Authentic Outback Adventure – 8 Day Tour

Passengers: 1-12 | From $3,650 per person

The outback in Australia is the perfect holiday location to become one with nature & wildlife. There’s no better way get in touch with real Australians, real wildlife and nature than immersing yourself into the outback on a tour with Out the Back Australia. There’s no need to rough it we provide luxury, quality and authentic outback fun all the way.

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Tour departs Brisbane weekly on Wednesdays
Year round – guaranteed departures
No minimum number
Maximum number 12 unless special group booking

Accommodation on the tour is at Club Boutique Hotel, luxury Cunnamulla accommodation, unless otherwise stated on the itinerary. This allows a higher level of comfort for tour passengers as you can settle in and only take what you need each day. The hotel is centrally located in the center of Cunnamulla CBD close to all attractions and facilities.

Club Boutique Hotel facilities include: free Wi Fi, executive desk with adjustable lamp, telephone, I-Pod docking station, 16 hour reception/room service/concierge/housekeeping, LCD television, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, air-Conditioning with adjustable thermostat, alarm/radio, luxury bathrooms, bath slippers, bathrobe, hairdryer, luxury bathroom amenities, electronic smoke detector.

If staying overnight at smaller towns or on farms every effort is made to have a high standard of accommodation however we are limited by availability and numbers. We can guarantee that your accommodation will be clean and comfortable however your flexibility and understanding is greatly appreciated.

Meals:
All meals during the tour are included as outlined on the itinerary and is abbreviated as follows;
B = Breakfast
MT = Morning Tea or Smoko (as we call it in the outback)
L = Lunch
AT = Afternoon Tea or Smoko (as we like to call it in the outback)
D = Dinner

Any special dietary requirements can easily be accommodated for, however, must be requested at the time of booking your tour to ensure we have lots of healthy, hearty food for everyone.

Tour Guide:
Our experienced local tour guides are at least fourth generation in the area and will not only provide a great insight into the area but will ensure you get authentic outback tour experience.

Accommodation:
7 Nights of accommodation is included in the tour

Transfers/Entries:
Daily collection to and from accommodation as well as airport transfers in Cunnamulla are included. All entries are included as per itinerary.

Travel:
Travel, via Rex Airlines between Brisbane & Cunnamulla and return is included in the tour price.

Flights:
REX Regional Express Airlines operates a twice weekly flight Brisbane to Cunnamulla and return.
Brisbane to Cunnamulla – Flight ZL5627 2 stops 2h 55m
Departs Brisbane: 07:45 Wed
Arrives Cunnamulla: 10:40 Wed
Cunnamulla to Brisbane – Flight ZL5628 2 stops 2h 50m
Departs Cunnamulla: 13:20 Wed
Arrives Brisbane: 16:10 Wed

Vehicle:
Minibus: 21 seats front facing air-conditioned vehicle. A 4WD may be used for smaller numbers.

  • Closed in shoes
  • Camera
  • Swimmers
  • No more than 20kg of luggage
  • A sense of fun and adventure
 

Itinerary

Wednesday – Day 1 (L,AT,D)

06:45 – Brisbane Airport check – To ensure your adventure starts on a relaxed note we suggest you leave plenty of time to get to the airport and check in for your flight!

07:45 – Rex.. Regional Express Airlines Flight ZL5627 departs Brisbane Domestic terminal bound for Cunnamulla via Toowoomba and St George arriving Cunnamulla 10:40.

10:40 – On arrival at Cunnamulla Airport you will be welcomed by the friendly staff from Out the Back Australia and taken to Club Boutique Hotel your Cunnamulla base for the duration of your tour. Enjoy a hassle free check–in and make yourself well and truly at home.

11:45 – Meet in the dining room for a tour brief.

13:00 – Say g’day, grab a drink and relax. Meet other travellers as well as some local characters. Head out to the hotel gardens for lunch and join in the Sunday entertainment.

16:00 – Late afternoon it’s time to depart for the magnificent Warrego River where you can sit back, relax and become surrounded by nature as you cruise the coffee coloured waters with a local. Expect to see lots of birdlife, wildlife and then an amazing outback sunset to cap off a great welcome to the outback.

19:00 – Dinner, order off our Al La Carte menu and enjoy the amazing food our chef produces and presents fresh to order.
Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Luxury Cunnamulla Accommodation

Thursday – Day 2 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Breakfast
Travel to a farm and meet first hand the big-hearted owners who have spent generations working and understanding the land in the harsh outback conditions.

