February 2015 Newsletter


Lake Eyre Has Some Water


Once again we have some water in Lake Eyre… falls up to 200 mm in various areas. Here’s a short video. Who knows how long it will last or whether there will be more rain? Regardless, it has freshened up the countryside and is stunning with or without water. We are offering three tour options:
Options 1 & 2: See Lake Eyre in 1 or 2 days, NOW while it has water:
1 day – Fly in the King Air to William Creek, enjoy lunch at the famous pub, then a 1 hour low level Lake Eyre scenic flight and return home  by 7pm… $1,850pp min 8 pax.

2 days – Same as Option 1 above plus overnight at William Creek and a ground tour to the Lake…  $2,300pp

These trips are on demand and so email us to advise your option and preferred month (say Feb, Mar, Apr) so we can organise groups.

Option 3: Join one of 5 scheduled tours
Our popular Taste of the outback 3-4 day trips via Birdsville, Lake Eyre and Arkaroola… Feb 28th, Mar, Apr, May, Jun & Jul… See availability

Tours with a few seats  available


Check Trip Advisor’s 5***** Reviews of Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris here.

Please visit the website  for updated  dates and prices of 2015 tours as some dates may change.
Please email us to inquire on seat availability on any of the above mentioned tours.

Recent Prize Winners


Garden DesignFest:
We sponsored the recent Rotary  Garden DesignFest. There were about 12,000 garden visitations. The winner was drawn  at the Kew Golf club on the 18th Dec. Beth won a 50% discount for 2 people on a 4 day Tasmania/Bass Strait Islands tour.

PS… If you like us,we would appreciate if you would  “like” our  Facebook page.

Tours coming up in 2015… Book Now


We suggest you check the website calendar regularly as some dates change.

Africa Tours

While we love you to join our Australian tours here is an option to visit Africa through African Travel Specialists.

The 15 day African Air Safari begins on the 11th Sept.
Experience a flight through Namibia including game drives, safari camps, Namibia Desert and the stunning Skeleton Coast… $POAEmail or call us for more details or to make a booking.

Recent Successful Tours and Charters


One day tours to King Island and/or Milawa have been very successful. Typically, groups have booked the trip for business incentive rewards and all aboard have enjoyed each trip with great food, company, tours and laughter.


Air Charter Service and Bespoke Air Tours

Air Charters:
While the Government was in election mode we ferried Ministers to various destinations within the State.
Luckily Victoria has escaped a bad fire season so far and hence we have not done many fire fighter transfers. Hopefully we don’t experience severe fire weather in the remaining Summer.
Bespoke Air Tours:
Don’t forget that while we have our list of Benchmark tours you can also design your own “Bespoke Tour”. See pages 21-24  in our new Brochure 2015-16 for more suggestions.

“Go where you want to go”



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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.