Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Charters Towers
Texas Longhorn Wagon Tour & Safaris situated at Leahton Park, is just 10km from the famous gold city of Charters Towers or...
Texas Longhorn Wagon Tour & Safaris situated at Leahton Park, is just 10km from the famous gold city of Charters Towers or 140km south west of Townsville,Queensland, Australia. Leahton Park is home to Horseshoe B Longhorns - the largest herd of purebred Texas Longhorn cattle in Australia and JR - the Guinness World Record horned steer whose horns measure more than 9 feet three inches or 2.82 metres from tip to tip!Take a horse drawn wagon ride and a trip back in time - back to the old west, to the era of the legendary Texas Longhorns! These historical cattle are direct descendants of the millions of Texas Longhorns that walked in the great trail herds from Texas in the late 1800's. Enjoy camp oven cooked damper and billy tea served from the genuine cowboy chuck wagon before taking an informative tour of the Bethel Saddlery custom saddle shop. Learn some of the history of this iconic and magnificent breed of cattle whilst enjoying the yarns with your hosts and fellow travelers.