Get to know and understand all about life on a farm in the district. Once the largest wool growing area in Australia the district has had to diversify to remain sustainable. Develop an insight into the challenges Mother Nature throws such as droughts and floods and explore what makes these outback characters so resilient.

This is a great opportunity to experience much more wildlife and birdlife in the area.
Overnight on Farm

Friday – Day 3 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Rise to the sounds of farm animals or a rooster then enjoy a hearty bush breakfast with your hosts. Have your last look around or simply relax and enjoy the serenity and calm that the remoteness creates.

13:30 – After lunch it’s time to say goodbye to your hosts and travel back to Cunnamulla to meet some local characters in the town.

16:00 – It’s time to relax and head for the bar and join Beer & Wine O’Clock where you

Let your inner larrikin live at Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla.

Join in the fun at one of Cunnamulla’s oldest hotels and an outback icon, to celebrate Beer and Wine O’clock.

If the walls could talk you would hear near on 150 years of yarns about the Club, the larrikins who were drovers, mailman, shearers, coach drivers, bullockies and even royalty.

It was the hub of town, a bustling centre for Cobb and Co.’s thriving passenger and mail coach service.

At Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla, they have decided to make some of these characters come back to life by having a microbrewer brew some drops in their name and honour.

Cunnamulla Characters Brewed is and outstanding range of craft beers that replicate some legendary Cunnamulla personalities into unique flavours.

These flavours reflect the personalities of iconic outback characters and encompass centuries of tales, history, laughs and gestures of good will.

They are just a taste of what’s to come!

Inclusions:

Cunnamulla Characters Brewed craft beer tasting four five ounces (148 millilitre) glasses of beer or wine. One Schooner Beer or one glass of wine of favourite from the tastings. Wine is Angove selection of reds and whites. Some entertainment, storytelling and a self-guided historical display.

Dinner – order off the menu at the hotel.
Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Luxury Cunnamulla Accommodation

Saturday - Day 4 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Start the day with a beautiful breakfast before embarking on a tour of Cunnamulla and huge scale local industry developments. Learn how Cunnamulla came to be and what is making this small town in the outback tick today.

Enjoy lunch on the hotel grounds as you explore our Saturday Markets (June to Sept only). Late afternoon relax and enjoy a nanna nap before dinner.
Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Luxury Cunnamulla Accommodation

Sunday - Day 5 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Start the day with a smile and light breakfast then drive west to the heritage town of Eulo. Take the time to stroll around the towns unique shops and wander along the Paroo River.

Enjoy the world class Artesian Mud Baths during the afternoon. This is a truely unique Outback Experience and the only place in the world that offers this type of Spa Experience. Something to be savoured.

Enjoy a few hours free time and relax before dinner.

Overnight Eulo Queen Hotel

Monday - Day 6 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

08:00 – Rise early and enjoy breakfast before departing to Yowah the only place in the world you can find a type of opal called a “Yowah Nut”.

Be amazed as you travel around the town with a local miner and hear the stories of the past and present miners all exploring for the perfect stone. Take a mine tour then get cracking some nuts of your own with the guidance of a long term miner who will help you cut and polish your find.

Enjoy lunch with the locals.

With your own opal in hand late afternoon depart for the heritage town of Eulo where you can experience the mud springs before continuing to Cunnamulla for another magnificent dinner.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Luxury Cunnamulla Accommodation

Tuesday - Day 7 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

After breakfast we travel to Cunnamulla Bushland Gardens to explore the flora that abounds the district. With 215 documented species of Australian native birds in the area you are sure to see something special during this walk as well as some wildlife.

Travel back 100 million years in time in the Artesian Time Tunnel and learn all about the Artesian Basin and how it opened up this area to settlers. Browse through the museum and don’t forget the regional gallery, which hosts stunning works of art.
Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Luxury Cunnamulla Accommodation

Wednesday - Day 8 (B,MT,L)

You can have a sleep in today as you have been given a late check out! Enjoy your last breakfast and pack your bags as you head off on your last journey around Cunnamulla.

Visit the local shops at your leisure and you may find that special souvenir or gift you are looking for.

Enjoy a hearty lunch before bidding your new mates a fond farewell.
Ends 12:00
– Cunnamulla to Brisbane – Flight ZL5628 2 stops 2h 50m
Departs Cunnamulla: 13:20 Wed & Sun
Arrives Brisbane: 16:10

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