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Outback to Ocean Safari 2021

About the Tour

17 day tourStarts 06 May 21

Cost: $2,600.00

Solo Cost: $2,275.00

Travel through Queensland’s outback down to New South Wales, ending on the beautiful Clarence River in Iluka. Start this safari  with a relaxing cruise along the Thompson River in Longreach and then travel through the Queensland outback where you’ll enjoy farm stays. This trip has several tours planned which include a cotton farm and winery tour, a stay at Nindigully Pub, fossicking for opals at Lightning Ridge, soaking in a warm bore bath at Moree, staying on the beautiful Mann River and much more!

DAY 1               Meet up at Longreach Tourist Park at 3:00pm – at 4:30 pm get picked up by coach and taken on a cruise on the Thomson River at sunset, enjoy a 2 course dinner around the campfire and live entertainent get to know each other! (power, toilet, shower)(show, dinner included, drinks not included)

DAY 2               Depart for Stonehenge, staying in free camp on the jump up just outside of Stonehenge, enjoy spectacular sunset around the camp fire (if fire permitted)

DAY 3               Depart for Eromanga staying in free camp, stopping at Cooper Creek for lunch on the way

DAY 4               Enjoy a tour of the Eromanga Natural History Museum in the  morning.  Travel to Quilpie after lunch, a short day of travel, staying at Channel Country Tourist Park, Quilpie enjoying a soak in the hot artesian spa. (power, water, showers, toilets)

DAY 5               Depart for Charleville where we will stay at the Evening Star Caravan Park for 2 nights (power, water, toilets and showers).  Enjoy star gazing show in the evening.

DAY 6               Free day to explore Charleville

Day 7                Depart for Charlottes Plains farm stay where we will stay 2 nights and experience the history and farm stay (unpowered, toilet, shower)

DAY 8               Enjoy a history tour of Charlottes Plain and relax for the rest of the day soaking in nature 

DAY  9              Depart for St George where we will stay at Pelican’s Rest Caravan Park, free time in the afternoon to stock up (power, toilets, shower)

DAY 10             Collected by coach and do a tour of a vineyard and cotton farm including a lunch (tour and lunch included, drinks not included)

DAY 11             Depart for Nindigully Pub where we will free camp on the river, enjoy a dinner at the pub that night (dinner included, drinks not included) (toilet)

DAY 12             Depart for Lightning Ridge, famous for Black Opal where we will stay for 2 nights in the Lightning Ridge Tourist Park (power, showers, toilet)  That night we will get together for a woodfired pizza meal (meal included)

DAY 13             Free time in the morning, collected by coach in the afternoon for a tour of Lightning Ridge including fossicking, miner’s camps. Lunatic hill open cut, Amigo’s castle,  walk-in mine, afternoon tea (all included)

DAY 14             Depart for Burren Junction bore baths staying one night, enjoy a soak in the hot bore baths (toilets, no facilities)

DAY 15             Depart for Cranky Rock Reserve, staying for one night, go for a walk down to the billabong, see the wildlife, relax around a campfire (some power, toilet, shower)

DAY 16             Depart for Lillydale Primitive Campground where we will free camp on the beautiful Clarence River

DAY 17             Depart for the beautiful seaside village of Iluka on the mouth of the Clarence River where we will spend our final night together, a stroll to the Hotel overlooking the river where we will have a farewell dinner (dinner included, drinks not included) (power, toilets, shower)

DAY 18             We farewell our new friends and depart on our individual travels.



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Days 17
Dates 06 May 21 to 23 May 21
Location Queensland
Start Longreach
End Iluka
Suitable for Motorhomes, caravans. campervans
Cost $2,600.00
Solo Cost $2,275.00
Max Vehicles 20



Greeting dinner cruise and show in Longreach  

• Tour at Quilpie  • Tour at Homestead 

 • Tour of Cotton Farm and Winery 

 • Tour at Lightning Ridge- opal mining 

 • Iconic Nindigully Pub  

• Bore baths  • 

2 x historic homestead farm stays 

 • 2 x lunches  

• 5 x dinners 

• Experienced guides 

 • All accommodation 

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A safe way to travel, enjoy an adventure seeing new places with a wonderful comeraderie amongst the group.
Joe & Fiona - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Another great time as usual, looking forward to the next adventure
Dick & Helen - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Our third tagalong trip and looking forward to 2 trips with Renee & Andrew in 2021. Ideal way of seeing things in towns and centres you did not know existed.
Harry & Merle - Qld Outback Wandering 2020

Well organised safaris run by Renee & Andrew - loads of fun and laughs along the way
Allan & Margaret - Qld Outback Wandering

Renee & Andrew's attention to detail is excellent, seeing that everything and everyone is look after. The happy hour with its laughter and banter that comes with it. The slow travelling to enjoy the scenery, plenty of free time for self exploring.
Bruce & Thelma - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

We recommend Xpedition Tagalongs, great time was had by our group, will certainly be going again. Andrew & Renee are great leaders and fun to be with, we were in safe hands at all times. This is our 3rd tagalong, they just get bigger and better
Allan & Lesley - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Everyone was made to feel welcome and included.
Ron & Alys - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Andrew & Renee ran the safari in a professional manner, showing consideration to all participants. Andrew went above and beyond to help with any vehicle problems. The campsites and planned events were organised in advance and therefore access was seamless. It was a stress free, fun and friendly event which, as a solo traveller, I enjoyed immensely
Jenny H - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Couldn't want for better tour guides than Andrew & Renee. Well planned, organised and lots of fun. Highly recommend Xpedition Tagalong Tours for an interesting safari.
Chris & Wendy - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

Wow! What a wonderful way to see Tasmania. Andrew & Renee have included so any "not to be missed" places to visit while travelling, with safety, in a group. We are now looking forward to our next tagalong trip. Book your next adventure now!
Brian & Liz - The Great Tasmanian Adventure 2020

A big thank you again to our hosts and leaders Andrew & Renee, they just make our journeys so much fun and enjoyable. Would never have been able to do this safari on our own even if we had all the maps money could buy. Lots of research and effort goes into all safaris and again "thank you". Hopefully we have made a few friends along the way.
Max and Gerda

This was our sixth safari, hopefully many more. The enjoyment of camping in places and travelling on routes, one may not pick if on their own. Happy hour with people who become friends with common interests. Guided by a dedicated couple, who compliment each other with vasts depth of relevant knowledge
Lauri & Mary

Andrew and Renee are the perfect Tagalong tour group leaders. Their relaxed, inclusive, friendly manner belies the constant attention to detail, competence and experience that lies beneath. Uluru and Beyond met all my expectations and then some. I can now say that I have done the Red Centre.
Viveinne Page - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

We spent 30 days with Andrew and Renee covering thousands of kilometres, beautiful scenery. Exceptional stopovers we would have never seen. They were always available to help and this helped bring everyone together.
Trevor and Vicki Picket - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

As first time safari participants, we weren't sure what to expect, but we were very impressed with how organised our expedition leaders, Andrew and Renee, Led from the front. enjoyed travelling in a convoy for the first time.
Alan and Kathy - Uluru and Beyond Safari 2018

Awesome leaders! Had a great time going to the tip and back. Felt very comfortable following behind. Will be looking out for more tips to do in the future
Jeremy Lepherd - Cape York 2017

The trip to the Cape was awesome with hosts Andrew and Renee making it an effortless adventure. Can't wait till the next one, cheers guys
Ben Oliver - Cape York 2017