4 Day Lake Eyre Tour Itinerary
DAY 1 - Adelaide to Coober Pedy
6.30- pick up from your accomodation in Adelaide CBD.
On the road north, a short stop at Pt Wakefield for a coffee, and then lunch at Port Augusta. The tour will then continue north to the town of Woomera for a quick tour of the town and information centre. On the road again, the tour will arrive at Lake Hart, Glendambo for fuel and to stretch the legs. The final stop, after a long day on the road, is the 'Opal Capital of the World', Coober Pedy, where your underground accommodation awaits.
(The other option for the day is to fly over the tour direct to Coober Pedy with Rex airlines).
DAY 2 - Coober Pedy to William Creek
Breakfast in your room, before a morning tour of Umoona Mines, where you will have the chance to buy some beautiful Opals. Explore the township of Coober Pedy and the amazing colours of the desert scenery, "The Breakaways", only a short drive out of the town.
After lunch, the tour will embark on the two-hour drive to William Creek, which is located on the largest cattle station in the world, Anna Creek Station. Here, you will board the plane that will take you on a scenic flight over the impressive Lake Eyre and surrounds (2 hours). Overnight accommodation at William Creek Hotel.
DAY 3 - William Creek to Parachilna
After an outback breakfast at 8.00am, the tour will travel along the famous Oodnadatta Track, and follow the Old Ghan Railway Line, to the Afghan town of Marree for lunch. In the afternoon, the tour will continue south and visit the old railway town of Farina. No tour is complete without spending some time admiring the beautiful colours of the Ochre Pits, and stopping in to see an Outback identity, Talc Alf. The tour arrives at Parachilna late in the afternoon, where your night's accommodation awaits at the iconic Prairie Hotel, Parachilna.
DAY 4 - Parachilna to Adelaide
Wake up to a breakfast to remember at the Prairie Hotel, before hitting the road south to explore the majestic Flinders Ranges. The tour will continue south, stopping at Hawker to visit Jeff Morgans Art Gallery. Enjoy a delightful lunch in Jamestown before sampling some award-winning wines in the Clare valley wine region. The tour will conclude in Adelaide in the evening.