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Arid Areas Day Tours

1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 3008
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Lake eyre and breakaways

We spent the first day with Wayne heading out to lake eyre via Williams Creek on the first day and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie P
Town Tour

This was a very comfortable and well-informed tour. Everything from local history, geology and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
melinda9001
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Sydney, Australia
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“lake eyre” (50 reviews)
“william creek” (29 reviews)
“painted desert” (57 reviews)
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1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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+61 8 8672 3008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the first day with Wayne heading out to lake eyre via Williams Creek on the first day and the following morning on the breakaways. Wayne is amazing and his knowledge, awareness and love of his environment shows through. And great company too. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very comfortable and well-informed tour. Everything from local history, geology and weather plus several interesting anecdotes made this a trip not to be missed! Wayne's brother can organise an experience on the

Thank melinda9001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked 2 tours with Wayne, overnight to the Painted Desert and the town tour. I wanted to experience something different from my town life and I certainly got it! The overnight tour to the Painted Desert area, staying at a cattle station, delivered stunning...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wayne Borrett picked us up, and took us to the painted desert, and various other interesting places. The tour was fantastic, including opal mines, which really show how hard it is to find opals. The tour was a must do, even going through a house...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I went on an overnight tour of Painted Desert a week back with Wayne Borrett. Fantastic tour, great experience. Wayne has a world of experience in these areas and is willing to share his knowledge and take you to places where otherwise...More

Thank Indaus
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Wayne Borrett picked me up from my hotel in Coober Pedy in the afternoon and we drove towards Ackaringa Station, stopping on the way to have afternoon tea (and take photos) at a serene billabong. In fact, whenever I wanted to stop for a photo,...More

Thank msmariafranklin
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Getting to Coober Pedy might be an expensive exercise, but once you hit the trail with Wayne it is all worthwhile. This is such a unique part of Australia and seeing the landscape, absorbing the history, experiencing the geological phenonoma and hearing about the local...More

Thank mipen2015
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We did the tour to William Creek and Lake Eyre with Wayne and he also organized a flight over the lake for us. It was fantastic to see the lake from the air and then be driven out to the shore and walk on the...More

Thank K2SQUARED
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We went on a tour of the Painted Desert with Wayne Borrett of Arid AreasTours. What a fantastic day we had. Besides the spectacular scenery Wayne made this tour even more enjoyable. Wayne is very knowledgeable about the area as well as being a very...More

Thank annswadling1
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fantastic day with Wayne. Could not have done more for us. Drove to William Creek for lunch and flight over Lake Eyre then back to Coober Pedy. Comfy car, gave lots of info about the areas we travelled through. Showed us a beautiful lake on...More

Thank RJS548
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Wendy A
20 June 2016|
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Response from HDStripad | Reviewed this property |
Best if you ask Wayne. Ours was a ground tour around Coober Pedy and it was excellent.
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Mewtwo37
31 January 2016|
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Response from bambiwambi | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much time you CAN allow for this.. I would suggest 5-7 Days to do everything at a steady pace.. Also depending on your type of budget of places to stay, there is a great hostel in the centre of Coobs with... More
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