Everything Tagged: Argi / Mining and Industry

The Big Rig – The Night Show Sunset Experience

Join them on a sunset tour to the EMSCO Rig and enjoy some ‘really’ good regional Port whilst hearing the stories of yesteryear. As the sun sets relax under the outback skies as you are taken on a 35 minute sound and light journey to learn of the

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Quilpie Opal Fossicking

Allow the Quilpie Shire to introduce you to a radiant beauty – the exquisite boulder opal. You can literally try your luck at finding your own piece of opal along side the Warrego Way and Natural Sciences Loop at the Quilpie Shire Council fossicking area, two kilometres west

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St Finbarrs Church

Take the Warrego Way or Natural Sciences Loop and explore the exquisite Quilpie Shire Boulder Opal in all its beauty. Home to one of Quilpie Shire’s most iconic attractions, St Finbarr’s Church rests on the foundations of an intriguing history. In 1976, the Priest at the time, Father

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Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum

The Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum house local history, stories and artifacts as well as being the largest preserved rural generating facility in Australia. Displays in this building explain how electricity was generated, maintained and distributed throughout the Shire, and the distribution network maintained. Other exhibits in the

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Hydro Power Plant

The Hydro Power Plant is the first in Australia and third in the world! In 1891 drilling commenced on a bore to supply the town with water and in 1893 an exceptionally good supply was struck at 808 metres (2650 feet) with the water at 84 degrees celsius.

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Corfield and Fitzmaurice Building

Inside the heritage listed Corfield and Fitzmaurice building awaits one of the nation’s most comprehensive displays of Australian Dinosaur fossils. Australian Age of Dinosaurs shows the results of the fossil fever that has gripped Winton since the first bones of ‘Elliot’ were found on a Winton property. ‘Elliot’

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Camden Park Station – Longreach

Live Australia‚Äôs outback story on a tour of Camden Park Station, where you’ll meet Outback Dan and the Walker family and visit their 18,000 acre working sheep and cattle station. Walk through the historical homestead gardens, shearing shed and cattle yards then tour the farm after a scrumptious

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