Explore Outback Queensland and beyond with Outback Aussie Tours, a multi-award winning touring company and Savannah Guides accredited operator. They will take you on a journey to discover the natural and cultural heritage to favoured Outback places like Longreach, Winton, Birdsville, Corner Country, Gulf Savannah, Cape York and Torres Strait. Come and experience the unique brand of hospitality, local knowledge and absolute connection with this land - their home - and its people.
The legends of Australia's Outback are brought alive by their guides' storytelling and interpretation. Engage and share the stories of unforgettable characters; meet the families on sheep and cattle stations; enjoy exclusive dining experiences; travel on private bush tracks through stunning country.
Guests stay in comfortable motels throughout and travel in fully air-conditioned, custom-built vehicles designed to meet Outback conditions. All tours conveniently connect with rail or air transfers and their team will be there to greet you when you arrive. With over 29 years experience operating in the region, Outback Aussie Tours must be your first choice for Outback touring and charters. Come and experience the Outback with a local specialist and turn their stories into your next adventure.
The ideal short break in Outback Queensland, this five day package features four nights in Longreach, a day tour to Winton and all of the top Longreach attractions. Visit the Longreach School of Distance Education and discover a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria! Meet the local graziers on the Camden Park Station Sunset Tour, including dinner at the homestead. Experience the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Dinner and Show at the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Step inside the 747 and 707 jets at Qantas Founders Museum on a guided interpretive tour. See amazing dinosaur discoveries at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs and tour the historic town of Winton. Enjoy a morning Strathmore Station Smoko Tour for an insider's view into life on the land. End your adventure on the Thomson River with the award-winning Drover’s Sunset Cruise followed by live entertainment on the River Stage at Smithy’s Outback Dinner and Show.
Enjoy some of Longreach & Winton's best attractions, including Bladensburg National Park. Next explore the many lagoons and waterholes in Lochern National Park. Travel via Stonehenge and Jundah to Welford National Park with its red river gum and coolibah-lined waters, golden-green spinifex, and white-barked ghost gums against a backdrop of red sand dunes.
Cross the Cooper into Windorah 'the heart of the Channel Country'. Head east to Yaraka nestled between Mesa Hills with its scenic backdrop of the Yang Yang Ranges. Mount Slowcombe lookout offers awesome 360 degree views en route to Idalia National Park, popular for wildlife watching. Hear about the saying 'Beyond the Black Stump' on a Blackall welcome tour. Visit the historic Blackall Woolscour, a living museum and direct link to Australia's pioneering era. Travel the backroads where the changing soil types offer enormous vegetation diversity .
Discover evidence of petrified forest through to the western edge of the Central Queensland sandstone belt and spend three nights at spectacular Carnarvon Gorge National Park featuring towering sandstone cliffs, vibrantly coloured side gorges, diverse flora and fauna and Aboriginal rock art. Visit Eidsvold and the RM Williams Centre. Travel via the delightful South Burnett region to Brisbane.
Journey to the spectacular Channel Country and discover fascinating and remote Outback communities. In Charleville meet the volunteers at the Save the Bilby experience and tour the night skies at Cosmos Centre Twilight Show. Visit Cunnamulla and the quaint township of Eulo to hear tales of Isabel 'The Eulo Queen' and the Eulo mud springs. Hear the story behind Thargomindah's Australia-first hydro-electric street lighting.
Cross the Dingo Barrier Fence into Outback New South Wales and the Sturt National Park en route to Tibooburra. Travel through the Sturt National Park to Cameron Corner where the boundary lines of the states of Queensland, South Australia, and New South Wales meet. Explore the restored Australian Inland Mission building then enjoy a peaceful late afternoon cruise on the Cooper Creek in Innamincka.
Visit the site of Burke and Wills Depot Camp and see the iconic Dig Tree, a reminder of Australia's pioneering spirit. In Birdsville, toast the magnificent Outback sunset from Big Red sand dune on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Visit Deon's Lookout with its amazing view of the Diamantina Shire and Betoota. Follow the Thomson River floodplain via Jundah and Stonehenge to Longreach, where we visit the attractions of Longreach .
The picturesque Far West Outback region is a fusion of stunning red sand hills, abundant wildlife and magnificent flora and fauna. Explore the Cooper Creek catchment and follow the Thomson River floodplain to Windorah with its majestic red sand dune landscapes. See the ghost town of Betoota and the JC Hotel Ruins then on to Birdsville to see the Burke and Wills Tree and Birdsville Racetrack before toasting the sunset atop the stunning red dunes of Big Red on the edge of the Simpson Desert. Pass famous Waddi Trees and see the Carcory Ruins en route to Boulia to learn about the mysterious Min Min Light. Next is Winton with its fascinating Dinosaur attractions, Qantilda Museum, musical fence and smoko tour of historic Carisbrooke Station. Travel back to Longreach for a Jets Tour at Qantas Founders Museum, a classroom tour of School of Distance Education, and pioneering history at Stockman's Hall of Fame. Relax on the Thomson River aboard the Drover's Sunset Cruise followed by Smithy's Outback Dinner & Live Show. Our memorable tour will conclude with a farewell dinner at historic Rosebank Station.
