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Why You Should See Lake Eyre, Australia’s Largest Salt Lake

Located in the northern part of Southern Australia, Lake Eyre is an area of significant geological interest to scientists and travelers alike. It is the focus of the famous Australian drainage system, a stretch of over of 440,000 square miles.

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April 2016 Newsletter

Since our last newsletter in March we have completed another 5 Taste of the Outback tours which include stunning flights over Lake Eyre. We have another 7 scheduled trips and plan to add 3 or 4 more dates to the calendar very soon. Many future trips are already full so keep your eye on the…

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Flash Flood Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Mar 2016

Amazing how quickly Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre can change; from the evaporation of the lake drying quickly to flash flooding from local rain. Photos March 2016.

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March 2016 Newsletter

With strong interest generated by media coverage of the recent rains, our first Taste of the Outback tour for the year departed in February.

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Wings, Wine and Heritage Gourmet Escape

In association with Brown Brothers Winery and Murray River Paddle Steamers this all-inclusive 2 day package includes lunch at Milawa, overnight on Emmylou paddle steamer Echuca and Soveriegn Hill, Ballarat.

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BIG RED BASH 2016 BIRDSVILLE PACKAGE

Kirkhope Aviation 2016 Big Red Bash Music Festival Package Monday July 4th to Thursday July 7th 2016 includes Birdsville, Innamincka and cruise on Coopers Creek.

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Get to Birdsville Big Red Bash

Flight Package available to the Big Bash Music Festival at Birdsville. Details of 4 day tour departing Melbourne on 4th July includes Innamincka boat cruise and lunch at Birdsville Pub.

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January 2016 Newsletter

The year is already well underway. All at Kirkhope Aviation hope you had a great Xmas and New Year celebration

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December 2015 Newsletter

The calendar is slowly building on the website for our 2016 tour schedule. More tours to be listed.

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October 2015 | Travel Shows | Cape Wickham Golf Course Opens

October 2015 Newsletter Thank you to all those who completed our short survey. It gave us some interesting information. Everyone who entered was put into a raffle draw. Keith drew the names from the hat and Anwyn won first prize ($250 dinner voucher at The Estelle in Northcote) and Wayne received second prize (a flight…

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An Irresistible Getaway Awaits At Lord Howe Island

A Lord Howe Island holiday experience – the perfect vacation on one of Australia’s untouched Islands is waiting. So pack up and get ready for the most extravagant getaway!

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4 Unmistakable Reasons Why Cape Wickham is a Golfer’s Paradise

  What can be more grand than teeing off on a course overlooking the impressive ocean? With the opening of Cape Wickham Links King Island, Tasmania has added another gem to its premier golf courses list. The links is home to a view of the Bass Strait and Australia’s tallest lighthouse on the same horizon….

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