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Cross Country Tours

Cross Country Tours is a family owned, Brisbane based coach tour operator (established since 1981) conducting an extensive range of Day Tours from Brisbane and Australia-wide Holiday Tours ranging from two to 58 days in duration. All holiday tours include home pick-up and return, superior motel style accommodation, luxury coach travel, all sightseeing and entries and their unique 100 per cent travel refund guarantee.

Cross Country Tours specialise in the senior market and strive for excellence in touring.

Touring Options

The Ultimate Outback Experience

The Ultimate Outback Experience is a 12-day tour taking time to see things often overlooked when travelling through the outback. Imagine the folk places like Charleville, Isisford, Aramac and Muttaburra having a coach load of visitors swell their population. Visit the Stockman’s Hall of Fame, QANTAS Founders Outback Museum, cruise the Thomson River and enjoy a camp oven dinner and billy tea on the river bank, Longreach Pastoral College and a working cattle station. See the Dinosaur tracks in Winton. Relax at the end of the tour on The Spirit of the Outback train journey back to Brisbane.

Red Centre, Alice and Outback

This amazing holiday covers the outback in four states. Travelling the whole way by coach you get to experience the sheer beauty of Australia. Seeing is believing and the places visited will be etched in your memory bank forever. Highlights include Broken Hill, Wadlata Outback Centre, Woomera, Coober Pedy, Mt Connor, Yulara, Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, Alice Springs, West MacDonnells, Standley Chasm, Desert Park Alice Springs, Devil’s Marbles, Tennant Creek, Barkly Highway, Mount Isa, John Flynn Place Cloncurry, Kynuna, Winton’s Royal Theatre Picture Show Under the Stars, Waltzing Matilda Cultural Centre, Stockman’s Hall of Fame and QANTAS Museum.

The Golden West in Spring

Welcome to Roma. This fascinating frontier town in Queensland’s South West is rich in history and filled with colourful stories from the past. Amid rich sheep and cattle grazing country, Roma boasts the largest store cattle market in Australia. Highlights include the “Big Rig” by day and night, Romavilla Winery, Mt Abundance Homestead, Meadowbank Museum, Mitchell Spa Baths, and Calico Cottage and Gas Treatment Works at Wallumbilla. It will be an unforgettable time away where rural experiences give a genuine appreciation of the friendliness of country folk and an insight into their lifestyle!

Cameron Corner and Adelaide

One of Cross Country Tours very popular tours is to Cameron Corner where the States of Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia meet. This Outback Corner Country Adventure tour has been revamped to include the original route through Cunnamulla, Eulo, Thargomindah, Innamincka to Cameron Corner. Travel the city highway through Tibooburra to Broken Hill into Adelaide and have a visit to Currency Creek Estate Wines. Take time to stroll Rundle Mall before flying back to Brisbane. This tour can be combined with another very popular tour, Murray Bridge to Lightning Ridge.

Murray River to Lightning Ridge

The outback beckons as you commence a tour full of adventure. A flight from Brisbane to Adelaide will connect you with a Cross Country Tours crew just waiting for you to join them on a very different tour taking in much of the outback of three states. Major towns visited on this tour include Murray Bridge, Mildura, Hay, Bourke, Lightning Ridge and St George. Imagine the diversification you will experience from the mighty majestic Murray to the opal fields of Lightning Ridge and everything in between and beyond.

Brisbane, Carnarvon Gorge, Cairns

Queensland has some of the most breathtaking National Parks and Carnarvon is no exception. It is home to aboriginal rock paintings of great significance, flora and fauna. Venture from there to explore the gem fields around Anakie, the fertile agricultural region of Emerald and on to the coal mining towns of Dysart, Moranbah and Middlemount. View the huge draglines and mining equipment before moving on to the export terminal of Hay Point. Travel through the tropics renowned for its diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, turquoise waters and magnificent cane fields all the way to Cairns.

Birdsville and Winton

Outback towns have long carved a reputation for colourful characters and intense community spirit and Birdsville is no exception. This tour has been designed so that as many developmental roads are travelled as possible. Bedourie, Boulia, Hughenden, Clermont, Emerald, Rolleston and Injune are just a few of the towns that make this tour a real beaut. Reading the itinerary will outline all that is included in this comprehensive tour. Why not take the journey and experience what the real west is all about?


Popular Activities

  • National Park
  • Outback

Accommodation In Brisbane City

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Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Australia's Natural Wonders

Australia is a land of immense and diverse natural beauty. You'll see things here that you just won't see anywhere else in the world. Each corner of Austalia has an endless array of stunning natural landmarks just waiting for you to take the time to explore.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island.

Australia's best island escapes