Southwest Qld Loop

Birdsville Hotel.

ALL aboard for a luxury adventure tour through Channel Country and the heart of Western Queensland.

It’s an epic Outback journey covering close to 4000km, but with a flight to Longreach time on the road will be reserved for seeing the magnificent Outback, dinosaur country, and the mighty river systems that gave the Channel Country its name.

Follow the footsteps of the explorers to remote towns with familiar names and gain a whole new view.

Visitors can join their coach or taxi for the transfer to Brisbane Airport where the adventure begins with a flight (Qantas of course) of just over two hours covering the 1200km to Longreach.

Arrive mid-afternoon to settle in at the Albert Park Motor Inn, where they will stay for the next two nights.

This afternoon they meet Outback Dan and the Walker family (who hosted the Queen and Prince Phillip at their property Camden Park), and will experience a working sheep and cattle station.

Walk through the historical Homestead Gardens, Shearing Shed and Cattle Yards then tour the farm and enjoy nibbles and drinks on sunset before enjoying a scrumptious BBQ, dinner

A highlight of the trip is viewing the colours of the outback, especially at sunset.

A trip down the Thomson River aboard the Longreach Explorer offers the opportunity to sit the top deck and take the 360-degree river and floodplain views, while capturing the magnificent colours of the setting sun.

On this tour guest will experience the freedom of the vast open plains and coolabah­ lined creeks on the road to Winton. The scenery is dramatic and ever-changing.

The “jump up”, a rugged mesa plateau formation, towers above the surrounding plains.

This is the land that was home to the dinosaurs. A visit to the Lark Quarry Conservation Park where there’s an animated recreation of the only dinosaur stampede on the planet is part of the itinerary.

The 12 day July, Western Queensland loop tour is arranged to ensure it includes the best of iconic outback features.

This includes visits to Boulia (Min-Min light country) Bedourie, Birdsville,( staying at the Birdsville Pub) a flight to Innamincka for lunch, Eromanga, Quilpie, Charleville and Roma.

Travelling in an air­ conditioned, spacious and luxurious coach offers a super­ comfortable way to enjoy your trip and experience the magic in our own backyard. See the full itinerary at cttravel.com.au

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