Eureka Tours is a family owned business, providing clients with unforgettable memories.
We cater for day tours as well as extended tours that may be local, country or interstate. Specific tours can be designed to suit the need of groups or simply enjoyed as one of the wonderful day or extended tours arranged by the Eureka Tours staff.
Eureka Tours offers friendly, professional service. Enjoy sightseeing with beautiful scenery and great food for day or overnight tours.
New brochures are published to showcase what is happening around South Australia throughout the year and to give clubs and groups ideas for their own custom tours.
Eureka Tours also provides ‘Mystery Day Tours’ and ‘Regional Explorer Tours’ for those who like the feeling of the unknown for the day ahead of them!
From $1950 to $2165
Relaxing drive north passing through rural countryside and the beautiful, rugged and remote Flinders Ranges.
Stop at Laura, home of the Golden North Ice cream, for lunch on the first day, and enjoy some delicious Golden North Ice cream too.
See The Big Gum Tree at Orroroo, estimated to be 500 years old.
Tour the old underground copper mine at Blinman in the Flinders Ranges.
Drive through the picturesque Parachilna Gorge.
Stay at the remote Rawnsley Park Station in the Flinders Ranges and Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary also in the Flinders Ranges and open your curtains to stunning outback views of the Ranges.
Take a guided four wheel drive morning tour along the Arkaroola Ridge to the top of the ridge. Be amazed by the rugged terrain and myriad of different rock types and layers that make up the ridge.
View the stunning night sky from the Arkaroola Observatory.
Visit the Jeff Morgan Gallery at Hawker and see his amazing Wilpena Panorama which captures the essence of Wilpena and the Flinders Ranges.
Optional scenic flight at Rawnsley Park Station
From $1997 to $2417
Enjoy the colours of the Flinders Ranges as you drive past them and the old Ghan railway town of Quorn, Hawker, Copley and Lyndhurst.
Stay at the outback town of Maree which lies at the junction of the Oodnadatta Track and Birdsville Tracks.
Visit William Creek, SA’s smallest town and have lunch at one of Australia’s most remote and quintessential pubs; William Creek Hotel.
Free time to take an optional plane flight over Lake Eyre, or flight over Anna Creek Station Painted Hills departing from William Creek, at your own expense.
Stay in Coober Pedy, the opal capital of the world where it can be so hot that many of the buildings are underground to avoid the heat.
You may choose to stay in an underground or aboveground room.
Visit the Old Timers Mine and step back to 1916.
Tour Coober Pedy, including a visit to the underground churches.
Tour the desert-like moonscape and colourful low hills of the Kanku-Breakaways and enjoy champagne and orange juice at sunset.
Two course roast lunch and tour of Bungaree Sheep Station, near Clare. Included in the guided tour are the wool shed, St Michael’s Church and beautiful gardens and homestead.
From $1295 to $1430
Relax in the comfort of the coach as we make our way north west to Wudinna, the largest town near the Gawler Ranges.
Stop at Kimba and see the “Half Way Across Australia” sign.
Visit Mt Wudinna, the second largest monolith in Australia, after Uluru.
The keen walkers may wish to climb Pildappa Rock, while others may wish to look at its amazing wave formation and the man made channels at the base of it used to catch run off water for drinking.
See the huge granite outcrops: Tcharkuldu Rock, Uncontitchie Hill, Yarawondutta Rock and Polda Rock.
Explore Gawler Ranges National Park and stop at Old Paney Homestead for a picnic lunch.
Walk to original stone dam built with rocks from the creek bed by early pioneers.
Tour the outback towns of Wudinna and Minnipa and marvel at the community spirit these towns and their residents have.
Stop at the painted silos at Wirrabara on the way home and look for the hidden skull painted in the leaves on the silo.
Enjoy touring through the Southern Flinders Ranges, and notice the difference in the landscapes from one area to another in our state.
From $1685 to $1940
Come exploring South Australia’s outback and visit Broken Hill, Australia’s first “Heritage Listed City”. It’s isolation in a compellingly beautiful, rugged harsh terrain which mean locals have been resilient and just made things happen.
Arrive at Broken Hill and start to see just how much it has to offer us tourists with a local guide to show us around.
We will take in sunset at the Living Desert Sculptures, Line of Lode Miners Memorial and the Palace Hotel, made famous on Priscilla Queen of the desert. In fact we will arrive on the last day of the “Broken Hill Festival”.
Spend time exploring Silverton. Here you will find home of the Mad Max Museum and iconic Silverton Hotel.
Two other must see things are Sulphide Street Railway and Historical Museum and the Silver City Mint & Art Centre, home of the “Big Picture”.
Take time to spend at the wonderful life saving “Royal Flying Doctor Service”.
We will make a half day journey to Lake Menindee, crossing the Darling River to get there. A photographer’s paradise.
On our last night be treated to the amazing Sound & Light show at Peterborough, which explains the towns important railway heritage.
From $1745 to $1993
Enjoy morning tea at Owen and also see the ‘Wheat bags to sand bags’ painted silo.
Travel onto Laura for a two course lunch.
