2020 tours to Longreach - Photo
Train trips to Longreach - Photo
Pensioner Holidays to Longreach - Photo
Longreach and Winton tours 2020 - Photo

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Day 1. Spirit of the Outback – Brisbane to Longreach

Be greeted by your tour leader at Roma Street Railway Station, Brisbane prior to boarding the Spirit of the Outback. Get to know your tour leader and fellow travellers over a refreshment in the Shearers Rest as you venture into the heart of the Queensland Outback. You’ll be captivated by the vast landscapes between Brisbane and Longreach on this fascinating journey. Overnight on board the Spirit of the Outback. (D) *All guests must make their own way to Roma Street Station, prior to 12:30pm.

Day 2. Longreach

This morning the train passes through the open landscapes of Outback Queensland. Arrive in Longreach for the start of your Outback Queensland adventure. You will be met at the Longreach Railway Station by your Savannah Guide Operator Driver and transferred to your accommodation at Longreach Motor Inn. Meet fellow travellers for a tour briefing and Welcome Barbeque. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

Day 3. Longreach School of Distance Education & Qantas Founders Museum

Witness a totally different way of schooling on a tour of the Longreach School of Distance Education. Visit 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 Jets Tour. Late afternoon, unwind on the Drover’s Sunset Cruise with tasty on-board nibbles platters followed by a two-course table service dinner under the stars at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn (B,D)

Day 4. Longreach Touring

Join our Strathmore Station Tour for an insider’s view into life on the land followed by a delicious home-baked 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 with lunch. Late afternoon 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 sunset drinks and dinner. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

Day 5. Winton Touring

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. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn (B,L)

Day 6. Longreach Touring

This morning we take a tour to nearby Ilfracombe founded in 1891 as a transport hub for Wellshot Station, which at the time held the largest number of sheep on any station in the world. See the Great Machinery Mile, an amazing line-up of historic machinery stretching over one kilometre. Enjoy a traditional pub lunch at the historic 100+ year old Wellshot Hotel. You’ll have some free time in downtown Longreach after lunch, then tonight, meet the Smith family for an exclusive dinner at historic Rosebank Station. Overnight: Longreach Motor Inn (B,L,D)

Day 7. Longreach to Brisbane

Your Longreach adventure comes to an end with a transfer to Longreach airport for your flight back to Brisbane. Tour concludes at Brisbane Airport. (B)

dates & pricing

QLD
Pensioner
Senior Adult Departs 2020
$3349 $3449 $3499 16 May
6 June
18 July
19 September
10 October
  • Adult Sole use $3969 / Senior Sole Use $3899 / QLD Pensioner Sole Use $3819
  • Fares Valid for travel between Apr 2020 – Oct 2020
  • Prices are per person twin share
  • Concession cards must be advised at time of booking and will be verified with Centrelink

Payment Deadlines:

  • Deposit: 20% non-refundable deposit per person required within 7 days of reservation.
  • Final Payment: due 125 day prior to travel.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations 125 days or less prior to departure – 100% of overall package cost.
  • No refunds for any unused portion of the tour once commenced.
  • All passengers are advised to take out travel insurance to cover cancellation fees.

Highlights & inclusions

  • One-way travel on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach- First Class Sleeper, 1 night
  • Welcome BBQ at Longreach Motor Inn and 5 Nights accommodation
  • Longreach School of Distance Education
  • Qantas Founders Museum & Guided Jets Tour
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show
  • Strathmore Smoko Tour Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame & Outback Stockman’s Show & Lunch
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour & Dinner
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour including Dinosaur Canyon
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • Winton Town Tour
  • Ilfracombe Town Tour and Wellshot Hotel lunch
  • Rosebank Station Exclusive Dinner
  • All coach transfers in Longreach (Excluding Brisbane arrival & departure transfers)
  • 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 5 Dinners
  • One Way Flight – Longreach to Brisbane
  • Food & beverages as specified in your itinerary – Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D)

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