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Arid Areas Day Tours

1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 439 881 049
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Lake Eyre day tour

Fascinating and exhilarating day out in the Outback. Wayne took 3 of us out on an absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin D
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Painted Desert Tour

Wayne is great with his passion and knowledge about Coober Pedy and around, he is a well planed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
flower123456
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Sydney
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“lake eyre” (53 reviews)
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1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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+61 439 881 049
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating and exhilarating day out in the Outback. Wayne took 3 of us out on an absolutely scorching hot day around 46-47c. Despite this the trip was fabulous and very interesting. Learnt a lot about the country we were traversing from Wayne. Visited William Creek...More

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wayne is great with his passion and knowledge about Coober Pedy and around, he is a well planed tour guide, thank you very much. 澳大利亚中部沙漠小镇Coober Pedy, 澳宝首都最好的导游,谢谢您。

Thank flower123456
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Wayne was absolutely fantastic! He picked us up at our accommodation and we started the day with a tour of the Old Timers Mine. We then grabbed a coffee for the road and headed out to the first of several spots for noodling. Wayne took...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I recently visited Coober Pedy and would have had half the experience if it wasn't for Wayne and his unrivalled knowledge of the area. He was an Opal Miner and not only knows the must-dos like the back of his hand, he also knows several...More

Thank JolyonBird
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I took two trips with Wayne. One trip was to Painted Desert and the other one was to Lake Eyre. Both trips are extra-ordinary. I would like to say they are the must for visiting Cooper Pedy. On both trips, he would drive through the...More

Thank lily0622
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Thanks to Wayne we got to see and experience Lake Eyre from the ground,visit William Creek and experience outback hospitality and knowledge. A great day. Gail and Paul Wells

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I booked a Painted Desert tour in early October 2017 and due to rain we could not get out there. However I must say that Wayne went out of his way to make sure my short stay in town was still a success. He kept...More

Thank KylieN70
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We spent the first day with Wayne heading out to lake eyre via Williams Creek on the first day and the following morning on the breakaways. Wayne is amazing and his knowledge, awareness and love of his environment shows through. And great company too. We...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was a very comfortable and well-informed tour. Everything from local history, geology and weather plus several interesting anecdotes made this a trip not to be missed! Wayne's brother can organise an experience on the

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I booked 2 tours with Wayne, overnight to the Painted Desert and the town tour. I wanted to experience something different from my town life and I certainly got it! The overnight tour to the Painted Desert area, staying at a cattle station, delivered stunning...More

Thank Julie D
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Wendy A
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.
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Mewtwo37
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
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