Getting there

Access by vehicle

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park is accessible via two pastoral tracks. Both cross properties and are suitable for 4WD vehicles only. Travellers should travel in convoy and carry reserves of fuel, water and food. It is advised to avoid travelling in the hotter months from November to March.

From William Creek: Travel south east on the Oodnadatta Track for 7km to the access track to Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park. Travel along this track to Halligan Bay via Armistice Bore and ABC Bay.

From Marree: This access track turnoff is 3km west from Marree and runs a total of 94km to Level Post Bay via Muloorina Station.

Be sure to check the road conditions before you leave.

Scenic Flights

Several tour operators offer flights over Lake Eyre. The sheer enormity of Lake Eyre from the sky is an amazing site, with or without water. When there is water in the lake, the salinity variations form incredibly colourful and graphic swirling current patterns.