Gulf to Gulf Air Tour

Rate : $15,750
Gulf to Gulf Air Tour
Bill Peach Journeys

Bill Peach Journeys presents an epic adventure through the heart of Australia. An exclusive tour with only 8 passengers, allows guests to take an intimate look at some of Australia’s most rural destinations.

Journey to Innamicka, Birdsville, Mt Isa, Lawn Hill National Park, and Groote Eylandt and see the vibrant outback spirit of South Australia, The Northern Territory and Outback Queensland for yourself. See ancient fossils, rushing gorges, and experience the land’s indigenous culture. Air travel means you’ll be treated to amazing aerial views of the Australian landscape, including Lake Eyre, The Flinders Ranges, and Wilpena Pound.

Image Credit – Bill Peach Journeys, Tourism Australia, Tourism Events Queesnland, Tourism SA, Tourism NT, Julie Fletcher

 

Highlights

  • Two Nights Accommodation at the Magnificent Wilpena Pound Resort
  • Two Nights Accommodation at the Spectacular Groote Eylandt Lodge
  • One Night Accommodation at the Famous Birdsville Hotel
  • Private Aircraft Ride
  • A visit to Mammal Field & Riversleigh Fossil
  • Discover the underground lifestyle in Coober Pedy
  • Enjoy Flightseeing over South Australia's Lake Eyre
  • Tour ancient Landscapes in the Flinders Ranges at Wilpena Pound
  • All Inclusive Touring, Transfers & Meals

Important Terms

  • Subject to availability.
  • Maximum Group Size is up to 8 Guest.
  • We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover you against such things as personal illness or accident, cancellation, loss of baggage etc. Please make sure you carry a copy of your Travel Insurance policy with you at all times.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Adelaide where you will be taken to Mayfair Hotel. Meet your Journey Director and get to know your tour group at an evening welcome dinner.

Day 2

Fly over the amazing Flinders Ranges, taking in scenic views before landing at Innamicka for lunch. Stop briefly at the famous Dig Tree, where Australian pioneers Burke and Wills were left instructions to dig and find provisions carved into the tree. Land in Birdsville and stay the night at the famous Birdsville hotel and experience a cultural icon of the outback.

Day 3

Fly to Queensland and land at Mt Isa, an oasis among desert ranges swaddled by the Leichardt river. Tour a huge above ground mine, and then visit a unique underground hospital built during world war two, and browse the Beth Anderson Museum.

Day 4

Spot a Fossil at Riversleigh Fossil and Mammal Field and see Lawn Hill Gorge, which weaves through the constance Range to stunning effect. This evening, sip on a beverage as you admire the view and watch the sunset over the landscape.

Day 5

Cruise along Lawn Hill Creek, through the gorge and through the breathtaking scenery of Boodjamulla National Park. Later in the day, soar over the Gulf of Carpentaria to Groote Eylandt, one of the most remote and untouched wilderness areas. It’s the third largest island in Australia, harbouring a pristine marine environment and impressive natural scenery. You’ll fine Aboriginal art and culture, and incredible fishing opportunities. Stay two nights at Groote Eylandt Lodge, overlooking the turquoise waters surrounding the island.

Day 6

Explore the home of the Anindilyakwa people, and learn of the Aboriginal culture of the area. You will also see huge trucks drive around the island, as it is a major base for mining Manganese, producing about 10 percent of the world’s supply.

Day 7

Depart towards Tennant Creek, a town with a colourful gold mining history, as well as cattle farming and indigenous history. Fly on to Alice springs, and enjoy a late lunch. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the desert park, before settling in to stay at the Hilton Double Tree (or similar).

Day 8

Start the morning on our private aircraft for a flightseeing experience over the desert to Coober Pedy. Experience the spectacular views above the Overland Telegraog, Old Ghan Rail Way Line and to top it off the Oodnadatta Track. Stop into town for Lunch & a tour of Coober Pedy. Midafternoon enjoy the spectacular sightseeing of South Australia’s Lake Eyre, then landing in the Flinders Ranges to transfer to settle at Wipena Pound Resort.

Day 9

Today you get the explore and take in over 800 million years of Geological History of the Corridor Through Time. View the beauty of Brachina & Bunyeroo Gorges. Explore for the little Yellow Footed Rock Wallabies while taking in the magnificent views of the Bunyeroo Valley and the Easter Wall of Wilpena Pound. After a long day of experiences and history enjoy return to Wipena Pound Resort to rest up for tomorrows outing.

Day 10

To start the morning off join an Aboriginal Guide for a informative tour to the Old Wilpena Station, known as South Australia’s Oldest but Best pastoral settlements. Stroll the Wilpena Creek with stunning views of Wilpena Pound within the distance. Be educated about the Biodiversity & landscapes from the Adnyamathanha people. After a lovely lunch return back to Adelaide and enjoy a farewell dinner following short after a nights stay at Mayfair Hotel.

Day 11

After an amazing trip with Bill Peach Journeys the tour concludes after a lovely breakfast. What an experience to remember say farewell to a magical adventure.

 

Gulf to Gulf Air Tour
Bill Peach Journeys

Duration: 11 Days Departs: Adelaide Returns: Adelaide
Pricing: from $15,750 per person & $1,100 Single Supplement Surcharge
Max Group Size: 8 Pax Activity Level: Moderate

Dates of Departure

11 June 2021 – 21 June 2021 (Limited Availability)
10 July 2021 – 20 July 2021
August (SOLD OUT)
12 September 2021 – 22 September 2021

Mayfair Hotel

Birdsville Hotel

Red Earth Hotel (or similar)

Adels Grove (or similar)

Groote Eylandt Lodge (or similar)

Hilton Double Tree (or similar)

 
 

Call a Luxury Tour Specialist on 1300308081 and Quote #48373

(During Business Hours)