Family Outback Explorer – 4 Day Tour

Delivering the ultimate Australian Outback family adventure holidays Out the Back Australia provides the opportunity for families to bond and enjoy activities together as well as giving mum and dad time out for themselves. Surrounded by nature expect to see lots of wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies and emu’s.


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

Accommodation on the tour is at Club Boutique Hotel subject to availability on your chosen dates. This allows a higher level of comfort for tour passengers and a large fully enclosed garden area for children to play. The hotel is centrally located in the centre 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. Parents will also get to relax and unwind as our guides keep the children entertained and active.

Accommodation:
4 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 to and from Cunnamulla the starting point for the tour is not included in the price so you can make your own way to Cunnamulla and explore other outback destinations on your journey.

Travel to and from Cunnamulla can be provided if you require travel to the starting point of the tour please email your request and we will respond with availability and pricing for you.

Vehicle:
Minibus: 21 seats front facing air-conditioned vehicle

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

Itinerary

Sunday - Day 1 (L,AT,D)

11:45 – Meet at Club Boutique Hotel reception for a tour brief

12:00 – Say g’day, grab a drink and then head out to the campfire and pick your seat. Meet other travellers as well as some local characters. Meet Les Capewell retired boss drover or another local entertainer. Watch the whip cracking demonstration by the pro old Les and have a go if you want. Our local characters want to share their yarns, life experience, stories and culture of the Australian Outback with you as you experience old fashioned hearty busk tucker, with good times and great company. This lunch will be a highlight of your adventure. During lunch enjoy the stories and yarns. Swing the Billy for a cuppa.

In the afternoon get your adrenalin pumping as we take to the massive sand dunes and navigate your way down on a sand board or sled. Great fun for all the family.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla Accommodation

Monday - Day 2 (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 gem. 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 and a tour of the town before departing to Cunnamulla for another magnificent dinner.

(Mud bath is an optional extra and we recommend you book this amazing experience Extra $65p.p). If the parents would like some alone time to enjoy this great attraction on your own we will happily take the children to do an activity at the same time then meet up again when you are finished.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla Accommodation

Tuesday - Day 3 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

After breakfast we 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.

The afternoon brings an adventure on the Warrego River as we kayak and explore this magnificent outback river system that goes back to the Jurassic period.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla Accommodation

Wednesday - Day 4 (B,MT,L)

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

After lunch embark 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. By the end you will know more about what is happening than a local.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla Accommodation