3 Day Event Activities Package – Longreach
Commences Longreach on Friday 08 May 2020
*Note: This package is designed to suit guests travelling to Longreach in their own vehicle and arranging their own accommodation. We have a dedicated section of the Longreach Tourist Park set aside for Red Tail members with their own self-contained vehicle. Please call them direct to secure your site. Ph: 07 4658 1781
Note: This package does not include accommodation
Day 1: Friday 08 May 2020
Welcome to Longreach. Once you have checked into your accommodation or caravan park, visit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Wander the five themed galleries of this iconic attraction to learn the stories behind out Outback pioneering heroes. This morning you also have the option to join an exciting Cobb & Co Stagecoach Ride with Outback Pioneers (Please contact them direct to book – additional cost and minimum numbers apply). Tonight, you’ll enjoy the fabulous Outback Stockman’s Show and dinner at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Welcome Barbecue. (D) **Free courtesy shuttles will operate between accommodation and venues.
Day 2: Saturday 09 May 2020
This morning is yours to explore downtown Longreach visit the Qantas Founders Museum. or make a return visit to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. This morning you also have the option to join an exciting Cobb & Co Stagecoach Ride with Outback Pioneers (Please contact them direct to book – additional cost and minimum numbers apply). Return to your accommodation so you can freshen up for the Qantas Centenary Celebration Races at the Longreach Country Race Meet*. Mix in with the locals as they squeeze in as much fun as possible and soak up the country hospitality. Tonight, you’ll dine on the tarmac for the ‘Under the Southern Cross’ Celebration Dinner* at Qantas Founders Museum. Dress code for both events is Country Casual. Ladies, there’s no need to wear your finery or high heels – laidback comfortable clothing is recommended. (D)
*Regular courtesy shuttles will be operating on a continuous loop between venues and accommodation throughout the day/night.
Day 3: Sunday 10 May 2020
Option 1: After a leisurely breakfast you will be collected from your accommodation and transferred out to Thomson River for a relaxed morning cruise and lunch at Smithy’s (on the banks of the River). Then, you’ll visit a working outback station. Meet the station owners for a tour of their property and an insight into life on the land. (L)
Option 2: Choose to enjoy free time to revisit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame or Qantas Founders Museum using your multi-entry passes. You’ll have access to the hop-on-hop-off shuttle for transfer between accommodation houses, venues and downtown Longreach. Please note that shops are not open in downtown Longreach on Sunday.
- Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame 3 day pass
- Welcome Barbecue & Show at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame
- Qantas Founders Museum 3 day pass
- ‘Under the Southern Cross’ Gala Dinner at Qantas Founders Museum
- Thomson River Cruise & Lunch at Smithy’s (included in Option 1 Package only)
- Outback Station Tour & Smoko (Included in Option 1 Package only)
- Free access to hop-on-hop-off shuttle between Longreach venues
- Outback Races entry
**Optional activities – please book direct with below operators
- Qantas Founders Jets Tour (2 hrs) – ph: 07 46583737
- Outback Pioneers Cobb & Co Stage Coach Ride (45mins) – ph: 07 46581776 – not available Sunday. Find out more information here. Members will need to use the password REDTAIL100 to access.