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itinerary

Day 1. Saturday – Brisbane to Longreach

Guests on GET7 will depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach. Overnight Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper (GET7 guests only). The train is scheduled to depart at 1.55pm.

Day 2. Sunday – Longreach

Arrive in Longreach, the heartland of Queensland’s Outback. You will be transferred to your accommodation for the next four nights. Guests on GET5 will join the tour after lunch today. Late this afternoon join your tour group for a short drive to Ilfracombe and the historic Wellshot Hotel for a welcome dinner. 4 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach

Day 3. Monday – Longreach & Winton

Witness a totally different way of schooling at Longreach School of Distance Education where you will walk in the footsteps of the students and teachers who share a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria! Wander the Qantas Founders Museum and step inside the 747 and 707 jets on a guided interpretive tour. Late afternoon, board the Longreach Explorer for the Drover’s Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River. Unwind with onboard nibbles and drinks, watching a magnificent outback sunset. Enjoy a two-course table service dinner under the stars as you watch the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show. Top off the evening with billy-tea and freshly baked damper.

Day 4. Tuesday – Longreach

Join our Strathmore Station Smoko Tour* for an insider’s view into life on the land followed by a delicious morning tea. Explore the five themed galleries of the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame to discover the inspiring stories of the men, women and children living in and pioneering Outback Queensland. Late afternoon experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on our Camden Park Station Sunset Tour with Dinner.

Note – Summer Tour includes Rosebank Station Tour instead of Strathmore Station Smoko Tour

Day 5. Wednesday – Longreach

Be prepared to be impressed with the changing landscapes as we travel from Longreach to Winton. We visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched high on a magnificent mesa overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed! Onsite dinosaur enthusiasts treat us to a top-class interpretive tour of the laboratory, collection room and Dinosaur Canyon. In Winton see the quirky Arno’s Wall, the Musical Fence and learn the story behind Australia’s unofficial national anthem at the Waltzing Matilda Centre. Return to Longreach late afternoon. Dinner tonight will be at the award-winning Harry’s Restaurant.

Day 6. Thursday – Longreach to Brisbane

Guests on GET5 will conclude their tour after breakfast with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. Guests on GET7 will join the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey back to Brisbane. Overnight Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper (GET7 guests only)

Day 7. Friday – Brisbane

Guests on GET7 will arrive in Brisbane. The train is scheduled to arrive at 11.55am.

dates & pricing

PRICES (WINTER) Twin Share Sole Use
1 Apr to 31 Oct 2019
Longreach to Longreach GET5 $1729pp $2109pp
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane GET7 $2207 (QPCV)#
$2447 (SENIOR)
$2583 (ADULT)
$2587 (QPCV)#
$2827 (SENIOR)
$2963 (ADULT)
PRICES (SUMMER SHOULDER) Twin Share Sole Use
1-30 Nov 2019 & 1-31 Mar 2020
Longreach to Longreach GET5 $1499pp $1829pp
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane GET7 $ (QPCV)#
$2018# (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
$(QPCV)#
$2358# (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
PRICES (SUMMER LOW) Twin Share Sole Use
01 Dec 2019 – 28 Feb 2020
Longreach to Longreach GET5 $1499pp $1829pp
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane GET7 $ (QPCV)#
$1858^ (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
$(QPCV)#
$2358^ (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
2019 WINTER DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code GET5 Ex Longreach: 07 April; 14 April; 28 April; 12 May; 26 May; 09 June; 23 June; 07 July; 14 July; 04 Aug; 11 August; 25 Aug; 08 Sep; 22 Sep; 06 Oct; 13 Oct; 20 Oct 2019
Tour code GET7 Ex Brisbane:06 April; 13 April; 27 April; 11 May; 25 May; 08 June; 22 June; 06 July; 13 July; 03 Aug; 10 Aug; 24 Aug; 07 Sep; 21 Sep; 05 Oct; 12 Oct; 19 Oct 2019
2019/2020 SUMMER DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code GET5 Ex Longreach: 03 Nov, 10 Novr, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 01 Dec, 08 Dec 2019, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 02 Feb, 09 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 01 March, 08 March, 15 March, 22 March 2020
Tour code GET7 Ex Brisbane: 02 Nov, 09 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 07 Dec 2019, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 01 Feb, 08 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 07 March, 14 March, 21 March 2020
  • #QPCV – Queensland Pension Concession Rail vouchers (4).
  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • Rail subject to availability
  • # Return Rail Package: Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder Rail (Qld Rail Travel Shoulder Season Buy 1 Fare, get 2nd at a Companion Rate Deal. Valid on all twin fares, and single adult fares only).
  • ^ Return Rail Package: Rail subject to availability. Rail price based on return overnight First Class sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach. Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder Rail (Qld Rail Travel Low Season 2FOR1 Deal – not valid on Single rate).
  • Please enquire for rail/fly package prices

Highlights & inclusions

  • Historic Wellshot Hotel Dinner
  • Longreach School of Distance Education Tour
  • Qantas Founders Museum & Jets Tour
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show
  • Strathmore Station Smoko Tour*
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour & Dinner
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Laboratory, Collection Room Tour & Dinosaur Canyon
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre, Winton
  • 4 nights en suite accommodation in Longreach
  • Travel by quality touring vehicle
  • Savannah Guides Operator driver/guide
  • Most meals
  • Entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper between Brisbane & Longreach – GET7 onl
  • *Summer Tour: Strathmore Station Smoko Tour is replaced with Rosebank Station Tour & Morning Tea

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