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Flood Waters reach Lake Eyre!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 March 18

Flood Waters from outback Queensland finally reach Lake Eyre in South Australia! The picture above was taken by Trevor Wright on the 18th of March 2019 , and shows the flood waters starting their flow into the top of Lake Eyre North via the Warburton. Expectations are that this flood will fill more than half the lake, which is no mean feat. According to Trevor Wright, outback pilot , who has been living in William Creek & flying over the lake for more than 20 years. "It's actually a huge flood, there's a ton of water coming down". he said.

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More flood waters flow!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 March 16

Monday March 18, 2019 - 11:36 EDT   The parched landscape of outback South Australia is being rejuvenated by floodwaters that are now beginning to trickle into Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre.Floodwaters from north Queensland have travelled about 1,000 kilometres to reach the ephemeral water source via the Channel Country.William Creek charter pilot Trevor Wright said the speed and volume of the water had been greater than expected.He said water had started to go into the northern end of the lake after filling Goyder Lagoon closer to Queensland.He said pelicans and black ducks were already arriving in the ...

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Flood waters reach outback SA!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 March 12

Flood Water reach Outback South Australia. Photos from March 1st, 2019.

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Dalhousie Springs Top swim destination

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 February 11

Qantas Top Swim destinations away from the crowds in Australia, ranks Dalhousie Springs in Outback South Australia at Number 24! Click on link below to see full article:- Qantas Top Swim Spots Call Wrightsair in 08 8670 7962 or email info@wrightsair.com.au to enquire about flights to this amazing outback thermal springs destination.

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Flights to Lake Gairdner 2019 Speed trials!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 February 04

2019 Lake Gairdner Speed Trial Scenic Flights! Dry Lake Racing on Lake Gairdner South Australia from Monday 4th March to Friday 8th March 2019. The Dry Lake Racing  Association (DLRA ) conducts its annual Speed Week at Lake Gairdner in South Australia - World Speed Trials. In the hot, dry outback of South Australia, on a salt lake big enough to be seen from space. It's straight line speed on "the big white dyno", as fast as you go in the remote Australian outback. There is no setting like it anywhere in the world, it is a truly unique event in ...

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The best scenic flights to take over Australia

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2019 January 11

The Best Scenic Flights to take over Australia! https://www.australiantraveller.com/australia/the-best-scenic-flights-to-take-over-australia/  Click above link with Wilpena Pound and Lake Eyre getting top billing in this feature article in Australian Traveller magazine dated 2019 Wilpena Pound and Lake Eyre: Flinders Ranges – SA Wilpena Pound is an amphitheatre of serrated mountains around 17 kilometres long and eight kilometres wide but it’s only from above that you can grasp its striking crater-like appearance and begin to imagine how the slow folding of sedimentary layers around 800 million years old once created it. Surrounding the Pound, mountain ranges such as ...

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2018 Hall of Fame tourism win for Wrightsair

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 November 09

Wrightsair is very proud of it's Hall of Fame win at the South Australian Tourism Awards held on Friday 9th November 2018. Owner and Director of Wrightsair, Trevor Wright, is pictured with the Hall of Fame Award & the 2018 Tourism Award.

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Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre is in the running to be one of the 7 Wonders of Australia"

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 August 21

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre is in the running to be one of the "7 Wonders of Australia" and this is your chance to have your say!  Vote now using the link below: https://7wonders.experienceoz.com.au/voting Lake Gairdner and Wilpena Pound are also nominated. Voting closes on 7 October so please and get voting!!!  Lake Eyre was in the top 7 two years ago and it's time to get it back up there!

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The Country Hour from tHe William Creek Hotel

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 July 10

The ABC "Country Hour" came to William Creek July 5. The broadcast discussed Lake Eyre, Tourism in the outback of South Australia, and much much more. Interviewd by the ABC Team was Trevor Wright, owner/operator of Wrightsair based at William Creek and owner of the iconic William Creek Hotel. Follow this link to view the full broadcast:- https://tunein.com/podcasts/Podcasts/Country-Hour-South-Australia-p227859/?topicId=122905664  

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Lake Eyre from Space!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 June 26

The Ancient Rhythms Of Our Red Centre (ABC 26/6/2018)  By Mark Doman, Ri Liu and Nathanael Scott: Digital Story Innovation Team. Click on the below link to view amazing imagery and annotation on Lake Eyre and the Lake Eyre Basin:- http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-26/lake-eyre-and-the-ancient-rhythms-of-our-red-centre/9864010 It’s one of the great desert water systems of the world. Spanning three states and a territory, the Lake Eyre basin is a marvel. But it’s also one of the driest parts of the country. On the rare occasion when flood waters make their way to such ...

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