Lake Eyre - Water is Still Flowing
Lake Eyre water Level sees local rains still flooding into Lake Eyre (latest at 12 May 2016)
Kalamurina saw 55.6mm of rain.
A flooded desert is helping to fill the iconic Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre
Spanning over 140 kilometres from east to west, Kalamurina features vast, spectacular dunefields, a network of freshwater and saline lakes, riparian and floodplain habitats and small gibber plains. It provides refuge for a diversity of desert wildlife including the Crest-tailed Mulgara, the Dusky Hopping Mouse, the Eyrean Grasswren and the regionally endemic Lake Eyre Dragon.
21mm of rain at Maree
Like much of inland Australia, Marree has a very hot and dry climate in a desert environment.
- Lower Warburton Lakes are full.
- Neales has minor flooding.
- Warburton Groove is flowing with the upper claypan reflective.
- Madigan Gulf has pools of water.
- Belt Bay has 1.4m of water.
- Lake Eyre South has 400mm of water.
Lake Eyre surface will have mirror effect for up to 1 week.
It’s time to see Lake Eyre!
One of the stunning features of Lake Eyre when there is water, is the mirror effect that is enhanced with the effect of the clouds. We can expect to see this mirror effect over the next week or so.
Lake Eyre South
Lake Eyre South has a brilliant white crust. Photo taken on our air tour to Lake Eyre.
See Lake Eyre - Tours available from Melbourne
A Kirkhope Aviation air tour to Lake Eyre is the ideal way for you to appreciate the majesty of this beautiful landscape. Most people familiar with the area say the best place to view the lake from land is from the perspective of Halligan Bay (see video), so this is a popular spot for land tours. However, the best way to appreciate the expansive terrain is by air. Kirkhope Aviations 1 and 2 day air tours to Lake Eyre give you maximum time on the ground and in the air, to capture the beauty and magnificent scenery in the region. Three and 4 day air tours to Lake Eyre incorporate a true Taste of the Outback, visiting Innamincka, Cooper Creek, Birdsville, Lake Eyre and Arkaroola on the three day air tour, with the addition of Mungo National Park, Dig Tree, Parachilna & Brachina Gorge on the 4 day Taste of the Outback air tour.