Queensland Outback Escape.from $5,740.00pp
Various Dates | Depart Sunshine Coast | Exclusive All Inclusive Tour by Private Jet
Queensland Outback Escape tour is an all-time favourite, taking in iconic Outback locations including, Charleville, Longreach, Winton and Roma.
The tour includes visits to a few properties with airstrips, not normally available to the general public via your private aircraft.
Highlights of this tour are the Qantas Founders’, Waltzing Matilda and the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museums. If you are new to Air Touring, this tour is a great one to fall in love with the ultimate way to travel – by air.
A maximum of 6 guests, on a private aircraft, ensuring a personalised experience with like-minded people.
This scenic holiday package tour is “all-inclusive”. That means all meals, as well as beverages with evening meals, stopover ground transfers, tours, activities and entry fees, are covered, as well as en-suite accommodation unless stated otherwise on the tour itinerary.
- Airport Transfer
- All Inclusive
- Select Beverages
We begin our tour flying ‘from the Beach to the Bush’ as we follow the coastline over some of the most scenic areas, passing over the world-famous Fraser Island then on to Bundaberg. You will have time to take a tour of the Bundaberg Rum Distillery which has been established in 1888 and learn the amazing story of the survival of this business.
After lunch we fly along the coast to ‘The Old Station’ which is a 26,000-acre working Brahman cattle station owned by the Creed Family. You can take a tour of this amazing property and our accommodation is onsite in air-conditioned rooms with shared amenities.
After a great country-style breakfast, we depart for Barcaldine where you will visit the Australian Workers’ Museum and the famous Tree of Knowledge, the reputed birthplace of the Labor movement in Australia.
We head further West to Winton and pay a visit to the Waltzing Matilda Museum. Step back in time and experience some true Australian History like the Great Shearers Strike of 1891 and the birthplace of Qantas.
Our afternoon is spent stepping even further back in time as you visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils. Enjoy a tour of the collection rooms and fossil laboratory.
After Breakfast our next flight takes us to Longreach and the Qantas Founders Museum where you will have the opportunity to see the Museum and go on an Airpark Tour. This will take the group through the history of Aviation and Qantas in Australia. Enjoy getting up close to some classic aircraft types including the Boeing 747, 707, DC-3 and Super Constellation. The Airpark tour is around 2 hours and you are free to enjoy the rest of the museum in your own time.
As the sun sets, we will visit the Qantas Founders’ Museum again for their famous Luminescent night show, which brings the 100 years of Qantas to life, in a Sound and Light Spectacular.
Our morning is spent in the town of Longreach which includes the Powerhouse Museum. If you have ever worked in an office, you will enjoy some of the equipment which dates circa 1908 to 1950.
In the afternoon we will head out on the famous ‘Drovers Sunset Cruise’ which will have endless photo opportunities as the colours fade into starlight. Enjoy the camp-oven themed cuisine while you watch the talented musical performers entertain you through songs and stories. This is a true highlight of our time in the Outback with memories to last a lifetime.
After breakfast, we fly to Blackall and enjoy morning tea at ‘The Lodge’ which was built in 1908 and is one of the two Heritage Listed buildings in town. We will learn about the history of The Lodge and take time to enjoy some of the local produce on offer.
Our next flight is to visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service base at Charleville. Have you ever wondered whose face is on the $20 note? You will discover what a vital role this man had in the early days of the RFDS and how his legacy continues to this day - some 100 years later.
We then head into town where you will find yourself ‘stepping back in time as you tour the famous Hotel Caronas. Its construction dates to 1924 and you will be treated to a guided tour of some areas which are not seen by the general public.
As the sun sets, you will travel to the Cosmos Centre to do a bit of star-gazing and learn some amazing facts about our Solar System. On a moonless night, you can see the Milky Way in all its glory.
You will then return to relax in one of the hotel rooms at the Caronas for the night, you may even stay in a room that has had Royalty sleeping in it!
Departing Charleville we head East to Roma, where Natural Gas was first discovered, to visit The Big Rig Museum and learn more about Australia’s natural resource industry.
After lunch, we may have the opportunity to fly to a private sheep farming property that came into existence in 1841. To arrive at Jimbour House today is to arrive at a place where history, grandeur and graciousness are blended harmoniously. You can take a guided tour of the property and share in Devonshire Tea before we return to the Sunshine Coast.
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