Itineraries

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
  • Camden Park Station (combined pass with Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame)

    • Meet Dan and be transferred to the property that hosted the Queen as you experience the history of a sheep and cattle station very close to Longreach. Walk through the historical homestead and have scones and a cuppa at the newly famous Outback Yacht Club.

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 Cemetery History Tours

    • Guided tour
    • The Longreach cemetery is the resting place of hundreds of people and pioneers – characters who made their mark in Longreach’s history.
  • 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
  • Powerhouse 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

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