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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

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Longreach

Welcome to Longreach! On arrival in Longreach 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)

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Longreach – Winton

A day of big skies and changing landscapes today, beginning with our Strathmore Station Smoko Tour for an insider’s view into life on the land 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 before heading to historic Winton for a town tour. Play a tune on what is believed to be the world’s only musical fence before a late afternoon check-in.

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

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Winton

Travel into Jump-Up country to Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park for a guided tour of 3,300 fossilised footprints - the only recorded dinosaur stampede. Back in Winton we visit the Waltzing Matilda Centre for a guided tour of the Qantilda precinct. Late afternoon we enjoy a guided interpretive tour at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, located high up on a mesa - our very special sunset dinner location.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Winton – Longreach

Learn the story behind the very quirky Arnos Wall and spend some free time in downtown Winton before returning to Longreach. Relax with a lazy lunch around the pool and free time at your accommodation. Transfer to Qantas Founders Museum mid afternoon to see the Heritage listed Qantas Hangar, join a guided Jets tour and some free time to wander the interactive displays. Toast our pioneers with sunset drinks and nibbles before an exclusive dinner in the museum.

Hotel: Albert Park Motor Inn, Longreach (Standard), 2 nights.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Longreach

Discover the inspiring stories of the men, women and children living in and pioneering Outback Queensland at The Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Witness the quintessential Australian character of the Outback Stockman’s Show – a tribute to the stockmen’s skills. Free time to relax before a late afternoon transfer to join the M.V. Explorer for the award-winning Drover’s Sunset Cruise. Unwind with onboard nibbles and drinks, watching a magnificent outback sunset. Enjoy a 2 course table-service dinner as you watch the entertaining Smithy’s Outback Dinner Show.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Farewell from Longreach

Your Outback Queensland 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.

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 avaialability and may be waitlisted until minimum numbers have been met.

 

2016  
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Apr 20 Apr 25
May 11 May 16
Jun 15 Jun 20
Jun 22 Jun 27
Jun 29 Jul 04
Jul 06 Jul 11
Jul 13 Jul 18
Aug 17 Aug 22
Aug 24 Aug 29
Aug 31 Sep 05
Sep 07 Sep 12
Sep 14 Sep 19
Sep 21 Sep 26
Oct 05 Oct 10
Oct 19 Oct 24

 

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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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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