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Travel off-peak and experience our best-selling FULLY INCLUSIVE Legendary Longreach & Winton tour featuring top Longreach & Winton attractions and hospitality. Take advantage of Qld Rail Travel's 2 for 1 Return First Class Sleeper Rail deal!
Brisbane to Longreach
Board the Spirit of the Outback train in Brisbane for your First-Class overnight rail journey to Longreach. While onboard you’ll enjoy exclusive access to the Shearers Rest Lounge and enjoy outback inspired meals, created with Queensland’s best produce, in the Tuckerbox Restaurant.
Day 1: Wednesday - Longreach
You will be met at either Longreach Railway Station by your Savannah Guide Operator driver guide and transferred to your accommodation. 3 nights Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach
Day 2: Thursday - Longreach
This morning we wander the world-class Qantas Founders Museum, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas. Join a guided air park tour where you are taken behind the scenes to hear amazing stories about the 747 ‘City of Bunbury’ –including having a peek at the flight deck and crew rest area before exploring the Super Constellation – the first pressurised aircraft for Qantas. Enjoy a local tour, some free time and outback retail therapy in downtown Longreach. Late afternoon, experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on a visit to Camden Park Station. Join Outback Dan on a personalised tour of the Walker family property, gain an insight into the history and heritage of living and working on the land for generations. Learn of the station’s award-winning diversification into solar, tourism and improved farming production. After working up an appetite, you’ll settle in for nibbles and refreshments at two tree hills followed by an exclusive dinner at the station’s 100-year-old shearing shed.
Day 3: Friday - Longreach
This morning, we travel to the Historic Rosebank Station for a picturesque tour, morning tea and stories of yesteryear. Originally settled as a sheep and cattle station some 100 years ago, Rosebank was famously visited in 1959 by Princess Alexandra and Princess Alice. The Princesses stayed in a specially built wing, fittingly named the ‘Princess Wing.’ Enjoy morning tea and a chat with Outback Aussie Tours owners. Explore the fascinating themed galleries at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and discover the inspiring stories of the stockmen and women, the First Nations people, the pioneers and settlers, and the jackaroos and jillaroos. Late afternoon, unwind on our Smithy’s Sunset Cruise, relax on the top deck with 360-degree views of the majestic Thomson River. Your captain will captivate you with stories about the river, its wildlife, and indigenous links. Enjoy nibbles as we stop at Sunset Bend to toast the sunset and take in the stunning colours of the outback sky. As the colours fade into darkness, we return to enjoy dinner at a popular local favourite restaurant.
Day 4: Saturday – Winton
Be prepared to be impressed by the changing landscapes as we travel from Longreach to Winton.
Experience a medley of Winton local attractions including Arno’s Wall, Willie Mar’s Chinese Heritage Market Garden, and the Musical Fence – play a tune on what is believed to be the world’s only musical fence. This afternoon we take a short drive out of town to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs – perched on a magnificent mesa overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed. Onsite, we are treated to a top-class interpretive tour of the laboratory, March of the Titanosaurs display and collection room by dinosaur enthusiasts – a truly enlightening experience. Enjoy a BBQ dinner and drinks at a special sunset location, followed by the immersive Gondwana Stars Observatory experience. 1 night Boulder Opal Motor Inn, Winton
Day 5: Sunday – Longreach
Today we are doing all things local in Winton! Enjoy a leisurely ride around town on a local 100-year-old carriage and horses and Learn how Australian transport pioneers carved our transport network at the Heritage Truck and Machinery Museum. Find out about the vital role that the Australian Kelpie plays in the outback whilst enjoying lunch at a local popular hotel. Learn the story behind Australia’s unofficial national anthem when we explore Waltzing Matilda Museum. This afternoon we head back to Longreach where we enjoy dinner at a popular local favourite.
1 night Longreach Motor Inn, Longreach
Day 6: Monday - Longreach to Brisbane
Your outback adventure will sadly come to an end when we transfer across to Longreach Railway Station in time to board the Spirit of the Outback train and your return rail experience to Brisbane.
Prices (per person)
|2023-24 Off-Peak Deals||Twin Share||Single|
|8 DAY PACKAGE Departing Brisbane (including overnight First-Class rail Brisbane to Longreach return||$3,858||$4,758|
Conditions apply. Minimum tour numbers apply. Itinerary subject to change.
*Rail price based on return Aust. Govt. Senior Card holder fares in a First Class Sleeper on the Spirit of the Outback between Brisbane and Longreach. Single passengers are eligible for a 50% discount off the Adult rail fare only.
Prices do not include: travel insurance; meals not specified in the itinerary; drinks; laundry; optional activities; and items of a personal nature.
Past passengers save $200* per person on all Guided Holiday departures of 6 nights or more if booked at least two months prior to departure.
Book and travel with four or more of your favourite people on a Guided Holiday and you will receive $200*pp off of your tour price.
Book two or more of our Guided Holidays at the same time and received a 10% discount on the tour of lesser value. Discount applies to tour only.