THE OUTBACK

Explore the spectacular Australian Outback landscapes

The Australian Outback is truly a destination that is unlike any other. Holiday Wonders have a range of Outback holidays that span from the untouched wilderness in South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula to the Outback Queensland town of Longreach.

Enjoy unique Outback experiences as part of your holiday – go on an exhilarating ride aboard a Cobb & Co Stagecoach, learn about the tragic Burke & Wills expedition, explore the colourful Painted Desert near Coober Pedy or board a cruise on Cooper Creek. Your journey may also take you on one of 2 iconic Outback roads – the Birdsville & Oodnadatta Tracks.

Top image: Planehenge, Oodnadatta Track– provided by South Australian Tourism Commission.

Our Travel Tip:

Don’t miss out on the unique Cobb & Co Stagecoach experience in Longreach! Travel in a restored stagecoach and hear the pounding hooves of the magnificent horses on the Outback dirt road as you experience the only stagecoach gallop in Australia!

Check out our exciting holidays for this region

Join us on one of our signature True Blue Holidays

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of our wonderful new True Blue Australian holidays! Our signature touring range will take you to some of Australia’s most breathtaking Outback & country destinations.

Book now and change your mind up to 40 days before departure

Our Peace of Mind Promise allows you to book with confidence on any of the tours below. If you decide not to travel for any reason, let us know at least 40 days before departure and your booking will be held in credit to use towards a future booking with us.

From:  $2,850pp*

8 days | Departs Jun to Sep -
Adelaide » Whyalla » Gawler Ranges » Ceduna » Head of the Bight » Coffin Bay » Port Lincoln

Discover the amazing wildlife in the last great wilderness – South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. See the Southern Right Whales at the Head of the Great Australian Bight, spot the Australian Sea Lions at Fowlers Bay, taste some of Australia’s best oysters at Coffin Bay and enjoy an opportunity to get up close with sharks at Port Lincoln.

From:  $2,690pp*

7 days | Departs Jun & Oct -
Adelaide » Mildura » Broken Hill » Tibooburra » Innamincka » Cooper Creek » Leigh Creek

Learn all about one of Australia’s most tragic stories, the Burke & Wills expedition and discover more of Australia’s Outback desert landscapes on our popular 7 day journey from Adelaide. Visit the famous Dig Tree, cruise along Cooper Creek, explore Mungo National Park and enjoy a stay at the iconic Innamincka Hotel.

True Blue Holidays

Painted Desert Discovery

From:  $2,690pp*

7 days | Departs Aug -
Adelaide » Peterborough » Marree » William Creek » Coober Pedy » Painted Desert » Port Augusta

Join us on an exciting tour through the northern parts of South Australia! Visit the incredible Painted Desert on a journey that will also take you to Coober Pedy, the Flinders Ranges & one of Australia’s most iconic Outback roads – the Oodnadatta Track.

From:  $3,390pp*

8 days | Departs May & Sep -
Adelaide » Coober Pedy » Alice Springs » Uluru (Ayers Rock) » Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) » Erldunda

A golden opportunity to experience the amazing Outback – from the unique Opal fields of Coober Pedy to Alice Springs & the wonder of Uluru in the Northern Territory’s iconic Red Centre! This fully inclusive tour includes everything you need from meals each day to entrance fees, touring & sightseeing.

True Blue Holidays

True Blue Magic

From:  $3,790pp*

11 days | Departs Jul & Sep -
Adelaide » Broken Hill » Bourke » Charleville » Longreach » Boulia » Birdsville » Peterborough

Join us on an unforgettable journey through Australia’s spectacular Outback! Visit some of the country’s most iconic locations such as Broken Hill, Charleville, Longreach, Winton, Bedourie & Birdsville on our most popular Outback adventure.

From:  $2,850pp*

8 days | Departs Jun to Sep -
Adelaide » Whyalla » Gawler Ranges » Ceduna » Head of the Bight » Coffin Bay » Port Lincoln

Discover the amazing wildlife in the last great wilderness – South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. See the Southern Right Whales at the Head of the Great Australian Bight, spot the Australian Sea Lions at Fowlers Bay, taste some of Australia’s best oysters at Coffin Bay and enjoy an opportunity to get up close with sharks at Port Lincoln.

