Outback Queensland

Roma, Longreach, Winton & Charters Towers

From a museum dedicated to a famous bush ballad, to ‘dinosaur country’, travel in the footsteps of overland explorers and entrepreneurial grazers to be immersed in a side of Queensland you may not have considered before. While many head to the coasts’ beaches and islands, a journey through Queensland's interior will delight those intrigued by the history and tales of days gone by in the sunny state.  

What can you expect on an Outback Journey with Scenic? 

  • A relaxed travel style
    Australian touring is in our DNA and for 35 years we have been exploring all the special destinations and finding unique experiences.
  • Visit iconic landmarks
    An array of incredible Australian landmarks and locations stretching from the Great Ocean Road to Kangaroo Island, the Top End, Broken Hill and Longreach.
  • Handpicked accommodation & small group touring
    Handpicked accommodation, small group touring with up to 30 guests, and uniquely Australian experiences. Meet a host of characters, learn about the local legends and dreamtime stories, and be immersed in our outback history.
  • Unforgettable Scenic Enrich moments
    These signature once-in-a-lifetime experiences will take you to the cultural heart of Australia. On the Outback Queensland Adventure itinerary, discover all hidden secrets of Roma including a Welcome to Country from a member of the local Mandandanyi tribe and later near Charters Towers visit the homestead of the Lyons family at Wambiana Station.
  • We do all the driving for you
    Our expert Tour Directors and Drivers are the expert team that will bring your journey to life every day.
  • Holiday at home
    Support for the local tourism industry by holidaying at home in 2021.

Highlights of Outback Queensland


Roma, Outback QLD
Roma is a delightful town located 479km west of Brisbane. This thriving community of nearly 7,000 people is a rich sheep and cattle grazing area and the largest cattle market in Australia. Be immersed in tales of Roma’s past. 


Longreach Qantas Founders Museum, Outback QLD
If you draw a line through the heart of Queensland, and you’ll come to Longreach, an outback town on the Thomson River, appropriately named for its position on its longest reach. Visitors here can enjoy the Qantas Founders Outback Museum and renowned Stockman’s Hall of Fame. 


Winton Dinosaurs, Outback QLD
Winton, found on the traditional lands of the Koa people, is most famous for being the place where Banjo Patterson wrote the bush ballad Waltzing Matilda. It is also home to the largest collection of unique dinosaur fossils in Australia, so there is something for everyone in this charming town. 

Charters Towers

Charters Towers, Outback QLD
A booming town during the gold rush of 1880s, it was home to the first regional stock exchange in Australia. Like Winton, many dinosaur discoveries have been made here. Learn about life on a cattle station, living in the bush and sustainable grazing practices that are employed in this region. 

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