Thomson River, Longreach

Natural Attractions

The Thompson River is located approximately four and a half kilometres north west of Longreach along the Landsborough Highway heading to Winton. While offering perfect camping spots along its banks, walking tracks and a ‘beach’, the river is also home to a number of species of fish, turtles and yabbies.

For those with boats, an easy-to-access boat ramp is available next to the designated caravan grounds for a perfect day of water-skiing, swimming and fishing. Ensure to call into the Visitor Information to enquire about boat/cruise tours that include smokos, snacks, drinks, dinners and an outdoor movie.

Facilities

Barbeque Birdwatching Boating Boating Facilities Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Fishing Free Wifi Pet Friendly Picnic Area Public Toilet Sports Swimming Walk

Rates

From AU$3.00

Camping fees do apply. AUD3 per vehicle per night or AUD15 per vehicle for seven nights. There is a honesty box at the Apex Park or you can pay camping fees at the Longreach Visitor Information Centre.

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