Lake Eyre Two Day Tour

Two Day - Lake Eyre &
Channel Country Tour

Tours from $3,850 per person.
Day One

Depart Longreach in the crisp morning air and view the floodplains of the Thomson River, before changing track and cruising over the vast expanse of the Diamantina channels. Descend over the desert to gain a closer view of the birdlife on the lakes, waterholes and wetlands encompassing the Diamantina River. Cross the expanse of cattle fattening channels and grassland as you weave your way west where the sand dunes become river banks and islands.

Enjoy smoko at the iconic outback town of Birdsville before departing for Lake Eyre over the Goyder Lagoon. Be amazed as you notice the land transform from arid, sand swept desert to countless channels and flood plains of water weaving through lush, green grasslands. Track down Eyre Creek and cross the Warburton to the inlet of Lake Eyre where this river overflows to stretch almost 10 miles wide.

On reaching the lake we follow its western shore line to Halligan Bay where we continue inland westward to the outback town of William Creek on the historic Oodnadatta Track. Enjoy a drink and evening meal at the charismatic William Creek Pub prior to retiring for the evening.

Day Two

Up early for breakfast before leaving the ground once again to fly over Belt Bay viewing Lake Eyre and the wildlife on the flight to Innamincka township.

Enjoy the atmosphere of this isolated township over a cuppa and then visit the Australian Inland Mission building before departing to visit the historic site of Burke and Wills “Dig Tree” on Nappa Merrie Station.

From the Dig Tree we follow Cooper Creek through what is commonly known as the Channel Country. Hundreds of small channels and creeks many miles wide and full of life pose a stark contrast to the desert. Making our way up Cooper Creek the patterns of the channels become increasingly more intricate and tangled. Further upstream the river forks out to its roots of the Barcoo River and the Thompson River, and it’s from here we make our way back to Longreach.

Note: Trip routes may vary due to seasonal changes, accommodation availability, weather conditions, and according to specific customer requests.

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If you wish to travel anywhere in Australia, please contact us to discuss customised tour options for your company or group.

Customise Your Tour

If you wish to travel anywhere in Australia, please contact us to discuss customised tour options for your company or group.

We wanted to thank you for what was a most memorable couple of days, as we were treated to the best look of this great country of ours. We were all overcome by the diversity of colour, land and water scapes as we skimmed down the channels and rivers and over the lakes and wetlands. It was more than we could have expected.

Carol Ross, Qld

What a trip.. I cannot say enough to thank you for organizing the trip I had.
I really think I have seen Australia now.

What a remarkable country we have. I thought the Kimberleys was number 1 but I’m not sure now?

Lloyd Howard, Qld

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