Longreach & Winton package holidays 2022 - Photo
Rail holidays to Longreach - Photo
Tours to Longreach 2022 - Photo
Group rail holidays to Longreach & Winton 2022 - Photo

itinerary

Day 1: Sunday – Arrive Longreach

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. Take 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 start the tour with an authentic pub dinner at the historic Wellshot Hotel. 4 nights Longreach Motor Inn (Optional upgrade to Mitchell Grass Retreat or Saltbush Retreat) (D)

Day 2: 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 interactive displays of the Qantas Founders Museum to discover the real Qantas story. Hear the inspiring human stories of our national airline’s early years. Step inside the 747 and 707 Jets on an interpretive tour of the impressive Airpark. 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,L,D)

Day 3: Tuesday – Winton

Be prepared to be impressed with the changing landscapes as we travel from Longreach to 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. Visit 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. Return to Longreach late afternoon. Dinner tonight will be at your accommodation. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Wednesday – Longreach

Experience the warm hospitality of local graziers with a visit to Camden Park Station. Enjoy a personalised tour of the property and family homestead, followed by a delicious morning tea. Explore the fascinating themed galleries at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and discover inspiring stories of our pioneering heroes. Enjoy some free time downtown mid afternoon. Return to Qantas Founders Museum for an exclusive dinner surrounded by aviation history, and the entertaining and informative Luminescent Longreach Sound & Light Show, which brings the 100-year story of Qantas to life. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Thursday – Tour Ends

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)

dates & pricing

2022 DEPARTURE DATES:
Ex Brisbane: 9 April; 23 April; 14 May; 11 June; 18 June; 2 July; 16 July; 30 July; 13 August; 17 September; 1 October; 15 October
Ex Longreach: 10 April; 24 April; 15 May; 12 June; 19 June; 3 July; 17 July; 31 July; 14 August; 18 September; 2 October; 16 October
Cost Per Person 2022 Twin Share Sole Use
Longreach to Longreach LGET5
EARLY EMU
$2129 $2739
Longreach to Longreach LGET5 $2329 $2849
Brisbane to Brisbane LGET7 $2807 (QPCV)#
$3047 (SENIOR)
$3183 (ADULT)
$3327 (QPCV)#
$3567 (SENIOR)
$3703 (ADULT)
  • EARLY EMU SAVER 2022 – FOR BOOKINGS MADE AND DEPOSITED BEFORE 30 NOV 2021
  • 2022 rail is on request and will be confirmed later in 2021. Rail fares are subject to change
  • #QPCV – Queensland Pension Concession Rail vouchers (4).
  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • 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

  • Longreach Town Tour
  • Ilfracombe Tour & Historic Wellshot Hotel
  • Rosebank Station Tour & Smoko
  • Qantas Founders Museum Entry & Airpark Tour
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show
  • Winton Town Tour
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre Entry
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour
  • Camden Park Station Smoko Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Entry
  • Luminescent Longreach Sound & Light Show & Exclusive Qantas Founders Museum Dinner
  • 4 nights en suite accommodation
  • Touring with Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide
  • All 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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