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7 tips to plan your ultimate trip to Boulia Camel Races

If you haven’t finished planning your Outback adventure for the year, you won’t want to miss heading out to Boulia for the Boulia Camel Races! The ‘Melbourne Cup of Camel Racing’ is back again, bringing camel races, nightly campfires, free camping, live entertainment and more to town for one weekend only. Make sure you’re ready […]

Travelling with Kids in Outback Queensland

Top Tips for Travelling with Kids in  Outback Queensland Let us assure you we have never received a complaint from kids being bored on an Outback Queensland adventure – in fact, the opposite, they can’t wait to go back again. To help you have the best family adventure too, here’s our top tips – direct […]

8 Top Family Camping Spots in Outback Queensland

EIGHT TOP FAMILY CAMPING SPOTS IN OUTBACK QUEENSLAND When you’re on a driving holiday with kids camping is the way to go. Kids love sleeping in the great outdoors and it’s excellent for parents too. Pitching your tent under the stars is a fun and affordable way to connect and immerse the whole family in […]

Drive Outback Queensland – Explore Queensland’s Backyard

If you’re thinking about a trip to Outback Queensland, this is your year. 2021 is set to be the year of Australian travel, and there’s no place better than the Queensland Outback. It has stunning and unique natural landscapes and holds our most diverse and unique history. From sacred indigenous sites to the spectacular sandstone […]

Follow The Art: The Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail

Travel along the Outback Queensland roads to the town of Aramac and you’d be hard pressed to believe that just north-east of the town is one of the world’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibitions. In fact, the Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail has historically been something of a locals’ secret, but anything this wonderful is hard to […]

8 free camping spots in Outback Queensland

Save your dollars on accommodation with some of Outback Queensland's best free camping.

5 ways to stay warm this winter in Outback Queensland

By Sally Bird There’s no doubt Outback Queensland is home to scorching summer days; our very own Birdsville taking out the title for Queensland’s hottest day at 49.5°C back in December 1972. But don’t let the thermometer-breaking days fool you – come mid-year, temperatures can drop below the zero mark in Outback Queensland. Early mornings […]

The ultimate guide to Station Stays in Outback Queensland

If not seeing the neighbours, feeding farm animals and soaking up a good old serve of country hospitality sounds like the kind of holiday you’re in need of, grab your boots and don’t be afraid to get a little dirty, these six Outback Queensland station stays are just for you.

Become a drover for the weekend at the Drovers Camp Festival

Every August, drovers embark on a trip along the world’s longest main street, the 188km Barkly Highway from Mount Isa to the tiny town of Camooweal. Known as the gateway to the Northern Territory, it sits just 13km east of the border. But this tiny town of 208 isn’t just a drive through. Come the […]

Your ultimate accommodation guide: the best places to stay in Outback Queensland

Whether you're roughing it or relaxing in a retreat, we've got your sleeping arrangements sorted with these Outback Queensland accommodation options.

7 camping spots along the Sunset Way

Nestled in the south east pocket of Outback Queensland, there’s a stretch of bitumen that’s known for its afternoon shows. Follow the candy coloured dusks along the Sunset Way, a 1.5-hour tourist drive that takes you west through a string of tiny towns from Tara to Surat.

11 places to park your caravan in Outback Queensland

Waking up to birds, fresh air, an outback landscape, and a new place to explore – that’s what caravanning in Outback Queensland is all about. From red dirt to lush waterholes, the 827,767km2 outback world is your caravanning oyster. With a van on your tow bar you can park yourself just about anywhere out here […]