Family Fun

  • LONGREACH SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION

    Bookings Essential

    Tour Times:
    Monday to Friday
    9.00am & 10.30Am
    Closed on all Public Holidays & during the Christmas school holidays.

    We invite you to join us in touring one of the largest classrooms in the world! Observe our school in action and learn how education is delivered using technology ‘in the bush’.

    The ‘Longreach School of Distance Education’ (formerly known as Longreach School of the Air) is a unique experience and is one of sixteen distance education schools in the country; and one of seven in QLD.

     

    Phone: (07) 4658 4232

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  • HARRY REDFORD OLD TIME TENT SHOW

    APRIL TO OCTOBER - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

    OUTBACK PIONEERS

    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 12 noon
    Duration: 1 Hour

    This is Aussie outback humour and ingenuity at its best! It’s a hilarious hour of entertainment featuring animals, stockmen and improvised live theatre with a laugh a minute. Kids love it and so do adults.

    Based on the traditional outback travelling shows, it’s hard not to be charmed by the simple delights of bush theatre. The Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show tells a fictional story set in the time of Harry Redford (Captain Starlight) and refers to his infamous adventures.

    Phone: (07) 4658 1776

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  • OLD TIME PHOTO SESSION

    APRIL TO OCTOBER - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

    OUTBACK PIONEERS STATION STORE

    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Time: 2.00pm
    Cost: Adult $65.00
    Additional person $10
    Family (2A +2C) $95.00

    Visit Outback Pioneers Station Store to book an Old Time Photo Session, getting dressed up from a wardrobe of pioneer clothing for a portrait in the old style – the closest pioneers got to a selfie!

    Phone: (07) 4658 1776

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  • POWERHOUSE MUSEUM

    APRIL TO OCTOBER – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

    Open: Monday to Friday
    Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm
    Cost: Adult $10.00
    Concession $8.00
    Student/Child $7.00
    Family (2A+2C) $22.00

    Largest preserved rural generating facility in Australia, see the big engines, coal train, machinery and trucks of old. The Social History Museum houses old shop fittings, an old school room and history of the Longreach Region. Nogo’s Boundary rider’s cottage is a step back in time with horsehair mattresses, wood burning stove and windup telephone. A great place for children to get a feel for the past.

    For more information contact the Longreach Region Visitor Information Centre

    Phone: (07) 4658 4141

    email: [email protected]

  • LONGREACH AQUATIC CENTRE

    81 Eagle Street, Longreach

    Outdoor Pool and indoor Heated Pool

    Summer Season – October to March
    Mon-Fri: 6.00am—7.00pm
    Saturday: 8.00am—6.00pm
    Sunday & Public Holidays: 10.00am—6.00pm

    Winter Season – April to September
    Mon-Fri: 6.30am-6.00pm
    Sat-Sun: 10.00am-5.00pm
    Public Holidays: 10.00am-4.00pm

    Adults: $4.70, Pensioners: $3.50,
    Students (16-18): $4.00, Children (3-15): $3.50, Children under 3: Free!

    Hot showers & canteen available as well!

    Phone: 07 4658 1745

  • LONGREACH SKATE PARK

    The skate park is fully covered and surrounded by gardens. This is where you can ride your skate board, BMX Bike or Roller Blades. The skate park is a popular social area for local youth.

    Open daily, free to use.

    email: [email protected]

  • Longreach Golf Club

    18 hole par 72 course 5822m

    Cramsie Muttaburra Road, Longreach Q 4730

    Open Daily
    Green fees: $2.00 Members & $5.00 Non Members.
    Thursday Social Competition
    Sunday 12 noon Main Competition $15.00

    Honesty box located under the main stairs on the left hand side.

    Golf clubs are available to hire please contact us on our Facebook page.

    Golf carts are available to hire please see Mark Kinsey at the Shell Service Station (Cash Only).

    Please note CASH ONLY facilities at the Club House.

    For more information please check out our Facebook page or message via Facebook.

    email: [email protected]

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  • EDKINS PARK (ANZAC MEMORIAL PARK)

    Located on the Landsborough Highway, across from the Railway Station, the Park has a covered BBQ facility with a children’s playground and toilets. Edkins Park also has the site of the Cenotaph and the ANZAC service is held here each year.

  • LIONESS PARK

    Located on corner of Sparrow and Cassowary Streets, the Lioness Park has a BBQ, children’s playground area and toilets. Playgroup is held here every week.

    This park is entirely fenced (sorry, no dogs allowed).

  • ILFRACOMBE

    ILFRACOMBE MEMORIAL PARK –
    Located on Landsborough Highway between the Post Office and Swimming Pool has shade structures throughout, as well as toilets and showers.

    ILFRACOMBE POOL & HEATED ARTESIAN SPA
    Swim in the heated natural mineral waters of the Artesian Spa, located in the centre of town on the Landsborough Highway, beside the Memorial Park.

    Phone: (07) 4658 2233

  • ISISFORD

    ISISFORD SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX –
    Located at the sporting complex, where there is a tennis court, skate park, and handy BBQ area.

    Phone: (07) 4658 8900

  • Isisford Gold Club

    Men's Par 72{Scratch Rating 64} Slope Rating 104 Women's Par 72 {Scratch Rating 66} Slope Rating 107

    Isisford Yaraka River Road, Isisford QLD 4735

    Open Daily
    Green Fees: $7 member for 18 holes & $10 non member

    Saturday competition 12.30pm

    Golf clubs are available to hire for $10 please contact us on our Club Captain (cash only).

    Golf Carts are available to hire for $10 please contact Club Captain (Cash Only).

    Please note CASH ONLY facilities available in the club house.

    For more information please check out our Facebook page.

    Phone: 0427 588 174

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  • YARAKA

    YARAKA SWIMMING POOL –
    The Yaraka pool is behind the town hall and close to an attractive park with a range of handy amenities.

    Phone: (07) 4658 8900

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