DO you fancy the idea of experiencing some of the most spectacular sights South Australia has to offer while travelling by air, train and coach?
Southern Cross Air Tours' Flinders Ranges Tour from May 28-June 3 will visit some of Australia's most remote towns and locations.
Guests will get to travel on board Southern Cross Air Tours' own Douglas DC-3 plane, which took off on its maiden tour for the company on April 15.
The plane was built in Oklahoma City in March 1945 and initially owned by the United States Army Air Force before being transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in April of the same year.
Douglas built more than 11,000 DC-3's before and during World War II and it is estimated 172 are still flying today, including only seven in Australia.
The plane underwent a four year restoration from 1996, which included upgraded seating for 28 passengers and an onboard toilet.
On day one, the tour will depart from Essendon to Renmark for a tour and lunch, before heading to Port Augusta, where guests will visit the Wadlata Outback Centre.
On day two guests will take a heritage diesel train to the outback town of Quorn on the Pichi Pichi Railway, before travelling by coach to the the Kanyaka Ruins and on to Wilpena Pound Resort
Guests will explore Wilpena Pound on day three, with highlights including the beautiful scenery of the Hills Homestead Walk and the Ancient Travel and Gorgeous Gorges tour.
On day four the tour heads to Arkaroola, with highlights including a tour of Wirrealpa Station, saltbush lamb lunch and a visit to Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary for dinner and an overnight stay.
The following day guests will do Arkaroola's spectacular Ridge Top Tour, before flying to Marree for dinner and an overnight stay at the Marree Hotel.
On the tour's penultimate day guests will take a scenic flight over the Painted Hills and Marree Man and will visit Marree's old railway station before flying on to Broken Hill.
The next day guests will take a tour of Broken Hill, including a stop at the famous Palace Hotel, before lunch and a flight back to Essendon.
The all inclusive cost includes flights, touring and entry fees, accommodation, meals and a drink with evening meals as per the itinerary.
The price is $6,300 per person twin share with a $600 single supplement.
Future tours being planned by the company include an Outback Stations Tour, which is set to depart in early August and will visit rural parts of NSW, Queensland and South Australia.
The company is also planning more four day Bass Strait Island Tours, as well as a number of single day tours for the near future.
For more information call 1300-359-323 or click here.