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6 New Things to See and Do in Charleville

Charleville screams adventure! Whether you’re stargazing at the Cosmos Centre, fishing on the banks of peaceful rivers, visiting the cute and cuddly wildlife or enjoying a delicious morning tea on a fully working date plantation, there really is something for everyone! Add these new Charleville region experiences to your Outback Queensland must-do list.  WWII Secret Base Enlist in the […]

Outback at Isa

Mount Isa – 1,826km north-west from Brisbane Get to know Mount Isa through some of its best attractions at Outback at Isa. This award-winning Visitor Information Centre is a hub for family fun with a huge range of experiences to keep everyone entertained. If you’re on the hunt for dinosaurs stop into the incredible Riversleigh […]

Kronosaurus Korner Museum

Richmond – 1,252km north-west from Brisbane The Kronosaurus Korner Museum is another unmissable stop on Outback Queensland’s unique and exciting dinosaur trail. Located in an area that was once an inland sea, the museum is home to marine species, pterosaurs, birds, fish, crustaceans, cephalopods, gastropods, plants, bivalves and echinoderms all found in the Richmond area. […]

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

Winton – 1,355km west from Brisbane No-one in the world creates dinosaur experiences like Outback Queensland and the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum is among the world’s best paleo-themed adventures. Here you can browse the world’s largest Australian dinosaur fossil collection, learn where and how dinosaur bones are discovered and watch the Preparation Laboratory get […]

Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre

Longreach – 1,179km north-west from Brisbane Retrace their footsteps and celebrate the lives, work and achievements of Australia’s stockmen and women at the award-winning Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre. Through its huge collection of heritage memorabilia and interactive displays the museum shares the fascinating stories of the many different people who lived […]

The Big Rig

Roma – 479km west from Brisbane Have fun and learn about the origins of Australia’s multi-billion-dollar oil and gas industry at the amazing Big Rig! Along with original machinery, early rigs and the ‘Oil Patch’ prize challenge for the kids, you can climb the 40-metre tower for incredible views of the Outback landscape and enjoy […]

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery

Cloncurry – 1,705km north-west from Brisbane Discover the humble beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), one of the largest and most respected aeromedical services in the world. Named in tribute to the service’s founder, the John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery provides a fascinating insight into RFDS history from its conception and […]

9 Outback Characters to Meet in Longreach

1. Your stagecoach driver There’s always a smiling face to welcome you aboard the Cobb & Co stagecoach. Take your seat and then you’re off on an unforgettable ride through the bush on the old Longreach-Windorah mail route. All of the Outback Pioneers stagecoach drivers are expert horse-handlers and have a wealth of knowledge to […]

4 Places to stay around Carnarvon Gorge

Imagine a national park filled with grassy plains, tranquil creeks flowing through lush forest, and giant rocky arches and cliffs – don’t just dream about it, find it in this sandstone sanctuary, Carnarvon Gorge. It’s hidden away in the Central Highlands (inland from Rockhampton) where the bustling country towns make way for mountain ranges, rocky escarpments and deep gorges. Sleep […]

Dreamtime Culture – Indigenous Experiences in Outback Queensland

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 Road Trip to Charlotte Plains and Cunnamulla

Pack the kids and the car! Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and see the best of Outback Queensland. Experience an unreal and fun family adventure from Brisbane to Cunnamulla, including a farm stay at Charlotte Plains! A perfect trip for the whole family to enjoy a taste of Outback life.   Brisbane to […]

Outback heritage at Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

Journey through Australia’s Outback heritage in Longreach The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame is a spectacular history museum featuring immersive and interactive experiences and takes you on an immersive journey through the ‘Long Paddock’, exploring a selection of key themes, characters and events that have shaped Australia’s outback heritage. This story is told through the […]

The Bigger The Better: Big Things of Outback Queensland

There's no doubt that Australia has an obsession with big things; after all, Australia is a VERY BIG country and Outback Queensland has many BIG things to fill it!

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 […]

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival Guide for 2022

The Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is back! Returning after a two-year hiatus with adrenaline pumping action, hilarious outback fun and wild adventures, from Australia’s Best Butt competition to an Outback Adventure Run, Dirt n Dust Rodeo, Artesian Express Horse Races, and live concerts under the stars. The local Julia Creek community of this […]

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