Local Tours and Attractions

Longreach Tourist Park is a great place to experience the history and heritage of the Australian Outback. 

Our friendly tour consultants at reception can help you book all your Outback Pioneers experiences and work out the ideal itinerary for you. You’re going to love the Nogo Station Experience, the amazing Cobb & Co Stagecoach Experience, the Starlight’s Cruise Experience on the Thomson river at sunset, a Winton day tour and more. Ask about Saver Passes too.

Most tours have coach pick-up from the park and we are within easy reach Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and the Qantas Founders Museum.

 

Cobb and Co Stagecoach Experience

Travel in a restored Cobb and Co stagecoach on Outback Pioneers’ award-winning tour – first at a leisurely pace through town and then full-tilt along a stretch of the original Longreach-Windorah mail route.Your 4-hour experience includes:

  • Stagecoach ride (45 mins)
  • Smoko (morning tea)
  • Australian classic bush movie
  • Harry Redford old time tent show (1hr)

Departs Monday – Friday from 8.30am
April – October

Starlight's Cruise Experience

Enjoy a gentle sunset cruise down the majestic Thomson River, where birds flock home to roost on the riverbanks. Outback Pioneers run Longreach’s original Thomson River Cruise and still a must-do for every visitor to Longreach.

  • Thomson River sunset cruise (nibbles included, BYO drinks)
  • Traditional stockman’s dinner (2 courses around campfire)
  • Live entertainment
  • Starlight’s Spectacular Sound and Light Picture Show

Departs Monday – Saturday
April – October

Nogo Station Experience

From the merino story in the historic shearing sheds to the cattle and camels on the amazing station safari, you’ll see it all through the eyes of Outback Pioneers and your Kinnon family host – Richard, Jeremy or Lane.

They’ll draw you in with tales of the pioneers and of their own family’s struggle through drought – as well as with the quirky humour that has made them a favourite with visitors.

  • Tour Longreach heritage sites
  • Explore Nogo Station with your Kinnon family host
  • Experience the merino story in historic shearing sheds
  • Be part of the ‘water run’ checking stock supplies
  • See Captain Starlight’s stockyards and camp
  • Go on Station Safari to spot outback animals
  • Enjoy traditional smoko under the gum trees

Departs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.45am
April – October

Winton Discovery Day Tour

You can’t pack much more experience into an outback day! This memorable tour deeper into the Queensland outback gives you a local’s insight into the rich heritage of the Winton region, including the award-winning Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum.

  • Heritage tour of Winton
  • Entry to Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum and new Dinosaur Canyon
  • Lunch at the legendary North Gregory Hotel
  • Winton Opal Gems
  • Entry to the Waltzing Matilda Centre.

Departs Saturdays
April – October

 

The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre

The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre is Australia’s premier outback heritage institution.

The centre provides visitors with a spectacular outback experience.

OPEN DAILY:
9 am – 5 pm (April – October)

9 am – 4 pm (November- March)
(CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY)

Qantas Founders Museum

The Qantas Founders Museum is a world-class museum and cultural display, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas.

OPEN DAILY:
9 am – 5 pm (April – October)

9 am – 4 pm (November- March)
(CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY & BOXING DAY))