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DAY 1. Saturday – Depart Brisbane Spirit of the Outback

Depart on the Spirit of the Outback (scheduled to depart at 1.55pm) for your journey to Longreach. Relax and enjoy the views of the rugged mountain ranges and farming areas of the Queensland coast before making our way inland on our Outback Adventure. Overnight Spirit of the Outback (All meals included in First Class Sleepers)

DAY 2. Sunday – Arrive Longreach, Outback Aussie BBQ

Upon waking this morning on the train, the green hills of the coast have given way to the color of rustic reds and sunburnt plains. We pass through historical towns of the outback on our way into Longreach arriving around 4pm. This evening enjoy a welcome Outback BBQ. Overnight Longreach Motor Inn (D)

DAY 3. Winton, Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda Centre

Following breakfast we depart for Winton and make our way to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History. We will have a guided tour of the Museum which houses the largest collection of unique Australian dinosaur fossils and learn about the bone and fossil extraction process. We then make our way into Winton for lunch followed by a tour of this fascinating town, including Arnos Wall, Musical Fence, the New Waltzing Matilda Museum and Banjo Patterson’s Musical Wall which is a dedication to the man who first to perform this ballad in Winton. Overnight Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

DAY4 . Wednesday – Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Outback Stockman’s Show

Following your continental buffet breakfast this morning we make our way to the Stockman’s Hall of Fame – a museum dedicated to the history behind some of Australia’s greatest and bravest explorers, stock workers, pastoralists, and Aborigines. We then enter the show arena where we witness an outback ringer perform his incredible abilities in horse breaking techniques and tricks along with man’s best friend, the cattle dog. Tonight we have dinner at the local RSL Service Club which has an interesting display of memorabilia. Overnight Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

DAY 5. Tuesday – Camden Park Station, Qantas Founders Museum, Thomson River Cruise, Dinner & Show

This morning we visit Camden Park Station and walk in the footsteps of Royalty on The ’Queen’s Path’ where Queen Elizabeth II herself walked whilst on a visit. We also see the Swagman’s Grave, The Historic ‘dry bottom‘ Chainman’s Well, an artesian spring and bore, Longreach’s highest lookout and the oldest Private Ballroom in the Outback. We then visit the Qantas Museum for a tour of the 747, original hangar and museum, enjoying the many displays of the QANTAS story. Then we will depart for a sunset cruise on the Thomson River, followed by an outback campfire dinner and show. Overnight Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

DAY 6. Thursday – Depart Longreach, Spirit of the Outback

Following your continental buffet breakfast this morning we,board the Spirit of the Outback departing at 10am for a magical journey home. Relax and enjoy the sun burnt plains and historical towns of the Outback. Overnight Spirit of the Outback (All meals included in First Class Sleepers) (B)

DAY 7. Friday – Arrive Brisbane

Today you will arrive into Brisbane (noon) after enjoying a charming rail journey from Queensland Outback with lots of fond memories of incredible Longreach, Winton and the Big Sky Country.

B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Rail Fares First Class Sleeper Seat Only
$1190 + rail $1510 + rail QLD Pensioner $478pp $50pp
Aust. State Senior $718pp $235pp
Interstate Pensioner $888pp $353pp
Adult $956pp $470pp
2018 Departure Dates:
21 April, 23 June, 28 July, 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
  • Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • A $450 non refundable deposit is due upon booking
  • Full payment is non refundable within 45 days of departure
  • If you prefer to fly rather than take the train this is also an option. Flights at own expense and own arrangements.
  • QLD Pensioner fare is using 4 vouchers
  • Seniors Fares are for Australian Government Senior Card Holders only
  • Pension and Seniors Card numbers must be advised at time of booking
  • First Class Sleeper Fares include meals. Other train fares do not include meals
  • Rail fare prices are return
  • Final payment is due 70 days prior to departure due to group rail ticketing requirements
  • Concession rail fares are not available for international passengers as they are verified by Centrelink

Highlights & inclusions

  • Return rail from Brisbane to Longreach
  • 4 nights accommodation in Longreach
  • Welcome Outback BBQ Dinner
  • Coach touring and commentary
  • Camden Park Station tour
  • QANTAS Museum and 747 Tour
  • Stockman’s Hall of Fame & Show
  • Drover’s Thomson River Cruise
  • Outback Dinner & Show
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum & Tour
  • Historical Winton Town Tour
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Fully hosted

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