Tours to Lake Eyre by plane  - Photo
Lake Eyre scenic flights from Brisbane 2021 - Photo
Holiday packages to Lake Eyre 2021 - Photo
Lake Eyre flights - Photo

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Day 1. WEDNESDAY 9 JUNE – Brisbane to St George, Birdsville & Big Red

At 8am check-in with Travel West at Brisbane Domestic Airport (further details to be advised when booking) and board your flight for an unforgettable two days. At 9am depart Brisbane and fly over the Darling Downs agricultural farmlands and into St. George, a rural service centre which is located on the Balonne River and provides services to the surrounding wheat, sheep and cotton farmers, and, in recent times, fruits, grapes, vegetables and beef have enriched the local economy. Enjoy lunch at Riversands Winery, which has been a Blacket family venture since 1996 and is Queensland’s most western winery. After lunch reboard your plane and headonto Birdsville flying over the Warrego, Paroo & Bulloo Rivers, Cooper Creek and the Diamantina River before landing in Birdsville and taking a short walk across the road to the iconic Birdsville Hotel. Late this afternoon, you’ll round off your day with a tour out to Big Red, where you’ll stand in awe as you gaze out towards the Simpson Desert, whilst watching the sunset and enjoying a cold drink with hand selected platters. There’ll be endless photographic opportunities, and views across to The Nemesis, the challenging neighbour of Big Red, these 2 dunes are said to be the biggest of the approximately 1200 dunes of the Simpson Desert…they are also the World’s longest parallel dunes! Return to the Birdsville Hotel for dinner and overnight accommodation in their beautiful ensuite motel rooms. (L, sunset drinks & nibbles & 2-course dinner)

Day 2. THURSDAY 10 JUNE – Fly over Lake Eyre, Maree Man & Innamincka, Charleville, Brisbane

Enjoy a cooked breakfast before heading over to board your plane for your flight down and over Lake Eyre. Departing Birdsville, we turn south flying over Goyder Lagoon, see the Simpson Desert and Lake Eyre. Graham will be telling you some interesting facts as we look at this truly amazing expansive area. You will also fly over the incredible Marree Man and Lake Eyre South and then follow Cooper Creek and fly over the historic town of Innamincka. Stop in Charleville to refuel the plane and have some lunch and then back to Brisbane. Arrive back at Brisbane Airport approximately 5pm. (B,L)

dates & pricing

Twin Share Departs 2021
$3450 9 June
  • Strictly non smokers only

Highlights & inclusions

  • Private chartered ATR 72 twin engine, high wing aircraft – two seats either side with a central aisle – Toilet Equipped
  • Experienced tour guide Graham Reid on board providing informative commentary
  • Lunch & wine-tasting at Riversands Winery, St George
  • Sunset drinks & nibbles on top of Big Red, the tallest sandhill in the Simpson Desert
  • Overnight ensuite motel accommodation at the iconic Birdsville Hotel.
  • 2-course dinner at the Birdsville Hotel
  • Cooked breakfast at the Birdsville Hotel
  • Lunch at Charleville
  • Veteran super guide Graham Reid
  • River systems
  • Deserts and corners
  • You will be flying over 4000 km
  • Amazing flood country
  • The famous Channel Country
  • Marree Man

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