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7-Day Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre & Flinders Ranges 4WD Tour

Activity provider: SA Eco Tours

7-Day Coober Pedy, Lake Eyre & Flinders Ranges 4WD Tour

Activity provider: SA Eco Tours

From US$ 3,466.20 per person

Enjoy an exciting 7-day small group Lake Eyre Tour from Adelaide to the famous South Australian Flinders Ranges. Stop in historical towns and marvel at natural landmarks as you travel in comfort.

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Duration 7 days
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 16 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Coober Pedy
  • Lake Eyre -
  • Flinders Ranges
Full description
DAY 1: Follow the Gulf St Vincent and Spencer Gulf, stopping at historical coastal towns. Learn our rich maritime history and take a walk down the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere at Port Germain. See the Southern Flinders Ranges, 600 million year old mountain peaks with spectacular views over this incredible landscape. Stroll around the award winning Wadlata Outback Centre at Pt Augusta. DAY 2: Travel up the Explorer Highway to Woomera visiting the old rocket range and Military Base. Take a break at the Lake Gairdner lookout to see this huge expanse of salt lakes. Visit Coober Pedy, the largest opal mining field in the world. Watch a magical sunset over the desert at KankuBreakaways Conservation Park before following the Dingo Fence back to Coober Pedy. DAY 3: Visit underground churches, opal shops and displays. Learn about the area on a guided mine tour. Cross the famous dingo fence, the longest man made structure in the world. Travel along the red sand hill tracks through Anna Creek station to William Creek. Enjoy an ice cold beer at the bar of this famous Outback Pub that has a rich history of stockman, camels and life in the bush. DAY 4: Continue our epic journey down the famous Oodnadatta Track, following the historic route of the Cameleers. This area has a rich history of Aboriginal culture and pioneering settlements. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the edge of Lake Eyre South National Park where Sir Donald Campbell broke the land speed record in 1964. Visit thermal springs that have been the life blood of this arid land for centuries. Visit the town of Maree and check out the old Afghan mosque and relics of our pioneering days. DAY 5: Venturing further east into the remote outback of Australia, we will cross ancient creek beds that meander out to Lake Frome. Visit Arkaroola Village and take in this world renowned area of stunning beauty. Take the exhilarating 4WD ridge top tour to the top of Mt Siller, or maybe a scenic flight over this breath taking land. DAY 6: Travel south along the top of Lake Frome. See the Red Sandhill country that holds thousands of years of sacred beliefs to the Adnyamathanha aboriginal people. Have lunch at the old copper mining town of Blinman, the highest town is SA. Journey through the ever-changing creek beds of Brachina Gorge, known as The Corridors Through Time. This is an area alive with wildlife and boasts a remarkable geological history including Ediacaran fossils. Enjoy the spectacular outback scenery. Wildlife including Kangaroos, Emus and Wedge-tailed Eagles are prolific in this rugged terrain. DAY 7: Spend a relaxing morning travelling back to Adelaide along the eastern side of the magnificent Flinders Ranges with its mighty red gum forests. Enjoy a break in the Clare Valley wine region. Optional extras on this tour: Lake Eyre & Painted Desert Scenic Flights, Arkaroola 4WD Ridge Top Tours, flights over the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, and the night sky observatory.
Includes
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Historic Coastal towns
  • Pt Augusta Wadlata Outback Centre
  • Woomera Rocket Range
  • Coober Pedy mine and town tour
  • Sunset at The Breakaways
  • Remote William Creek pub
  • The Dingo Fence
  • The Oodnadatta Track
  • Maree Old Mail Run, relics
  • Flinders Ranges National Park
  • Wilpena Pound
  • Brachina Gorge Ediacaran fossils
  • Clare Valley
  • Carry on bag
  • Bag for clothing (stored in trailer)
  • Any special medication needs you have
  • Toiletries including towels
  • Warm clothing including long sleeve tops & pants
  • Shorts & T-shirts
  • Fly Nets (Snowys stock these)
  • Carry on bag
  • Insect Repellant, hat, sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water Bottle
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at 7:25 AM. With prior arrangement, the local partner can provide hotel pickup starting at 7:30 AM.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal medication
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Daypack
  • Sports shoes

Product ID: 373590