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Arid Areas Day Tours

1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 3008
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Great private tour

Getting to Coober Pedy might be an expensive exercise, but once you hit the trail with Wayne it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edmonton, Australia
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Fantastic day tours

We did the tour to William Creek and Lake Eyre with Wayne and he also organized a flight over the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 3008
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting to Coober Pedy might be an expensive exercise, but once you hit the trail with Wayne it is all worthwhile. This is such a unique part of Australia and seeing the landscape, absorbing the history, experiencing the geological phenonoma and hearing about the local...More

Thank mipen2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour to William Creek and Lake Eyre with Wayne and he also organized a flight over the lake for us. It was fantastic to see the lake from the air and then be driven out to the shore and walk on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a tour of the Painted Desert with Wayne Borrett of Arid AreasTours. What a fantastic day we had. Besides the spectacular scenery Wayne made this tour even more enjoyable. Wayne is very knowledgeable about the area as well as being a very...More

Thank annswadling1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic day with Wayne. Could not have done more for us. Drove to William Creek for lunch and flight over Lake Eyre then back to Coober Pedy. Comfy car, gave lots of info about the areas we travelled through. Showed us a beautiful lake on...More

Thank RJS548
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I was recommended this tour by my hotel. I wanted to travel to Lake Eyre with a tour because I am a solo female traveller, own a 2WD vehicle and the trip requires a 4WD to travel it safely. It was a full day tour...More

Thank Kwalton4
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Prior to travelling to Cobber Pedy I attempted to book a tour with Arid Areas by phoning fixed and mobile numbers and leaving messages on both services, sending an SMS to the mobile service and also e-mailing as per contact details as provided on their...More

Thank Althom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A magical almost unearthly place, one not to be missed. Wayne has so much knowledge passion and enthusiasm for his 'country' it's easy to get caught up in it too. His explanations are excellent, including the way a working mine operates - and he took...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We have just spent our morning, and some extra overtime touring with Wayne. We have been all over Coober Pedy and out to the amazing Breakaways with are breathtaking to see. Wayne's knowledge as a local makes it a wonderful tour where our every question...More

Thank HelenJS22
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My prior review seems not to have posted, so I will try this again! We flew from Adelaide to Coober Pedy on REX and were met at the airport by Wayne. (We had made a prior reservation by email.) The fun began as we visited...More

1  Thank JAHG
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Wayne picked us up at our undergound motel a couple of hours before sunset and we loaded into his 4X4 and set off on a wonderful journey that included a great, knowledgeable commentary on all things "Coober Pedy". The trip to the Breakaways included a...More

1  Thank General-Joe
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Wendy A
How do you book the flight over Lake Eyre from William Creek? I see Wayne will drive us to William Creek from Coober Pedy and return but does he book the air flight as well? Thanks for your anticipated help...
20 June 2016|
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Response from HDStripad | Reviewed this property |
Best if you ask Wayne. Ours was a ground tour around Coober Pedy and it was excellent.
Hi, We are group of 4 would like to do the 4 x 4 WD tour around Coober Pedy, Arckaringa , painted desert , OOdnadatta track, William Creek and Flight over Lake Ayre in early April. How may days should be enough, where is the best places to stay. Thanks
31 January 2016|
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Response from bambiwambi | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much time you CAN allow for this.. I would suggest 5-7 Days to do everything at a steady pace.. Also depending on your type of budget of places to stay, there is a great hostel in the centre of Coobs with... More