About Fargher Air Safaris

Lake Eyre & Beyond from Outback Australia’s #1 Culinary Destination

With the rains in 2010 & the summer of 2011, the country, lakes and waterways from the Flinders Ranges to Lake Eyre and beyond are spectacular – a once in a lifetime experience.

By popular demand Fargher Air is offering a number of personalised itineraries to take in nature’s current extraordinary outback phenomenon.

470 kms north of Adelaide , Parachilna is one of the most accessible & conveniently located bases for an ultimate Lake Eyre & beyond “Safari” launch. See some of the most unique and varied countyside in the world and return to a great meal, a comfortable bed and the hospitality of the hotel.

Parachilna, population 4, is where the desert meets the Flinders Ranges & is home to Australia’s hip & most awarded Outback Hotel. The Prairie Hotel is an eco-luxury experience offering guests a unique perspective of Outback life with contemporary urban style.

Fargher Air Safaris have designed a range of spectacular flight itineraries exclusive to the Prairie Hotel. Air Safaris to Lake Eyre, Coopers Creek, Innamincka, Birdsville, Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges, the Gammon Ranges, sunrise or sunset flights to nearby private Stations or customised private itineraries.. Flying over this ruggedly beautiful and vast landscape is unforgettable.

Fargher Air/Prairie Hotel accommodation & flight packages offer a great option for those without a 4WD or those preferring not to traverse the unsealed roads.

There is no-one better to fly with than a local who can add stories to the vision. Fargher Air pilots have a wealth of local knowledge & many stories about the people , the flora, fauna & geology that make up this amazing ancient landscape.

Weather permitting & at your pilot’s discretion you will enjoy your safari from low altitude. Flying between 500 – 1000 feet provides ultimate viewing & appreciation of the landscape & birdlife, enhanced by your pilot’s informed inflight conversation – each aircraft is equipped with personalised headsets ensuring an ease of interactive conversation during your Lake Eyre & beyond Safari. All passengers get a window seat & all aircraft are high winged , a great advantage for visibility & photography.

Fargher Air Safari packages are exclusive to guests of the Prairie Hotel.

Flying in either a Cessna 172 , 206 or Cessna 210, each aircraft is equipped with personalised headsets ensuring an ease of interactive conversation during your Lake Eyre & beyond Safari All passengers get a window seat & all aircraft are high winged , a great advantage for photography.

All tours are subject to weather conditions and pilot discretion & Standby Rates apply