From:  $2,690pp*

7 days | Departs Jun & Oct -
Adelaide » Mildura » Broken Hill » Tibooburra » Innamincka » Cooper Creek » Leigh Creek

Learn all about one of Australia’s most tragic stories, the Burke & Wills expedition and discover more of Australia’s Outback desert landscapes on our popular 7 day journey from Adelaide. Visit the famous Dig Tree, cruise along Cooper Creek, explore Mungo National Park and enjoy a stay at the iconic Innamincka Hotel.

True Blue Holidays

Painted Desert Discovery

From:  $2,690pp*

7 days | Departs Aug -
Adelaide » Peterborough » Marree » William Creek » Coober Pedy » Painted Desert » Port Augusta

Join us on an exciting tour through the northern parts of South Australia! Visit the incredible Painted Desert on a journey that will also take you to Coober Pedy, the Flinders Ranges & one of Australia’s most iconic Outback roads – the Oodnadatta Track.

From:  $3,390pp*

8 days | Departs May & Sep -
Adelaide » Coober Pedy » Alice Springs » Uluru (Ayers Rock) » Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) » Erldunda

A golden opportunity to experience the amazing Outback – from the unique Opal fields of Coober Pedy to Alice Springs & the wonder of Uluru in the Northern Territory’s iconic Red Centre! This fully inclusive tour includes everything you need from meals each day to entrance fees, touring & sightseeing.

True Blue Holidays

True Blue Magic

From:  $3,790pp*

11 days | Departs Jul & Sep -
Adelaide » Broken Hill » Bourke » Charleville » Longreach » Boulia » Birdsville » Peterborough

Join us on an unforgettable journey through Australia’s spectacular Outback! Visit some of the country’s most iconic locations such as Broken Hill, Charleville, Longreach, Winton, Bedourie & Birdsville on our most popular Outback adventure.

Looking for a short getaway?

Our new Breakaways range offers a range of short holidays experiencing more of a region. Stay 2 nights or more in one location and enjoy a range of included activities with your experienced Holiday Wonders guide.

Book now and change your mind up to 40 days before departure

Our Peace of Mind Promise allows you to book with confidence on any of the tours below. If you decide not to travel for any reason, let us know at least 40 days before departure and your booking will be held in credit to use towards a future booking with us.

From:  $1,390pp*

4 days | Departs Jun & Sep -
Adelaide » Coober Pedy » Port Augusta » Clare Valley

Join us on a wonderful new 4 day holiday to enjoy and relax in Australia's pristine and colourful Outback enriched this year by the floodwaters from the north. Experience 'a touch of luxury in the Outback' at the Desert Cave Hotel with great dining & sightseeing activities each day.

From:  $1,250pp*

4 days | Departs Mar & Oct -
Adelaide » Mildura » Mungo National Park » Broken Hill

Be a part of our new tour taking you on a journey to Wentworth on the Darling River and Lake Mungo - the 'Walls of China' where incredible archaeological discoveries of early life have been discovered. We tour through the Outback wilderness to Broken Hill before our holiday is completed.

From:  $1,390pp*

4 days | Departs Jun & Sep -
Adelaide » Coober Pedy » Port Augusta » Clare Valley

Join us on a wonderful new 4 day holiday to enjoy and relax in Australia's pristine and colourful Outback enriched this year by the floodwaters from the north. Experience 'a touch of luxury in the Outback' at the Desert Cave Hotel with great dining & sightseeing activities each day.

From:  $1,250pp*

4 days | Departs Mar & Oct -
Adelaide » Mildura » Mungo National Park » Broken Hill

Be a part of our new tour taking you on a journey to Wentworth on the Darling River and Lake Mungo - the 'Walls of China' where incredible archaeological discoveries of early life have been discovered. We tour through the Outback wilderness to Broken Hill before our holiday is completed.

