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Chinta Tours

Join Chinta Tours for an opportunity to see the spectacular outback from the air with Amity Aviation or combine your air flight with whale watching at the Head of the Australian Bight. Flights depart from Adelaide. Chinta Tours can also arrange an island getaway holiday to Flinders Island.

Touring Options

Coober Pedy, Whale Watching Two Day Tour – CTOHOB

In season – Southern Right whales gather at the Head of Bight from June until October. Combine the outback and opals of Coober Pedy with the whales at the Head of Bight and the oysters of Ceduna.

. Day one – Depart Adelaide for Coober Pedy. Coober Pedy is a town of 4,000 people known for its opal mining, and because most residents live underground. There is plenty to keep a visitor engrossed for at least a day, viewing the grassless golf course, the underground church and houses, looking for gems, or shopping for opals. And all this is set against a backdrop of one of the harshest environments in Australia.

. Day two – After breakfast, board a light aircraft and fly south west to the Head of Bight. Scenery will include rugged outback expanses. Fly over the Southern Right whales, and land at the Nullarbor Hotel/Motel. Travel by vehicle down to the whale watching platforms to get a closer look at the whales and the Bunda Cliffs. Fly coastal from Nullarbor to Ceduna. Highlights will include wheat and sheep farms, salt ponds and gypsum mines, Penong township, coastal scenery, including Point Sinclair, Fowlers Bay and Illcumba Dunes. Later that evening, board a Regional Express aircraft to return to Adelaide.

. Operates:
. From Adelaide Domestic Airport at 0950 Monday to Thursday and Sundays. Tour departs at 1145 and returns to Adelaide Domestic Airport at 2040 on day two.

Outback Experience Two Day Tour – CTOEP

Highlights of this two day, one night tour include all return air flights from Adelaide. Coober Pedy, William Creek, Ceduna, outback and coastal scenery.

. Day one – Depart Adelaide for Coober Pedy. Coober Pedy is a town of 4,000 people known for its opal mining, and because most residents live underground. There is plenty to keep a visitor engrossed for at least a day, viewing the grassless golf course, the underground church and houses, looking for gems, or shopping for opals. And all this is set against a backdrop of one of the harshest environments in Australia.

. Day two – After breakfast, depart Coober Pedy, and enjoy scenic views of the rugged outback landscape, and Lake Eyre, Australia’s largest lake. Stop at William Creek, South Australia’s smallest town, and enjoy a stroll around and a look at the famed William Creek Hotel. As an original pub it provides a rare insight into an aspect of outback history, and is filled with unique mementoes left by thousands of visitors. Depart William Creek, and fly south west to Ceduna. Along the way, enjoy scenic views of – Australia’s largest cattle station – the same size as Belgium, Lake Gairdner and Lake Everard, the Bawler Ranges National Park and the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula. Land in Ceduna, a town of 4,000 people, which is world famous for oysters and seafood. Ceduna is located on the coast, so visitors can enjoy views of the Southern Ocean. Later that evening, catch a Regional Express flight to Adelaide.

. Operates:
. From Adelaide Domestic Airport at 0950 Monday to Thursday and Sundays, tour departs at 1145. Tour returns to Adelaide Domestic Airport at 2040 on day two.

Whale Watching at Head of Bight Day Tour – CTHOB

Each year, from June until September, up to 100 Southern Right Whales gather at the Head of Bight to calve and to breed. Travellers can watch from platforms built along the cliffs at the Head of Bight as the whales slap tails or leap out of the water. The Head of Bight is located approximately 1,000 kilometres West of Adelaide.

In a one-day tour, depart Adelaide with Regional Express for Ceduna. In Ceduna, change to a light aircraft and fly west to the Head of Bight. Scenery will include – wheat and sheep farms, salt ponds and gypsum mines, Penong township, coastal scenery, including Point Sinclair, Fowlers Bay and Illcumba Dunes.

Fly over the Southern Right whales, and land at the Nullarbor Hotel/Motel. Travel by vehicle down to the whale watching platforms to get a closer look at the whales and the Bunda Cliffs. Return via the Nullarbor Hotel/Motel to Ceduna, then onto Adelaide.

. Operates:
. From Adelaide Domestic Airport at 0700 each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, from 15 June 2006 to 15 September 2006. Tour returns to Adelaide Domestic Airport at 2040.

Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula Four Day Tour – CTFE1

Tour highlights include Gawler Ranges, Wudinna, west coast of Eyre Peninsula, lower Eyre Peninsula. See native wildlife – emus, kangaroos and dolphins on this four day, three nights air and four wheel drive tour.

