Visit the COVID-19 landing page, where Council is aggregating information about the pandemic at a local level.

Itineraries

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS SOME TOURS AND ATTRACTIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME OR REQUIRE YOU TO BOOK AHEAD BEFORE ARRIVAL. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE OF EACH TOUR AND ATTRACTION BEFORE TRAVEL.

DAY 1

  • Australian Stockman’s Hall Of Fame

    • Legends & Pioneers tribute
    • Outback Stockman’s show
    • Dr Bruce Yeates Memorial Cottage & Gardens
    • Hugh Sawrey Art Gallery
  • Queensland Helicopters Scenic Flight

    • Short flights over Longreach
    • See the Thomson River from above
    • Fly to Starlight’s lookout and get a real birds eye view

Day 2

  • Cobb & Co. Stagecoach Experience

    • You’ll travel in a restored stagecoach
    • Enjoy a smoko in the The Welcome Home Cafe & Tea room
    • Watch an old Australian movie
    • Laugh at the hilarious Old-Time Tent Show
  • Station Store

    • Based on the original outback emporiums that stocked everything & were a highlight for station folk coming into town for a shopping trip
    • You’ll find leather wear, crockery & gifts, homemade delicacies, souvenirs & much more.
  • Starlight’s Cruise Experience

    • Cruise the Thomson River
    • Starlight’s Spectacular Show
    • Camp fire dinner

Day 3

  • Longreach School Of Distance Education

    • Guided tour
    • Experience an on-air lesson
    • Largest classroom in the world
  • Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show

    • Tribute to Captain Starlight
    • A hilarious hour of entertainment featuring animals, stockman & improvised live theatre with a laugh a minute.
  • Downtown

    • Lunch and/or coffee at your choice of great Bakery, cafés and bistros
    • Take a walk down the town centre and browse through the local shops
  • Drover’s Sunset Cruise and Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Live Show

    • All aboard the 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.
    • As the colours fade into starlight, we dock at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Live Show.

Day 4

  • Qantas Founders Museum

    • Experience the Qantas story
    • 707/747 Jet Tour & Wing Walk
    • Museum and Original Hangar
    • Flight simulators
  • Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum

    • Local social history
    • Nogo Boundary Riders Cottage
    • Historical generating complex
  • Arts And Crafts Centre

    • Heritage listed building
    • Local crafts and activities
  • Choose Your Special Interests:

    • Botanical walkway, Iningai
    • Park and river walk
    • Pamela’s Dolls
    • Helicopter scenic flight

Explore the Region

  • Captain Starlight’s Lookout

    A great Australian Legend – Follow the drover’s stock routes

    • Lily Lagoon
    • Starlight’s Lookout (no facilities)
    • Flood plains and wildlife
    • 110km return from Longreach
    • ½ or full day 4WD recommended.
    • Please check road conditions prior to travel.
  • Ilfracombe Explorer

    • Historical Wellshot Hotel
    • Pioneer stories
    • Machinery & Heritage Centre
    • Wellshot Information Centre
    • Artesian Spa Pool
    • The Sheep’s Back playlet
  • Outer Barcoo, Isisford And Yaraka

    Unforgettable scenery, science and folklore

    • Yaraka’s scenic Mount Slowcombe
    • Emmet and the Idalia National Park
    • Oma waterhole & explorer Mitchell’s cairn
    • Outer Barcoo Interpretative Centre
    • 100 Million year old crocodile, fish and other fossils
    • Camping and fishing
    • Minimum 1-2 nights Yaraka &/or Isisford
  • Air Central West

    • Local Scenic Flights – Muttaburra-Stonehenge-Windorah-Thomson River-Lark Quarry Dinosaur Track
    • Lake Eyre & Channel Country Tours

Also in this section

Longreach Region Tourist Information logo

Copyright © 2020 Longreach Region Tourist Information