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Longreach


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If you have ever dreamt of visiting Australia's amazing heartland, now is the time to roll up your swag and go bush! Soak up the history and heritage that surrounds the legendary town of Longreach.

Why not meet a few locals and book a room in an old country pub? Camp under the stars and breathe in the fresh night air, or enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned motel.

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Take a sunset river cruise on the Thomson complete with either a three-course dinner or camp oven dinner with entertainment; or an intimate candlelight dinner.

Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame - this tribute to Australia's Outback heroes includes a variety of traditional artefacts, electronic displays, photographs, films and stories of bush life.

Qantas Founders Museum - this world-class attraction commemorates the founders of this great Australian company that grew to become internationally recognised as a leader in world aviation. Join a tour of the decommissioned 747 'City of Bunbury' and the latest addition to the collection is the Boeing 707 jet, the very first passenger jet ever owned by Qantas.

Longreach - School of Distance Education - Visit one of the largest classrooms in the world at the Longreach School of Distance Education. Tours include a walk through the school with an explanation of the process of the delivery, as well as observing a lesson.

Australian Agricultural College, Longreach Campus - Experience a taste of life on the land by taking a guided tour. Observe students at work, see live animals and discover the scope of things on offer.

Longreach Powerhouse Museum - Discover one of Longreach's best kept secrets. Unearth the local history with exhibits that include the powerhouse generating equipment, displays of social and commercial history, agricultural and road building machinery and the 1921 swimming baths.

Cobb and Co. Coach Rides - Step aboard a Cobb and Co. Coach and experience life in the old days. Departing from the Station Store the ride takes you through the streets of Longreach and out on a 'Gallop through the Scrub'. It really fives you a taste of the bygone days.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Shopping
    Shopping
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

How To Get There:
Sealed roads to Winton (north), Barcaldine (east) and Jundah (south). Road to Muttaburra (north) sealed for 47 kilometres and unsealed for 69 kilometres - access dry weather only.


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Today's Weather

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Longreach Weather Today - Sunny
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27 °C 6:14am EST 6:18pm EST

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Maximum 31°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 31°C 34°C 35°C

Weather last updated at 6:19pm Saturday, 20 September 2014.


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