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Outback Pioneers

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128 Eagle St, Longreach, Queensland 4730, Australia
+61 7 4658 1776
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Outback Pioneers are the real deal. Cannot say enough good things about this establishment. We did... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JdkGad
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Excellent

We did the big 3 with these guys and all tours were awesome. The whole family are involved in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
George H
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Outback Pioneers invites everyone to come to Longreach and discover the heritage and pioneering spirit of outback Queensland. Step into pioneers shoes for holidays and experiences that entertain, educate and inspire. Owned and managed by the Kinnon family, Outback Pioneers reflects their love of the outback lifestyle and dedication to preserving it for future generations. What began in 2006 as a way to diversify the family’s grazing business in times of drought has become a passion to share Australia’s iconic heritage with visitors. When you visit Longreach you can also stay in Kinnon & Co’s award-winning, heritage-inspired Outback Accommodation, which is an attraction in its own right. Outback Pioneers is the only place in Australia you can gallop in a Cobb & Co stagecoach along part of an old mail route, see the Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show and much more. You can also take a sunset cruise on the Thomson River to a stockman’s dinner around the campfire plus visit the Kinnon’s historic, working Nogo Station where Captain Starlight kept his stolen cattle and where station life continues to defy drought and distance. In Longreach, the Kinnon & Co Station Store and The Welcome Home are further attractions and the Outback Pioneers booking office is in The Welcome Home building at 128 Eagle Street.
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128 Eagle St, Longreach, Queensland 4730, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outback Pioneers are the real deal. Cannot say enough good things about this establishment. We did Cobb and Co Stagecoach, Harry Redford Old Time Tent Show and Captain Starlight's River Cruise. Everything was superb. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the big 3 with these guys and all tours were awesome. The whole family are involved in the stagecoach and river cruises. The brothers comedy shows were so funny and Scotty was amazing with his bush poetry. Worth every cent.

Thank George H
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed it all so much, George, and thank you for the great review. Good to know we gave you a few laughs and, yes, Scotty is definitely a living legend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to extremely limited time, I was only able to wander around the shop and the displays out the back. The shops have an amazing range of quality goods available and I was very tempted to load up the car. Out the back the displays...More

Thank Toni G
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for popping into The Station Store, Toni, and for leaving a positive review. We hope you'll return another time and join us for some of the experiences. The stagecoach is even better when it's going full speed down the old bush track!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of our stay in Longreach. This was one of the best experiences I've had on a trip. Picked up from hotel in a luxury coach. Driven to paddle boat on river at sunset. BYO bubbles made all the difference. The commentary hilarious and...More

Thank Peter F
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the enthusiastic review, Peter. It was great to have you aboard and the crew will be happy to hear you enjoyed it all so much.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the end of my 4th visit to Longreach and the Kinnon family adventures. Each tour is faultless and I can't thank Richard Jeremy and Lane enough for the kindness they extended to my 10 yr old gran daughter. The Stagecoach ride and the new...More

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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful to hear from such a loyal supporter. We really love that people enjoy the experiences enough to come back again and your four visits must be close to a record! It was a pleasure to see your granddaughter here with you and so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic entertainment from the moment you are picked up from your accommodation until you get back! Peaceful boat tour on the Thomson River with nibbles, dinner, poetry, jokes, show and more. Really loved that they really highlighted how important tourism is to outback areas!More

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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your 5-star review of the Starlight's Cruise Experience. We're really glad you enjoyed it and, yes, every visitor to the outback is helping support our local communities so thank you for your visit and please encourage your friends to come...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful day with Outback Pioneers Kinnon &Co. In the morning we did the Cobb &Co Stagecoach and followed with the Harry Redford Tent Show with Billy Can lunch. Very enjoyable for any age group. In the evening we were taken by coach...More

Thank NikkiA81
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5-star review, Nikki. We love seeing the kids here in the school holidays and, you're right, we believe it's a great experience for every age from 5 to 105 years old! :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to this today, did the billy can lunch show which was brilliantly performed by two of the nicest young blokes with a variety of animals also included the n their act. This was suitable for all ages, young 3-4 year...More

Thank phil3194
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Phil, and for your helpful comments for other travellers. Yes, it sure gets dusty on that old stagecoach - that's part of the real experience we can't do much about out here in the drought but others take heed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out and did the Thomson River cruise followed by the camp oven dinner and sound and light show. Everything was absolutely brilliant.

Thank samjhinku
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5-star review! So happy to hear you enjoyed it all.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Outback Pioneers sunset cruise on the Thompson River. Loved the old paddleboat, and appreciated the commentary as we cruised along. We even had a good sunset to see. The campfire and camp oven meal was good quality, and the bush poet...More

Thank yvwords
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Nicki L, Guest Experience Manager at Outback Pioneers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed the Starlight's Cruise Experience and thank you for you feedback. Believe it or not, that is how Jeremy speaks. It may come across a little stronger when amplified for a crowd but the boys' accents are home-made in the...More

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Diana_M56
16 August 2015|
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Response from OutbackPioneers | Property representative |
Hi Diana, The Big 3 Pass is available from any of the three attractions and the 2015 prices and saving compared to over the counter prices are as follows: Adult $249.30 - Save $45.70 Pensioner $227.70 - Save $38.30 Child... More
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