Starlight's Cruise Experience

From AUD $119.00
  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Longreach , QLD
  • Product code: ESC

If you find the experience is full, please try the Thomson Princess Riverboat or call our reservations crew on 07 4658 1776. Sometimes there are other options and we’ll do our best to fit you in.

Enjoy an Outback Pioneers 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 before 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.

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’.

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

The cruise departs Monday to Saturday with coach pick-up from 4.30pm. Bookings essential.

This 4-hour experience includes:

  •     Cruise on our historic paddlewheeler or riverboat (nibbles included, BYO drinks)
  •     Traditional stockman’s campfire dinner (2 courses) with live entertainment and bush poetry
  •     Billy-tea and damper
  •     Starlight’s Spectacular Sound & Light Picture Show
  •     Transfers to and from your accommodation.