Are you planning a holiday or trying to find things to do in Longreach? Well, you have come to the right place.
Longreach is considered by many as the heart of the Queensland Outback. Famous for its character, extensive pioneering history, heritage and community spirit, Longreach offers numerous iconic attractions set amidst a wonderful natural landscape.
This welcoming, unique and friendly outback town in the Central Western Outback Region, has history that pre-dates early settlers. Immerse yourself in history at the Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum or visit the shearing sheds, farm, cattle yards and homestead gardens of Camden Park Station.
Discover the beauty of the natural landscapes, cruising the Thomson River and taking in a breathtaking outback sunset or atop Starlight’s Lookout. Gallop through the scrub on a Cobb & Co. stagecoach, enjoy top-class outback entertainment at evening Stockman’s shows, visit the Longreach Historic Railway Station or be refreshed and revitalised at the outdoor and heated indoor pools.
Longreach offers many outdoor natural attractions, with the Iningai Nature Researve featuring numerous bushwalking tracks leading from the south of the town and the Lily Lagoon and Lochern National Park showcase the local flora and fauna.
Longreach is not just a town but a way of life, and a bustling hub in Winter with both locals and visitors. There are so many wonderful things to do in Longreach – you may have to stay longer to get them all done!
Experiences in Longreach
Places to see, ways to wander, and signature experiences.
With Outback Pioneers, you step into pioneers’ shoes as you discover holidays and experiences designed to take you to the heart of outback life, past and present. You’ll experience something that is uniquely Australian and is an iconic part of Australia’s story. It’s inspiring. It’s entertaining. It’s quirky. Ride the Cobb and Co. stagecoach, laugh at an old time tent show, sail the Thomson River at sunset for a stockman’s campfire dinner, visit a historic working station and much more. Outback Pioneers award-winning experiences have all been created by the Kinnon family to share their passion for the outback and to help preserve the outback way of life.
Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre
Home to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame & Outback Heritage Centre, is the historic and beautiful Longreach – the ‘Heart of the Outback’, in Outback Queensland’s Central Western Region. The museum pays homage to the pioneers of the Australian Outback; some of Australia’s greatest explorers, stock workers, pastoralist and Indigenous peoples. It’s a must-see if you’re travelling in the area!