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We invite you to join us in touring one of the largest classrooms in the world! Observe our school in action and learn how education is delivered using technology ‘in the bush’.

Online bookings only!
Swing by www.lsodetours.com.au to book.
Open March to October, excluding public holidays.

See you then, 

LSODE Tours

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'Imagine a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria, where the playground is as vast as the outback and the partnership between home and school is legendary'.

We invite you to join us in touring one of the largest classrooms in the world! Observe our school in action and learn how education is delivered using technology ‘in the bush’.

The 'Longreach School of Distance Education' (formerly known as Longreach School of the Air) is a unique experience and is one of sixteen distance education schools in the country; and one of seven in QLD.

Our 1hour guided tour includes

  • an overview of distance education in the bush
  • a 10 minute video showcasing our students day to day lives at home
  • a 'live' on-air lesson with our students and teachers
  • viewing our students unique creativity while strolling through the grounds
  • learning how you can become part of our 'Books for the Bush' fundraiser

Pricing 

From 2018: 

  • Adults $15.00
  • Concession $12.00
  • Children $10.00 (4-16 years)

  *Under 4 years FREE

  • Adult groups (20+ people) $10.00 
  • Family (2 Adults & up to 4 children) $30.00 

 (Pricing is subject to change) 

Bookings for tours

Guided Tours take 1hr and are run twice daily at 9.00 am and 10.30 am, Monday to Friday; LSODE Tours are closed on all Public holidays.

Bookings are essential.

How to book a tour?

Visit lsodetours.com.au to book.
Open March to October, excluding public holidays.

Souvenirs

We have many fine souvenirs available at the Longreach School of Distance Education. Proceeds from sales are used to provide support and resources that directly benefit students. Examples include support for Minischools, camps, swim camps, computers, phones and upgrades to facilities such as playground equipment. 

Souvenirs are available to purchase upon your visit, or by emailing your order to the school at tours1@eq.edu.au

Location 

The school is located on the historic Landsborough Highway and is one of the many attractions to be found in Longreach. Located East of the Longreach Stockman's Hall of Fame or West of the Australian Agricultural College. 

Parking 

Parking is available outside the school grounds, and is able to accommodate larger vehicles including Caravans, Motorhomes and Buses.  

Contacts 

Email: tours1@eq.edu.au

For information on tours, availability of bookings or souvenirs, please contact us on the details below.

Address: 10349 Landsborough Highway, Longreach Qld 4730

Postal address: PO Box 600, Longreach Qld 473


 


Thank you for taking the time to visit us at LSODE, on our Facebook page and school website to support our school through the tours and souvenirs. We hope that you enjoyed your visit and journey in the bush.

Regards, 

The Tourism Committee

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Last reviewed 13 June 2022
Last updated 13 June 2022