Tours

Our tours have been designed to make the most of your stay whilst at Rangelands Outback Camp. We recommend a 3 night stay combined with tour 1 & 2 (note particular days of the week these tours depart). If you are feeling more adventurous add on a helicopter tour or mix and match our road-based and air-based tours for an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience.

All tours book out early therefore please ensure you book your preferred tours whilst booking accommodation.

The Outback like you never imagined…

TOUR 1 – “Must Do” 4WD Tour, Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda Centre and Horse & Carriage ride

(Tues, Thurs & Sat only) Your day commences with a gourmet breakfast on the deck at Rangelands followed by a full day tour in our comfortable and fully equipped 4WD bus. Your first stop is Australian Age of Dinosaurs hosting Australia’s largest selection of Australian dinosaur bones. Your full tour includes the Laboratory, Collection Room, Dinosaur Canyon and March of the Titanosaurs. After enjoying a quick bite to eat we are back into Winton to explore the Waltzing Matilda Centre, the first Museum ever built dedicated to a song. The Waltzing Matilda Centre boasts a state-of-the-art interpretation, telling the story of Waltzing Matilda. To finish off an amazing day you’ll sit back in your 100-year-old Landau carriage and enjoy the clip clop of the horse’s hooves soaking up the commentary about the features, characters and history of Winton.

Tour also Includes: lunch and admission to the Age of Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda Centre and Horse & Carriage ride.

7 hour experience: $249 pp

TOUR 1A (add-on) – “Meet the Dinosaurs”

MUST BE PURCHASED IN CONJUNCTION WITH TOUR 1 (Tues, Thurs & Sat ONLY) 

Helicopter transfer (subject to operational limits & availability)

Start your day a little later, departing Rangelands Outback Camp on a one-way trip to join your 4WD tour at Australian Age of Dinosaurs (min 2 max 3 pax). $289 pp

TOUR 1B (add-on) – “Follow the Sunset”

MUST BE PURCHASED IN CONJUNCTION WITH TOUR 1 (Tues, Thurs & Sat ONLY) 

Helicopter transfer (subject to operational limits & availability)

After your full day 4WD tour you’ll enjoy a one-way trip back to Rangelands Outback Camp for sundowners (min 2 max 3 pax).  $299 pp

TOUR 2 – “Must Do” 4WD Tour, a Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry and Carisbrooke Station

(Wed, Fri & Sun only)

Your day commences with an early breakfast on the deck at Rangelands followed by a day tour by 4WD bus. You will visit the world’s only evidence of a Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park and be standing beside over 3300 dinosaur footprints that were formed 95 million years ago. We then travel to Carisbrooke Station to marvel at the natural wonders and history of this spectacular location. Click pics of the Three Sisters and sit back and enjoy the open expanse of this spectacular landscape known as “The Channel Country”.

7 hour experience: $150 pp

Tour Includes: Morning tea, lunch and admission to the Dinosaur Stampede Conservation Park.

TOUR 3 – “Joining the Opal Diggers”

Helicopter Tour (subject to operational limits & availability)

After an early tea or coffee starter, you’ll leave Rangelands Outback Camp for Opalton. A photographer’s dream – flying low over an ever-changing outback terrain for the 45 min flight to this historic “way out west” Opal mining dig. After meeting the local “characters” you’ll be ready for a big miner’s breakfast then a tour and fossick to try your luck finding Opals or spending some happy time in the miner’s canteen choosing a gem or two to take home. Fly back to Winton for lunch (not included) (min 2 max 3 pax) 4 hour experience $999 pp

TOUR 4 – “Remotest Pub Crawl”

Helicopter Tour (subject to operational limits & availability)

Visit one of Queensland’s most isolated pubs. The Middleton Hotel was built during the horse & stagecoach era and was a changing station where tired horses were replaced with fresh ones in the middle of nowhere between Winton and Boulia. Visit the “Goldstone” movie set and the “Conn Waterhole” before heading home to Rangelands Outback Camp (min 2 max 3 pax). This 5 hour experience includes picnic lunch $1390 pp

TOUR 5 – “Dinosaurs Galore”

Helicopter Tour (subject to operational limits & availability)

Fly over Carisbrooke Station (Opal Country) the Three Sisters & tour the Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry returning to Rangelands Outback Camp (min 2 max 3 pax) includes admissions & picnic lunch, 6 hour experience: $990 pp

TOUR 6 – “Dinosaurs & More Dinosaurs”

Helicopter Tour (subject to operational limits & availability)

This is the ultimate outback dinosaur experience visiting the Australian Age of Dinosaurs and the Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry all in one day (min 2 max 3 pax) includes admissions & picnic lunch, 6 hour experience: $1190 pp

TOUR 7 – “Beauty of the Outback”

Helicopter Tour (subject to operational limits & availability)

Joy Flight departing Rangelands Outback Camp (min 2 max 3 pax) $289pp

Important Note
10 to 15 year-old accompanying 2 adults pay 70% of the tour prices.

Helicopter tours are operated by Elite Aviation Services Pty Ltd based in Winton, Queensland. Prices are per person, in Australian Dollars, and are inclusive of GST. All tours are sold on a per-seat basis. Tours are only confirmed with a minimum of 2 passengers. Aircraft capacity allows 2-3 passengers on a flight. All flights are subject to availability, confirmed passenger weights (operation weight limits per seat are applicable) and weather. Seating allocation is based on a weight & balance calculation and at the discretion of the ground crew or pilot in command to ensure the safe carriage of all passengers. Please note that all passengers are required to wear a seatbelt during flight regardless of any medical condition.