Located in Longreach, this motel offers ground level rooms in the town’s main street, placing guests within walking distance of a variety of shops (including banks, supermarkets, restaurants and tour operators).
Your host, Ray Tanks, has a wealth of local knowledge and is committed to providing a personalised service to each and every guest. His staff is available at most times of the day and night, meaning that room service is not a problem.
Within walking distance there are several great eating out venues.
There are 14 rooms on offer at motels in Longreach, each containing: a television, DVD player, toaster, refrigerator, complimentary WiFi (please ask for the password), microwave, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board. There is an undercover barbeque for guest use. Packed lunches, breakfast and late checkout can be made available to your room on request.
The Longreach Motel can arrange transfers between the airport, train station and bus depot should this be how you’re travelling. They can also arrange transfers between the Stockman’s Hall of Fame and the QANTAS Museum.
This budget motel in Longreach provides a truly comfortable overnight stay. They are committed to providing good value, clean and affordable accommodation that is suitable for individuals, corporate travelers, couples, families and groups. Whilst they specialise in overnight stays, longer holidaymakers are also more than welcome.
Whilst staying at the Longreach Motel, you will also be within close proximity to many recreational activities. Lawn bowls, golf courses, horse riding, swimming, squash, tennis and football are will within a 1.5km radius. You will also be nearby to many local attractions.
Staying at this accommodation in Longreach provides the perfect base for exploring many of the surrounding towns, including: Morella, Stonehenge, Isisford, Barcaldine and Muttaburra (amongst others).
There is a wealth of things to see and do around the Longreach Motel, ensuring that you will find plenty to amuse the troops during your stay. Many of them are even within walking distance!
Those interested in the history of the area will find no shortage of things to see and do in Longreach. Visit the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame to learn more about some of our country’s greatest explorers, stock workers and Aborigines. At the QANTAS Founders Museum, discover the story of QANTAS through interactive and interpretive displays. Finally, pay a visit to the Longreach Powerhouse Museum, the largest preserved rural generating facility in Australia.
If you prefer to spend your holidays on the edge, there are plenty of adventure activities in the Longreach region for you to enjoy. Take a charter flight to nearby Lake Eyre or Channel Country. If a scenic flight is more your style, why not charter a helicopter to fly you around the region? You could also take a spin in the famous Cobb & Co coach! A number of daily tours are also available, including station tours and overland journeys.
For those who enjoy the great outdoors, there is plenty of wildlife for you to explore and native fauna for you to meet. The Thomson and Barcoo Rivers offer a great place to drop in a fishing line or take a swim. Explore the Lochern, Welford and Idalia National Parks (all of which are popular amongst walkers and mountain bikers). Iningai Park, which is a part of the Longreach Town Common, is also worth a visit if you enjoy unique landscapes.
Why not get up close and personal with the Thomson River on the only paddle wheeler west of the Great Divide or on a riverboat? The cruises include a stockman’s dinner around a campfire and the Starlight’s Spectacular Sound and Light Show (which tells the story of notorious cattle thief, Captain Starlight). Cruises depart from 4:30pm Monday to Saturday from the 1st of April until the 31st of October. The experience is suitable for adults and children.
If you happen to be in Longreach at the right time of year, there are plenty of events for you to enjoy. These include the Isisford Sheep and Wool Show (held in May), Horse Sports Weekend (held in June), Isisford Golf Club Open (held in July), Horse and Motorbike Gymkhana (held in July), Isisford Fishing Competition (held in July), Shockwave Festival (held in August), Isisford Ross Cup Races (held in October) and Yaraka Christmas (held in December).
Those interested in a more educative holiday can enjoy visiting the Longreach Campus of the Australian Agricultural College (in which students gain practical, hands on experience with all facets of stud management), the Longreach School of Distance Education (where you can visit the largest classroom in the world), and the Longreach Bureau of Meteorology (where you can learn about outback forecasting and even help launch a weather balloon).