View Channel 9 Honey: July 2019 Travel Report on Lake Eyre, The Anna Creek Painted Hills and life at William Creek.
General Lake Eyre Flight Booking Information:
- Due to demand, we strongly recommend all persons wanting to book a flight from William Creek or Coober Pedy is done via bookings on this website www.wrightsair.com.au
Lake Eyre Conditions (end May 2019)
Lake Eyre is currently approximately 75% full with a second flush of water expected by mid June
- Belt Bay, Jackboot Bay are full of water and the Warburton Groove is continuing to provide water into the south of Lake Eyre North
- Halligan Point lookout, with an unpowered camp site, accessible by road where you can view the lake from the ground (no water can be seen from this point currently)
Bird Life - Channel Country
- Bird life in the Channel Country and Lake Eyre is increasing and currently contains Pelicans, Swans, Cormorants, Ducks, Terns and Seagulls
- Bird life is frequently seen by air but not all bird types may be found on every flight (we cannot guarantee viewing of birds)
Wildflowers and Vegetation
- Wildflowers are not currently in the Channel Country however are expected to occur in the coming weeks
- General information and warnings for outback roads can be found at the link below, our office cannot provide road guarantees. https://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads
The Lake Eyre Scenic and Charter Flight Specialists
WRIGHTSAIR, "The Spirit of the Outback" & Lake Eyre Scenic Flight & Charter Flight Specialist was established in 1992 by Trevor Wright. It operates under the LA & AM Matthews Air Operator's Certificate, providing scenic and charter flights by highly experienced commercial pilots with extensive outback experience.
The company specialises in Lake Eyre (Kati Thanda) & Anna Creek Painted Hills outback scenic flights, as well as, Aboriginal Art Tours and aircraft charter from William Creek, Marree and Coober Pedy in outback South Australia. We operate highly maintained high wing single engine aircraft and low wing well appointed twin engined aircraft.
The fleet includes two twin engine Aerostar aircraft and in the single engine range: a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, GA8 Airvan, Cessna 210, Cessna 207, Cessna 206, Cessna 182 and Cessna 172. These aircraft are utilised for their reliability, comfort and suitability in outback areas of Australia.
2016, 2017 & 2018 SA Tourism Award Winner
Wrightsair is proud to be the winner of the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Award for "Major Tour and Transport Operator & to have been inducted into the S.A. Tourism 'Hall of Fame'.
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