Tours to the Corner Country 2018 - Photo
Tours to Flinders Ranges, Birdsville and Lake Eyre from Adelaide 2018 - Photo
2018 tours to Birdsville - Photo
Tour packages to Lake Eyre and Wilpena Pound 2018 - Photo

itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Adelaide

Your incredible journey begins today as you are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure before a Welcome Dinner at your hotel, where you will meet your crew and fellow guests. Stay: Adelaide, The Playford Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Dinner

Day 2. Wilpena Pound

After breakfast this morning, venture into Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park and follow in the footsteps of Douglas Mawson as you discover the geological site of Wilpena Pound. Enjoy dinner at your safari camp later this evening. Stay: Wilpena Pound, Ikara Safari Camp. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 3. Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Marree

Depart Wilpena Pound and travel towards Marree. Here you’ll board a scenic flight over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and Marree Man. Take in the vastness of Australia’s largest salt lake, measuring 144 kilometres long and 77 kilometres wide. You’ll also see the incredible Marree Man, which mysteriously appeared in the desert nearly 20 years ago. Later, arrive and enjoy a stay at your historic hotel, which has origins dating back to 1883. Stay: Marree Hotel Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 4. Birdsville Track, Birdsville

This morning after breakfast, travel along the iconic Birdsville Track, an isolated dirt road that traverses some of the most arid land in the country. Stop at Mungerannie Roadhouse, then cross the border into Queensland and arrive at the legendary Birdsville Hotel. Stay: Two Nights, Birdsville Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5. Birdsville, Big Red

Enjoy the morning at leisure to explore the town at your own pace. For lunch, head to the Birdsville Bakery and perhaps try one of their famous camel pies. After, travel to Big Red, the first and biggest of the region’s red sand dunes that run for hundreds of kilometres. Later, enjoy a visit to the famous racetrack and the billabong. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 6. Betoota Serpent, Burke and Wills Dig Tree, Innamincka

Travel to Betoota in the west corner of Queensland to see the enormous sculpture of an Indigenous Dreamtime serpent. After, visit the Burke and Wills Dig Tree, which is one of Australia’s national icons and an enduring reminder of our pioneering spirit. Continue to the Innamincka Hotel, a welcoming watering hole for travellers. Stay: Innamincka Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 7. Strzelecki Track, Cameron Corner, Sturt National Park, Tibooburra

Today, visit the Moomba Gas Fields then travel the Strzelecki Track, an important road linking Innamincka and Lyndhurst. Stand at Cameron Corner, the meeting place of the boundary state lines of South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. Venture into Sturt National Park and see the fascinating 450-million-year-old granite tors. Afterwards, arrive at your hotel in the far northwest town of Tibooburra. Stay: Tibooburra, The Family Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 8. Broken Hill

This morning after breakfast, make your way to Depot Glen, an important site in the Corner Country and a significant entry in Charles Sturt’s journal. Continue to the Milparinka Heritage Precinct, comprising a collection of colonial buildings lovingly restored. The courthouse stores local history and a substantial collection of family history research material, whilst the adjoining cells provide an insight into the region’s remarkable mining heritage. After a picnic lunch here, make your way to the Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum, showcasing the town’s gift of minerals. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel. Stay: Broken Hill, Royal Exchange Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 9. Mildura

After breakfast this morning, travel to the regional city of Mildura, where you will learn about the stories, landmarks and characters of this iconic place. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure. Stay: Two Nights, Quality Hotel Mildura Grand. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 10. Mungo National Park

Today, you will have a full day to explore World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park with a local guide. Home of the famous archaeological finds of Mungo Lady and Mungo Man, explore a place rich in Indigenous history. Wander the sands of time and learn about the land’s great significance to the Ngyiampaa, Mutthi Mutthi and Southern Paakantyi people. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 10. Mildura, Adelaide

On your way back to Adelaide today, visit Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre, where you will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch as well as a wine tasting and resentation. Arrive back in Adelaide and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers at your hotel later this evening. Stay: Adelaide, The Playford Hotel. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 12. Depart Adelaide

Your incredible journey of Australia’s Corner Country comes to an end today. After breakfast this morning, bid farewell to your fellow travellers before transferring to Adelaide Airport for your onward flight. Daily Meals Included: • Breakfast

B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2018
$6995 $7945 May 5*, 19
June 1, 16, 30
Jul 16, 31
Aug 12
  • 5th May departure operates in reverse

Fitness Level

Moderate Activity Level – This tour includes mainly easy walks over uneven terrain, with some optional more challenging hikes.

Highlights & inclusions

  • Take a breathtaking scenic flight over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and see the Marree Man
  • Travel along the iconic Birdsville Track and traverse Australia’s most arid and isolated landscapes
  • Enjoy a full day to explore Mungo National Park and the famous Mungo Lady and Mungo Man
  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 15 locations
  • Expert two-person crew – Driver-Guide and Tour Director
  • Small group travel with a maximum of 20 guests
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • All meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers
  • A total of 32 meals

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