Ancient lands, ancient stories – Outback Queensland offers unique Indigenous experiences across the entire region. Learn about Aboriginal culture first-hand with tours and attractions that provide real insights into the past and present. There’s more demand than ever for authentic cultural experiences that celebrate the First Nations of Queensland. Here are a few ways you […]
Outback Queensland has a strong connection with Indigenous culture and heritage, and we invite you to share in the stories of Indigenous Australians through a tour or experience through Outback Queensland.
The Melbourne Cup might be the race that stops the nation, but the Birdsville Races is the race that sees the nation flock to one of Australia’s most remote towns. Well, maybe not the whole nation, but over 6,000 eager racegoers transform the 100–person town of Birdsville into a pumping metropolis the first weekend of September. It’s not just punters who travel hundreds of kilometres for the event – with $200,000 dollars […]
Choosing which road to take in an area that’s over twice the size of California (901,575km2 to be precise), can be a little overwhelming at the best of times. Throw in niche interests like dinosaurs, endurance events and pioneering history, and the decision of which of the nine drive routes you’re going to take becomes […]
Whether you're roughing it or relaxing in a retreat, we've got your sleeping arrangements sorted with these Outback Queensland accommodation options.
By Sally Bird One of Queensland’s most remote towns is also its most renowned. Birdsville is just as hot on travel bucket lists as its bitumen is in summer (read: over 40 degrees). Perched on the eastern edge of the Simpson Desert, Birdsville is surrounded by vast gibber plains and braided Channel Country. What it lacks […]
You’ve probably heard of the Channel Country, but chances are, you have no idea where to find it. If you’re somewhere in Outback Queensland’s Barcoo, Boulia or Diamantina Shire, you’re right amongst it.