Traverse spectacular Outback landscapes on a Rail Holiday

Relax aboard the Spirit of the Outback train on an overnight journey before enjoying the Outback hospitality in Longreach or travel through the heart of Australia aboard the legendary Ghan train.

From:  $5,790pp*

16 days | Departs May to Oct -
Cairns » Kuranda Rainforest » Green Island Reef » Brisbane » Longreach » Winton

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

From:  $6,190pp*

19 days | Departs May to Oct -
Cairns » Kuranda Rainforest » Green Island Reef » Magnetic Island » Brisbane » Longreach » Winton

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

Sale!

Rail Holidays

Stockman’s Choice

From:  $3,840 $3,690pp*

10 days | Departs May to Oct -
Brisbane » Longreach » Nogo Station » Winton

Experience the spectacular Australian Outback on a guided tour to Longreach, including a return journey aboard the Spirit of the Outback train.

Pre-Register

18 days | Departs Jun & Sep -
Longreach » Brisbane » Cairns » Darwin » Katherine » Alice Springs » Coober Pedy » Adelaide

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

From:  $5,790pp*

16 days | Departs May to Oct -
Cairns » Kuranda Rainforest » Green Island Reef » Brisbane » Longreach » Winton

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

From:  $6,190pp*

19 days | Departs May to Oct -
Cairns » Kuranda Rainforest » Green Island Reef » Magnetic Island » Brisbane » Longreach » Winton

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

Sale!

Rail Holidays

Stockman’s Choice

From:  $3,840 $3,690pp*

10 days | Departs May to Oct -
Brisbane » Longreach » Nogo Station » Winton

Experience the spectacular Australian Outback on a guided tour to Longreach, including a return journey aboard the Spirit of the Outback train.

Pre-Register

18 days | Departs Jun & Sep -
Longreach » Brisbane » Cairns » Darwin » Katherine » Alice Springs » Coober Pedy » Adelaide

Discover more of beautiful Tropical North Queensland with sightseeing activities in the Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree before travelling down the coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland.

Experience more on an Australian Getaway

Our extensive range of Australian Getaways feature all of the must-see sightseeing inclusions, quality accommodation and knowledgeable local tour guides on every tour.

Book now and change your mind up to 40 days before departure

Our Peace of Mind Promise allows you to book with confidence on any of the tours below. If you decide not to travel for any reason, let us know at least 40 days before departure and your booking will be held in credit to use towards a future booking with us.

Australian Getaways

Journey to the Red Centre

From:  $5,090pp*

10 days | Departs Apr to Sep -
Adelaide » Flinders Ranges » Coober Pedy » Uluru » Kings Canyon » Alice Springs

Join us on a tour through South Australia's remote Outback landscapes and travel across into the Northern Territory, visiting Uluru, Kings Canyon & Alice Springs in the Red Centre.

Australian Getaways

Outback Adventure

From:  $7,190pp*

15 days | Departs Apr to Sep -
Adelaide » Flinders Ranges » Coober Pedy » Uluru » Kings Canyon » Alice Springs » Kakadu » Darwin

Traverse Australia’s spectacular Outback on a journey from Adelaide to Darwin, visiting iconic Territory destinations such as Coober Pedy, Alice Springs, Uluru, Kings Canyon, Katherine & Kakadu.

Australian Getaways

Journey to the Red Centre

From:  $5,090pp*

10 days | Departs Apr to Sep -
Adelaide » Flinders Ranges » Coober Pedy » Uluru » Kings Canyon » Alice Springs

Join us on a tour through South Australia's remote Outback landscapes and travel across into the Northern Territory, visiting Uluru, Kings Canyon & Alice Springs in the Red Centre.

Australian Getaways

Outback Adventure

From:  $7,190pp*

15 days | Departs Apr to Sep -
Adelaide » Flinders Ranges » Coober Pedy » Uluru » Kings Canyon » Alice Springs » Kakadu » Darwin

Traverse Australia’s spectacular Outback on a journey from Adelaide to Darwin, visiting iconic Territory destinations such as Coober Pedy, Alice Springs, Uluru, Kings Canyon, Katherine & Kakadu.