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Desert Edge Tours

Birdsville, Queensland 4482, Australia
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Visit Birdsville, and use somebody else's car .

First, this review is in no way intended as criticism, but advice to anyone contemplating Desert... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lindsay A
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Newcastle
Fantastic Tour Company

We booked our tour thru Kylie "Birdsville the Easy Way" . Stayed in Quilpie one night and then... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
maySunshineCoast
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sunshine coast
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Birdsville, Queensland 4482, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First, this review is in no way intended as criticism, but advice to anyone contemplating Desert Edge’s “Iconic Outback Tour” or other tour. We initially booked this tour with Kylie about 6 months ago, and at the time she told us that firm dates, itinerary...More

Thank Lindsay A
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We booked our tour thru Kylie "Birdsville the Easy Way" . Stayed in Quilpie one night and then caught the plane from Quilpie to Birdsville,with Rex Airlines, great flight, especially looking out over our great outback! On arrival we were met by Jackie (Kylie was...More

Thank maySunshineCoast
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

So glad that yo had such a fantastic trip!!! I'm sorry I couldnt meet you guys personally but am super happy that Jacqui looked after you so well. Warm regards Kylie

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I made arrangements with Kylie in advance to take us to Big Red. My husband is inexperienced with that sort of 4Wd driving and Kylie was happy to take us out and give instruction. She was amazing. Gave him confidence and went up with him...More

Thank Georgia K
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Taking you out and helping your husband build the confidence to drive himslef up and down Big Red was an absolute thrill!!! Seeing his confidence boost in just that short time was fantastic and I am so happy I was able to be a part...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Kylie went out of her way to make arrangements to ensure that we could get to Birdsville and experience that part of the world. We were going to drive into Birdsville from Windorah along the Birdsville Development Road but we decided not to because of...More

Thank Bruce D
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

So glad we could provide this service for you and super happy you enjoyed it!!

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We recently took a scenic flight from Birdsville, over Big Red, the Simpson Desert, the River systems leading in and out of Lake Eyre and Lake Eyre itself, The Marree Man, Birdsville Track, Diamantina River and Goyder Lagoon before flying over the Birdsville Races on...More

Thank razza61
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thanks so much for the great feedback glad that you enjoyed the flight

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Small group in Birdsville for the afternoon and night and so pleased we were able to see more of the town than just the pub (even though that was fascinating in itself). Along with all the other sights we got out at the racetrack and...More

Thank Shirley D
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

It was a pleasure to show your group that there is more to Birdsville than the Hotel

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Went for a sunset tour of Big Red. Before heading up to Big Red we visited the iconic Birdsville Race Track. Getting up Big Red in the 4wd bus was amazing. We chose not to go back down in the bus. It was more fun...More

Thank BevPete1
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. Big Red certainly is beautiful.

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Want to know what's happening in and around Birdsville? Ask Kylie, our host on the Desert Edge tour of Birdsville town and sunset on Big Red. We learnt a lot about life in Birdsville and the sunset on Big Red and the surrounding plains was...More

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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

The pleasure of sharing what life is like out here makes every tour enjoyable for me. Thank you for your great feedback

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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Went on this tour with Kylie on Monday before the races, really nice person, there was one little issue but Kylie looked after it like a real professional and organised someone to come out from town before sunset,with the snacks to go with the alcohol....More

Thank Lynelle58
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DesertEdgeTours, Owner at Desert Edge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thanks for the great feedback

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

We enjoy the outback, but are not confident desert drivers, so were delighted to find this company, Desert Edge Tours, that offered a trip to see the three state corners. It was an amazing trip from beginning to end. Our highlights, as well as seeing...More

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