Unleash Longreach

Departing: May 4, 2021 - May 11, 2021

Price: From $2969* Per Person (* discounts apply for senior and pensioner travel)


We’ve created the ultimate ‘unleash longreach’ holiday to include every outback pioneers experience plus qantas founders museum, australian stockman’s hall of fame and Winton!


Inclusions:

- 5 nights in Outback Pioneers heritage 4-star accommodation 

- Queensland Rail Travel first-class sleeper Brisbane to Longreach and return

- Travel Connections Host

- Nogo Station Experience with your Kinnon family guide Starlight’s Cruise Experience with campfire dinner

- Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Picture Show

- Cobb & Co Stagecoach Experience

- Day tour to Winton with Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum and Waltzing Matilda Centre

- The Station Store shopping emporium

- The Stonegrill® Dining Experience (including pre-dinner tasting plate)

- Entry to Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

- Entry to Qantas Founders Museum and 90-minute Jet Tour 5 full breakfasts, 3 dinners, 2 smokos, 2 lunches

- VIP gift

- Fully escorted by Outback Pioneers


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Itinerary


Day 1

Depart Roma Street Station at 6:10pm aboard the Spirit of the Outback and travel overnight in the comfort of your sleeper onto your destination of Longreach. A relaxing journey that showcases the history and culture of early Australia as you travel through the heritage towns of Blackwater, Emerald and Barcaldine. [D] 

Day 2

Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the Tuckerbox Restaurant as you make your way to the heart of the Queensland Outback, Longreach. Arrive in the late afternoon and be transferred to your Outback Pioneers 4-star heritage accommodation. In the early evening you will be welcomed by your Outback Pioneers host to meet your fellow travellers with a cuppa and home-baked biscuit. [B,MT,L,AT]

Day 3

We’ll pick you up for the Nogo Station Experience,  which tours Longreach before heading out to the Kinnons’ historic station. Your Kinnon host will take you on an insiders’ journey of station life, including the merino story in the wool-sheds, Captain Starlight’s stockyards, and our amazing station safari by open-top, double-decker bus to spot outback animals. Finish with a Saddlebag lunch and billy-tea around the gidgee campfire. At midday, transfer to the Qantas Founders Museum to discover the early history of flight and tour the Air Park. Relax at your accommodation before meeting at The Welcome Home restaurant for your Stonegrill® Dining Experience BYO. [B,L,D]

Day 4

Climb aboard for your Cobb & Co Stagecoach Experience, including the stagecoach ride on the old Longreach to Windorah mail route, home-baked scones and tea in our tearoom, followed by a classic Australian movie. Enjoy a billy-can lunch while you  watch the Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show. Afterwards, browse The Station Store outback emporium for gifts and souvenirs. At around 4.30pm, transfer to the Thomson River for our Starlight’s Cruise Experience. The cruise is followed by a hearty stockman’s dinner around the campfire with bush poetry then the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Picture Show. BYO. [B,MT,L,D]

Day 5

Marvel at the magnificent ancient landscape enroute to Winton. Your Winton Discovery Day Tour includes the award-winning Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum including the new Dinosaur Canyon, and the landmark Waltzing Matilda Centre. Enjoy lunch at the historic North Gregory Hotel and an afternoon of sights before heading back to Longreach. A hearty Country Fare dinner awaits at The Welcome Home restaurant. BYO. [B,L,D]

Day 6

It’s a leisurely start with a gourmet continental breakfast in your room. At 9.15am transfer to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame to explore the five galleries before lunch at the museum café (own cost). Relax in the afternoon and choose where to enjoy dinner for your last night in town. [B]

Day 7

Check out. Explore Longreach’s Eagle Street for last minute gifts and fabulous souvenirs before transferring to the railway station to join the Spirit of the Outback for your return journey travelling overnight. [B,L,AT,D]

Day 8

Your holiday concludes upon arrival into Brisbane at Roma Street Station. [B,MT]


   


(* discounts apply for senior and pensioner travel, ** Rail discounts may apply and confirmed at time of booking** based on concession entitlements Solo available additional cost applies *limited places)

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