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Arid Areas Day Tours

1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 3008
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Best way to see Coober!

As others have said, you will miss out on finding out what makes this town special unless you are... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Karratha, Australia
via mobile
Excellent tour, throughly recommend.

Wayne provided us with a wealth of knowledge of the area. He was a courteous, helpful and capable... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Clare Valley Australia
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1 Wedgetail Cres, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 3008
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

As others have said, you will miss out on finding out what makes this town special unless you are with a knowledgable local guide like Wayne (and miss half the good stuff). Wayne was easy to book and super quick on the emails, he even...More

Thank myboyfriendsanerd
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Wayne provided us with a wealth of knowledge of the area. He was a courteous, helpful and capable driver. Our 4 hour tour was absolutely worth it. He gave us morning tea, did not rush us, yet filled our morning with information.

Thank Aussiesonthemove
Reviewed 27 October 2015

wayne was very informative, he allowed us plenty of time at each place that we visited, there was no rush to stick to the time table. We saw heaps of places that our travel companions never got to see on two previous trips to Coober...More

Thank robynGa1
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Wayne knows his stuff. On a warm and windy Friday morning, we toured Coober Pedy in his 4WD visiting the Old Timers Mine, the Anglican and Serbian Orthodox Churches, Fayes fascinating dugout home (complete with a vintage GE console stereo), and Crocodile Harry's dugout party...More

1  Thank Pearhare
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

A tour like no other Wayne picked me up from the servo at 8am as I had arrived on the early greyhound bus and we got straight into it! I saw so much In such a short space of time yet never once felt rush...More

Thank bambiwambi
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

A great half day spent with Wayne our guide. He was very informative and happy for us peruse at our leisure. He took us to some good sites which we would have not necessarily seen. Highly recommend.

Thank Thelma46
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

But so much more! Agree with previous. Wayne was very obliging & went the extra mile to make our day special. Comfortable drive. Could answer all obscure questions & able to talk about any subject. Well done Wayne. Liz& Alan

Thank Cameron B
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We booked Wayne of Arid area day tours for two one day tours one to lake Eyre and one to the Painted Desert. we also took a two hour tour of the breakaway's . These attractions were much more stunning than we could every have...More

1  Thank trainman11
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A great tour of the local and "not so local" attractions. The breakaways are the most stunning with the rich ochre colours in the afternoon light. You will visit some of the most spectacular places for great photography.

3  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 9 August 2015

After choosing Arid Areas Tours we found both our excursions from Coober Pedy to be excellent. Wayne's passion and enthusiasm for the outback was very evident and his local and regional knowledge was outstanding. He gave us a great appreciation of the history and natural...More

Thank melita w
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Wendy A
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Response from HDStripad | Reviewed this property |
Best if you ask Wayne. Ours was a ground tour around Coober Pedy and it was excellent.
31 January 2016|
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Response from bambiwambi | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much time you CAN allow for this.. I would suggest 5-7 Days to do everything at a steady pace.. Also depending on your type of budget of places to stay, there is a great hostel in the centre of Coobs with... More