Stop in Cowell and visit the Jade Museum and historical Franklin Harbour Hotel, built in 1881.
Explore the local area of Streaky Bay with a drive to Murphys Haystacks, a granite rock formation originally mistaken for haystacks.
As we travel the Westall Way Loop Drive we visit Baird Bay, Sceale Bay and stop at Pt Labatt to view the colony of Sea-lions, found in no other country in the world.
Day 4 Has two option;
Option one: Travel with us for a visit to Ceduna, the last major town before the famed Nullarbor Plain, stopping at the little relaxed seaside town of Smokey Bay, Have time to purchase your lunch at Ceduna.
Option two: Sail with EP Cruises on the Streaky Bay “Ocean to Plate Taster Cruise”. This optional extra is $180 and is an interactive four hour catch & cook experience with a grazing platter, seafood platter (chicken or veg available) complimentary glass of wine, beer or soft drink, stand-up paddle boards, snorkel and masks, waders and gloves included.
From $1295 to $1445
Relaxing drive through rural South Australia and Victoria viewing impressive Silo Art paintings.
See the Uneek animals at Tailem Bend. A unique display of more than 50 tin animals and murals created by the Lions Club.
Visit Karoonda painted silos and the newly renovated Karoonda Pioneer Park Historical display.
Enjoy a light lunch at Henry and Rose Café at Keith on Day 1.
See the Mighty Murtoa Stick Shed, built entirely of sticks and hear how it was built and what it was used for.
Listen to a local guide explain the painted silos at Rupanyup before a picnic lunch and tour at Woods’ Farming Heritage Museum at Rupanyup.
View the painted silos, hear about artists and how they created their silo artwork as we tour the small rural towns of Sheep Hills, Brim, Lascelles and Patchewollock in Victoria.
See the Kaffe-eine horse mural and Kaff-eine and Friends animal mural, created by Melbourne artist Kaff-eine and local kids and adults, in the Wimmera Mallee region.
Free time in Horsham on Day 4 to buy your own morning tea and explore the main street before a mid morning departure.
From $1690 to $1950
Enjoy a tour of Whyalla, a coastal and industrial town located on the western shore of upper Spencer Gulf on Eyre Peninsula.
See the newly built round wharf at Whyalla.
Pass by the Gawler Ranges as you travel on the Eyre Highway.
Stay at Ceduna, the last major town west before crossing the Nullarbor Plain. Enjoy a tour of Ceduna from the comfort of the bus.
Travel further west to the Great Australian Bight, one of the best places in the world to see the annual breeding migration of Southern Right Whales and on the way visit the amazing Penong Outdoor Windmill Museum.
See the whales and their calves playing in the deep blue waters. Bring your binoculars.
Board the boat cruise at Fowlers Bay and head out to sea and spot whales up close. Whales are wild creatures and choose where they want to be, but we are visiting them at the peak of the season so we hope that you will see many of them on the day.
See the Australian Farmer at Wudinna. He is one of Australia’s “big things” and stands 8 metres high and weighs approx. 70 tonnes.
From $1995 to $2315
Travel through the South East of our state and the iconic Great Ocean Road, through towns such as Hamilton (our first night’s accommodation), Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Port Campbell, stopping to see the Twelve Apostles. Then through the Great Otway National Park before arriving at Apollo Bay, for our second night.
Continue along the coast passing through Lorne, Aireys Inlet, Anglesea, Torquey and the historic seaside village of Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Drive to Geelong visiting the Wharf area with its Antique Carousel and Bollard Walk and seeing the sites of Geelong.
Start a new day with a tour of the African themed Werribee Open Plains Zoo with a 45 minute bus tour included.
Travel onto historical Ballarat where gold was discovered sparking the Victorian gold rush. Tour the city sights with its beautiful old buildings before checking onto our motel to get ready for dinner and to see the brand new night time show called “Aura”, telling the story of the gold rush and eureka uprising.
We will spend time at the award winning historic Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, a trip back in time and a highlight for young and old. Later that day continue to Horsham.
From $1395 to $1550
Quick stop at Pt Augusta for you to buy your lunch, then back on the coach travelling through Pimba and arriving at Roxby Downs where we will stay for the next 2 nights at the Roxby Downs Motor Inn.
Visit iconic Andamooka where we will be shown around by a local. Learn about all things opal mining and see the unusual landscape dotted with “diggings”.
Tour Roxby Downs including a video on the “Olympic Dam Story Presentation” and a “virtual” underground mine tour at the Visitors Centre.
Visit Arid Recovery Reserve where you will learn about their conservation programme and watch the sun set while enjoying some light refreshments, followed by a three course dinner under the stars.
Drive to Woomera, an artificial town specifically designed by the Long Range Weapons Board of Administration to provide facilities and accommodation for scientists, technicians and ancillary staff who came to work at the isolated experimental station.
Learn about the amazing Len Beadell, a surveyor who with a small team built 6,500 kms of roads opening up Central Australia.
Visit the Aircraft and Missile Park and the Woomera Heritage Centre.
Travel home, stopping for a two course lunch at Crystal Brook.