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

itinerary

Day 1: Saturday – Brisbane to Barcaldine

Arrive into Barcaldine via air, where you will be met by our Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide and transferred to your accommodation. Tonight you will be treated to an evening of culture, laughter and cuisine at the Desert Dreaming Centre corroboree grounds. See performances by the Desert Dust Dancers as you enjoy a three-course Trade Route Tucker dinner cooked by an Aboriginal chef from the Kimberley region now living in Barcaldine. Overnight Barcaldine Country Motor Inn, Barcaldine (L,D)

Day 2: Sunday – Barcaldine to Winton

Take a town tour of Barcaldine and visit the heritage-listed Tree of Knowledge to hear about its fascinating history. Travel west to Ilfracombe and the historic Wellshot Hotel. Founded in 1891, Ilfracombe was a transport hub for Wellshot Station, which at the time held the largest number of sheep on any station in the world. Enjoy an authentic pub lunch at the Wellshot Hotel before heading to Winton. Dinner tonight will be at the popular Tattersalls Hotel. 2 nights Boulder Opal Motor Inn, Winton (B,L,D)

Day 3: Monday – Winton

Learn the story behind Australia’s unofficial national anthem at the Waltzing Matilda Centre; the only museum dedicated to a song. Lunch today will be at another iconic favourite, the North Gregory Hotel. Mid afternoon, we take a short drive out of town to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs, perched high on a spectacular mesa. Join a guided interpretive tour of the laboratory and collection room. Take in the moment at our very special sunset barbecue overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed! (B,L,D)

Day 4: Tuesday – Longreach

After breakfast, return to Longreach to explore the fascinating themed galleries at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and discover inspiring stories of our pioneering heroes. Late afternoon experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on a visit to Camden Park Station. Join Outback Dan on a personalised tour of his family property, sunset drinks at Two Tree Hill, followed by an exclusive dinner in their 100 year old woolshed. 2 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach (B,L,D)

Day 5: Wednesday – Longreach

Wander the world-class Qantas Founders Museum, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas. View marvellous interpretive and interactive exhibits then join a guided Airpark Tour. Late afternoon board the Longreach Explorer for Smithy’s Sunset Cruise on the mighty Thomson River. Take your seat on the top deck ready to capture 360-degree sweeping river and floodplain views as the colours of the outback come alive at sunset. Dinner tonight will be at a local favourite, Harry’s Restaurant. (B,L,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. The train is scheduled to arrive at 11.55am. *Please note that in summer the train arrival time can be delayed due to heat and disruptions can occur due to wet weather events. (B)

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

dates & pricing

7 DAY FLY/RAIL PACKAGE – Departing Brisbane Saturday
2022 Departures: 12 November, 26 November
2023 Departures: 4 March,18 March
Fares Twinshare Sole Use
Land only (6 days) $2985 $3530
Fly/Rail (7 days) – Brisbane to Brisbane
2-for-1 Rail Promo
$3365 $3995
  • 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.
  • Please enquire about other rail fare types
  • Fly/Rail packages are subject to availability and booking conditions held by Queensland Rail Travel. Advertised rail packages are based on Aust. Govt. Senior Card holder Fares in a First Class Sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach. Included Economy flights are with an airline of Outback Aussie Tours choosing and subject to the airline’s booking and carriage conditions. Flight subject to availability. Please enquire about 6 Day return flight packages.

Highlights & inclusions

  • Desert Dreaming Centre Dinner & Dance
  • Barcaldine Town Tour & Tree of Knowledge
  • Ilfracombe Tour & Historic Wellshot Hotel
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre Entry
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour & BBQ Dinner
  • Longreach Town Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Entry
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Dinner Tour
  • Qantas Founders Museum Entry & Airpark Tour
  • Smithy’s Sunset Cruise
  • 5 nights en suite accommodation
  • Touring with Savannah Guides Operator Driver-Guide
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Arrival/departure transfers in Barcaldine & Longreach
  • One-way Flight and One-way First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper from Longreach to Brisbane **7 DAY FLY/RAIL package only

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