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Other Travel Packages

A number of third party tour operators will run various trips to the Birdsville Big Red Bash in 2018. Details of their tours and links to their websites are available below.

Plane Packages

Kirkhope Aviation Plane Package

  • 4 day package
  • Includes flights return Moorabin, Melbourne and concert ticket
  • Does not include tent accomodation (can be booked via Rent a Tent) or meals
  • Tour Dates: 10th to 13th July 2018

For more info or to book this tour with Kirkhope Aviation, click here.


Wright Air


Charters offered to and from Birdsville for the Big Red Bash – please get in touch for more information. Charters can be arranged form across Australia!

The most popular flight that is offered last year was the 30 minute Birdsville Buzz which takes in Birdsville township, the racecourse, Diamantina River, Pandie Pandie, Big Red, Birdsville township.

Also on offer:
1.3 hour
Channel Country - Dianatina and the Goyders Lagoon
Departing Birdsville and continue flying further South exploring one of Lake Eyres main channels the Dianmantina River and the Goyder Lagoon swampland.

1.8 hour
Coongie Lakes
Feeding off the Channel country flight it continues further out East paying visit to a series of lakes and waterholes known as the Coongie Lakes, fed by the Cooper Creek System.

3.0 hour
Innaminka and Burke and Wills Dig Tree Half Day Tour
An adventure out to Innainka. Visit all of the places in the previous flights and also visit the Dig Tree to get a true appreciation of the Burke and Wills expidition.
Includes a one hour stopover at Inniminka for lunch.

4.0 hour
Lake Eyre Day Tour
The ultimate day experience getaway leaving Birdsville in the morning for the famous Lake Eyre via the channel country and deserts with a rest stop at the renowned William Creek Hotel for lunch before returning to Birdsville

For more info or to make a booking contact Wrights Air.



4WD Tag Along Tours

Travel West Tagalong Tour 

  • 6 day 4WD tag along tour
  • Accomodation and some meals included
  • Historical tours included
  • Tour Dates: 8th to 14th July 2018

For more info or to book this tour with Travel West, click here

 Great Divide Big Red Bash Tag Along Tour

  • 11 day 4WD tag along tour
  • Tour Dates: 6th to 17th July 2018

 For more info or to book this tour with Great Divide Tours, click here.

4WD Adventures

  • 12 day 4WD tag along tour
  • Departs Brisbane on Thursday 5th July
  • Return Brisbane on Tuesday 17th July
For more info or to book this tour with 4WD Adventures, click here.

If you are running a tour or travel package to the Birdsville Big Red Bash, and would like your tour listed on this page, contact us here.



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Major Sponsors

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Official Vehicle Sponsor

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Government and Council Supporters

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