Outback Pioneers’ Starlight’s Cruise Experience
Sunset Cruise departs: 4.30pm Monday to Saturday.
1 April to 31 October – Bookings Essential
Take a gentle cruise at sunset down the Thomson River on the only paddle wheeler west of the great divide or on the Thomson Princess Riverboat. Enjoy a traditional stockman’s campfire dinner followed by bush poetry with a local outback storyteller. Afterwards, marvel as the riverbank is lit up with the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Show – a unique big-screen presentation featuring the Kinnon & Co family and locals in the amazing adventures of the notorious local cattle thief known as ‘Captain Starlight’. Finally, in the atmospheric surroundings of the bush at night, enjoy the timeless favourite – billy tea and damper.
Outback Aussie Tours – Drover’s Sunset Cruise including Smithy’s Dinner & Show
Departs: Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
1 April to 31 Oct – Bookings Essential
All aboard the M.V. Longreach Explorer! Relax on the top deck with 360-degree views of the majestic Thomson River. Your captain will captivate you with stories about the river, its wildlife and indigenous links. Purchase a drink from our licensed bar and enjoy complimentary nibbles. We stop at Sunset Bend to toast the sunset and take in the stunning colours of the outback sky.As the colours fade into starlight, we dock at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show. Relax under the stars with table-service dining featuring camp oven themed modern cuisine. Live on stage, our quality guest artists will entertain you with their songs and stories. Book early to experience this multi-award winning Longreach tour.