. Day one – Depart Adelaide by light aircraft for the town of Hawker, located next to the Flinders Ranges. Transfer to accommodation. Join a four wheel drive vehicle tour of the Flinders Ranges and Wilpena Pound – an almost perfectly formed geological bowl which covers nearly 8,000 hectares. Includes lunch.

. Day two – Transfer back to Hawker, and board a light aircraft for a 90 minute flight to the central Eyre Peninsula community of Wudinna. In Wudinna, join a four wheel drive vehicle safari to experience the volcanic rocks of the Bawler Ranges. On the way to the overnight stop at Kangaluna Camp, expect to see emus, kangaroos and colourful birds in their natural landscape. Plus Wudinna Rock, emus, kangaroos and colourful birds in their native habitat, Gawler Ranges National Park and face painting with ochre rock. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

. Day three – Travel by four wheel drive vehicle to Baird Bay on the Eyre Peninsula coast for an unforgettable wildlife experience. During a boat-trip, hope to see Bottlenose dolphins and later, join the dolphins for a swim. Cross the bay to a colony of rare Australian sea lions, and wade in protected shallow lagoons. After lunch, rejoin dry land to visit the spectacular Eyre Peninsula coastline to Streaky Bay. In Streaky Bay, board a light aircraft to fly along the coast to Port Lincoln. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day four – Join a four wheel drive vehicle tour of the lower Eyre Peninsula. Highlights include the sights and sounds of Port Lincoln, views of Boston Bay (three times the size of Sydney Harbor), tour of a seahorse farm, lunch at one of Port Lincoln’s fine restaurants, Coffin Bay National Park, including beaches, towering sand dunes, and tranquil sheltered bays, views of mixed grains and sheep farms of the lower Eyre Peninsula. Return through scenic farmland to the Port Lincoln Airport, and return by air to Adelaide. Includes lunch.

. Operates:
. From Adelaide Domestic Airport at 0800 each day. Tour returns to Adelaide Domestic Airport at 1800 on day three.

Gawler Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island Three Day Tour – CTEKI1

Tour highlights of this three day, two nights air tour include Gawler Ranges, Wudinna, west coast of Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.

. Day one – Depart Adelaide by light aircraft for the central Eyre Peninsula town of Wudinna. There, join a four wheel drive vehicle safari to experience the volcanic rock hills of the Gawler Ranges. On the way to your overnight stop at a bush camp, expect to see emus and kangaroos in their natural landscape. Includes lunch and dinner.

. Day two – Travel by four wheel drive vehicle to Baird Bay on the Eyre Peninsula coast for an unforgettable wildlife experience. During a boat-trip, hope to see Bottlenose dolphins and later, join the dolphins for a swim. Cross the bay to a colony of rare Australian sea lions, and wade in protected lagoons. After lunch, rejoin dry land to visit the spectacular Eyre Peninsula coastline to Streaky Bay. In Streaky Bay, board a light aircraft to fly along the coast to Kangaroo Island. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Day three – Enjoy a four wheel drive vehicle tour of Kangaroo Island. Highlights include Seal Bay, and a colony of 600 seals, Flinders Chase, the islands largest park, native Australian wildlife, including koalas and kangaroos, Admiral Arch, and a colony of New Zealand fur seals, the coastlines of Cape du Couedic and the south coast to Vivonne Bay. Later in the afternoon, fly back to Adelaide. Includes breakfast and lunch.

. Operates:
. From Adelaide Domestic Airport at 0800 each day. Tour returns to Adelaide Domestic Airport at 1800 on day three.

Ceduna 30 Minute Scenic Flight – CT05

Depart Ceduna Airport with Amity Aviation for a 30 minute scenic flight of the Ceduna area. See local farms and coastal scenery including the Horseshoe in Murat Bay, Laura and Decres Bay, Thevenard port, Ceduna township and coastline.

. Operates:
. On demand from Ceduna Airport.

Activites and Experiences at Chinta Tours

  • Off Road Driving
  • Camping
  • Charter
  • Fossicking
  • Scenic Flight SCENIC FLIGHT
  • Sightseeing SIGHTSEEING
  • Snorkelling
  • Marine Animal swimming
  • Animal Viewing
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Walking WALKING
  • Water-based WATER-BASED
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park
  • Public toilet
  • Waiting Area
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Rural/Country
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Island
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Off road
  • Outback OUTBACK
  • Relaxation RELAXATION
  • Remote REMOTE
  • Soft Adventure SOFT ADVENTURE
  • Shopping
  • Underground UNDERGROUND
  • Water based
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife WILDLIFE
  • English English
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Empty Nesters
  • Luxury
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • American Express
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Host/Hostess
  • Seat belts
  • Aeroplane AIRCRAFT

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