Horses racing at the Ilfracombe Races

Ilfracombe Races

Experience the excitement of country racing with an exclusive day trip to Ilfracombe in outback Queensland. Departing from Brisbane on a private charter courtesy of Alliance Airlines, you’ll journey westward on a memorable adventure.

Touch down in Longreach for some outback shopping and a coffee before boarding the heritage Rail Motor to Ilfracombe and a BBQ lunch at the iconic Wellshot Hotel. Enjoy an afternoon of bush racing and warm country hospitality within the comfort of a fully catered marquee with food, drinks, and music.

You could win a sensational 5-night getaway to Fiji and don’t forget the uniquely country Fashions in the Field! Post races it’s time for your transfer back to Longreach where your Alliance charter awaits to return you to Brisbane. A truly unique day!


7.00am – Depart Brisbane
8.30am – Arrive Longreach. Transfer to Downtown Longreach to stretch your legs and enjoy a coffee.
11.00am – Depart Longreach aboard the Heritage Rail Motor for Ilfracombe. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch at the historic Wellshot Hotel.
12.30pm – Transfer to the Ilfracombe Racecourse and enjoy the 2024 Willowie Cup within the comfort of a fully catered marquee with food, drinks and music.
7.00pm – Transfer to Longreach Airport
8.00pm – Depart Longreach
9.30pm – Arrive Brisbane.

For bookings and information call Danny Sheehan on 0409 638 765 or email

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