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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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William Creek Fly-In Sept 29th to Oct 1st 2018!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 June 26

William Creek Fly-In the 29th of September to the 1st of October 2018. Ring 0886 707 962 or 0886 707 880 for more details.

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Lake Eyre flood lures tourists to once in a lifetime spectacle

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 June 25

25/6/18: (ABC North and West By Patrick Martin and Gary-Jon Lysaght ) This year's flood event at Lake Eyre hasn't just delivered a spectacular natural wonder, it has also brought new life to Central Australia and a crucial economic boost to remote businesses. The floodwater has invigorated local communities throughout its almost 1,000-kilometre journey from north Queensland through the Lake Eyre Basin. The opportunity to see the usually dry lake in flood attracted tourists like Penny Davidson to catch an aerial glimpse of the ephemeral event. Wrightsair offers flights over Lake Eyre (Kati-Thanda) and the impressive ...

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The Painted Hills is like stepping onto another planet

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 June 23

Jamie Walker, Associate Editor of The Australian newspaper, reports (23/6/2018) on a very unique part of outback South Australia, 'The Anna Creek Painted Hills'. A recent visit to this spectacular landscape, which according to geologists was formed from sea-floor deposits 130 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the land, gave an insight into how fragile & unique  this ionised landscape is. Wrightsair has exclusive scenic flights for small groups to this "otherworlding" place. Tours include a guided ground tour. Ring Wrightsair on 0886 707 962 or email info@wrightsair.com.au

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Just add Eyre and Water!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 May 26

Jamie Walker from 'The Australian" newspaper has just returned from an awe inspiring outback trip to witness water flowing into the spectacular Lake Eyre, Kati-Thanda in outback South Australia. Trevor Wright, owner and operator Wrightsair speaks about the wonders of this desert flood. The article appearded in The Australian Newsper on the 26th of May 2018. "Just add Eyre and water: desert awash with new life". For more details on scenic flights over Lake Eyre please ring 0886 707 962 or email wrightsair@bigpond.com and visit the website wrightsair.com.au

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Flood Waters! A sight to see north of Birdsville.

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 March 14

NEWS just in: Flood waters have now reached Birdsville via the Diamantina River.(20/3/18) Click this link for ABC video footage: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-20/outback-queensland-channel-country-expecting-floods-without-rain/9563232 A Wrightsair aircraft flies over flood waters along the Diamantina River just north of Birdsville, 13th March 2018. It is a slight to see from the air, as the Diamantina swells with projections that flood waters will make their way slowly south to Lake Eyre North (Kati Thanda) in outback South Australia, later this month or during April 2018. For updates watch the Weather Station or ring Wrightsair ...

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Flights to Lake Gairdner 2018 Speed trials!

  • Maryanne Wright
  • 2018 January 01

2018 Lake Gairdner Speed trial Scenic Flights! Wrightsair offers Lake Gairdner flight packages from Wilpena Pound, Port Augusta, Wudinna, Whyalla and Adelaide. Dry Lake Racing on Lake Gairdner South Australia from Monday 12th March to Friday 16th March 2018. 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 ...

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