Longreach & Winton package holidays 2020 - Photo
Tours to Longreach 2020 - Photo
Rail holidays to Longreach - Photo
Group rail holidays to Longreach & Winton 2020 - Photo

itinerary

Day 1: Sunday – Longreach

Arrive in Longreach, the heartland of Queensland’s Outback. You will be met by your Savannah Guides Operator driver-guide at either Longreach Railway Station or Longreach Airport and transferred to your accommodation for the next four nights. Tonight, join your guide for a poolside welcome barbecue at Longreach Motor Inn where you will meet fellow travellers. 4 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach (D)

Day 2: Monday – Longreach

Witness a totally different way of schooling at Longreach School of Distance Education. Tour one of the largest classrooms in the world! Learn how education is delivered in the bush using technology and inspirational teaching methods. Wander the Qantas Founders Museum and join a guided tour of the 747 and 707 jets. 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 welcome dinner at the historic Wellshot Hotel. (B,D)

Day 3: Tuesday – Winton

Travel from the Mitchell grass plains of Longreach towards the dramatic mesa country of Winton on our full day tour. 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. Dine tonight in the award-winning Harry’s Restaurant at Longreach Motor Inn. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Wednesday – 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 then take your seat for the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Show. 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. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Thursday

Your Outback Queensland adventure comes to an end after breakfast with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. (B)

dates & pricing

5 DAY LAND ONLY PACKAGE (GET5) Longreach – Longreach
2020 Departures: 16 August; 30 August; 20 September; 18 October
6 DAY FLY/RAIL PACKAGE (GET6) Brisbane – Brisbane
2020 Departures: 16 August; 30 August; 20 September; 18 October
7 DAY RETURN RAIL PACKAGE (GET7) Brisbane to Brisbane
2020 Departures: 15 August; 29 August; 19 September; 17 October
Cost Per Person 2020 Twin Share Sole Use
5 Day Land Only Longreach – Longreach (GET5) $1,999 $2459
6 Day Fly/Rail Package Brisbane – Brisbane (GET6) Includes One-way flight & one-way First Class overnight rail sleeper $2708+ $3168+
7 Day Return Rail Package Brisbane – Brisbane (GET7) Includes Return First Class overnight Rail Sleeper $2717* $3177*
  • Minimum tour numbers apply. Itinerary subject to change.
  • + Fly/Rail Package: Flights and rail subject to availability & carriage conditions. Includes a one-way economy flight, of Outback Aussie Tours’ choosing, & one-way First Class overnight rail between Brisbane and Longreach. Rail price based on a one-way Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder fares in a First Class sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach.
  • * Return Rail Package: Rail subject to availability. Rail price based on return Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder fares in a First Class sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach.
  • Please ask for Queensland Pensioner and Full Adult rail fares. Return Fly Packages also available.
  • Prices do not include: air or rail fares not specified in itinerary or price; travel insurance; meals not specified in the itinerary; drinks; laundry; optional activities; and items of a personal nature.

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
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour of Laboratory, Collection Room & Dinosaur Canyon
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre, Winton
  • Strathmore Station Smoko Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame & Outback Stockman’s Show
  • 4 nights en suite accommodation
  • Touring with Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide
  • Most meals (4 continental breakfasts; 4 dinners; 1 lunch)
  • Entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • One-Way First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper Longreach to Brisbane – GET6 only
  • Return First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper between Brisbane & Longreach – GET7 only

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