Guided Holidays to Longreach - Photo
Rail packages to Longreach - Photo
Holiday packages to Longreach 2022/2023 - Photo
Group tours to Longreach from Brisbane 2022/2023 - Photo


Day 1: Saturday – Brisbane to Longreach

Feel the anticipation as you step inside the iconic Spirit of the Outback for your overnight rail journey to Longreach. Check into your private cabin which offers a comfortable seat during the day and converts into a bed at night. Your First Class cabin also contains a 240v plug to power your personal electronics. Enjoy all inclusive chef prepared meals and the latest movies on entertainment tablets, exclusive to First Class customers. As a First Class guest you will have access to the Exclusive Shearers Rest Lounge with the latest movies on entertainment tablets. Enjoy all-inclusive dining in the Tuckerbox Restaurant. The menu includes hearty outback inspired chef prepared meals using some of Queensland’s best produce for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (D)

Day 2: Sunday – Longreach

Guests travelling via QantasLink flight will arrive today. Feel that sense of freedom and adventure as you arrive into Longreach. Fly/Rail guests will be met at Longreach Airport on arrival. You’re standing in the true heartland of Outback Queensland, home of legends, larrikins and our pioneering giants. Get acquainted on an introductory town tour with our Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide before checking into your accommodation. Dinner tonight will be at your accommodation. 4 nights Longreach Motor Inn (Optional upgrade to Mitchell Grass Retreat or Saltbush Retreat) (B,L,D)

Day 3: Monday – Longreach

Meet the Smith family at historic Rosebank Station for an exclusive tour and a relaxed homestead morning tea. Back in town, wander the Qantas Founders Museum and join a guided tour of the Airpark. Late afternoon join your tour group for a short drive to Ilfracombe. Founded in 1891, it was a transport hub for Wellshot Station, which at the time held the largest number of sheep on any station in the world. We’ll cap off the tour with an authentic pub dinner at the historic Wellshot Hotel. Then it’s time for Longreach’s latest sensation, the Luminescent Longreach Sound & Light Show, which brings the 100-year story of Qantas to life (B,D)

Day 4: Tuesday – Winton

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. 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 Bird Cage Hotel, a local favourite! (B,L,D)

Day 5: Wednesday – Longreach

This morning, experience the warm hospitality of local graziers with a visit to nearby Camden Park Station. You’ll be treated to a personalised tour of the property capped off with a delicious morning tea. Explore the fascinating themed galleries of the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Own arrangements for lunch in downtown Longreach with time for some outback styled retail therapy! Late afternoon board the Longreach Explorer for the award-winning Drover’s Sunset Cruise on the mighty Thomson River. Unwind with onboard nibbles and drinks, watching a magnificent outback sunset. Enjoy a two-course table-service dinner under the stars at the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show. Top off the evening with billy-tea and freshly baked damper. (B,D)

Day 6: Thursday – Longreach to Brisbane

Wake up to your last outback sunrise and a tasty breakfast before checking out of your accommodation. Your tour will conclude after breakfast this morning with a transfer to either Longreach Railway Station or Longreach Airport. Guests choosing to rail back to Brisbane aboard the Spirit of the Outback will enjoy all meals whilst onboard. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Friday – Brisbane

Arrive back into Brisbane aboard the Spirit of the Outback. (B)

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, AT = Afternoon Tea, D = Dinner

dates & pricing

7 DAY RETURN RAIL PACKAGE – Departing Brisbane Saturday
2022 Departures: TBA
2023 Departures: TBA
5 DAY LAND ONLY PACKAGE – Departing Longreach Sunday
2022 Departures: TBA
2023 Departures: TBA
Departing From Twinshare Sole Use
Departs Longreach $TBA $TBA
Departs Brisbane
Includes 2-for-1 Rail Promo
  • Conditions apply
  • Rail packages are subject to availability and booking conditions held by Queensland Rail Travel.
  • Advertised 7 day rail packages are based on Aust. Govt. Senior Card holder Fares. Can also be booked as one way rail and one way flight.
  • Please enquire about other rail fare types
  • BONUS 2 for 1 Rail Deal available on November 2022 to March 2023 tour departures only (not available on April 2023 Tour departures). Applicable for 2 people travelling together in twin/double accommodation. Single passengers are eligible for a 50% discount off the Adult rail fare only.

Highlights & inclusions

  • Longreach Town Tour
  • Rosebank Station Tour & Smoko
  • Qantas Founders Museum Entry & Airpark Tour
  • Ilfracombe Tour & Historic Wellshot Hotel
  • Luminescent Longreach Light & Sound Show
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour
  • Winton Town Tour
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre Entry
  • Camden Park Station Smoko Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show
  • 4 nights en suite accommodation
  • Touring with Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide
  • Most meals as per itinerary
  • Entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper between Brisbane & Longreach **7 DAY RETURN RAIL package only

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