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Old Ghan Railway Tours

NORTHBOUNDOld Ghan Railway Tour – Follow the Old Ghan railway line from Port Augusta to Alice Springs with Pitchi Ritchi railway to Quorn then 4WD via the Old Ghan Railway & Overland Telegraph Line (OTL), Beltana, Farina, Marree, via Lake Eyre shore walk, Curdimurka, Coward Springs, Strangeways, Algebuckina, William Creek, Oodnadatta, Dalhousie Springs, Mt Dare, Simpson Desert, Chambers Pillar to Alice Springs. Small Group 4WD touring from Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Broken Hill, Marree, with Lake Eyre Tours and Flight  – September 14-19, 2013 and October 26-31,  November 16-21, 2013   – Book Now

or SOUTHBOUND – Old Ghan Railway Tour –  Alice Springs or Uluru to Adelaide via Old Ghan Rail history, Cooper Pedy, Oodnadatta Track & Lake Eyre – Includes 2 nights for Uluru & Kata Tjuta walks, flight over Lake Eyre, travel the Oodnadatta Track, following the Old Ghan railway line, visit Marree, Coober Pedy (sleep underground), William Creek, Coward Springs, Leigh Creek, Copley – 5 days/ 4 nights. – Ask for details – 4WD transport, fully accommodated from A$2,480 Code AMA5. Meets evening flights in Adelaide to return to Sydney or capital cities Sunday evening.   November 20-24 Book Now

Old Ghan Railway Bridge Pitchi Ritchie Railway - Old Ghan Railway tour
Old Ghan Railway Oodnadatta Track Lake Eyre 4WD Tours Pitchi Ritchie Railway – Old Ghan Railway tour

 


Overnights

Highlights
if from Sydney -Broken Hill Optional from Sydney visit Cowra engine sheds & Peterborough 3 guage yard
Adelaide Airport Pickup, Visit National Rail Museum & rail photo exhibition. Depart 12 noon.
1 Port Augusta Pt Wakefield, wind farms, Pt Pirie, Spencer Gulf, Wadlata Outback centre
Ride steam train Pitchie Ritchie Explorer Pt Augusta to Quorn, engines, sheds
2 Marree Beltana, Farina, Parachilna, see Leigh Ck coal train, Overland Telegraph Station
3 William Creek lake Eyre flight, Old  Ghan loop & cattle yards, engines, 2 guage platform, Tom Kruse “Outback Mailaman” truck & Oodnadatta Track to Curdimurka,  Coward Springs, Strangeways
Rocket Park, 4WDtravel Old Ghan route via Algebuckina Bridge (the largest on Old Ghan)
4 DalhousieSprings, Mt Dare  Painted Desert, hot springs swim under the palm trees
5 Chambers Pillar, Finke, Rodinga siding, Maryvale Station & Aboriginal community, Ewaninga Rock art
6 Alice Springs  National Transport Museum – flights home or Ghan to Adelaide or Darwin or tour to Darwin via Devils
Marbles & /or Lost City
Alice Springs optional extra day or tour to Uluru via Western MacDonnell Ranges, Meerenie Loop & Palm Valley


Our Lake Eyre tours component include a spectacular 1 hr 30 min flight (or extend for $90 to 2.5 hrs to fly over the Birdsville Track, the
punt & Cooper Creek over Lake Eyre (north) OR extended Lake Eyre North flight with Warburton River, Warburton Groove and Tiari Desert
from Marree, which includes viewing Cooper Creek, Warburton Groove (the major inflows), Elliot Price Conservation Park, Campbell Point,
Jackboot, Halligan & Belt Bays, Lake Eyre South, major islands & landmarks. Learn of the Marree Man giant sculpture. Visit Lake Eyre South shoreline, Mound Springs ( including “The Bubbler”) in the Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park and the old Afghan created palm grove of the old Ghan town of Coward Springs with great railway heritage. Plus Painted Hills flight option.

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Lake Eyre Tours & Flights – Lake Eyre North flight Lake Eyre Tours & Flights – Birds & Pelicans at Lake Eyre Lake Eyre Tours & Flights – Cooper Creek wetlands

 

OUTBACK 4WD TOUR VEHICLES SIMPSON DESERT

Old Ghan Railway Tour

Includes Alice Springs Transport Museum & historic steam engines and railway steam engine workshop visit.

November 16-21, 2013  Meet in Adelaide or travel overland from Sydney by rail or 4WD. Finish Alice Springs or optionally join new Ghan to Darwin or return to Adelaide. Tour includes all Accommodation, all Meals, 2.5 hr Lake Eyre Flight, Pitchi Ritchi rail ride, all National Park entries. Price includes 5 nights hotel/motel accommodation.

$2,880 if paid by October 31, thereafter $2,990 – Tour Code AMA6

OR SOUTHBOUND – November 20-24 –  Alice Springs or Uluru to Adelaide via Old Ghan Rail history, Cooper Pedy, Oodnadatta Track & Lake Eyre – Includes 2 nights for Uluru & Kata Tjuta walks & sightseeing, Lake Eyre flight, Oodnadatta Track, following the Old Ghan railway line, visit Marree, Coober Pedy oplas), William Creek, Coward Springs,  5 days. 4WD transport, accommodated from A$2,480 Code UMA5. Meets evening flights in Adelaide to return to Sydney or capital cities Sunday evening.

Diesel loco may substitute steam train on some tour dates.

Call 08 8120 0366  or 1300 763 188 Book Now 

 

Lake Eyre flights Map from Marree <<  Lake Eyre Flights from Marree – flight path options Map – Click to enlarge

All our Lake Eyre tours include Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta Track,Marree, flight over Lake Eyre – Summary below

Options include Scenic flights over Lake Eyre, flight over Painted Desert, Flinders Ranges, Oodnadatta & Birdsville Track, Marree,
William Creek, Coober Pedy, Scenic flights, Alice Springs.


Lake Eyre Flights
from Broken Hill  via Lake Eyre, William Creek, Flinders RangesCall 1300 763 188 or numbers below

 Lake Eyre Flights from Marree  (closest to Lake Eyre)  – Call  1300 763 188 or numbers below

 Lake Eyre Flights from Adelaide  Call  1300 763 188 or numbers below


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Brisbane 07 3137 1607
Melbourne 03 9017 6862
Perth 08 6364 3651
Adelaide 08 8120 0366
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