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LONGREACH RIVER CRUISES SUNSET & SMOKO STATION TOURS BUSH TELEGRAPH TOUR WINTON DAY TOUR

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M.V. explorer (newly refurbished Dec 2011)  Capture all the highlights on our NEW one way discovery cruises  Tour stock routes and flood plains on our connecting coach transfer  Learn the natural and cultural heritage of the mighty Thomson River  Discover the unique turtle rookery and traditional ‘Iningai’ Shield Trees  Enjoy the fun and informative story telling  Uninterrupted 360 degree views from our top deck with easy ramp access  Comfortable and relaxed viewing from our fully enclosed bottom deck  FREE pick up and return transfers from your accommodation

Be welcomed like an old mate.

M.V. Explorer departing Thomson River Weir meandering the Coolibah lined waterhole

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Old Chinese Market Gardens Area

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Explore the T homson River; Exper Bush Telegraph Tour Departs Mondays and Thursdays

Meet poet Scotty and visit Longreach School of the Air – an emotive experience

Let our experienced guide take you on a town welcome tour of Longreach, before heading to the Dr Bruce Yates Memorial Cottage and Heritage Gardens for a poet's welcome. Learn the challenges of teaching over the airways at the Longreach School of Distance Education.

Inclusions n All touring n Entries n FREE pick up/ return from your accommodation

Departs 7.30am – Returns 10.45am (approx)

Cost per person

Adult/Concession

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$39**

$25

Dinosaur Matilda Winton Day Tour Departs Tuesdays and Fridays

Discover Dinosaur Secrets and the Waltzing Matilda Centre Legend

Join our expert guide touring the classic Outback town of Winton. Share Winton’s pride and passion for its outstanding heritage and memorable outback experiences on a town welcome tour. Visit the Opal Walk Display and Open Air Theatre with the world’s largest deck chair. Experience the Waltzing Matilda Centre – the only museum in the world to be dedicated to a song. Enjoy spectacular views and amazing discoveries at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Laboratory and new collection room.

Inclusions n All touring n Entries n Morning tea & lunch n Fully Trained Savannah Guides Operator n FREE pick up/ return from your accommodation

Departs 7.00am – Returns 4.30pm (approx) Adult/Concession Child Cost per person

$189**

$99

**All day tours and dinners are subject to availability and minimum numbers. Bookings essential. Prices are


rience Sheep & C attle Stations; Camden Park Station Sunset Tour Departs Sundays and Mondays

Share the Camden Park artesian bore sunset tradition

Learn the stories of Camden Park Station with your host from the Walker family. In the late afternoon light discover the features of the homestead, the old shearing shed and artesian bore complex. As the sun sets over the vast open Mitchell grass plains, enjoy their exclusive hospitality while taking in 360 degree views overlooking the flowing artesian bore.

Inclusions n Station tour n Sunset drinks and nibbles n FREE pick up/ return from your accommodation

Departs 4.30pm – Returns 7.00pm (approx)

Cost per person

Adult/Concession

Child

$75**

$55

Strathmore Station Smoko Tour Departs Wednesdays and Thursdays

Meet Bevan and Maree Pearce, Strathmore Station

Join local graziers on a tour of the property and learn about local land types, pastoral practices and the highs and lows of growing up on the land. Enjoy morning tea and a yarn at the homestead and experience the tranquil surrounds of the gardens. A great insight into station life.

Inclusions n All touring n Entries n FREE pick up/ return from your accommodation

Departs 8.30am – Returns 11.00am (approx)

Cost per person

Adult/Concession

Child

$69**

$49

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All aboard the M.V. Explorer to the Weir

Cruise the M.V. Explorer to the Weir and discover how Longreach was named. Learn about a major tributary of the Lake Eyre Basin as your Captain brings alive the stories of the aquatic life, indigenous natural and cultural heritage and famous characters, like Captain Starlight, who depended on the mighty Thomson River for survival.

InclusIons n Afternoon cruise n Fully Trained Savannah Guides Operator n FREE pick up/ return from your accommodation

Operates daily at 2.30pm – Returns 4.30pm (approx)

Cost per person

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$25

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Soak up the sunset from the top deck of the M.V. Explorer

Heartland Theatre presents the Larrikins and Legends Show

Cruise the M.V. Explorer from the Weir and get ready for an amazing experience where your Captain brings alive the stories of the aquatic life, indigenous natural and cultural heritage and famous characters. Enjoy savouries at sunset on the upper deck while overlooking our timeless waterhole. Be mesmerised by the afterglow, colours and incredible reflections of the coolibahs as the light fades into the starry Outback sky. Savour the flavours of our Outback camp oven cuisine served on white linen table settings at the Drover’s Dinner Camp. Sit back and be charmed by our Heartland Theatre Larrikins and Legends Show. A night to remember for years!

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Operates daily at 4.00pm – Returns 8.30pm (approx)

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Journeys of a lifetime www.outbackaussietours.com.au Brochure valid 21/05/2012 – 31/03/2013

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