Birdsville Races by Air

The Birdsville Races are held on the first Saturday every September. Don't miss the opportunity of a lifetime to travel there by air

BIRDSVILLE RACES CANCELLED FOR 2020

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Fly to the Birdsville Races in a charter plane is a must-do bucket list. Its dubbed the Melbourne Cup of the Outback with crowds of over 6,000 racegoers converges on Birdsville each year. Run over two amazing days, there is something for everyone to enjoy from outback racing to entertainment. Birdsville is the second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. The 13 race program features horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted Birdsville Cup. Other entertainment includes:

  • the Fashions on the Field
  • Fred Brophy’s Boxing Troupe
  • entertainment at the Birdsville Hotel
  • Fun Run
  • Cocktail Party

Attracting visitors from all over the world, the Birdsville Races is an event you will be talking about for years to come. Curious about what could draw so many people to a tiny, outback town on the edge of the desert? Find out for yourself at the Birdsville Races and experience a great Australian racing tradition.

Most visitors stay in their own tents, but there is also "Tent City". This is a pre-purchased option that will have your premium tent accommodation ready to go when you arrive. Altitude Aviation can help you organise accommodation when you arrange your travel through us.

Why not take a large group in our King Air or Piper Chieftain or arrive in style in our Cessna M2 private jet!

The Birdsville Races are not to be missed, check out this page for more information or call us to learn more.


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