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Lake Eyre

Lake Eyre, Australia’s largest salt lake, is spectacular year-round and an outback destination with so much more. Enjoy scenic flights over mirage-like salt flats. On rare occasions, floodwaters from Australia’s north transforms the normally dry Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre into a desert oasis, where everything comes to life.

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Lake Eyre Tour Highlights

Lake Eyre from above
Fly over the mysterious Maree Man, the largest geoglyph in the world, set in total isolation in South Australia’s outback.
Aerial image from plane flying over Lake Eyre
Experience two scenic flights over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Australia’s largest inland lake, which is even more impressive from the skies.
Driving through the Flinders Range on a 4WD tour bus
Traverse the historic Oodnadatta Track from Maree to Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, in the safety and comfort of state-of-the-art 4WDs.
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