Summer special tours to Longreach & Winton 2018/2019 - Photo
Cheap holiday packages to Longreach using Pension Vouchers - Photo
Train trips to Longreach - Photo
Longreach & Winton holidays for Seniors 2018/2019 - Photo

itinerary

DAY 1: SATURDAY – Depart Brisbane (D)

Depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback at 1.55pm for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach.

DAY 2: SUNDAYLONGREACH (B,L,D)

Welcome to Longreach where you will receive a warm outback greeting by our Outback Aussie Tours driver and a courtesy transfer to your accommodation. Late afternoon we take a tour to Ilfracombe where you will step back in time and roam among the intriguing antique machinery and farm equipment that forms the Ilfracombe Machinery and Heritage Museum. Special dinner tonight is at the iconic 100+ year old Wellshot Hotel. 4 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach

DAY 3: MONDAYLONGREACH (B,D)

Take a Longreach Town Tour this morning followed by a visit to the Qantas Founders Museum where you can step inside the 747 and 707 jets on a guided interpretive tour. Late afternoon, board the MV. Explorer for the Drover’s Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River. Unwind with on-board nibbles and drinks, watching a magnificent Outback sunset. Enjoy a 2 course table-service dinner under the stars as you watch the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show.

DAY 4: TUESDAYLONGREACH (B,D)

Witness a ‘totally different way of schooling’ at Longreach School of Distance Education where you will walk in the footsteps of the students and teachers who share a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria! Visit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame where you will discover the inspiring stories of the men, women and children living in and pioneering Outback Queensland. Late afternoon, experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on our Camden Park Station Sunset Tour including a tour of the historic Homestead, with its royal past, and almost 100-year-old shearing shed, and gain an insight into the history of grazing in the Outback. Enjoy an exclusive Camden Park Dinner under the spectacular Outback night sky.

DAY 5: WEDNESDAYLONGREACH & WINTON (B,L,D)

Be prepared to be impressed, with the changing landscapes as we travel from Longreach 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 new Dinosaur Canyon by Dinosaur enthusiasts – a truly enlightening experience. Heading into historic Winton we take a town tour and visit the Waltzing Matilda Centre for a self-guided tour and lunch. Return to Longreach late afternoon.

DAY 6: THURSDAYDEPART LONGREACH (B,L,D)

Your tour finishes this morning after breakfast with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. the train station. Overnight: Spirit of the Outback First Class Rail Sleeper

DAY 7: FRIDAYARRIVE BRISBANE (B)

Arrive in Brisbane at 11.55am.

dates & pricing

NOV 2018 & MAR 2019 Shoulder Season*
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Longreach to Longreach GET5 $1399 $1709
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane GET7 $1798 (QPCV)#
$1918 (SENIOR)
$2088 (ADULT)
$2187 (QPCV)#
$2427 (SENIOR)
$2767 (ADULT)
1 Dec 2018 – 28 Feb 2019 Low Season^
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Longreach to Longreach GET5 $1399 $1709
Price Twin Share Sole Use
Brisbane to Brisbane GET7 $1638 (QPCV)#
$1758 (SENIOR)
$1928 (ADULT)
$2187 (QPCV)#
$2427 (SENIOR)
$2767 (ADULT)

DEPARTURE DATES:
Departing Longreach (GET5):
2019: 20 January, 27 January; 17 February; 10 March; 17 March; 24 March

Departing Brisbane (GET7):
2019: 19 January, 26 January; 16 February; 09 March; 16 March; 23 March

  • #QPCV – Queensland Pension Concession Rail vouchers (4).
  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • 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. Queensland Pension Concession Rail 4 Vouchers (Qld Rail Travel Shoulder Season Buy 1 Fare, get 2nd at a Companion Rate Deal. Valid on single adult fares only).

^ 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.
  • Queensland Pension Concession Rail 4 Vouchers (Qld Rail Travel Low Season 2FOR1 Deal – not valid on Single rate).

Highlights & inclusions

  • Ilfracombe Tour and Ilfracombe Machinery and Heritage Museum
  • Historic Wellshot Hotel Dinner
  • Longreach Town Tour
  • Qantas Founders Museum Entry and Jets Tour
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show
  • Longreach School of Distance Education Tour
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Entry*
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour & Dinner
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Guided Tour of the Laboratory, Collection Room & Dinosaur Canyon
  • Winton Town Tour including a self-guided tour of the Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • *Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame (ASHOF) has advised it may be temporarily closing from approximately 01 February to 01 March 2019 (to be confirmed). If this occurs, ASHOF will be replaced by an exclusive guided coach tour of the Longreach Pastoral College and Longreach Sales Yards, including morning tea, followed by entry into the Longreach Powerhouse Museum.
  • Central motel ensuite accommodation at Longreach Motor Inn
  • Travel by quality touring vehicle
  • Savannah Guides Master Operator Driver/Guide
  • Most meals
  • Entries/activities as specified in itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • BONUS Queensland Rail Deals
  • Rail Packages include return overnight First Class Sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach

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