound accommodation in Coober Pedy, William Creek and Leigh Creek Outback Resort.
Included Lake Eyre and Painted Hills Scenic Flight from William Creek, the closest airfield to the lake. Enjoy your 2 hour flight with professional commentary. Window seat guaranteed.
Enjoy the comfort of our Toyota Landcruiser 4WD with air-conditioning and on-board fridge for cool drinks. Our Lake Eyre 4WD Tours are fully accommodated.
Walk on the salt pans of South Lake Eyre, fly over North Lake Eyre, see the endless horizon at Lake Hart, discover the pink salt lake of Lochiel and explore the Painted Hills on a spectacular ground tour – the ultimate salt lake experience from Adelaide.
Join this small group tour from and travel to Lake Eyre and Outback Australia.
Lake Eyre 4WD Tours – Adelaide to Coober Pedy
Today we will pick you up from your Adelaide city hotel and travel along the Explorer Highway to Coober Pedy. Our journey takes us through the towns of Port Wakefield and Port Augusta. A stop at Lochiel’s pink salt lake can not be missed. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Woomera and walk among the rockets and planes. Lake Hart and Glendambo are our final stops on route to Coober Pedy. Coober Pedy was once just a rocky, dusty desert plain and is now the opal mining capital of the world. We will check into our underground accommodation and join back for a delicious dinner. (Day 1 Lunch, Dinner, The Lookout Cave Coober Pedy overnight)
Coober Pedy to William Creek
Coober Pedy is a very bizarre town and we start the day with an opal mine tour and learn about this beautiful gem stone. Look at some spectacular examples before our drive to the colourful Breakaways. After lunch we travel to South Australia’s smallest town William Creek. We arrive mid afternoon with plenty of time to check out this remote and unique area. Relax and unwind in your en-suited cabin or join the locals for an ice cold beer before our dinner. (Day 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, William Creek En-suited Cabins overnight)
Lake Eyre and the Painted Hills Scenic Flight with remote Landing, Walk on South Lake Eyre
This morning we take our stunning scenic flight over Lake Eyre. Our special two hour flight will take you over Lake Eyre and the Painted Hills. These must-see sandstone hills are set in the outback of South Australia and can only be reached by air. We have permission to land and explore this very unique and spectacular landmark on the ground. After an unforgettable early morning flight we drive along the Oodnadatta Track to South Lake Eyre. Walk to the edge of the lake or enjoy the views from the information bay. Be amazed by the endless horizon and witness the vast inland, loneliness and incredible nature.
Then it is time to make our way to Marree. Learn about Sir Sidney Kidman and the history of the many displays here. Not too many people are listed as one of their town’s visitor attractions. But then Talc Alf is a one off, a quirky and engaging outback character who has achieved near icon status along the Oodnadatta Track. Over the past 40 years he has created an outside gallery in Lyndhurst and we will view some of Alf’s unique talc carvings. Our final stretch take us to Leigh Creek for a comfortable overnight stay. (Day 3 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Leigh Creek Outback Resort overnight)
Travel through Country Towns and Clare Valley back to Adelaide
Our final day has arrived and we take the scenic route back to Adelaide. We drive south through the country towns of Hawker, Eurelia and Oororoo. After a delicious cafe lunch in Spalding, we take you to the beautiful Clare Valley one of the oldest wine regions in Australia. Enjoy a delicious wine tasting at one of the cellar doors. We are now on the home stretch to Adelaide and our fabulous Lake Eyre Outback Tour is coming to an end. Arrive back in Adelaide by 5.30 pm. (Day 4 Breakfast, Lunch)
Lake Eyre 4WD Tours Highlights & Inclusions
- Pickup from Adelaide City Hotel 6.30 am
- All Meals from Morning Tea Day 1- Lunch Day 4
- Drinking Water, Snacks and Fruit
- Toyota Landcruiser 4WD Vehicle
- All Ensuited Accommodation Double/Twin Share
- 1x Night Underground Motel in Coober Pedy
- 1x Night Ensuited Cabin at William Creek
- 1x Night Leigh Creek Outback Resort
- Lochiel and Loch Eel
- Woomera Rocket Range
- Lake Hart Lookout
- Coober Pedy
- Opal Mine Tour
- Underground Church
- William Creek
- 2 hour Lake Eyre and Painted Hills Scenic Flight
- Painted Hills Landing and Ground Tour
- South Lake Eyre Walk
- Marree Sightseeing
- Talc Alf Carvings
- Clare Valley Wine Tasting
- Fully Guided Activities
- Drop Off Adelaide City Hotel or Adelaide Airport
How can we thank you enough, everything was so professionally handled from booking to pick up… and then the tour… every day a new high a new surprise, a new treat. What a bunch of experiences we have had, totally memorable. These memories will keep us hankering for another trip with you. Thank you Lee.
We really enjoyed our trip to Lake Eyre with you -a real experience, lovely people, good cooking – let alone the excellent driving and outstanding tour guiding. As promised I will be wearing your company T shirt throughout the country music festival in Tamworth in January. Kind regards Bernie and Wendy.
Lake Eyre 4WD Tours
Guaranteed Departure with 2 passengers – Maximum Group Size is 5-6
Departures are Available All Year
4 Day Tour
$3200 per person
Fully Inclusive of All Meals, All Ensuited Accommodation, 2 hour Scenic Flight with Remote Landing in the Painted Hills
22nd August – Special Departure with last night at Wilpena Pound Resort and Lake Eyre Flight from Coober Pedy $3500 per person
Great Lake Eyre Tour Options from
3 to 5 Day Tours available
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