Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure

Venture into the heart of Queensland’s outback on our fully escorted Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure. Your journey begins when you board the Spirit of the Outback and travel through the ever-changing scenery and rugged landscape between Brisbane and Longreach. 

Explore Australia’s rich heritage and gain genuine insights into pioneer life on this fabulous outback quest. Meet fascinating local characters who will captivate and charm you with their stories of life in the outback. 

All the iconic outback experiences are covered on this trip of a lifetime! Visit the popular Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Take an exclusive tour of the Qantas hangar. Cruise along the Thomson River at sunset and experience a stockman’s dinner around the campfire. Witness a shearer at work at the Outback Stockman’s show and follow the dinosaur trail at Winton.

Our experienced tour guide will be with you every step of the way so you can relax and fully immerse yourself in this incredible outback adventure.

Itinerary

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 as you venture into the heart of the Queensland Outback. You’ll be captivated by the vast landscapes between Brisbane and Longreach on this fantastic journey.

Overnight: The Spirit of the Outback
Meals: Dinner

This morning, enjoy the scenery as the train passes through the open landscapes of Outback Queensland. On arrival at Longreach Railway Station this evening, transfer to your accommodation and get ready for tomorrow’s adventure.

Overnight: The Staging Post, Longreach
Meals: Breakfast, Morning Tea and Lunch

Today, experience the real heart of outback life at Kinnon’s historic Nogo Station. Be inspired and entertained by stories of pioneering life and working station reality with your Kinnon host. Marvel at the merino story in the historic shearing sheds. Experience the incredible station safari in an open-top, double-decker bus. Visit Captain Starlight’s stockyards and enjoy a traditional saddlebag lunch under the gum trees.

This afternoon, visit the Qantas Founders Museum. Explore the Museum’s artefact displays and interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Qantas. The Airpark Tour will take you behind the scenes of the DC-3, Boeing 747, Boeing 707 and Super Constellation. 

Return to your accommodation in time to freshen up before your Stonegrill® dining experience at The Welcome Home.

Overnight: The Staging Post, Longreach
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start the day with the Cobb and Co Stagecoach Experience. Live the past with all your senses as your ride the old Longreach to Windorah mail route. Hold onto your hat for the only stagecoach gallop in Australia! Afterwards, partake in home-baked scones and tea at the café before settling back in retro cinema seats for a classic Australian movie. Then enjoy the Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show with a billy-can lunch. Transfer back to your accommodation.

Late afternoon, travel to the banks of the Thomson River for Starlight’s Cruise Experience. Enjoy a hearty stockman’s dinner around the campfire with bush poetry and the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound and Light Picture Show featuring an exclusive movie celebrating legendary local hero Harry Redford. (BYO drinks)

Overnight: The Staging Post, Longreach
Meals: Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner

An early start this morning for a full day tour to Winton. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum and Dinosaur Canyon and the Waltzing Matilda Centre. Enjoy lunch at the historic North Gregory Hotel and take a stroll down the main street before returning to Longreach. Dine at The Welcome Home restaurant this evening.

Overnight: The Staging Post, Longreach
Meals: Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner

Today, visit the iconic Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. You’ll have plenty of time to explore the five galleries before lunch at the museum café. Return to your accommodation and enjoy dinner this evening at Harry’s Restaurant. 

Overnight: The Staging Post, Longreach
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your Ultimate Outback Queensland Adventure comes to an end with a transfer to Longreach airport for your flight back to Brisbane. Farewell your tour leader on conclusion of your tour at Brisbane Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Add on an extra $30.00* per person for travel 24 May 2022 – 30 May 2022, 14 Jun 2022 – 20 Jun 2022, 16 Aug 2022 – 22 Aug 2022, 6 Sep 2022 – 12 Sep 2022

Departs 24 May, 14 June, 16 August, 6 September, 18 October 2020

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TRIP DETAILS AT A GLANCE

  • 1 night on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach in a First Class Sleeper.
  • 5 nights’ accommodation at The Staging Post in a Stables Room.
  • Cobb and Co Stagecoach Experience.
  • Nogo Station Experience with Kinnon host and Station safari. 
  • Starlight’s Cruise Experience with Campfire Dinner and Starlight’s Spectacular Sound and Light Picture Show. 
  • Qantas Founders Museum entry and Airpark Tour 
  • Entry to Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame including lunch. 
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour including Dinosaur Canyon. 
  • Admission to the Waltzing Matilda Centre. 
  • Winton Discovery Town Tour. 
  • All coach transfers in Longreach.
  • Economy class flight – Longreach to Brisbane. 
  • Food and beverages as specified in the itinerary. 
  • Services of a professional tour leader and expert guides/drivers.
  • Proof of Entitlement of Seniors fare required

If booking this over the phone quote code: VI/BNELREBNE