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Day 1: Tuesday – Brisbane to Longreach

Guests on OBE8 will depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach. The train is scheduled to depart at 6.10pm. Overnight Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper (OBE8 guests only)

Day 2: Wednesday – Longreach

Welcome to Longreach where you will receive a warm outback greeting by your Outback Aussie Tour Driver/Guide and a courtesy transfer to your accommodation. Guests on OBE6 will join the tour after lunch today. Meet fellow travellers at our Welcome Dinner. Your guide will give you an insight into the exciting adventures to come. 5 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach

Day 3: Thursday – Longreach

Join a town tour this morning followed by some free time to wander downtown Longreach. Witness a totally different way of schooling at the Longreach School of Distance Education. Watch lessons being delivered by highly skilled teachers to isolated students in Outback Queensland. Visit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame with its five themed galleries. Learn the inspiring stories of the men, women and children living in and pioneering Outback Queensland. Meet Outback Dan on Camden Park Station for a tour of his third generation family homestead and property. Enjoy sunset drinks and an exclusive Camden Park Dinner under the spectacular outback night sky.

Day 4: Friday – Barcaldine

Today we drive to Barcaldine, the ‘Garden City of the West’. Wander the Australian Workers Heritage Centre, Australia’s only dedicated and ongoing tribute to Australian working men and women. Discover Barcaldine’s links to the formation of the Australian Labor Party following the Shearers’ Strike in 1891. Learn the significance of The Tree of Knowledge memorial to this proud outback town before returning to Longreach. Late afternoon, join 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 on the banks of the river.

Day 5: Saturday – Winton

Be prepared to be impressed with the changing landscapes on our full day tour to Winton. We visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched on a magnificent mesa overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed! Onsite, we’re treated to a top-class interpretive tour of the laboratory, collection room and Dinosaur Canyon by dinosaur enthusiasts – a truly enlightening experience. Heading into historic Winton we tour the town and visit the Waltzing Matilda Centre for a self-guided tour.

Day 6: Sunday – Ilfracombe

Visit the Qantas Founders Museum and join the entertaining Jets Tour. Late afternoon we’ll travel to nearby Ilfracombe for a wonderful nostalgic experience. Wander ‘the Great Machinery Mile’, an impressive time-lined display of mechanisation in the west. See a replica early station residence at the Folk Museum. Have a go at the traditional coin toss during our dinner at the iconic Wellshot Hotel before returning to Longreach.

Day 7: Monday – Longreach to Brisbane

Guests on OBE6 will conclude their tour after breakfast with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. Guests on OBE8 will join the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey back to Brisbane. Overnight Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper (OBE8 guests only)

Day 8: Tuesday – Brisbane

Guests on OBE8 will arrive in Brisbane. The train is scheduled to arrive at 11.55am.

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner

dates & pricing

PRICES (WINTER) Twin Share Sole Use
1 Apr to 31 Oct 2019
Longreach to Longreach OBE6 $2029 $2479
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane OBE8 $2507 (QPCV)#
$2747 (SENIOR)
$2883 (ADULT)
$2957 (QPCV)#
$3197 (SENIOR)
$333 (ADULT)
PRICES (SUMMER SHOULDER) Twin Share Sole Use
1-30 Nov 2019 & 1-31 Mar 2020
Longreach to Longreach OBE6S $1799 $2199
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane OBE8S $ (QPCV)#
$2318# (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
$(QPCV)#
$2728# (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
PRICES (SUMMER LOW) Twin Share Sole Use
01 Dec 2019 – 28 Feb 2020
Longreach to Longreach OBE6S $1799pp $2199pp
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane OBE8S $ (QPCV)#
$2158^ (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
$(QPCV)#
$2728^ (SENIOR)
$ (ADULT)
2019 WINTER DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code OBE6 Ex Longreach: 24 April; 22 May; 17 July; 07 August; 18 September; 09 October 2019
Tour code OBE8 Ex Brisbane:23 April; 21 May; 16 July; 06 August; 17 September; 08 October 2019
2019/2020 SUMMER DEPARTURE DATES:
Tour code OBE6 Ex Longreach: 13 November, 20 November, 27 November, 04 December, 11 December 2019
15 January, 22 January, 29 January, 05 February, 12 February, 19 February, 26 February, 04 March, 11 March 2020
Tour code OBE8 Ex Brisbane: 12 November, 19 November, 26 November, 03 December, 10 December 2019
14 January, 21 January, 28 January, 04 February, 11 February, 18 February, 25 February, 03 March, 10 March 2020
  • #QPCV – Queensland Pension Concession Rail vouchers (4).
  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • Rail subject to availability
  • # Return Rail Package: Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder Rail (Qld Rail Travel Shoulder Season Buy 1 Fare, get 2nd at a Companion Rate Deal. Valid on all twin fares, and single adult fares only).
  • ^ Return Rail Package: Rail subject to availability. Rail price based on return overnight First Class sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach. Aust. Govt. Senior Card Holder Rail (Qld Rail Travel Low Season 2FOR1 Deal – not valid on Single rate).
  • Please enquire for rail/fly package prices

Highlights & inclusions

  • Longreach School of Distance Education Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour & Dinner
  • Australian Workers Heritage Centre
  • 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
  • Qantas Founders Museum & Jets Tour
  • Historic Wellshot Hotel Dinner
  • 5 nights en suite accommodation
  • Travel by quality touring vehicle
  • Savannah Guides Operator driver/guide
  • Most meals
  • Entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return First Class Overnight Rail Sleeper between Brisbane & Longreach – OBE8 only

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