Family Fun

  • LONGREACH SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION

    April to September
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 9.00am and 10.30am
    Closed: Public Holidays and Christmas Holidays

    Tour one of the largest classrooms in the world.

    Phone: (07) 4658 4232

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  • OUTBACK STOCKMAN’S SHOW

    April to October
    Day Show: Saturday to Thursday (no show Friday)
    Time: 11.00am
    Night Show: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
    Time: 6.00pm

    The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame LIVE Outback Stockman’s Show is not to be missed! Meet a real Stockman and his animals in a one of a kind live show.

    Phone: (07) 4658 2166

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  • HARRY REDFORD OLD TIME TENT SHOW

    April to October
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Time: 12 noon

    This is Aussie outback humour and ingenuity at its best! It’s a hilarious hour of entertainment featuring animals, stockmen and improvised live theatre with a laugh a minute. Kids love it and so do adults.

    Based on the traditional outback travelling shows, it’s hard not to be charmed by the simple delights of bush theatre.

    Phone: (07) 4658 1776

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  • OLD TIME PHOTO SESSION

    April to October
    Days: Tuesday and Thursday
    Time: 2.00pm
    Cost: Adult $65.00
    Additional person $10
    Family (2A +2C) $95.00

    Visit Outback Pioneers Station Store to book an Old Time Photo Session, getting dressed up from a wardrobe of pioneer clothing for a portrait in the old style – the closest pioneers got to a selfie!

    Phone: (07) 4658 1776

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  • POWERHOUSE MUSEUM

    April to November
    Open: Monday to Friday
    Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm
    Cost: Adult $8.00
    Concession $6.00
    Student/Child $3.00
    Family (2A+2C) $20.00

    Largest preserved rural generating facility in Australia, see the big engines, coal train, machinery and trucks of old. The Social History Museum houses old shop fittings, an old school room and history of the Longreach Region. Nogo’s Boundary rider’s cottage is a step back in time with horsehair mattresses, wood burning stove and windup telephone. A great place for children to get a feel for the past.

    For more information contact the Longreach Region Visitor Information Centre

    Phone: (07) 4658 4150

  • LONGREACH AQUATIC CENTRE

    81 Eagle Street, Longreach

    Summer Season – October to March
    Mon-Fri: 6.00am—7.00pm
    Saturday: 8.00am—6.00pm
    Sunday & Public Holidays: 10.00am—6.00pm

    Winter Season – April to September
    Mon-Fri: 6.30am-6.00pm
    Sat-Sun: 10.00am-5.00pm
    Public Holidays: 10.00am-4.00pm

    Adults: $3.50, Pensioners: $2.50,
    Children (3-15): $2.50, Children under 3: Free!

    Hot showers & canteen available as well!

    Phone: 07 4658 1745

  • LONGREACH SKATE PARK

    The skate park is fully covered and surrounded by gardens. This is where you can ride your skate board, BMX Bike or Roller Blades. The skate park is a popular social area for local youth.

    Open daily, free to use.

  • EDKINS PARK (ANZAC MEMORIAL PARK)

    Located on the Landsborough Highway, across from the Railway Station, the Park has a covered BBQ facility with a children’s playground and toilets. Edkins Park also has the site of the Cenotaph and the ANZAC service is held here each year.

  • LIONESS PARK

    Located on corner of Sparrow and Cassowary Streets, the Lioness Park has a BBQ, children’s playground area and toilets. Playgroup is held here every week.

    This park is entirely fenced (sorry, no dogs allowed).

  • ILFRACOMBE

    ILFRACOMBE MEMORIAL PARK –
    Located on Landsborough Highway between the Post Office and Swimming Pool has shade structures throughout, as well as toilets and showers.

    ILFRACOMBE POOL & HEATED ARTESIAN SPA
    Swim in the heated natural mineral waters of the Artesian Spa, located in the centre of town on the Landsborough Highway, beside the Memorial Park.

    Phone: (07) 4658 2233

  • ISISFORD

    ISISFORD SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX –
    Located at the sporting complex, where there is a tennis court, skate park, and handy BBQ area.

    Phone: (07) 4658 8900

  • YARAKA

    ARAKA SWIMMING POOL –
    The Yaraka pool is behind the town hall and close to an attractive park with a range of handy amenities.

    Phone: (07) 4658 8900

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