Flight: Lake Machattie, Eyre Creek & Channel Country in Flood

The Channel Country region is putting on a rare & remarkable display after recent rains in the North Western region of QLD. We are currently witnessing a wildflower explosion including the rare Darling Pea and various species of daisy which have flourished in huge numbers as well as an abundance of birdlife nesting and feeding in the thousands of fibrous flooded channels.

All of this and more can be witnessed from the site on our Lake Machattie & Channel country scenic flight.

Points of Interest

  • Lake Machattie
  • Eyre Creek in Flood
  • Simpson Desert QAA Line
  • Channel Country
  • Big Red
  • Birdsville Township


  • Quality high wing aircraft with expert pilot guide
  • Price $480 pp for departures with 2 or more people

    * Council Airport Surcharge additional $20 per person during Birdsville Races Week.

  • Duration: approx. 1 hour 30 min

Spectacular flood water from the Georgina River and Eyre Creek flowing toward the Simpson Desert

Flight Route Details

We are proud to present to you this awe-inspiring 90-minute scenic flight experience specifically highlighting the most remarkable points of the channel country water tracking its way south through Lake Machattie & Eyre creek as it slivers its way south over the Simpson Desert QAA line as it marches its way south towards Lake Eyre. As your aircraft returns towards Birdsville experience the beauty of Big Red and the Birdsville township from the air.

The region is rich in bird life and is a true spectacle of mother nature performing at her finest.

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