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itinerary

DAY 1: TUESDAYDEPART BRISBANE (D)

Guests on LLW8 will depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach. The train is scheduled to depart at 6.10pm.

DAY 2. WEDNESDAYLONGREACH (B,L,D)

Welcome to Longreach! Guests on LLW6 will join the tour today after lunch. On arrival, transfer to your accommodation for the next three nights. Meet fellow travellers at your Welcome Dinner. 3 nights Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach

DAY 3. THURSDAYLONGREACH (B,L,D)

This morning join our Strathmore Station Tour for an insider’s view into life on the land followed by a delicious morning tea. Discover the inspiring stories of our pioneering heroes at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame then take your seat at the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Show followed by lunch. (Please note the Outback Stockman’s Show is unavailable after 14th October, any dates effected will be replaced with an alternate activity). Enjoy some free time in downtown Longreach this afternoon followed by the warm hospitality of local graziers on our Camden Park Station Sunset Tour. This evening enjoy an exclusive dinner at the Qantas Founders Museum.

DAY 4. FRIDAYLONGREACH (B,L,D)

Visit the world-class Qantas Founders Museum, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas through interpretive displays and interactive exhibits, then join a guided Jets Tour. We’ll visit historic Rosebank Station, originally settled as a sheep and cattle station some 100 years ago. Hear local pastoral heritage stories and enjoy lunch in the original homestead. Transfer to downtown Longreach for free time or leisure time back at your hotel. Late afternoon, unwind on the Drover’s Sunset Cruise with tasty onboard nibbles platters followed by a two course table-service dinner under the stars at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show.

DAY 5. SATURDAYWINTON (B,L,D)

Travel west to Winton for a guided tour of the Waltzing Matilda Centre, the only museum dedicated to a song. Learn the story behind the quirky Arnos Wall and play a tune on what is believed to be the world’s only musical fence. Check in to your accommodation for the next two nights then enjoy some free time to wander the main street, visit the opal shops or take a dip in the pool. Late afternoon, we drive a short distance out of town to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched high on a spectacular mesa. Join a guided interpretive tour of the laboratory, collection room and NEW Dinosaur Canyon, then breathe in the moment at our very special sunset barbeque overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed! 2 nights Boulder Opal Motel, Winton

DAY 6. SUNDAYWINTON (B,L,D)

Travel into the heart of Waltzing Matilda country and follow private tracks to the beautiful Carisbrooke Station. Here we’ll follow the scenic Cory’s Range drive to the Three Sisters rock formation, fossick for opals and enjoy a relaxed billy tea. Witness a prehistoric event from some 95 million years ago at Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park. Join an interpretive tour of the world’s only recorded dinosaur stampede featuring over 3300 fossilised footprints, frozen in time in ancient mudflats. Return to Winton for an easy dinner at our accommodation tonight.

DAY 7. MONDAYDEPART LONGREACH (B,L,D)

Following an early breakfast, we end the tour with a short drive back to Longreach where Guests on LLW6 will be transferred to their homeward bound connections. Guests on LLW8 will join the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Brisbane. Overnight Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper (LLW8 guests only)

DAY 8. TUESDAYARRIVE BRISBANE (B)

Guests on LLW8 will arrive in Brisbane. The train is scheduled to arrive at 11.55am.

dates & pricing

2018 DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code LLW8 Ex Brisbane: 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov
Tour code LLW6 Ex Longreach: 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov

Cost Per Person 2018 Twin Share Sole Use
Longreach to Longreach LLW6 $2299 $2649
Cost Per Person 2018 Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane LLW8 $2777 (QPCV)#
$3017 (SENIOR)
$3153 (ADULT)
$3127 (QPCV)#
$3367 (SENIOR)
$3503 (ADULT)

2019 DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code LLW8 Ex Brisbane: 19 Mar; 26 Mar; 2 Apr; 9 Apr; 16 Apr; 23 Apr; 30 Apr; 7 May; 14 May; 28 May; 4 Jun; 11 Jun; 18 Jun; 25 Jun; 2 Jul; 9 Jul; 23 Jul; 30 Jul; 13 Aug; 20 Aug; 27 Aug; 3 Sep; 10 Sep; 24 Sep; 1 Oct; 08 Oct; 15 Oct; 22 Oct; 29 Oct; 5 Nov
Tour code LLW6 Ex Longreach: 20 Mar; 27 Mar; 3 Apr; 10 Apr; 17 Apr; 24 Apr; 1 May; 8 May; 15 May; 29 May; 5 Jun; 12 Jun; 19 Jun; 26 Jun; 3 Jul; 10 Jul; 24 Jul; 31 Jul; 14 Aug; 21 Aug; 28 Aug; 4 Sep; 11 Sep; 25 Sep; 2 Oct; 9 Oct; 16 Oct; 23 Oct; 30 Oct; 6 Nov

Cost Per Person 2019 Twin Share Sole Use
Longreach to Longreach LLW6 $2399 $2799pp
Cost Per Person 2019 Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane LLW8 $2877 (QPCV)#
$3117 (SENIOR)
$3253 (ADULT)
$3277 (QPCV)#
$3517 (SENIOR)
$3653 (ADULT)
  • #QPCV – Queensland Pension Concession Rail vouchers (4).
  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • Early Emu Savings: Valid on March, October & November 2019 departures only. Save $300 per couple ($150 per person) for bookings made and deposited before 31 December 2018
  • Minimum tour numbers apply.
  • Rail subject to availability
  • Rail price based on return fares travelling from Brisbane to Longreach & Longreach to Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback in First Class Sleepers

Highlights & inclusions

  • Strathmore Station Tour & morning tea
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Entry & Outback Stockman’s Show
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour
  • Qantas Founders Museum Dinner
  • Qantas Founders Museum and Jets Tour
  • Rosebank Station Lunch
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Live Show
  • Winton Town Tour
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre Entry
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour including NEW Dinosaur Canyon and Deluxe Sunset BBQ
  • Carisbrooke Station Tour
  • Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park
  • All motel en-suite accommodation (3 nights Longreach, 2 nights Winton)
  • Travel by quality touring coach
  • Savannah Guides Master Operator Driver & Host
  • All meals (5 Buffet Breakfasts; 4 Lunches; 5 Dinners)
  • All entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return First Class Rail between Brisbane & Longreach – LLW8 only

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