Adelaide To Coober Pedy 7 DAY SMALL GROUP 4WD SAFARI
• Historic Coastal towns
• Pt Augusta Wadlata Outback Centre
• Coober Pedy Mine tour
• Coober Pedy Underground accommodation
• Remote William Creek pub
• Dingo Fence
• Beltana historic Town
• Brachina & Bunyeroo Gorges
• Wilpena Pound
• Melrose Settled 1853
• Southern Flinders Ranges
• Woomera Rocket Range
• Sunset at the Breakaways
• Search for opal
• The Oodnadatta Track
• Maree Old Mail Run, relics
• Leigh Creek Coal Fields
• Ediacaran fossils
• Flinders Ranges National Park
• Clare Valley wine tasting.
8am: Adelaide pick up from your accommodation then head north along the eastern side of Spencer Gulf stopping at historical coastal towns. Learn our rich maritime history maybe take a walk down the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere at Port Germain. This was once a bustling port for sail ships & sea farers. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Mt Remarkable National Park surrounded by stunning 600 million year old rock formations and home to an abundance of native wildlife. If you enjoy bushwalking, we will take you on a short guided walk along beautiful tree-lined creek beds with spectacular views over the area. (Optional)
Travel up the Explorer Highway to Woomera and visit the old rocket range and Military Base. As we head North, East of the A.P.Y. aboriginal lands take a break at the lookouts and get photos of Lake Gairdner and Lake Heart Salt Lakes. Onto Coober Pedy the largest opal mining field in the world.
Spend a leisurely morning visiting underground churches and other places of interest. After lunch we depart Coober Pedy for William Creek. You will cross the famous dingo fence (The longest man made structure in the world. This helps to keep the wild dogs up north away from the sheep stations further down.) Travel along the red sand hill tracks through Anna Creek station arriving at the remote William Creek Hotel and settle into your comfortable cabin
DAY 4 Continue our epic journey down the famous Oodnadatta Track, following the historic route of the Cameleers and the Old Ghan Railway. This area has a rich history of Aboriginal culture and pioneering settlements, including many ghost towns. Check out Lake Eyre South, which at its lowest point is 11m below sea level with the Lake Eyre Basin approximately the size of Belgium.
DAY 5 This morning we travel a few Kilometres east and explore the old Beltana Township with its well preserved old Ghan railway station. This is where Rev John Flynn of the inland mission lived. Then follow the bush track along the old railway track to the Prairie Hotel at Parachilna.
DAY 6 You will have the opportunity to take a guided walk following the tree-lined creek beds to Wangara Lookout that offers magnificent views into the pound itself. Explore the ancient mountain ranges including Bunyeroo and Brachina Gorges
DAY 7 Enjoy a well-deserved sleep-in departing Wipena Pound at approx. 9 am. Visit Hawker and Quorn where many a classic Aussie film has been made including Sunday Too Far away Breaker Morant. Head down through the magnificent Southern Flinders Ranges with its mighty Red Gum forests to Melrose, the oldest town,
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Departs Adelaide each month."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers"
Duration: 7 Days
Departs Adelaide Central. Pickups available at all Adelaide CBD Hotels and Hostels.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.