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From your premier glamping home at Mitchell Grass Retreat, you are ideally positioned to delve further into the Longreach and the Central West Outback region. Some attractions may need to be pre-booked, so please check with our Reception/Tour Desk for specific details.

For great value, try the Longreach Legends Pass which offers multiple package options for guests staying at Mitchell Grass Retreat for a number of days. Our team is always at the ready to provide an abundance of great local insight into natural attractions and community events.

Scroll down this page to look at the many other attractions and activities on offer during your stay with us.

Scenic Flight Tours Longreach

SCENIC FLIGHT

Come aboard and view the spectacular scenery that the Outback has to offer. Be amazed by the flat vastness and beauty of the country as Queensland Helicopters takes you on a breathtaking 10 minute scenic flight around Longreach and over the mighty Thomson River. Among the many sights from the air, you’ll see the famous Stockman’s Hall of Fame, the Qantas Museum, and the Static Aircraft Display Boeing 737 and 707 at the Longreach airport.

Smithy's Outback Dinner and Show Longreach

SMITHY’S OUTBACK DINNER & SHOW

Settle back and enjoy an evening to remember while dining under the stars beside the Coolibah tree-lined Thomson River. Enjoy full table-service as you tuck into succulent camp-oven cuisine cooked on a fire of coals at Smithy’s, followed up with freshly baked damper and billy tea. And with a fine selection of wine and cold beer from the licensed cash bar, settle in for live entertainment on the River Stage with performers regaling their songs and stories.

Drover‘s Sunset Cruise on Thomson River Longreach

DROVER’S SUNSET CRUISE

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. As the vibrant sunset colours fade into starlight, you’ll dock for a 3-course dinner and show at Smithy’s. Relax under the stars with table-service dining featuring camp-oven themed modern cuisine and live entertainment.

Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame

AUSTRALIAN STOCKMAN’S HALL OF FAME

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 with lunch and dinner shows scheduled in during the tourist season.

Qantas Founders Museum Longreach

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM

It’s the world-class museum and cultural display that eloquently tells the story of Qantas. The founding of the iconic airline, entrenched in Australian history, is told through interpretive displays, interactive exhibits, replica aircraft and an impressive collection of genuine artefacts. A 90 minute Jet Tour will take you behind the scenes of the Boeing 747 and 707.

Longreach Outback Rail Adventure

OUTBACK RAIL ADVENTURE

Board the heritage rail motor at Longreach Railway Station for a 4.5 hour rail tour to Ifracombe the ‘Hub of the West’. The view of this big sky landscape from the rail motor is vastly different to the road. Learn tales of the land as you enter the sediments of the inland sea from millions of years ago. The tour includes lunch at the historic Wellshot Hotel.

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Winton

AUSTRALIAN AGE OF DINOSAURS

The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum is home to the LARGEST collection of Australian dinosaur fossils in the world!  The Museum is split between three facilities from Australia’s largest Fossil Preparation Laboratory, Reception Centre to the March of the Titanosaurs exhibition at Dinosaur Canyon. Tour options are available to experience the BIG home of Australia’s dinosaur fossils.

Day Tours of Winton

DAY TOUR TO WINTON

Join Golden West Tours for a small group tour to Winton and the Australian Age Of Dinosaurs with convenient pick up and drop offs from Longreach accommodation properties.  The tour includes a guided tour of the Australian Age Of Dinosaurs, entry to the Waltzing Matilda Centre and lunch at the famous North Gregory Hotel in Winton.  You’ll also enjoy a town tour of Winton visiting some of its more quirky landmarks.

Longreach Town and History Tour

LONGREACH TOWN TOUR

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 its history, people, and the town itself. It’s a fantastic one hour tour introduction to all the interesting and quirky things this town has to offer where you’ll gain an insight into how people live  in the Outback Queensland centre of Longreach.