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New 2022 Events and Festivals

EVENTS GALORE IN 2022! It’s not just Outback Queensland’s attractions and experiences that are popping up in 2022 – the Outback calendar is also jam-packed with quirky outback events. Along with Outback Queensland’s major annual events, here are five fantastic new events launching or returning in 2022. ORCHESTRAL LUMINESCENCE, 17 March 2022 Set amongst the […]

10 things you didn’t know about Tambo

Known as one of the friendliest towns in Outback Queensland, Tambo is also the oldest town in the west. Small and sleepy, this little gem has a lot to offer travellers seeking an adventure along the Matilda Way. Make time in your itinerary to stop and explore Tambo, starting off with this list of fun […]

5 of the best free family activities in Outback Queensland

File away these boredom-busting free-family activities in Outback Queensland for next time someone says “I’m bored”.

8 free camping spots in Outback Queensland

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

Galleries & public art in the outback

Known as the place to see natural wonders and breathtaking sunsets, Outback Queensland also offers a cultural experience in the form of art galleries, murals, sculptures.

Find your perfect Outback road trip

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 […]

The Road to Longreach

Our Journey started with two slightly nervous Mums, three very excited 5 year olds and an SUV packed with absolutely everything we could possibly need, but most importantly, one red backpack. This red backpack contained all the very important things like my phone charger, the camera charger, the satellite phone that my very protective parents […]