The Spirit of the Outback

The Spirit of the Outback


A realistic, up-front view of Queensland's captivating outback - enjoyed in the comfort of air-conditioned, authentically-themed surrounds. On its journey west, the 'Spirit of the Outback' ventures through the heritage towns of Blackwater, Emerald and Barcaldine before arriving in Longreach, home to the famous Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum and the Outback Heritage Centre.

Extended touring packages are available, offering coach connections to Winton and visits to a host of surrounding attractions including the Historic Wellshot Hotel, Lark Quarry Dinosaur Footprints, Blackall's Woolscour and Jacky Howe, the Australian Worker's Heritage Centre and the Waltzing Matilda Cultural Centre.

The Spirit of the Outback has been a favourite with Australian and international travellers alike for 10 years, due to the social atmosphere onboard and the spectacular views afforded throughout the 24 hour journey.

Passengers are accommodated either in sleeping berths (for one, two or three people) or in seats. The sleeping berths feature a range of amenities to ensure comfortable journey, including bedding, wash basins, wardrobes and access to shower facilities.

Dining onboard 'The Spirit of the Outback' is an experience in itself with the themed restaurant car serving hearty Aussie meals. While the club and lounge cars are ideal for a quiet drink or chat with fellow passengers.

You can even take your car to the Outback with you, thanks to QR's Motorail service. This service is subject to conditions and is priced at $165.00.

'The Spirit of the Outback' consists of 15 carraiges accommodating up to 204 passengers.

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QR 2410,1754 passing Exhibition Station


QR 2410,1754 passing Exhibition




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