$2,999.00 pp (twin share)
Single Supplement: additional $335
Deposit: $300.00 per person within 7 days of booking
Balance: Due and payable 30 days prior to departure
Tour price includes:
– Home pick-up and return for Central Coast & Newcastle
– Travel onboard our purpose built 4WD vehicle
– Experienced and informative driver/guide
– 2-course dinners and continental or cooked breakfasts each day
– 5 x Lunches
– All sightseeing, attractions, flight over Lake Eyre and entry fees
– Bottled water on board
– 7 nights ensuite accommodation
Accommodation on this tour is the best available at each destination.
Tour price does not Include:
– Items of a personal nature
– Personal travel insurance
– Additional sightseeing tours
– Beverages other than specified
– Items of personal nature
Luggage: Luggage to be packed in a soft sports bag or similar (no wheels or hard-sided bags allowed) A small backpack for inside the vehicle is recommended as this is to be stored under your seat when the vehicle is moving. Luggage to weigh no more than 17 kg backpack 5 kg.
LAKE EYRE ITINERARY
DAY 1. Gosford - West Wyalong (D)
Travel from the Central Coast this morning to West Wyalong via the Hume Freeway to Goulburn for our luncheon stop (own expense). From Goulburn, we make our way to Yass to join the Burley Griffin Way to Temora. Our afternoon drive will take us to West Wyalong for overnight.
STAY: Club Inn West Wyalong
DAY 2. Wentworth (BD)
Crossing the Hay Plains this morning we stop at the Weethalle Silo which has been painted by the artist,
STAY: Two Rivers Motel Wentworth
DAY 3. Quorn (BLD)
Today we enter Victoria and travel through some of the best wheat
STAY: Austral Inn
DAY 4. Quorn - Marree (BLD)
Travel Parallel to the Old Ghan Rail line and visit some of the old rail stations and settlements along the way. Visiting Hawker, Parachilna, Leigh Creek and Farina. We arrive in Marree, which is at the junctions of the Birdsville Track and the Oodnadatta Track, 2 nights at the Oasis Cabins
STAY: Oasis Cabins
DAY 5. Flight over Lake Eyre (BLD)
This morning we have arranged for a flight over Lake Eyre, marvel at the size and the surrounding country. A Truly amazing experience. (if you do not wish to take the flight, please advise at the time of booking and the price will be deducted). After your flights, we take a drive along the Oodnadatta Track to view part of Lake Eyre South and this amazing part of our country.
STAY: Oasis Cabins
DAY 6. Marree - Broken Hill (BLD)
Say goodbye to Marree and make our way back to Hawker, before saying farewell to the Flinders Ranges. Visit the big tree at Orroroo and Peterborough with its 3 gauges of the railway line, We then join the Barrier Highway passing through the early railway towns of Manna Hill and Yunta before arriving in Broken Hill for overnight.
STAY: Silver Haven Motor Inn
DAY 7. Broken Hill - Nyngan (BLD)
An early start this morning as we depart Broken Hill and make our way to Nyngan. The countryside changes today with sheep and goats being the main farming industry. Stopping by the river in Wilcannia for morning tea before making our way to Cobar with a lunch stop along the way. Arriving in Nyngan for our last night together.
STAY: Country Manor Motor Inn
DAY 8. Home (B)
Homeward bound today traveling though Dubbo to Merriwa, here we view another amazing silo that has been painted by Melbourne artist David Lee Pereira. Continue our homeward journey through the Upper Hunter Valley town of Denman to the Central Coast. You will then be transferred back to your home.