Spirit of the Outback

Brisbane to Longreach

The perfect Outback Queensland experience begins onboard the Spirit of the Outback, a journey through ever-changing scenery and rugged terrain between Brisbane and Longreach.


With blue summer skies and rich golden soil to be seen into the horizon, the Spirit of the Outback provides the perfect opportunity to explore in comfort as the outback comes to life in front of your eyes.


From metropolis Brisbane your outback expedition begins, travelling through the vast regions with historic authentic outback towns along the way, this journey is another legend in the making.


Please note: The Shearers Rest Lounge and Economy Single Sleeper carriages are currently out of service for maintenance and may not be available for your selected travel dates. Our Economy Lounge is the alternate breakout space, this space offers a booth style seating arrangement and is shared with all customers. The Tuckerbox Restaurant remains open for the use of Customers booked in sleepers only.


  • Distance: 1325 kms
  • Duration: 26 hrs
  • Departs Brisbane: Tues at 6.10pm & Sat at 1.55pm
  • Departs Longreach: Mon & Thu at 10.00am

Details valid from 1st December 2021 and are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy – If we are unable to run the tour due to COVID-19, we will provide a full credit for payment made by you, for one of our later tours.