Longreach & Winton Outback Getaway



per person
Duration: 7 Nights
Destination: Longreach, QLD
Region: Australia
Deal Code: PA1HSQJR




Feel the pulse of living history with a true outback experience aboard the Cobb & Co stagecoach, take in the bygone days at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and learn the story of the local legend Harry Redford. There’s no better way to celebrate the outback spirit, take it all in and reminisce than a journey aboard the Spirit of the Outback.

Your Fly & Tour Package Includes:

  • Return economy class flight from Sydney to Brisbane
  • Return private transfers from airport to train station
  • 8 Day Explore Outback Longreach & Winton


- Return travel on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach – First Class Cabin
- 5 nights accommodation in Longreach
- Nogo Station Experience
- Qantas Founders Museum entry and Airpark Tour
- Cobb & Co Stagecoach Gallop
- Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show
- Thomson River Sunset Cruise Experience with stockman's dinner
- Starlight Spectacular Sound and Light Show
- Australian Age of Dinosaurs and guided tour
- Winton Town Tour
- Waltzing Matilda Centre
- Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame
- All coach transfers (excluding arrival and departure transfers)
- Meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 18-25 October 2022

**Single traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details


Day 1: Spirit of the Outback – Brisbane to Longreach

This evening depart on the Spirit of the Outback. Get to know your fellow travellers over a refreshment in the Shearer’s Rest as you venture into the heart of the Queensland Outback. You’ll be captivated by the ever-changing landscape on this fascinating journey between Brisbane and Longreach. Overnight on board the Spirit of the Outback. (D)

Day 2: Longreach

Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the Tuckerbox Restaurant as you make your way to the heart of the Queensland Outback, Longreach. Arrive in the afternoon and transfer to your accommodation. Stay the next five nights at The Staging Post Accommodation, Longreach. (BL)

Day 3: Longreach

Take your seat for a ride of your life at the only place in the world where you can experience what it’s like to gallop in a Cobb & Co stagecoach. Enjoy morning tea before watching a classic Australian movie followed by the Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show. A Billy Can lunch is served during the show.

This afternoon you will have time to enjoy the main street of Longreach. Take in the architecture of the 1920’s as you stroll through the heritage precinct. Wander back to your accommodation at your leisure. 

Transfer to the Thomson River and board a historic paddlewheeler for a sunset cruise. The cruise is followed by a hearty stockman’s dinner around the campfire with bush entertainment and the authentic Starlight’s Spectacular Sound-and-Light Picture Show. (BLD)

Day 4: Longreach

After enjoying a country buffet breakfast at the Welcome Home, travel to historic Nogo Station and spend the morning exploring this working cattle and sheep station. Head to the shearing sheds and watch a champion sheep shearer at work while hearing about the merino wool stories from the past.

Next, you will board an open-top, double-decker bus to start your Station Safari. Venture out across the sunlit plains to spot a range of feral and native animals and see the stockyard ruins of the infamous cattle duffer, Captain Starlight. Look around Captain Starlight’s bush camp and enjoy a rustic billy-can smoko under the gum tree.

Transfer to the Qantas Founders Museum and join a guided tour of the 747 plane and Super Constellation. After the guided tour spend time discovering the many exhibits and learn about the pioneers of flight. Spend the afternoon relaxing at your accommodation before dinner at Ringers Restaurant, where you will be treated to a Stonegrill Dining Experience. (BLD)

Day 5: Winton Tour

Rise early and enjoy a breakfast basket before embarking on a full day tour to Winton. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum for a guided tour of the Collection Room and Laboratory. Visit the Winton Opal Gems before enjoying lunch at the historic North Gregory Hotel and then explore the landmark Waltzing Matilda Centre before heading back to Longreach. Dinner this evening is at The Welcome Home. (BLD)

Day 6: Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

Today visit the popular The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Spend time exploring the five galleries of the museum marvelling at the achievements of the early settlers. Enjoy lunch at the museum café (own expense). At 3pm the bus will take you back to your accommodation to relax for the evening. (B)

Day 7: Spirit of the Outback – Longreach to Brisbane

Transfer to the railway station for the return journey on board the Spirit of the Outback. Overnight on board the Spirit of the Outback. (BLD)

Day 8: Brisbane

This morning breakfast is served on board before arriving into Brisbane at midday, where your tour comes to an end. (B)

**Please note itinerary is subject to change**

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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on quad occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 03 Aug 2022 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and are subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. 241xtra pricing does not require a 241 certificate.