April 2015 Newsletter
LAKE EYRE AND OTHER TOURS WITH SEATS AVAILABLE
TASTE OF THE OUTBACK – LAKE EYRE
Taste of the Outback (with LAKE EYRE)
Two of these tours have been completed with another 3 day trip leaving on the 11th April.
While the water has been disappearing the trips have been stunningly successful.
May 7th…1 seat available.
June 12th (4 day)..$3995 | July 17th (3 day) ..$3295
Seats available on both.
MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL
Milawa lunch & wine tour 1 day April 18th… $525pp including wine tour and lunch. Take your wife or mother to a pre Mothers Day lunch.
Email us your best Mothers Day joke before Tues 14th Apr, by clicking the link above to apply for a 20% discount (requires 4 or more people).
LORD HOWE ISLAND
Lord Howe Island... 15th of May .. $7,990 6 seats available…ring for special deal for 6. See videos below.
Want a special short 2-3 day tour to the Flinders Ranges? Inquire about Arkaroola Express on June 6th and Rawnsley Park Express
on June 19th.
Please email us to inquire on seat availability on any of the above-mentioned tours.
TRAVEL IN AUSTRALIA … Get More Value for Your Dollar
Cape York/North Queensland 12 day $11,950pp…May 15, Jul 24
Kimberley and the Top End 13 day $14,555pp… Jun 28, Aug 18
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RECENT TOURS AND CHARTERS
The last of our 4 day Tasmania and Bass Strait Islands tour was completed on March 2nd. Our clients enjoyed it so much “quote… a marvelleous trip and loved the railway at Strahan and the catering on King Island….we will be going again”
As mentioned above, the Lake Eyre Taste of the Outback trips have proved successful. Our pilot, Rob Papov, took the 3 day trip with 7 passengers and Tony Wood flew the 4 day trip. The trips are similar except the 4 day includes Broken Hill and Mungo. Both versions have been well received by our passengers. The photo by Rob Gullan shows how green is some of the country around Lake Eyre.
The 6 day Lord Howe Island tour over Easter has just returned. WOW… what terrible weather for the first few days as Australia’s East coast was battered. After a great day and night at Cessnock Spicers Vineyard Estate, Kirsty landed at Lord Howe in the Super King Air. The photo shows a happy group about to leave Lord Howe.
MORE STUNNING GOLF COURSES COMING IN 2015
While Barnbougle Golf Course has been such an Australian golfing wonder there is more coming to King Island as well. Cape Wickham as seen in the photo, is a stunning course on the north east coast and will open in Nov 2015. We plan to arrange golfing tours to both these locations so contact us if you are interested. See website
THOSE WHO REMEMBER PUNGALINA STATION IN THE GOLF
Owen Davies who was our manager at Pungalina… the “Quintessential Bushman”, has at long last completed his book “Walking With Dingos”. It tells of his struggles and adventures in the development of this remote station by one of Australia’s great outback characters. Tours with Owen as tour guide are still on our future agenda and would be such an experience. The book is $45 including Australia wide postage. Email for a copy.
Various corporate charters across the fleet including a flight to Bairnsdale, a charter to Flinders Island and Devonport for a day’s business, another urgent delivery to Adelaide for a well known entertainer, a flight to Bathurst races over Easter and more Government charters.
A huge thank you for a truly marvellous three days. So well looked after by Tony, nothing was too much trouble, accommodation and meals first class. Amazing views of our beautiful country and a further insight into the lives of the people who live in remote places.