8 Day Explore Outback Longreach and Winton

​8 day Explore Outback Longreach and Winton

Combine the nostalgia and charm of rail travel on the Spirit of the Outback with unforgettable experiences to explore Longreach and Winton. 


  • Return travel on the Spirit of the Outback from Brisbane to Longreach, in a sleeper
  • Dinner, breakfast and lunch included on the Spirit of the Outback
  • 5 nights at the Staging Post in Longreach, with breakfast included daily
  • Nogo Station experience
  • Cobb and Co stagecoach experience
  • Visit Qantas Founders Museum and the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame  
  • Starlight’s cruise experience on a Paddle Wheeler, with a two-course campfire dinner  
  • Winton town full day tour, visit Waltzing Matilda Centre and the Australian Age of Dinosaurs 
  • All coach transfers  


Day 1: Brisbane to Longreach

Depart on a fascinating rail journey between Brisbane and Longreach onboard the Spirit of the Outback.

Day 2: Longreach

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and lunch served in the Tuckerbox Restaurant as you make your way to the home of the Queensland Outback, Longreach. Arrive in the afternoon and transfer to your accommodation for the next five nights at the Staging Post, Longreach.  

Day 3: Longreach

Take your seat for a ride of your life with a gallop in a Cobb & Co stagecoach.  Step back in time at the Harry Redford Old Time tent show with a billy-can lunch included.  Take in the outback sunset on Thomson River aboard a historic paddle-wheeler, followed by a hearty campfire dinner and sound-and-light picture show.

Day 4: Longreach

Visit a local cattle and sheep property, Nogo Station, and enjoy a home-baked ‘smoko’ (morning tea). Look around Captain Starlight’s bush camp and enjoy a saddle-bag lunch under the gum tree. Spend time at the Qantas Founders Museum and join a guided tour of the 747 and 707 planes.  Enjoy dinner at Ringers Restaurant, for a stone-grill dining experience. 

Day 5: Winton

Spend the day exploring Winton. Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, have lunch at the historic North Gregory Hotel and visit the Waltzing Matilda Centre.

Day 6: Longreach

Today visit the popular Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.

Day 7: Longreach to Brisbane

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then transfer to Longreach railway station for your travel on the Spirit of the Outback.  Enjoy lunch and dinner served onboard.  

Day 8: Brisbane

After breakfast, enjoy the passing scenery of the Sunshine Coast hinterland as the train continues to Brisbane this morning. 

Departs from Brisbane



Adult from $3655*^ per person twin share

Senior from $3519*^ per person twin share

Prices from other departure points available, please ask our consultants for details. 

How to book

Enquire by phone or email (Contact us) or visit your local Travel Centre.


^ Price is per person twin share and is valid for travel to 31 October 2022.  Sole use prices also available. *Prices are a guide only, subject to change and availability and are in Australian Dollars. From prices for rail packages are per person per package twin share, unless otherwise specified and based on the lowest room category for travel in low season. 

For full terms and conditions refer the Queensland Rail Holiday 2022/23 brochure booking conditions.

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