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Starlights Cruise Experience

By Outback Pioneers
Price is AU$128per adult


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Starlights Cruise Experience


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startTime for Starlights Cruise Experience, offer 1
Price is AU$127.21 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$127.21


Price is AU$127.21

What's included, what's not

  • Dinner - Hearty GF beef stockman's stew with mash potatoes and vegetables, followed by dessert. Please contact Outback Pioneers in advance if you have dietary requirements
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Billy tea with damper.
  • Alcoholic Drinks - You are welcome to BYO alcoholic drinks

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transport
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Thomson River, Longreach QLD 4730, Australia

Enjoy a gentle sunset cruise down the majestic Thomson River, where birds flock home to roost on the riverbanks. This is Longreach’s original Thomson River Cruise and still a must-do for every visitor to Longreach. There are endless photo opportunities and an insightful commentary as you pass natural features.

Subject to availability, you may be cruising on the original paddlewheeler or on the Thomson Princess, which has riverside seats all around and lets you capture photos of the photogenic paddlewheeler at sunset. (In the quieter season, we only use the paddlewheeler.)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Thomson River, Longreach QLD 4730, Australia

We go ashore for a traditional stockman’s camp-fire dinner. This is the real outback experience with inspiring and humorous traditional entertainment featuring our barefoot bush poet and your Kinnon family host.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Thomson River, Longreach QLD 4730, Australia

Next, the bush is illuminated by the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Picture Show – a unique big-screen presentation featuring the Kinnon family and locals in the amazing adventures of the notorious cattle thief known as ‘Captain Starlight’.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Thomson River, Longreach QLD 4730, Australia

Finally, in the atmospheric surroundings of the bush at night, enjoy the timeless favourite – billy tea and damper.

Duration: 30 minutes


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Activity Location

  • Longreach Queensland

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered Please call Outback Pioneers on 07 4658 1776 if you would like to be picked up from our Outback Pioneers Booking Office or from Apex Riverside Park.
    • Longreach Queensland

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