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Cruise the Thomson River


    Departs: 4.15pm Monday, Wednesday to Sunday
    3 April to 31 October – Bookings Essential

    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. 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.

    Phone: 1300 78 78 90

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    Departs: 4.30pm Monday to Saturday
    3 April to 31 October – Bookings Essential

    Board the only paddle wheeler west of the Great Divide or on the historic Thomson Princess Riverboat and enjoy an adventure to the heart of Outback tradition and legend.

    After a gentle cruise down the majestic Thomson, where birds flock to roost on the riverbanks, we go ashore for a traditional stockman’s camp-fire dinner, followed by bush poetry with a local outback storyteller.

    Next, the bush is illuminated by the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Picture Show – a unique big-screen presentation featuring the Kinnon & Co family and locals in the amazing adventures of the notorious cattle thief known as ‘Captain Starlight’.

    Finally, in the atmospheric surroundings of the bush at night, enjoy the timeless favourite – billy tea and damper.

    Phone: (07) 4658 1776

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