Red Dirt Tours

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Red Dirt Tours is a locally owned and operated small business specialising in interpretive tours taking in the natural and historical environments in and around Winton.

There are so many things to see in Winton and around the region – Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda, grazing, spectacular scenery – each with its own unique characteristics. So Red Dirt Tours offer a range of tours, and multi tour savers, to show you our part of Queensland’s backyard.

Choose from a range of Winton day tours to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Lark Quarry Dinosaur Stampede, Carisbrooke Station, Bladensburg National Park, the Diamantina River, Old Cork and relax with spectacular outback sunsets. So sit back, relax and let us take the dirt roads for you.

Services

From $180 to $185

Travel to Carisbrooke Station to marvel at the natural wonders and history of this spectacular location. See the Three Outback Sisters and just sit back and enjoy the open expanse of the landscape. We then travel on to the Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park preserves 3,300 dinosaur footprints that were made 95 million years ago. This tour is more than just dinosaurs, there is plenty of nature and history to see and hear.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Public Toilet

From $160 to $165

Journey through Winton’s mesa country to see a snapshot of an ancient environment and dinosaur footprints from 95 million years ago. Lark Quarry Conservation Park hosts the only known dinosaur stampede in the world with more than 3300 footprints preserved. You’ll enjoy the guided tour of the stampede and after lunch travel onto grazing property to discover the hidden treasures of the vast landscape. Visit the Merton Gorge and be mesmerised by views as far as the eye can see.

Includes morning tea, lunch and tour at the dinosaur stampede.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Public Toilet

From $1300 to $1650

Have the freedom to explore Winton and the best it has to offer. Visit Carisbrooke Station to see the spectacular scenery of the region, marvel at the preservation of 3300 dinosaur footprints made 95 million years ago at the Dinosaur Stampede, see the dinosaur bones being found in the local area at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs, hear about the explorers and pioneers of the region, the hardship of station life and the events that shaped Winton and its people. This four night package has a weekly departure that links with the Spirit of the Outback rail.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $2750 to $3100

Travel Outback Queensland to visit the three towns that make up Australia’s Dinosaur Trail – Winton, Hughenden and Richmond. See fossils of animals that lived on the land 95-98 million years ago and ocean dwelling creatures from 100-110 million years ago, and enjoy the spectacular scenery along the way.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $80 to $85

Visit the jump-up region of Rangelands Station where erosion has created narrow channels (rifts) through the rock. We explore these rift formations before enjoying the spectacular views from the sunset lookout.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $185 to $190

We journey to the opal mining company of Opalton – a location in the TV series Outback Opal Hunters. We meet up with our local Opalton guide for a tour of the old town and opal mining areas before you try your hand at fossicking. Hear how opal is formed, different types of opal, ways of mining it and the trials and tribulations of opal mining.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $95 to $100

Discover the history of one of the original sheep stations around Winton. Wander through the shearing shed and homestead buildings before marvelling at the natural rock formations, views and riverine environments.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$100

Travel with Red Dirt Tours to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, let us do the driving. We provide informative commentary along the way, host you at the museum (make sure you’re at the right place at the right time), provide morning tea, and include the museums Ultimate tour experience with the Laboratory, Collection Room, Dinosaur Canyon and March of the Titanosaurs.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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