Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure

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 the iconic outback experiences are covered on this trip of a lifetime! Visit the popular Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Take an exclusive tour of the Qantas hangar. Cruise along the Thomson River at sunset and experience a stockman's dinner around the campfire. Witness a shearer at work at the Outback Stockman's show and follow the dinosaur trail at Winton.

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

EXCLUSIVE ESCORTED GROUP TOUR
Spirit of the Outback, Longreach, Winton, Brisbane.

Day 1: Saturday
Spirit of the Outback Brisbane to Longreach (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: 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 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)
This morning witness a 'totally different way of schooling' at the Longreach School of Distance of Education. Wander the Qantas Founders Museum, step inside a 747 and 707 jet on a guided interpretive tour and also get the opportunity to take an exclusive look of the historic Qantas hangar. This afternoon transfer to Camden Park Station and tour through the historic homestead before sitting down to a barbecue dinner under the spectacular outback night sky. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 4: Tuesday
Winton (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 Australian 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
Ilfracombe (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 iconic 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 to Brisbane (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.

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 Fame
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 tour
  • Camden Park Station sunset dinner tour
  • 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 & Wellsot hotel lunch
  • 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)
  • One Way Flight - Longreach to Brisbane
ADULT FROM Twin Single
15th Jun, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 14 Sep 19 $4159 $4739
Note: *Guaranteed departures based on minimum of 2 passengers. All prices are in New Zealand Dollars.

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Valid for sales to: 30 August 2019
Travel Period: 15 Jun - 14 Sep 19

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* Valid for sale until 30 Aug 19, unless sold out prior.
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* A moderate level of fitness is required to participate in this tour, a Health Fitness Form must be completed prior to deposit payment being made.
* 20% deposit required within 7 days after reservations.
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* Prices shown are based on per person costs in New Zealand Dollars, for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only as at 16 Jan 19.
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