2017 Outback Getaway
DAY 1: SATURDAY - (D)
Guests on GET7 will depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach.
DAY 2: SUNDAY - LONGREACH (B,L,D)
Guests on GET5 will join the tour after lunch today. You will be met by our Outback Aussie Tours representative and transferred to your accommodation. Late afternoon, experience the Outback Stockman’s Dinner & Show. Accommodation Longreach - Abajaz Motor Inn
DAY 3: MONDAY - LONGREACH (B,D)
Visit the Longreach School of Distance Education and discover a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria! Wander the Qantas Founders Museum and step inside the 747 and 707 jets on a guided tour. Late afternoon, meet the local graziers on the Camden Park Station Sunset Tour including dinner at the homestead. Accommodation Longreach - Abajaz Motor Inn
DAY 4: TUESDAY - LONGREACH (B,L,D)
We visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched on a magnificent mesa and are treated to a top-class interpretive tour of the laboratory and collection room. In Winton we take a town tour including a visit to the Waltzing Matilda centre for a tour of the Qantilda precinct by the Winton Historial Society. Accommodation Longreach - Abajaz Motor Inn
DAY 5: WEDNESDAY – LONGREACH (B,D)
We enjoy a morning Strathmore Station Smoko Tour for an insider's view into life on the land. Discover the legends of the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Cruise the Thomson River on the Drover’s Sunset Cruise followed by Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Live Show under the stars. Accommodation Longreach - Abajaz Motor Inn
DAY 6: THURSDAY - (B,L,D)
Guests on GET5 will conclude their tour after breakfast with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. Guests on GET7 will join the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey back to Brisbane.
DAY 7: FRIDAY - (B)
Guests on GET7 will arrive in Brisbane.
2017 Departure dates
Departing Longreach (GET5):
30 April – Limited Availability
07 May – Limited Availability
21 May – Sold Out
04 June – Limited Availability
Departing Brisbane (GET7):
29 April – Limited Availability
06 May – Limited Availability
20 May – Sold Out
03 June – Limited Availability
|Cost per person||Twin Share||Sole Use|
|5 Day (GET5) Longreach - Longreach||$1299||$1529|
|7 Day (GET7) Brisbane - Brisbane||$2017*||$2247*|
*Rail subject to availability. 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. Please ask for Queensland Pensioner and Full Adult rail fares. Minimum tour numbers apply. Itinerary subject to change.
**Outback Getaway Package is subject to availability for travel between April & October 2017. Summer Getaway Packages will operate between 01 November 2017 and 31 March 2018. Please contact our office for revised itinerary.