Experience the very best of Outback Queensland's heartland on their top-selling tour to Longreach and Winton. Their five night package includes three nights in Longreach and two nights in Winton. In Longreach, experience the Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Stockman's Show, Qantas Founders Museum Jet Tour, Station tours and the Longreach School of Distance Education. A highlight will be their Drover's Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River followed by Smithy's Outback Dinner and Show. Their two nights in Winton gives them the time to visit the exceptional Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park as well as the Australian Age of Dinosaurs, home of the largest collection of Australian Dinosaur fossils. This tour package is fully inclusive of all meals, touring and entry fees plus some exclusive dinners in spectacular locations. Add return rail fares from Brisbane on the Spirit of the Outback. Ask their friendly reservation team to book rail sectors on your behalf.
A truly special adventure to Cape York and Torres Strait Islands on a dedicated small group tour. Travel north along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives towards the World Heritage-Listed Daintree National Park, then follow the famous Bloomfield Track on an amazing journey hugging the scenic Daintree Coast to Cooktown. Join a magical, award-winning Aboriginal rock art tour and take a spectacular scenic flight to Lockhardt River and Weipa overlooking the picturesque Princess Charlotte Bay and pristine sections of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a guided tour of the Weipa Bauxite Mine and cruise the mouth of the Gulf of Carpentaria on a Sunset Eco Tour. Drive on some of the original sections of the Old Telegraph Track and take a cool swim in the lush Fruitbat Falls with its crystal clear water (croc free). Stand at the very tip of the continent, the most northerly point of Australia. Cruise the turquoise waters to Thursday Island and join a unique tour of Kazu Pearl Farm on Friday Island. Enjoy a guided tour of Horn Island World War II sites and hear about the Kaurareg People, traditional owners of Horn Island. Return on a QantasLink flight to Cairns.
Explore some of Queensland's best kept secrets as we journey from Cairns to Longreach via the majestic Gulf Savannah region. From Cairns, we tour Atherton Tableland's lush farming lands and the cattle country of the Tropical Savannahs, before we explore the amazing Undara Lava Tubes. Visit picturesque Porcupine Gorge National Park before arriving into Hughenden for an overnight stop and to meet "Hughie", a Muttaburrasaurus replica. In Longreach for two nights we'll enjoy 2 homestead lunches at historic Stations; learn the stockman's story at the Outback Stockman's Dinner & Show; visit the Qantas Founders Museum; wander the five themed galleries of the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame; and take the picturesque Drover's Sunset Cruise followed by the entertaining Smithy's Outback Dinner and Show on the banks of the scenic Thomson River. We cross the Great Dividing Range to Lake Maraboon for a picnic lunch before arriving into Carnarvon Gorge to explore this spectacular National Park over two nights, including a stunning sunset tour. Travelling through some historic towns and fascinating Outback landscape, we arrive into Toowoomba for an overnight stop to explore the beautiful garden city before returning to Brisbane via the Valley of the Lakes.
Journey from Longreach to Cairns exploring majestic Gulf landscapes and scenic rail journeys. Begin with Longreach attractions and a welcome aboard the Drover's Sunset Cruise on the majestic Thomson River followed by Smithy's Outback Dinner and Show. Visit Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton, and discover fossils at Hughenden's Flinders Discovery Centre and Richmond's Kronosaurus Korner. Meet the endangered Julia Creek Dunnart and learn how the Royal Flying Doctor Service began. Explore Mount Isa's Outback at Isa and Riversleigh Fossil Centre. Visit Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park & cruise the spectacular Lawn Hill Gorge. Take an amazing scenic flight via Sweers Island to Karumba to join a magnificent Sand Island Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Board the Gulflander and take a scenic rail journey through the Gulf Savannah Bushland. Arrive at the hidden Outback oasis, Cobbold Gorge for a relaxing three-night stay including tours of Cobbold Gorge and Robin Hood Station. Visit Mount Surprise and explore the fascinating Undara Lava Tubes. Travel the iconic Savannahlander rail for a one-hour scenic rail journey. Gain a close-up view of one of the most amazing rainforest eco-systems in the world as you cruise Lake Barrine before arriving into Cairns.
Take in the best of Longreach and Winton on the Outback Summer Escape. Experience the excitement of the Outback Stockman's Dinner and Show at the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame. Visit a classroom twice the size of Victoria at the Longreach School of Distance Education (or be intrigued at the Longreach Powerhouse Museum during school holidays). Wander the Qantas Founders Museum and step inside the 747 and 707 jets. Board the MV Explorer for the Drover's Sunset Cruise on the Thomson River and enjoy the entertaining Smithy's Outback Dinner and Show. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs in Winton for an interpretive tour of the laboratory and collection room. Take a town tour of Winton and the Waltzing Matilda Centre's Qantilda precinct. Enjoy a special dinner at the Historic Wellshot Hotel. Explore downtown Longreach before roaming the five themed galleries at the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and enjoying the special lunch at the Bruce Yates Memorial Cottage. Late afternoon, experience the warm hospitality of local graziers on our Camden Park Station Sunset Tour including an entertaining station and Homestead tour followed by a very special sunset barbeque under the stars.
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