2018 Legendary Longreach & Winton

Our best selling FULLY INCLUSIVE tour featuring top Longreach & Winton attractions and hospitality

Highlights

  • Strathmore Station Tour and Lunch
  • Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame & Outback Stockman's Show
  • Camden Park Station Sunset Tour and Dinner
  • Qantas Founders Museum and Jets Tour
  • Rosebank Station Lunch
  • Drover's Sunset Cruise including Smithy's Outback Dinner & Live Show
  • Winton Town Tour
  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Tour including NEW Dinosaur Canyon and Deluxe Sunset Barbeque
  • Carisbrooke Station Tour
  • Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park

Inclusions

  • All motel en suite accommodation (3 nights Longreach, 2 nights Winton)
  • Travel by quality touring coach
  • Savannah Guides Master Operator driver & host
  • All meals (5 buffet breakfasts; 4 lunches; 5 dinners)
  • All entries/activities as per itinerary
  • Longreach accommodation arrival/departure transfers
  • Return First Class Rail between Brisbane & Longreach - LLW8 only

 









Itinerary

DAY 1: TUESDAY - (D)

Guests on LLW8 will depart Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback for a first class overnight rail journey to Longreach.

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY – LONGREACH (B,L,D)

Welcome to Longreach!  Guests on LLW6 will join the tour today after lunch. On arrival, transfer to your accommodation for the next three nights.  Meet fellow travellers and hear all about the adventures ahead with a comprehensive tour orientation by our Savannah Guides Master Operator driver and host.   3 nights Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach

DAY 3: THURSDAY – LONGREACH (B,L,D)

Enjoy some free time in downtown Longreach then join our Strathmore Station Tour for an insider's view into life on the land followed by a delicious homestead lunch.  Discover the inspiring stories of our pioneering heroes at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame then take your seat at the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Show.  Late afternoon, experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on our Camden Park Station Sunset Tour including a sunset barbeque dinner under the spectacular outback night sky.

DAY 4: FRIDAY – LONGREACH (B,L,D)

Visit the world-class Qantas Founders Museum, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas through interpretive displays and interactive exhibits, then join a guided Jets Tour. We'll visit historic Rosebank Station, originally settled as a sheep and cattle station some 100 years ago.  Hear local pastoral heritage stories and enjoy lunch in the original homestead.  Late afternoon, unwind on the Drover’s Sunset Cruise with tasty onboard nibbles platters followed by a two course table-service dinner under the stars at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show.

DAY 5: SATURDAY – WINTON (B,L,D)

Travel west to Winton for a guided tour of the Waltzing Matilda Centre, the only museum dedicated to a song. Learn the story behind the quirky Arnos Wall and play a tune on what is believed to be the world’s only musical fence.  Check in to your accommodation for the next two nights then enjoy some free time to wander the main street, visit the opal shops or take a dip in the pool.  Late afternoon, we drive a short distance out of town to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs perched high on a spectacular mesa.  Join a guided interpretive tour of the laboratory, collection room and NEW Dinosaur Canyon, then breathe in the moment at our very special sunset barbeque overlooking the plains where dinosaurs once roamed!   2 nights Boulder Opal Motel, Winton

DAY 6: SUNDAY – WINTON (B,L,D)

Travel into the heart of Waltzing Matilda country and drive along private tracks to the beautiful Carisbrooke Station.  Here we'll follow the scenic Cory's Range drive to see the Three Sisters rock formation, fossick for opals and enjoy a relaxed billy tea.  Witness a prehistoric event from some 95 million years ago at Dinosaur Stampede, Lark Quarry Conservation Park.  Join an interpretive tour of the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede featuring over 3000 footprints frozen in time in ancient mudflats. Return to Winton for a relaxed dinner at your accommodation tonight.

DAY 7: MONDAY – (B,L,D)

Following an early breakfast, we end the tour with a short drive back to Longreach where Guests on LLW6 will be transferred to their homeward bound connections. Guests on LLW8 will join the Spirit of the Outback for an overnight first class rail journey to Brisbane.

DAY 8: TUESDAY - (B)

Guests on LLW8 will arrive in Brisbane.

 

2018 Departure Dates

Departing Longreach (LLW6): 
11 April; 25 April; 02 May; 16 May; 20 June; 27 June
(SOLD OUT); 04 July; 11 July; 18 July; 15 August; 05 September; 12 September; 26 September; 10 October; 24 October; 31 October; 07 November
 
Departing Brisbane (
LLW8):
10 April; 24 April; 01 May; 15 May; 19 June; 26 June (SOLD OUT); 03 July; 10 July; 17 July; 14 August; 04 September; 11 September; 25 September; 09 October; 23 October; 30 October; 06 November

EARLY EMU DEAL for 2018 Departures**:  Valid on April and October 2018 departures only. Save $150 per person for bookings made and deposited before 31 January 2018

Pricing:

Cost per person Twin Share Triple Share Sole Use
6 Day (LLW6) Longreach - Longreach$2,299$2,209$2,649
8 Day (LLW8) Brisbane - Brisbane$3,017*
$2,927*$3,367*

*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.

** Early Emu Deal is subject to availability and change without notice.

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