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WIN THE ULTIMATE OVERLANDERS WAY FAMILY GETAWAY
Simply submit your contact details and get in the draw to WIN a  Beach-2-Bush getaway package along  the Overlanders Way
Be transformed by a Beach-2-Bush experience along the iconic Overlanders Way these September school holidays!

Magnetic Island & Townsville

Beaches, Palm Trees and Sundowner Cocktails. Begin, or end, your journey in Townsville with a return family pass on Magnetic Island Sealink Ferries, and experience the pristine shores of magnificent Magnetic Island in your very own open-air moke! 

Charters Towers

Gold, ghosts and Longhorn cattle. Get your gold rush fix in this architecturally stunning town of historical riches, gold gilded tours, and back-to-country charm.

Hughenden

Ancient ravines, thrilling chopper flights and prehistoric fossils. Experience the stunning White Mountains National Park, get a pic with Hughie the Dino and hike through the soul-stirring Porcupine Gorge.


Richmond

Dinosaur footprints, underwater worlds and cool-down water parks. Be astounded by the extraordinary Kronosaurus Korner and discover the addiction of fossicking for real live dinosaur fossils!


Julia Creek

Artesian bathtub soaks, cuddly Dunnarts & campfire yarns! Check out the jewels of Julia Creek on bicycle, drop into the award-winning visitor centre and feed the reclusive (heart-stealing!) Dunnart marsupial!


Cloncurry

Gems, geology and sunset picnics. Unwind on the banks of the Corella River, discover Aboriginal artefacts and mineral riches at Cloncurry Unearthed Museum, and be mystified by the azure blue waters of the abandoned Mary Kathleen Mine.


Mount Isa & Lawn Hill

Sprawling lakes, 4WD tracks, and a spring-water oasis. Arrive in the heart of the Gulf Country and be surprised by the comforts of a city, surrounded by some of the most stunning natural wonders of North West Queensland Outback country.
Prize Pool & itinerary
Day 1
Spend a luxurious day on the coast! 
> 1 x Return Family Pass on SeaLink Ferries to idyllic Magnetic Island
> A full day's hire of your own Mini Moke through Tropical Topless Car Rentals
While you're there, check out:
  • The Fort's Walk: Hit this walking track to view WWII forts, sublime sea views and sleepy koalas in overhead eucalyptus trees
  • Island Tours: Go on a Sunset & Shipwreck tour with the Aquascene catamaran or get a speed-fix with Magnetic Island Jet Ski tours
  • Horseshoe Bay: Get over to Horseshoe Bay in time for the amazing sunset 
Day 2
Be charmed by Charters Towers
> 1 x Night accomodation for a family of 4 at the Big 4 Caravan Park
> Family Pass + Gold Panning session to the Miner's Cottage
> Family Pass to the Venus Battery with History Tours Australia
While you're there, check out:
  • Charters Towers: Take a walk down the main street to view the exquisite historical buildings
  • ​Ghost Tours: Book in a haunting, eye-opening Ghost Tour with Charters Towers Historical Tours
  • Texas Longhorn Tours: go on a horse-drawn carriage tour to view the extraordinary Longhorn cattle with Mick and Lynda Bethel; an absolute MUST do!
Day 3
Go Hiking in Hughenden
> > 1 x Night accomodation at the Terry Allen Caravan Park
> Stop for Devonshire Tea at the Wookatook Cafe in Pentland
> Family Pass to meet Hughie the Dinosaur at the Hughenden Discovery Centre
While you're there, check out:
  • Fox Helicopter Tours: Over the White Mountains National Park (pick-up in Torrens Creek)
  • Porcupine Gorge: Hike through mystical Porcupine Gorge and swim beneath The Pryamid
  • Mount Walker:  Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from Mount Walker with sundowner drinks in hand
Day 4
Do the Dinosaur Roar in Richmond
> 1 x Nights accomodation at LakeView Caravan Park
> Family Pass to the Kronosaurus Korner
While you're there, check out:
  • The Splash Pad: Located beside the Lake, this is in the spot cool down under the giant dinosaur dumper
  • Fossil Finds: satisfy that fossil itch and take off on the short 12km drive to Richmond's Fossil Hunting Area
  • Original 1880s cottage: discover the pioneering history of the region in the Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre, a replica of the original cottage
Day 5
Check out the Jewels of Julia Creek
> 1 x Night accomodation for a family of 4 at the Julia Creek Caravan Park
> Free bike hire to explore Julia Creek on wheels
> Join the Campfire Yarns of an evening
While you're there, check out:
  • The Great Artesian Baths: Indulge in a long, hot soak in white claw bathtubs full of therapeutic Artesian waters (with a sparkly-in-hand)! 
  • Dunnart Feeding: View the heart-stealing Dunnart marsupial as they are fed by hand at the Night House, in the Visitors Centre complex
  • Visitor Centre: Catch Jo or Michelle at Julia Creek's world class Visitor Centre
Day 6
Cool down by Corella in Cloncurry
> 1 x Night accomodation at the Gidgee Inn plus a Free continental breakfast
> Family Pass to Cloncurry Unearthed
While you're there, check out:
  • Corella Dam: Enjoy a picnic on the side of the Corella Dam 
  • Mary Kathleen Mine Pit: Go 4 wheel driving & check out the azure blue water of the abandoned Mary Kathleen Mine Pit
  • John Flynn Place: Get the down low on the birth of the Australian Flying Doctor service
Day 7
Go 4 Wheel Driving in Mount Isa
> 1 x Nights accomodation at Red Earth 
> Family Pass to Outback at Isa
> 1 x Mount Isa Heritage & History Tour with North West Tours (includes the Underground hospital!)
While you're there, check out:
  • Lake Moondarra: Visit this sprawling lake and enjoy swimming, boating, canoeing or fishing!
  • Tours: Book a tour with Alan through the Riversleigh Fossil Centre
  • Mining: Throw on bright orange overalls and a hard hat and join the Hard Time Mining Tour with an original ex-miner
Day 8
Explore the aquamarine waters of Lawn Hill
> 1 x Nights accomodation at stunning Adel's Grove on the banks of the emerald waters of Lawn Hill creek (Boodjamulla National Park)

While you're there, check out:
  • Canoe hire: Experience the clarity and sacredness of Lawn Hill Gorge's emerald waters in the quiet passage of a canoe!
  • Tour: Travel on pontoon boat on the Lawn Cruise Lawn Hill Gorge sight-seeing Tour
  • Fossil finds: go on the Riversleigh (Miyumba) Half Day Fossil Field Tour
To enter, all you need is your own set of wheels... and one BIG sense of adventure! 
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Competition: Open to Australian Residents 18-59 years. Winner must be able to provide their own vehicle to travel along the Overlanders Way, and if they reside interstate arrange their own flights to the nearest major airport. Prize: Entries will open 10:00am AEST Wednesday 28th August 2019 and close 12:01am AEST Monday 16th September 2019 and will be notified by phone or email by 4:00pm Monday 16th September 2019.