Venture into the heart of Queensland’s outback on our fully escorted Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure. Your journey begins when you board the Spirit of the Outback and travel through the ever-changing scenery and rugged landscape between Brisbane and Longreach. Follow in the footsteps of the early pioneers and get ready for the holiday of a lifetime!

Explore Australia’s rich heritage and gain genuine insights into pioneer life on this fabulous outback quest. Meet fascinating local characters who will captivate and charm you with their stories of life in the outback.

All iconic outback experiences are covered! Visit the popular Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and the Qantas Founders Museum, Witness one of the most beautiful sunsets as you cruise along the Thomson River. Experience schooling in a totally different way at the Longreach School of Distance Education and follow the dinosaur trail at Winton.

Our experienced tour escort will be with you every step of the way so you can relax and fully immerse yourself in this incredible outback adventure.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey on the legendary Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach
  • Learn about the hat collection at the historic Wellshot Hotel
  • See the largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum
  • Toast the sunset as you cruise along the majestic Thomson River
  • Explore the iconic Australian Stockman’s Hall of FameFULLY ESCORTED RAIL TOUR FOR 2018

INCLUDES:

  • One way travel on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach- First Class Sleeper, 1 night
  • 5 Night’s accommodation in Longreach
  • Longreach school of Distance Education
  • Qantas Founders Museum & Qantas Hanger
  • Camden Park Station sunset dinner
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Laboratory, Collection room and Dinosaur Canyon
  •  Winton day tour
  •  Strathmore Station smoko tour
  • Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame and Exclusive cottage lunch
  • Outback Stockmans Dinner and Show
  • Drovers Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s outback dinner and show
  • Ilfracombe tour
  • Exclusive Rosebank Station Farewell dinner, hosted by owners Alan & Sue Smith
  • 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 5 Dinners
  • All coach transfers in Longreach (Excluding Brisbane arrival & departure transfers)
  • One Way Flight – Longreach to Brisbane

ALL DEPARTURES GUARANTEED!

PRICE PER PERSON 16 Jun, 14 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Sep 18
ADULT FROM $3,279*TWIN SHARE
$3,699*SINGLE SHARE BASIS

SENIOR FROM $3,199*TWIN SHARE
$3,629*SINGLE SHARE BASIS

Note: *Guaranteed departures based on minimum of 2 passengers.
All prices are in Australian Dollars.

Day 1: Saturday
EX BRISBANE THE SPIRIT OF THE OUTBACK (D)Be greeted by your tour leader at Roma Street Railway Station, Brisbane prior to boarding the Spirit of the Outback. Get to know your tour leader and fellow travellers as you venture into the heart of the Queensland Outback. You’ll be captivated by the vast landscapes between Brisbane and Longreach on this fantastic journey.Overnight: The Spirit of the Outback

Day 2: Sunday
WELCOME TO LONGREACH (B,L,D)
This morning the train passes through the open landscapes of Outback Queensland. Arrive into Longreach and enjoy a warm welcome as you transfer to your accommodation. Later today you will experience the excitement of the Outback Stockman’s dinner at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.
Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 3:Monday
LONGREACH TOURING (B,D)
Witness a ‘totally different way of schooling’ at the Longreach School of Distance Education. Here you will walk in the footsteps of teachers and children who share a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria! Spend time exploring the Qantas Founders Museum before taking a guided tour of the 747 and 707 planes. Transfer back to your accommodation to freshen up before dinner. Experience the warm hospitality of local graziers at the beautiful Camden Park Station before being

served a delectable barbecue dinner under the spectacular outback night sky.
Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 4: Tuesday
LONGREACH TOURING (B,L)
Embark on a full day tour to Winton. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaur museum for a guided tour of the Collection Room, Laboratory and the new Dinosaur Canyon. Tour the main street of Winton and see the quirky Arnos wall, the Musical fence and learn the story behind the unofficial national anthem at the Waltzing Matilda Centre.
Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 5: Wednesday
LONGREACH TOURING (B,L,D)
This morning meet the owners of Strathmore Station on a tour of the property. Wander through their tranquil gardens and indulge in a delicious home baked morning tea. Visit the Australians Stockman’s Hall of Fame to discover the inspiring stories of the men, women and children of the pioneering era of Outback Queensland. Then enjoy an exclusive lunch at Dr Barry Yeates Memorial Cottages. In the late afternoon board the MV explorer for the Drovers Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River. Sit back and unwind with nibbles and drinks. After the cruise enjoy a two course table service dinner under the stars as you watch the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show.Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 6: Thursday
LONGREACH TOURING (B,L,D)
Take a short drive to the nearby town of Ilfracombe for a town tour and lunch at the Wellshot Hotel. Learn about the historic hat collection and the money on the roof. This afternoon enjoy free time in downtown Longreach before a farewell dinner at Rosebank Station Homestead.
Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 7: Friday
LONGREACH TOURING (B)
Your Longreach adventure comes to an end with a transfer to Longreach airport for your flight back to Brisbane. Tour concludes at Brisbane Airport.

 

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