2017 Outback Getaway

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Highlights:

  • Stockmans Hall of Fame entry & Outback Stockmans Show and Dinner
  • Longreach School of Distance Education tour
  • Qantas Founders Museum entry & Jets tour
  • Camden Park & Strathmore Station tours
  • Winton Town tour
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs tour
  • Drover's Sunset Cruise
  • Smithy's Outback Dinner & Live Show
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    Inclusions:

  • All motel ensuite accommodation
  • Travel by quality touring vehicle
  • Master Operator Driver/Guide
  • Most meals, all entries/activities as specified in itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return first class rail between Brisbane & Longreach - GET7 only








  • Itinerary:

    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):

    27 August – Limited Availability
    10 September – Limited Availability
    17 September
    24 September – Limited Availability
    01 October – Limited Availability
    08 October
    15 October – Limited Availability

     

    Departing Brisbane (GET7):

    26 August – Limited Availability
    09 September – Limited Availability
    16 September
    23 September – Limited Availability
    31 September – Limited Availability
    07 October
    14 October – Limited Availability

     

    Pricing:

    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.

     

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