Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Conditions

 

 

Regular updates on Lake Eyre water levels, bird life, road conditions and more.
Tom Putt

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Information

Water Level:
Floodwaters are beginning to reach Lake Eyre & combine with surface water from local rainfall.
Birdlife:
Pelicans are starting to gather on Dalhunty Island. Other bird species have also been spotted in recent days. We expected bird numbers to continue to increase.
Vegetation:
No wildflowers yet

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Lake Eyre Conditions & Water Levels

As of March 2022:

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  •  Water is beginning to travel down the Channel Country.
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  •  Floodwaters from the Macumba and Neales Rivers have reached their end
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  •  Madigan Gulf 300mm - drying and turning pink
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  •  Belt Bay 2m 
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  •  Warburton Groove is flowing
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  •  Lake Eyre South 1.6m 

Bird Life - Channel Country

  • Bird life is frequently seen by air but not all bird types may be found on every flight (we cannot guarantee viewing of birds)
  •  Currently, March 2022 pelicans and other birds are starting to be seen in Lake Eyre. Pelicans, Swans, Cornorants, Ducks, Terms & Seagulls can also be found in the Channel Country.

Wildflowers and Vegetation

  • Wildflowers are expected to start appearing after recent rainfall. 
  • Wildflowers are often seen at the Anna Creek Painted Hills after some rainfall! - book your flight with ground tour here

Road Conditions

  • Our office cannot provide road guarantees
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  • General information and warnings for outback roads can be found at the link below

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