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Legendary Longreach & Winton

  • Drover's Sunset Cruise

    Drover's Sunset Cruise

  • Qantas Founders Museum exclusive dinner

    Qantas Founders Museum exclusive dinner

  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

    Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

  • Qantas Founders Museum

    Qantas Founders Museum

  • Stockman's Hall of Fame

    Stockman's Hall of Fame

Tour codes: QLW

Prices From

$1795

adult twin ?

$1335

child ?

$2075

single ?
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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Longreach

On arrival in Longreach (flights to arrive anytime) you will receive a warm outback greeting by your Outback Aussie Tours representative and be introduced to your fellow travellers. Transfer to your overnight accommodation and hold onto your Akubras for the start of your Outback Queensland adventure.

Hotel: Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach (Standard), 3 nights

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Longreach

This morning, we’ll meet the owners of Strathmore Station for a tour of their property and to sample some delicious home cooking! Witness a ‘totally different way of schooling’ at Longreach School of Distance Education. Enjoy a leisurely lunch and free time in downtown Longreach. Transfer to Qantas Founders Museum mid afternoon for a guided Jets tour and to wander the Heritage listed Qantas Hangar. Toast our pioneers with sunset drinks before our exclusive dinner in the Museum.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Longreach

Discover the inspiring pioneer stories at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame then take your seat at the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Show. 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 before a two course table-service dinner under the stars at Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Live Show.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Longreach – Winton

Today we travel west to Winton for a guided tour of the Waltzing Matilda Centre’s Qantilda precinct followed by lunch at the ‘Tatts’ Hotel, a local favourite. Enjoy some free time to wander the main street and visit the opal shops. Learn the story behind the quirky Arnos Wall and play a tune on what is believed to be the world’s only musical fence. Late afternoon experience a guided interpretive tour at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, located high up on a mesa - our very special sunset dinner location.

Hotel: Boulder Opal Motor Inn, Winton (Standard), 2 nights.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Winton

Travel into the heart of Waltzing Matilda country to the beautiful Carisbrooke Station. Here we’ll follow the scenic Cory’s Range drive to the Three Sisters rock formation, visit an opal mine and enjoy a relaxed morning tea at the homestead. We continue a short distance to Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park, for a guided tour of 3300 fossilised footprints, the world’s only recorded dinosaur stampede. Return to Winton via spectacular ‘Jump Up’ country landscapes.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Winton – Farewell from Longreach

Following an early breakfast, we travel back to Longreach. Your adventure comes to an end with a complimentary transfer to your homeward bound connections. The journey may have ended, but the memories will last a lifetime (flights to depart anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast

Ask us about the Spirit of the Outback Rail Journey as an optional experience at the beginning or end of this holiday.

Operated by our partners at Outback Aussie Tours.

6 Day Guided Holiday

Departs

Selected departures between April - October. Departures subject to availability and may be waitlisted until minimum numbers have been met.

 

2017  
Start End
Apr 12 Apr 17
Apr 26 May 01
May 03 May 08
May 24 May 29
Jun 07 Jun 12
Jun 21 Jun 26
Jul 05 Jul 10
Jul 19 Jul 24
Aug 02 Aug 07
Aug 16 Aug 21
Aug 30 Sep 04
Sep 06 Sep 11
Sep 20 Sep 25
Sep 27 Oct 02
Oct 11 Oct 16
Oct 18 Oct 23
Oct 25 Oct 30

 

Flights to arrive anytime in to Longreach on Day 1

Returns

Flights to depart anytime from Longreach on Day 6

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Inclusions

  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by custom made coach
  • Airport transfers 
  • Breakfast (5)
  • Lunch (4)
  • Dinner (5)

What to bring

Please note luggage cannot exceed 15kg per person. Additional carry-on bag must not exceed 4kgs.

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Fitness requirement

Temperatures in the Outback can be high so guests must be in good physical condition. Moderate level of fitness required as walks to locations may be on uneven ground.

Accommodation Standards & Prices

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

Legendary Longreach & Winton (QLW)

Double Room Boulder Opal Motel
Where you'll be staying
  • Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach  
  • Boulder Opal Motor Inn, Winton  
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FROM
$1795
adult twin ?
$1335
child ?
$2075
adult single ?
Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Your choice of accommodation standards

Choose from a range of accommodation standards. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

  • Standard (R)

  • Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach
    Ilfracombe Rd & Stork Rd, Longreach, Queensland 4730
    • Swimming Pool at Albert Park Motor Inn Longreach
    • Reception at Albert Park Motor Inn Longreach
    • Double Room at Albert Park Motor Inn Longreach

    On the highway east of the centre, this motel has spacious, four-star, well-appointed rooms, as well as pools and a spa. The motel’s Oasis Restaurant as an elegant dining room and varied menu. Albert Park Motor Inn is just 2 minutes’ drive from Longreach Airport and  features air-conditioned rooms offering a flat-screen with satellite channels.

    • Features
    • Wi-Fi (additional cost)
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • BBQ facilities
    • Garden
    • Air-conditioning
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Private bathroom
    • Hair Dryer
  • Boulder Opal Motor Inn, Winton
    16 Elderslie Street, Winton, QLD 4735
    • Restaurant at Boulder Opal Motor Inn Winton
    • Swimming Pool at Boulder Opal Motor Inn Winton
    • Double Room at Boulder Opal Motor Inn Winton

    The Boulder Opal Motor Inn is the newest motel in Winton Queensland Australia. We are a 3.5 star self-rated accommodation which offers luxury units with friendly outback hospitality where you can lounge in air-conditioned comfort in one of our beautiful 26 motel rooms.

    Winton gives you the home of the Waltzing Matilda legend, the birthplace of Australia's Qantas Airlines and discover history when you visit the world's only fossilized footprint Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry. Explore the land that borne the beautiful Opal, Australia's National Gemstone.

    • Features
    • BBQ facilities
    • Wheelchair access
    • Swimming Pool
    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Facilities
    • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
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