Australia's Dinosaur Trail Tour - 6 Days/5 Nights

Australia's Dinosaur Trail Tour - 6 Days/5 Nights
From AUD $2,750.00
  • Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Winton, QLD
  • Product code: DINOTRAIL

2024 Dates (ex Longreach):

1.     29th April – 4th May

2.     5th August to 10th August


Day 1 - Monday: Arrival   (D)

Welcome to Outback Queensland! Our Red Dirt Tours guide will meet you in Longreach with a pick up at the Longreach Airport or Longreach Accommodation, at approx. 2.15pm. We’ll then enjoy a pleasant drive through the Mitchell grass plains to Winton, home to dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda and ancient landscapes.

Overnight at North Gregory Hotel, Winton.


Day 2 – Tuesday:
Dinosaur Stampede   (BLD)

Journey through jump-up country to the Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park. Join a guided tour to see this snapshot of dinosaur behaviour from 95 million years ago. Visit Carisbrooke Station and be mesmerised by views of ancient landscapes as far as the eye can see.

Overnight at North Gregory Hotel, Winton.


Day 3 - Wednesday: Australian
Age of Dinosaurs    (BLD)

Spend the morning visiting the Waltzing Matilda Centre and exploring downtown Winton. In the afternoon we visit the Australian Age of
Dinosaurs Museum to learn about the animals that roamed our land and the prehistoric environment they lived in. We stay on the jump-up to enjoy a sunset barbeque dinner and stargazing at the Gondwana Stars Observatory.

Overnight at North Gregory Hotel, Winton.


Day 4 – Thursday: To Richmond   (BLD)

Travel north through grazing grasslands to the town of Richmond - home of marine fossils dating back 100 million years. This afternoon we visit Australia’s premier marine fossil museum, Kronosaurus Korner. You’ll also have the opportunity to dig for marine fossils at one of Richmond’s fossil dig sites. See how palaeontologists find and dig these massive creatures out of the ground before you try your hand at it!

Overnight at Ammonite Inn, Richmond.


Day 5 - Friday: Richmond-Hughenden-Winton   (BLD)

This morning, we head to Hughenden, home to Mutt the Muttaburrasaurus. We’ll visit the Flinders Discovery Centre, see Mutt the life-sized replica dinosaur and local fossils. You may even find your own moon rock. After a town tour we head back to Winton where we will explore the narrow rocky channels that erosion has created on Rangelands Station. Toast the sunset with a glass of wine, nibbles and spectacular views overlooking the open plains.

Overnight at North Gregory Hotel, Winton.


Day 6 - Saturday: Winton To Longreach  (B)

We return to Longreach in time for a farewell morning tea and transfer to the Longreach Airport for your flight to Brisbane, or to your Longreach accommodation.


Note: The tour concludes on Saturday. If you intend to stay longer in Longreach you will need to book your own accommodation and activities. This tour does not include museums located in Longreach.

This tour requires a medium level of fitness and agility. Guests should be able to walk on uneven ground/dirt, walk approx 500m without assistance, and manage stairs and their own baggage to/from rooms. There is limited space for walking aids.

Minimum 8, maximum 16 guests


§ 5 nights accommodation with ensuite facilities

§ All meals from Monday dinner to Saturday morning tea

§ Pick up and drop off in Longreach

§ All tours, activities and museum admissions

§ Air-conditioned vehicle

§ Savannah Guides Enterprise and accredited guide


§ Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park

§ Carisbrooke Station

§ Waltzing Matilda Centre entry

§ Winton Town Tour

§ Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

§ Gondwana Stars Observatory

§ Rangelands Rifts and Sunset Tour

§ Kronosaurus Korner entry

§ Richmond Fossil Dig Site Tour

§ Flinders Discovery Centre entry



§ Qantaslink fly to Longreach once a day from Brisbane

§ Tour transfers connect with flights for arrival Monday and departure Saturday.

               - Arrival on Monday is scheduled for 2.10pm

               - Departure on Saturday is scheduled for 12.30pm


§ The Spirit of the Outback train departs Brisbane on Saturday and Tuesday, arriving Sunday and Wednesday respectively. 

§ If you choose to arrive by train, please book your own accommodation in Longreach for the Sunday night ready for a pick up on
Monday at approx. 2.00pm.

Car (Self Drive to Longreach):

§ We recommend staying in Longreach the night prior to the tour departure.

§ Ask about locations to leave your car in Longreach while on the tour.

§ We can pick you up from locations in Longreach at approx. 2.00pm.


* Minimum 8, maximum 18 guests

* Book direct or through your preferred Travel Agent.

* A Deposit of 10% per person is payable upon booking. Balance due 60 days prior to departure.

* Cancellations: We understand if you need to cancel the tour because of unforeseen circumstances, so we are fair and reasonable:

          - 60+ days = no cancellation fee

          - 14-59 days = $50 per person

          - 0-13 days = $250 per person

          - If you need to leave the tour due to illness or emergency, then we will refund any unused portions of the tour less any costs incurred from third party suppliers.