Explore Queensland’s rugged outback on a luxurious air safari

There’s no finer way to follow in the footsteps of Australia’s outback pioneers than travelling onboard a privately chartered aircraft with Abercrombie & Kent.

Australia’s fabled outback has beckoned adventurers for centuries with its raw beauty, untamed wilderness, and ancient relics. 

Travelling with an intimate group of no more than eight guests on your own private plane, witness some of the most pristine and rugged countryside on this spectacular journey over eight unforgettable days. 

Watch the sunset go down over the magical outback escarpment

Beginning in Brisbane, fly to Moble Homestead – a sheep and cattle property owned and operated by hosts, the Rutledge family. Moble Homestead sits some 64 kilometres from Quilpie in southwest Queensland.

Experience station life with the owners and soak up their warm hospitality. Take in the tranquillity of their beautiful property during your stay. Witness the world’s largest collection of dinosaur fossils in Winton. Or learn about the history of Banjo Paterson’s famous ballad Waltzing Matilda

In Longreach, relish the company of local character and fifth generation farmer Dan Walker as he joins you for sundowners at the Qantas Founders Museum. There, you’ll learn the story of Australia’s national airline, and the high-tech 3D Luminescent Longreach sound and light show.

Say hi to the local residents of Moble Homestead

Experience five-star glamping at Mitchell Grass Retreat. You’ll take in the stunning views from your tented haven. Glamping accomodation is complete with power, air-conditioning, an ensuite and outdoor deck – the perfect place to watch the sunset with a glass of bubbles.

Visit an icon of western Queensland, the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Continue the day by enjoying an outback sunset on the Drover’s Sunset Cruise along the Thomson River. Round it all off with a captivating dinner under the stars. 

Don’t miss these highlights

A highlight of the trip is a stay at Mount Mulligan Lodge. The 28,000-hectare working cattle station and heritage site in the Atherton Tablelands offers boutique accommodation in the shadow of majestic Mount Mulligan. It sits on a captivating landscape with indigenous significance dating back 37,000 years.

Relax in the Mt Mulligan Lodge outdoor tub

There’s plenty of time to soak up all the wonder of this property with curated experiences highlighting the spirit of North Queensland. Take your pick of kayaking, paddle boarding or fishing in the weir. Or go on a guided tour of the gold fields and a drive through verdant farmland and rich cattle country. You’ll be awestruck by the seclusion, history, and serenity of this magnificent property.

Watch the magical escarpment come to life at sunset before feasting on a degustation dinner which showcases the incredible produce of the Atherton Tablelands. A perfect ending to a memorable adventure in the Queensland Outback. 

8 days from $15,455 per person double occupancy. Multiple departures between April and August 2022.

To book Call A&K on 1300 851 800 or your local travel agent or click the link.

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