Family Outback Action Tour

From AUD $3,499.00
  • Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: 6DFOAT

Toss out the I-Pad as there is no better family holiday than bonding in the Australian outback. With clear blue skies in the days and a million stars at night the action and entertainment will be exciting for all. Surrounded by wildlife, characters and nature relax, unwind and embrace this opportunity to explore real life in the outback.


Itinerary

Sunday - Day 1 (L,AT,D)

11:45: Meet at Club Boutique Hotel reception for briefing. 

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 bush 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 the 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 searching 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, we will depart in the afternoon 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 (L,AT,D)

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 and learn about the 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 the locals!

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, Cunnamulla accommodation.


Thursday – Day 5 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

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. Gain an insight into the challenges of mother nature, 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 6 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

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

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.

18:00 - It's time to relax and head for the Bowling Club to meet the local characters, enjoy a social game if they are playing, and have a coldie or two. Doesn’t matter if you are a bowler or not it is a great way to meet the locals in a social environment.

Dinner - on your return to the hotel.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla accommodation.

Tour ends.


Further Information

Tour Departs

  • Tour departs Cunnamulla weekly on Sunday’s
  • Year round - guaranteed departures.  
  • No
    minimum number of people
  • Maximum number of 12 people, unless special group booking

Accommodation

Accommodation on the tour is at Club Boutique Hotel, Cunnamulla accommodation (subject to availability). This allows a higher level of comfort for tour passengers and a large enclosed garden area for children to play. 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, 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.


Inclusions & Options

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

6 Nights of accommodation is included in the tour.

Transfers/Entries

Daily transfers 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 the starting point of the tour is not included in the tour price however can be arranged for you if you do not plan to make your own way to Cunnamulla.  Please enquire and we will respond with availability and price.

Vehicle

Minibus: 21 seats front facing air-conditioned vehicle


What to Bring

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

Rates

Prices are valid until March 31st 2016, terms and conditions apply.