Make the most of your visit to Longreach and the Central West Outback region.  Take a look at the many attractions and activities on offer.  Some may need to be pre-booked, so please check with our Reception/Tour Desk for specific details.  There is also a handy Longreach Legends Pass which offers great value for guests staying in town for a few days.  Our team are also able to provide some great local insight into natural attractions and community events.


Come aboard and view the spectacular scenery that the Outback has to offer. You will be truly amazed by the flat vastness and beauty of the country. Queensland Helicopters offers you a fantastic 10 minute scenic flight around Longreach and over the Thomson River. You will see the famous Stockman’s Hall of Fame and of course the Qantas Museum and static aircraft display Boeing 737 and 707 at the Longreach airport.


Settle back and enjoy an evening to remember dining under the stars on the Thomson River. Begin with sunset nibbles followed by a two-course table service dinner, featuring camp oven themed modern cuisine. A good selection of wine and cold beer is available for purchase from their licensed cash bar. Enjoy the live entertainment on the River Stage with performers regaling you with their songs and stories.


All aboard the Drover‘s Sunset Cruise. 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 onboard nibbles before taking your seat at Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Show on the banks of the river, for table-service dining under the stars and live entertainment.


The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre is Australia’s premier outback heritage institution. Wander the five themed galleries and learn the stories of our pioneering men, women and children. See the entertaining Outback Stockman’s Show – lunch and dinner shows are scheduled in the tourist season. Chat to our friendly reception staff about this attraction and Longreach attraction passes.

qantas founders museum


A world-class museum and cultural display, eloquently telling the story of the founding of Qantas through interpretive displays, interactive exhibits, replica aircraft and an impressive collection of genuine artefacts. Join the 90 minute Jet Tour that takes you behind the scenes on our two jet aircraft, the Boeing 747 and 707. Ask our friendly reception team for attraction information and attraction pass options.

Outback Rail Adventure


Board the heritage rail motor at Longreach Railway Station for a 4.5 hour rail tour to the ‘Hub of the West’…Ilfracombe.  Named after a small town in Devonshire England, Ilfracombe originated in 1891 as a transport nucleus for Wellshot Station, the largest sheep station in the world at the time (in terms of stock numbers). Rail tour includes lunch at the historic Wellshot Hotel.


Australian Age of Dinosaurs Ltd (AAOD) is a not for profit organisation located in Winton, Queensland. The organisation’s activities include the operation of the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History which holds annual dinosaur digs in the Winton Formation of western Queensland and oversees the year-round operation of Australia’s most productive dinosaur fossil preparation laboratory.

outback stockmans show at ASHOF


The live Outback Stockman’s Show is a tribute to the skills of past and present stockmen – a true depiction of the unique quintessential Australian character. The daytime shows run Saturday – Thursday from 11am and the evening shows run Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday nights with bar opening at 5:30pm and show from 6.00pm. Enjoy an outback spit roast dinner, with full bar facilities. For more information, ask our information desk.

Golden West Tours


Join this fantastic small group local tour of Longreach.  Meet your guide at Qantas Park to experience and see what the true Longreach is all about.  Hear about it’s history, people and the town itself. What better introduction to all the interesting and quirky things this town has to offer. Gain an insight into how people live  in Outback Queensland. Tour duration is one hour.