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Lake Eyre is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located about 718 kilometres north of the state capital of Adelaide and 134 kilometres north of the town of Marree and which is associated with the occasional body of water known as Lake Eyre. The locality was established on 26 April 2013 in respect to “the long established local name. ” Its name is derived from the former Lake Eyre National Park. The locality covers the full extent of Lake Eyre including islands within the lake’s extent, the Hunt Peninsula at the southern coast of the northern part of the lake and land on the lake’s east side. Wikipedia
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Lake Eyre and Flinders Ranges 4 Day Small Group 4WD Eco Safari
✔ Wilderness, Wildlife, Culture ✔ Professional, accredited tour guide ✔ Comfortable air-conditioned 4WD vehicle ✔ Quorn, Warren Gorge ✔ Flinders Ranges National Park ✔ Lunch at remote William Creek pub ✔ Wilpena Pound (Ikara) ✔ Brachina & Bunyeroo Gorges ✔ Ediacaran fossils ✔ Clare Valley wine tasting Lake Eyre is the largest salt lake in the Southern Hemisphere and the lowest natural point in Australia. On the rare occasions that it fills, it is also the largest lake in Australia. The views of Lake Eyre are equally spectacular when in flood with surrounding wildflowers and birds or in drought with it’s brilliant white crust and desert wildlife. Away from the lake, the National Park features red sand dunes and mesas, stone-strewn tablelands and salty claypans. Follow in the footsteps of famous explorer John McDouall Stuart and the old Ghan Railway. See the sights of the Oodnadatta Track. There’s nothing like heading bush and experiencing some of the harshest country in Australia.
Adelaide to Coober Pedy 7 Day Small Group 4WD Eco Safari
✔ Historic Coastal towns ✔ Pt Augusta Wadlata Outback Centre ✔ Woomera Rocket Range ✔ Coober Pedy mine and town tour ✔ Sunset at The Breakaways ✔ Remote William Creek pub ✔ The Dingo Fence ✔ The Oodnadatta Track ✔ Maree Old Mail Run, relics ✔ Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary ✔ Flinders Ranges National Park ✔ Wilpena Pound ✔ Brachina Gorge Ediacaran fossils ✔ Clare Valley This is an exciting 7-day small group Lake Eyre Tour from Adelaide to the famous South Australian Flinders Ranges. Lake Eyre is the lowest natural point in Australia, and on the rare occasions that it fills, is also the largest lake in Australia. This tour also includes a visit to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary! Located north of Adelaide in the ruggedly spectacular northern Flinders Ranges, this sanctuary features rugged mountains, towering granite peaks, magnificent gorges and mysterious waterholes, and is home to a large range of bird, reptile and mammal species, including the endangered Yellow-Footed Rock-Wallaby.