Taste of the Outback (3 days)

The Australian winter months is a fantastic time to visit the beautiful Australian Outback and, with our Taste of the Outback Air Tours, you’ll soon understand why this tour is one of our most popular.

Taste of the Outback Air Tours can be either three or four days and include visits to iconic outback destinations, including Mungo Lake, Broken Hill, Innamincka and the Cooper Creek, Birdsville, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Muloorina Station, William Creek, Arkaroola, and Flinders Ranges. Take a look at our video (below) to get an idea of the sort of activities you can expect.

All Taste of the Outback Air Tours are available on demand if your preferred travel date is not listed in the tour schedule below. Give us a call, as we have a waiting list and continually schedule new flights to Lake Eyre.

Watch highlights of our
Taste of the Outback Tour
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Extended highlights of our
Taste of the Outback Tour
(8 mins)

Kati Thanda Lake Eyre National Park Wrightsair Scenic Flight

Next Tour Dates

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2019 SOLD OUT
Jul 26 - Jul 28, 2019 SOLD OUT
Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2019

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KIRKHOPE GREY 01
We had so many magical experiences and although I have travelled a great deal there is absolutely nothing that comes near to this tour. The outback gets right to ones heart. Thank you for this most enjoyable trip and I shall certainly recommend your company to anyone wishing to do a tour with you.
Margaret Victoria // May 2015
Tour Highlights
  • Visit remote, hard-to-get-to locations in outback South Australia
  • Cruise down one of the most famous rivers in Australia; Cooper Creek
  • Drink in the sunset on Big Red followed by dinner in the famous Birdsville Hotel.
  • Fly low-level down the Diamantina River, Goyder Lagoon and the Warburton River, culminating in a spectacular journey across Lake Eyre North
  • See Lake Eyre from the air, take a 4WD tour to the edge, to see the water up close
  • Learn about the amazing Diamantina and Cooper River systems feeding Lake Eyre
  • Visit Muloorina cattle station or William Creek and access Lake Eyre by vehicle
  • Tour the Flinders Ranges with extraordinary guides at Arkaroola and the incredible 4WD Ridge Top Tour.
  • Gaze at millions of stars at the Arkaroola observatory
Tour Inclusions

Itinerary: Taste of the Outback (3 days)

Day 1

Melbourne to Birdsville

Your three-day Kirkhope Aviation Outback Air Safari kicks off at 8 am from Moorabbin Airport bound for Broken Hill, where you can grab a coffee while we refuel for our next destination.

Innamincka in South Australia’s remote North East is your next stop, where lunch aboard the ‘Kingfisher’ (the Innamincka Hotel’s cruise boat) while it gently meanders down the magnificent Cooper Creek is a ‘must-do.’

Then, it’s on to Birdsville via the spectacular Coongie Lakes area for sunset drinks, dinner and an overnight stay in one of Australia’s most iconic pubs — the Birdsville Hotel.

Day 2
Day 3
KIRKHOPE GREY 01
We had a fabulous 4 days. Tony was a great pilot. We enjoyed his company. The gorge drive at Parachilna was beautiful on the first day, it would have been lovely to have had extra time at the hotel on the Monday morning as it was so delightful.
Sandy and Peter Victoria // April 2015

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