Cruise the Thomson River

Longreach was name for the “long reach” to the Thomson River. A 4km walk or a five min drive the Thomson river is a great place for fishing, swimming and other water activities.

One of the best ways to experience the Thomson is on a cruise, Outback Aussie tours and Outback Pioneers have unique cruise and dining experiences available.

 

Outback Aussie Tours – Drover’s Sunset Cruise

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: 1800 787 890
Email: info@oat.net.au

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Outback Pioneers’ Starlight’s Cruise Experience

paddle-cruise

Outback Pioneers’ Starlight’s Cruise Experience

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.

Please phone us on (07) 4658 1776

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