Available Flights

Wilpena Pound scenic flight

Photo: Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges is an stunning start to a day that includes Lake Eyre and Lake Torrens – Australia’s largest salt lakes. Credit: SA Tourism Commission / Allan Dixon

One Day Tour, ex Rawnsley Park / Flinders Ranges

Full Day Tour

Departs: 9.30am.

Please be at the Rawnsley Park Station airstrip at 9am.

Returns: 4.30pm (approximately)

2021 Rate:

$860 pp for 4 adults,

$940 pp for 3 adults,

$1,250 pp for 2 adults.

Family rate: $2820 for 2 adults & 2 children (aged 3 – 13 years).

Includes:
After departure, the morning flight takes you over:

  • Wilpena Pound & Ikara / Flinders Ranges National Park.
  • Leigh Creek, both the town and coalfields.
  • Marree Man, the largest geoglyph in Australia.
  • Lake Eyre South and North.
  • Lunch at William Creek Hotel (included).
  • Includes lunch from menu, and a choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks

After lunch, the afternoon flight includes:

  • Anna Creek, the largest cattle station in the world.
  • Andamooka
  • Lake Torrens
  • Optional Extras:

    Warburton Inlet: Fly to the Northern tip of the Lake for the best chance of seeing birdlife and to see if any water is flowing in to Lake Eyre from the Warburton Creek. Extra – $125pp

    Painted Hills: Fly over the Painted Hills on Anna Creek Station (the Hills are not accessible by road).
    Extra – $180pp

Lake Eyre scenic flight

Photo: In 2018, the views in 2018 from a Lake Eyre scenic flight were stunning. Credit: SA Tourism Commission / Lachlan Swan, 2018

Two Day Tour, ex Rawnsley Park / Flinders Ranges

Two Day Tour

Departs: 8.30am, day one – Please be at the airstrip at 8.00am.
Returns: 4.30pm, day two.

2021 Rate: 

$2370pp for 4 adults

$2995pp for 3 adults

$4300pp for 2 adults.

Day One Includes:

Morning flight over:

  • Wilpena Pound & Ikara / Flinders Ranges National Park
  • Northern Flinders Ranges
  • The Birdsville Track crossing the Cooper Creek
  • Cooper Creek, East of Lake Eyre to Innamincka.
  • Lunch stop at Innamincka (lunch included).

After lunch:

  • Flight from Innamincka over Coongie Lake System to Birdsville.

Accommodation:  dinner (two courses, from menu), bed (double or twin share rooms) and buffet breakfast at the Birdsville Hotel.

 Day Two Includes:

Its an early start for a 4WD adventure (with guide) to the Big Red sand-dune on the edge of the Simpson Desert.  Enjoy a cuppa while watching the sunrise, before returning to Birdsville for breakfast.

After a buffet breakfast (included):

  • Board the aircraft, to follow the Diamantina South to Goyders Lagoon.
  • From Goyders Lagoon, follow the Warburton Creek South to Lake Eyre / Kati Thanda.
  • Fly down the full length of Lake Eyre (North and South).
  • Track over the Marree Man for Marree. Lunch stop at Marree (lunch included). Includes lunch from menu, and a choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks.

After lunch, fly South over Leigh Creek coalfields and town to fly over Wilpena Pound and land at Rawnsley Park Station.

Lake Eyre scenic flights Fly & Stay at Rawnsley Park Station.

Take the time to relax into the Flinders Ranges, and enjoy a full day Lake Eyre Scenic Flight.

Package details:

  • Seats on the shared 4WD Sunset on the Chace tour, with drinks and canapes watching sunset over Wilpena Pound.
  • Two nights in self-catering cabin accommodation.
  • Seats on a shared Lake Eyre scenic flight, with lunch at the William Creek Hotel.

Rate: $1195pp for 4 adults, $1275pp for 3 adults, $1595pp for 2 adults.

Optional extra: Upgrade to an award-winning eco-villa, with breakfast supplies, for an additional $255 per person.

 

Photo: Wilpena Pound, Credit: SA Tourism Commission / Adam Bruzzone

Lake Eyre scenic flight

Photo: The views from a Lake Eyre scenic flight, in 2018. Credit: SA Tourism Commission / Lachlan Swan, 2018

One Day Tour, ex Ceduna

Full Day Tour

Departs: Ceduna Airport, 7.30am – please be at airport at 7am.
Returns: Ceduna Airport, 5.30pm.

Rate: $975 pp for 4 adults, $1275 pp for 3 adults, $1700 pp for 2 adults

Morning flight:

  • Depart Ceduna for Mount Finke, and onto Coober Pedy.
  • After a quick re-fuelling stop, depart Coober Pedy for the centre of Lake Eyre. Then turn South and fly down to Belt Bay.
  • Lunch at William Creek Hotel: Included
  • Includes lunch from menu, and a choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks

Afternoon flight:

  • Depart William Creek and fly over the Marree Man, then turn for Ceduna.
Lake Eyre scenic flight

Photo: Views from a 2018 Lake Eyre scenic flight. Credit: SA Tourism Commission / Lachlan Swan, 2018

Two Day Tour, ex Ceduna

Two Day Tour

Departs: 8am, day one, Ceduna Airport – please be at airport at 7.30am.
Returns: 5.30pm, day two, Ceduna Airport.

2021 Rate:
$2200 per person for 4 pax;
$2825 per person for 3 pax,
$3980 per person for 2 pax.
Day One Includes:

Depart Ceduna for Mount Finke, and onto Coober Pedy.

After a quick re-fuelling stop, depart Coober Pedy to fly the full width of Lake Eyre from West to East.

On the Eastern side of Lake Eyre, follow the Cooper Creek from Lake Eyre to Innamincka.

Lunch stop: Innamincka, (included). Lunch from menu, with a choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks.

After lunch, flight from Innamincka over Coongie Lake System to Birdsville.

Overnight:

Bed & Buffet Breakfast at Birdsville Hotel.

Dinner included.

Day Two:

Start the day before sunrise with a 4WD tour to Big Red, on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Enjoy a cuppa while watching the sunrise.

Return to town for a buffet breakfast (included) before departing Birdsville to follow the Diamantina to Goyders Lagoon.

Follow Warburton Creek to Lake Eyre.

Fly down the full length of Lake Eyre to Belt Bay Turn West for William Creek.

Lunch stop: William Creek Hotel. Lunch included, with a choice of tea / coffee, water / juice / soft drinks.

Afternoon flight, depart William Creek over Marree Man, then turn for Ceduna.