Outback Farm & Wildlife Tour

From AUD $2,450.00
  • Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: 5DOFWT

Experience first hand life on a farm in the outback surrounded by nature and wildlife. Australia has some harsh and rugged land in the outback that comes alive with the outback characters and wildlife.

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 in Cunnamulla at10:40.

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 tour 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 then swing the billy for a cuppa.

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)

After 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. Gain an insight into the challenges posed by mother nature, such as droughts and floods and discover what makes these outback characters so resilient.

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

Dinner - on your return to the hotel.

Overnight Club Boutique Hotel, luxury Cunnamulla accommodation.


Friday – Day 3 (B,MT,L,AT,D)

Today, you will 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.

13:30 – After lunch, it’s time 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, 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 where you'll learn about the local industry developments. Discover 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. In the 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 south to Rocky Station where you will be greeted by the owners. On arrival take a casual stroll along the Wallaby Nature Walk looking for tiny wallabies that make homes along the water’s edge.

Walk the 70m suspended swinging footbridge over the Warrego River at Rocky Station. When you get to the other side there will be delicious treats to enjoy with the station owners who will welcome you into their home. Over a magnificent morning tea owners will talk about the four generations of Webster’s to make Rocky home.

Tour ends 12:00

Cunnamulla to Brisbane – Flight ZL5628 2 stops 2h 50m

Departs Cunnamulla: 13:20 Sun

Arrives Brisbane: 16:10 Sun


Further Information

Tour Departs

Tour departs Brisbane weekly on Wednesdays.
Year round. Guaranteed departures.  

No minimum number. 

Maximum number 12 unless special group booking.

Accommodation

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.

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.

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, 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


What to Bring

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

Rates

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