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:
June 2023: Water is flowing all the way down to the most Southern region of Lake Eyre North: Belt Bay. The Warburton Groove is flowing and the Warburton Lakes are overflowing. This is a result of Queensland flooding of the Eyre Creek and Georgina. Stay tuned.
Some birdlife

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Lake Eyre Conditions & Water Levels

As of June 2023:

  •  Water is entering the most Southern region of Lake Eyre North: Belt Bay
  •  Floodwaters from the Georgina River, Eyre Creek & Diamantina flowing into Lake Eyre.
  •  Madigan Gulf - dry, shimmering white
  •  Warburton Groove: Flowing
  •  Lake Eyre South - dry, shimmering white
Flood Waters Near Bedourie April 2023B
Flood Waters Near Bedourie April 2023C
Flood Waters Near Bedourie April 2023D
Flood Waters Near Bedourie April 2023A

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, May 2023 there are no pelicans nor other birds.

When in flood Pelicans, Swans, Cornorants,  Ducks, Terms & Seagulls can also be found here and throughout the Channel Country.

Wildflowers and Vegetation

May 2023: Currently, No Wildflowers.

Wildflowers are often seen at the Anna Creek Painted Hills after some rainfall! - book your flight with a ground tour here

Road Conditions

Our office cannot provide road guarantees.

General information and warnings for outback roads can be found on the South Australian Department of Transport website: https://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads

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