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itinerary

Day 1. Sun – Depart Brisbane for Cunnamulla

At 6.45 am check in at Brisbane Airport. To ensure your adventure starts on a relaxed note we suggest you leave plenty of time to get to the airport and check in for your flight! At 7.55am your Rex Regional Express Airlines Flight ZL5631 departs Brisbane Domestic terminal bound for Cunnamulla via Toowoomba and St George arriving Cunnamulla at 11:10am. On arrival at Cunnamulla Airport you will be welcomed by the friendly staff from Out the Back Australia and taken to Club Boutique Hotel your Cunnamulla base for the duration of your tour. Enjoy a hassle free check–in and make yourself well and truly at home. At 11:45am meet in the dining room for a tour brief. Say g’day, grab a drink and then head out to the campfire and pick your seat. Meet other travellers as well as some local characters. Meet Les Capewell retired boss drover or another local entertainer. Watch the whip cracking demonstration by the pro, old Les, and have a go if you want. Our local characters want to share their yarns, life experience, stories and culture of the Australian outback with you as you experience old-fashioned hearty bush tucker, with good times and great company. This lunch will be a highlight of your adventure. During lunch enjoy the stories and yarns then swing the billy for a cuppa. Enjoy a few hours free time and relax before dinner. Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, luxury Cunnamulla accommodation.(L,AT,D)

Day 2. Mon – Yowah, Eulo, Cunnamulla

After breakfast we depart to Yowah opal fields. Be amazed as you travel around the town with a local miner and hear the stories of the past and present miners all searching for the perfect stone. Take a mine tour then get cracking some nuts of your own with the guidance of a long term miner who will help you cut and polish your find. Enjoy lunch with the locals. With your own opal in hand, we will depart in the late afternoon for the heritage town of Eulo, where you can experience the mud springs and a tour of the town before departing to Cunnamulla for another magnificent dinner.
(Mud bath is an optional extra and we recommend you book this amazing experience Extra $65p.p). Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, luxury Cunnamulla accommodation (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Day 3. Tue – Bowra Station, Cunnamulla

Following breakfast we travel to Bowra Station to enjoy some of the bird life on offer. With 215 documented species of Australian native birds in the area you are sure to see something special.Travel back 100 million years in time in the Artesian Time Tunnel and learn all about the Artesian Basin and how it opened up this area to settlers. Browse through the museum and don’t forget the regional gallery, which hosts stunning works of art. Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, luxury Cunnamulla accommodation. (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Day 4. Wed – Depart for Brisbane

You can have a sleep in today as you have been given a late check out! Enjoy your last breakfast and pack your bags as you head off on your last journey around Cunnamulla. Visit the local shops at your leisure and you may find that special souvenir or gift you are looking for. Enjoy a hearty lunch before bidding your new mates a fond farewell. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Brisbane. (B,MT,L)

B = Breakfast / MT = Morning Tea or Smoko; L = Lunch; AT = Afternoon Tea or Smoko; D = Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Child Departs 2017
$1895pp $1995pp $895pp Sundays
  • A basic level of fitness is required for this tour. The largest walking distance would be a 500m stroll on uneven ground. If you are able to do that this tour will suite your level of fitness.
  • Tour departs Brisbane weekly on Sundays
  • Year round – guaranteed departures
  • No minimum numbers
  • Maximum number 12 guests unless special group booking
  • Full payment on booking

Highlights & inclusions

  • All meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Tour Guide: Our experienced local tour guides are at least fourth generation in the area and will not only provide a great insight into the area but will ensure you get authentic outback tour experience.
  • Daily transfer to and from accommodation as well as airport transfers in Cunnamulla are included
  • All entries are included as per itinerary.
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Bowra Station visit, Yowah & Eulo
  • Return flights with Rex Airlines between Brisbane & Cunnamulla
  • Mud Bath at Eulo is an optional extra and is $65 per person. We highly recommend this unique experience.
  • All tour participants receive a FREE Outback Survival Pack including: Hat, map, water bottle, sunscreen, insect repellent, travel diary, post cards, pens, sling bag. Valued at over $200. (Pic of pack)

Flights

  • Brisbane to Cunnamulla – Flight ZL5631 2 stops 2h 55m
  • Departs Brisbane: 07:55 Sun
  • Arrives Cunnamulla: 11:10 Sun
  • Cunnamulla to Brisbane – Flight ZL5632 2 stops 2h 50m
  • Departs Cunnamulla: 13:50 Wed
  • Arrives Brisbane: 17:05 Wed

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