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Day 1. Brisbane – Roma (MT,L,D)

Departing on our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ or luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach from Brisbane Coach Terminal on Roma Street, we travel through the Lockyer Valley and continue through Dalby and Chinchilla to Roma. 1 Night Stay: Roma Explorer’s Inn

Day 2. Roma to Barcaldine (B,L,D)

Today brings a travel day as we depart Roma, breaking for a cuppa at Morven continuing on to Tambo (the Outback Teddy Bear Capital) breaking here for lunch. We finish our day at Barcaldine. 1 Night Stay: Barcaldine Country Motor Inn

Day 3. Barcaldine to Longreach (B,MT,L,D)

We spend this morning on an authentic cultural journey as ancient and contemporary shared histories come alive through the passion of Cheryl Thompson, descendent of the Yiningai people. The Connecting to Country experience offers an insight into traditional tribal body art and its meanings, dot painting, tribal stories, as well as song and dance presentations. This afternoon, we depart Barcaldine and enjoy a stop for an afternoon drink at the quirky and iconic outback pub, the Wellshot Hotel. Later, we continue on to Longreach where we unpack for 3 nights. 3 Night Stay: Longreach Motor Inn

Day 4. Winton (B,L,D)

Today we travel to Winton and visit the Age of Dinosaurs exhibit, the world’s largest collection of unique Australian dinosaur fossils and the most productive fossil preparation lab in the southern hemisphere. The museum, perched on top of a spectacular rocky plateau, captures the fossil fever that has gripped the area since the first bones of gigantic Sauropod ‘Elliot’ were discovered. We then make our way back into Winton for lunch at the Waltzing Matilda Centre and enjoy some time at the museum. We finish our day by returning to Longreach. GGP

Day 5. Longreach (B,L,D)

We start today with a visit to the famous Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame where bush history slides up close to you with tales of bush-rangers, shearers, stockmen and drovers. Enjoy the live Outback Stockman’s Show with working dogs, horses, sheep, bull and resident larrikin stockman. Next, we make our way to the Qantas Founders Museum where we join the Captain’s Tour discovering national treasures and displays that bring alive the inspirational stories of one of the world’s pioneering airlines. Tonight, we take a sunset cruise on the Thomson River, relaxing on the top deck toasting the sunset and stunning colours of the outback sky. We disembark and enjoy an outback dinner and show beside a campfire and under a canopy of outback stars. GGP

Day 6. Longreach to Springsure (B,L,D)

This morning we enjoy a hearty country champagne breakfast with Outback Dan and his family at the historical homestead of Camden Park Station. We then enjoy a tour of the famous station and see firsthand the diversification into solar farming, goats, and organic cattle. We visit the shearing shed that has shorn over 2 million sheep and experience the station’s true connection to the bush. Departing Longreach, we break in Alpha before arriving in Emerald to take a walk on the mosaic pathway which depicts 100 years of local history and is home to the world’s largest Van Gogh sunflower painting. Our day draws to a close when we arrive in Springsure. 1 Night Stay: Springsure Overlander Motel, Springsure GGP

Day 7. Springsure, Carnarvon Gorge to Roma (B,L,D)

An early start making our way into Carnarvon Gorge National Park, an oasis hidden in the rugged ranges of Queensland’s Central Highlands, surrounded by towering white sandstone cliffs, spectacular scenery, and an amazing diversity of flora and fauna. On arrival enjoy early morning refreshments before joining a local naturalist guide to embark on the moss garden walk through the lush rainforest environment. Enjoy a picnic style lunch at the Moss Gardens then return to our coach for our journey south through Injune to Roma. 1 Night Stay: Roma Explorers Inn, Roma

Day 8. Roma to Brisbane (B,MT,L)

On the final leg of this outback journey we make our way back to Brisbane breaking for a cuppa at Chinchilla before continuing onto Picnic Point, Toowoomba for lunch with a view. We arrive back in Brisbane at approximately 4:30pm.

B = Full Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L = Lunch; AT = A/Tea; D = Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2022
$3400 $4120 20 August – GOLD CLASS
$3650 $4350 24 June – DIAMOND CLASS
  • EARLY BIRD DEAL! – Save $200 per person book by 31/12/2021 (June departure)
  • Non-refundable deposit of $600pp required to secure your reservation.
  • Green Guest Policy – Save $20 Per Person Twin Share or $40 Sole Use
  • N.B. This package is subject to an additional levy for coach component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 3 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping
    • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down
    • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings and walk through soft sand
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage
    • This tour is set at an active pace

Highlights & inclusions

  • Luxury ‘Gold Class’ OR opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach ex Brisbane experience
  • 1 night Roma
  • 1 night Barcaldine
  • Trackers Tours Connecting to Country experience
  • 3 nights Longreach
  • Winton; Australian Age of Dinosaurs visit
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
  • Outback Stockman’s Show
  • Qantas Founders Museum Airpark tour
  • Sunset cruise on the Thomson River
  • Outback campfire dinner and show
  • Country champagne breakfast and tour at Camden Park Station
  • Emerald mosaic pathway
  • 1 night Springsure
  • Carnarvon Gorge Moss Garden walk
  • 1 night Roma; Picnic Point Toowoomba
  • 22 meals
  • ‘Diamond Class’ tours include a beverage package each evening with dinner **(standard beer, wine, spirits and soft drink capped to a bar tab not unlimited)

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