Heritage and Culture

Dinosaurs, the traditional land owners, explorers, pioneers, stockmen and bush poets – uncover the stories of the past as you explore the Outback of today.

Each town has a tale to tell, and the locals will only be too happy to tell you all about it! Immerse yourself in the Outback way of life, visit the attractions, attend the events and take a tour with an experienced guide.

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Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame: Longreach

The perfect place to explore the region’s rich history, the Centre’s five themed galleries proudly display the stories of some of Australia’s greatest and bravest explorers, stock workers, pastoralists, and Aborigines. [Read more]

QANTAS Founders Museum: Longreach

An award-winning museum and cultural display, telling the story of the founding of a national airline. [Read more]

Kinnon & Co Experiences: Longreach

Get to the heart of what makes the outback special with a range of tours and experiences including the Cobb & Co stagecoach gallop, Thomson River sunset cruise and Nogo Station [Read more]

Outback Aussie Tours

Book their award-winning Drover’s Sunset Cruise, Smithy’s Outback Dinner & Live Show, station tours and more.  Call in for a coffee and great local advice from their new booking office at the Historic Longreach Railway Station [Read more]

Longreach Legends Pass

Offering savings on all of the top Longreach attractions including Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders, Drover’s Sunset Cruise and more.  Choose from either Bronze, Silver or Gold passes depending on your time, interests and budget.  Take your time to enjoy Longreach, no need to rush, passes are valid for 7 days [Read more]  

The Big 3: Longreach

Save money with a pass to Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders’ Museum and the two favourite Kinnon & Co tours – the Cobb & Co stagecoach ride and the Thomson River sunset cruise. Available from each of the three operators [Read more]

Australian Workers Heritage Centre: Barcaldine

A National Monument to Australia’s working men and women; it shares the struggles of the pioneers and celebrates their achievements. [Read more]

The Eromanga Natural History Museum

The Eromanga Natural History Museum is a catalytic project for Australian regional development and is dedicated to realising the educational, tourism and economic potential of this internationally significant Australia fossil heritage. The museum is located just outside of Eromanga but is also near Quilpie, one of the major centres in South West Queensland’s Channel Country [Read More].

Baloon Cave Aboriginal Cultural Trail: Carnarvon Gorge

The Baloon walking trail is a short, easy walk past stencilled Aboriginal rock art in Carnarvon Gorge National Park.

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Hard Times Mine: Mt Isa

Take a tour deep underground and learn about the extensive history of mining in the area. Get hands-on with the equipment and machinery to discover life in one of Australia’s primary industries. [Read more]

Outback Movie Theatres

Catch a classic film or see the latest blockbuster in one of the region’s you-beaut cinemas. Leaving the big smoke doesn’t mean leaving modern comforts, so check out the local cinema for a movie-night during your stay. [Read More]