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Flinders Ranges, Lake Eyre, Coober Pedy, Gawler Ranges, Whale Watching, Eyre Peninsula
15Days/14Nights

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Prices Valid April 1st, 2017 - March 31st, 2018

Includes:

All meals, accommodation/camp fees, camping equipment, entry to attractions, third party tours (when applicable), National Park fees, Adelaide accommodation transfers.

 

 Day 1  
                        
 Adelaide - Rawnsley Park

Depart Adelaide 0730hrs
Travel through the northern suburbs and the Adelaide Plains to the Clare Valley.
Visit the Sevenhill Winery and Church, South Australia’s first winery.
Continue through the Southern Flinders Ranges to Hawker and Rawnsley Park.
Visit an Aboriginal rock art site.
Overnight: Rawnsley Park

Day 2       
      
Rawnsley Park - Arkaroola

Travel through central Flinders Ranges via Bunyeroo, Brachina and Parachilna Gorges.
Visit Wilpena Pound and take an easy walk inside the Pound to the old Hill's Homestead.
 View Australian Wildlife at peace with nature and catch a glimpse of the rare and endangered Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby.
 View Pioneering Heritage of the area.
Arrive Arkaroola late afternoon
Overnight: Arkaroola.

Day 3          
  
 Arkaroola - Farina

Take the Ridge Top Tour and experience the most rugged part of the Flinders Ranges.
Visit the Quandong Cafe, Leigh Creek Coalfields.
Visit Talc Alf, the Ochre Pits.
Overnight:  Camping near Farina historic town site or accommodation in Leigh Creek, Lyndhurst or Marree.

Day 4           
   
Farina - William Creek

Travel the Oodnadatta Track.
Visit Marree, Lake Eyre South, the Mound Springs and the William Creek Pub.
Overnight: William Creek and have a cold beer with the locals.

Day 5    
        
William Creek - Coober Pedy

Travel to Coober Pedy
 View Australia’s longest fence.
Visit the Breakaways
Underground accommodation (Twin Share)
Overnight: Coober Pedy

Day 6        
    
Coober Pedy – Gawler Ranges

Visit Underground Motel, Umoona Mine and other Coober Pedy Sites
Travel to Gawler Ranges via Glendambo and Kingoonya
Overnight: Bush camp Gawler Ranges

Day 7            

Gawler Ranges – Pildappa Rock

 Travel through the gently rolling and peaceful hills of the Gawler Ranges.
Observe ancient domes of volcanic rock displaying fascinating geological formations and a vivid array of colours.
View shimmering salt lakes and densely vegetated sand hills that bloom with wildflowers after rain.
You will see some of the 140 species of birds recorded in the Ranges as well as numerous other native animals.
Overnight: Bush Camp Pildappa Rock

Day 8       
     
Pildappa Rock – Fowlers Bay

Travel along the Eyre Highway named after one of South Australia’s most recognised explorers Edward John Eyre who made the first successful east – west crossing of the Nullarbor (tree less) Plain.
Visiting Ceduna, Thevenard, Penong, the world famous Cactus surfing Beach, Pt Sinclair and Fowlers Bay.
Overnight: Fowlers Bay.

Day 9        
    
Fowlers Bay – Smoky Bay

Continue along the Eyre Highway to the Head of the Great Australia Bight for whale watching from the spectacular Bunda Cliffs of the Nullarbor Coastline.
After Whale Watching for a few hours we return to the Eyre Highway and travel back to Ceduna and Smoky Bay
Overnight: Smoky Bay

Day 10 
         
Smoky Bay – Baird Bay

Follow  the rugged Eyre Peninsula coastline visiting popular local fishing, surfing and swimming beaches.
Visit the popular seaside town of Streaky Bay and Pt Labatt sea lion colony.
Overnight: Baird Bay

Day 11          

Baird Bay - Elliston

Take a boat tour on Baird Bay to have a close at hand experience with Australian Sea Lions and an opportunity to swim with the sea lions. (weather permitting)
After the swim we continue along the Flinders Highway to Elliston viewing more spectacular coastline including the Talia Cave and sinkhole as well some unusual granite outcrops, Murphy’s Haystacks and a cliff top sculpture drive.
Overnight: Elliston


Day 12  
        
Elliston – Pt Lincoln

Travelling the last section of the Flinders Highway we head toward Pt Lincoln home of Australia’s largest fishing fleet and associated multi million dollar fishing and aquaculture industries.
Along the way we stop of at Lock’s Well a popular beach fishing spot and the Coffin Bay National Park.
Overnight: Coffin Bay NP/Pt Lincoln NP

Day 13         
 
Pt Lincoln NP

Today we explore the Pt Lincoln NP and Whalers Way viewing sea stacks, crevasses, sea eagle nests, secluded beaches and much more.
Overnight: Pt Lincoln NP

Day 14    
      
Pt Lincoln – Cowell

We return to Pt Lincoln to view the fishing fleet, marina and various sites of Pt Lincoln one of the original sites nominated for the states capital city.
We then travel along the Lincoln Highway to Cowell stopping at various beachside towns to experience the quaint coastal  lifestyle of eastern Eyre Peninsula
Overnight: Cowell

Day 15       
   
Cowell - Adelaide

Return to Adelaide stopping of at Whyalla the birth town of the Australian steel industry.
Visit Wadlata Outback Centre, and travel the tunnel of time of the Flinders Ranges and Outback South Australia.
Travel via the Highway 1 stopping at Pt Germein to view one of Australia’s longest wooden jetties
Return Adelaide approx. 1800hrs