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Arid Areas Day Tours

1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Town, Breakaway's & Crocodile Harry's

Wayne is a fantastic bloke who couldn't do enough for you. His local knowledge is only matched by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scara19
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Adelaide, Australia
Amazing Painted Desert with Wayne!

The Painted Desert should be on everyone bucket list but this is not just about the place, it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chiarapalladino
,
Alba
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“lake eyre” (53 reviews)
“william creek” (31 reviews)
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1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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"lake eyre"
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"his knowledge"
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"town tour"
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"an unforgettable experience"
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"morning tea and lunch"
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"his passion"
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"desert trip"
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"exceptional tour"
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"overnight tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayne is a fantastic bloke who couldn't do enough for you. His local knowledge is only matched by his passion for this wonderful place called Coober Pedy and it's surrounding area's. Take a tour with Wayne you will not be disappointed.

Thank Scara19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Painted Desert should be on everyone bucket list but this is not just about the place, it is about a rockstar called Wayne! I don’t usually take tours as I prefer to do almost everything by myself but I couldn’t do it this time...More

1  Thank chiarapalladino
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Wayne took us on a 4 and half hour tour that was amazing. Wayne does small group tours and will customise the day to see whatever it is you want to see. No trouble for him to do our tour on a Sunday for the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 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 21 January 2018 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

Thank MacBird17
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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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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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