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Lake Eyre and the Outback Overview
Journey to the inland sea of Lake Eyre and experience South Australia's breathtaking outback.
Take a captivating trip into the South Australian outback to visit the incredible inland sea of Lake Eyre - a gigantic salt lake that sits 11m below sea level. Usually dry, the lake is filling from the torrential rain in the east and the parched lands of the outback are coming back to life. Follow the remote Oodnadatta track, explore the mighty Flinders Ranges, discover ancient Aboriginal art and enjoy a thrilling flight over Lake Eyre. This unforgettable trip also includes a scenic boat cruise down Spencer Gulf, and the chance to sample some of South Australia's top wines in the Clare Valley. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the Australian outback in a rare flourishing moment and explore a unique and beautiful region of the world.
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From charming Adelaide, journey into the dramatic landscapes of the Flinders Ranges, rolling out swags and enjoying a meal by the campfire. Learn ancient legends at Yourambulla Caves, a significant Aboriginal art site.
Search for rare wallabies in the Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges before enjoying a delicious lunch of native foods in an outback pub. Travel along the Oodnadatta Track, then take to the skies and view the magnificent Lake Eyre on a breathtaking scenic flight. At night, enjoy gazing at the outback sky over a dinner and drink at the camp site.
Follow the old Ghan railway through the outback and enjoy lunch in a scenic oasis near Lake Eyre. Travel onward to beautiful Port Augusta where you might like to sample some Australian hospitality at one of the tantalising restaurants.
Start the day with breakfast on a morning cruise before heading back to Adelaide via the scenic Clare Valley. Stop for lunch at the historic Stone Hut Bakery and sample some of South Australia's best wines before returning to Adelaide.
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