Put Winton in your GPS for 19 – 23 September and get to know the Winton Outback Festival with this guide. Is there anything quirkier than a race that has someone sitting on a makeshift outhouse, AKA dunny, and being dragged around a 200m obstacle course? Australia thinks not. The Winton Outback Festival is Australia’s quirkiest event featuring 5 days of quintessential fun held during the September school […]
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 […]
Near Winton, 1362km north-west from Brisbane Imagine being pampered in 21st-century style and comfort within an exquisite landscape known as Dinosaur Country and your dream will probably look very much like Rangelands Outback Camp! Located on a jump up (or mesa) on Rangelands Station, a working cattle property, this is ultra-luxe glamping at its best. […]
If a visit to Outback Queensland has been on your bucket-list for some time, let us give you a million reasons to visit in 2023: The Outback Queensland Masters is returning and tickets are on sale NOW! Whether you’re an amateur golfer, social player or a first-time swinger, grab your clubs and head west for […]
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!
22 NEW REASONS TO VISIT THE OUTBACK IN 2022 There’s even more to explore in Queensland’s backyard in 2022! If you’re the person who likes to try new things before anyone else has even heard of them, it’s time to add Outback Queensland to your travel list. Whether you come by road, rail or air, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ever got the craving and travelled lengthy distances for that perfect rib-eye steak or an icy cold beverage? Since you’re not averse to spending a little time in the car for a reward of the gourmet (food) kind, take our friendly word for it that these outback watering holes are worth the slightly longer drive […]
Whether you’re a history buff, an adventurous bushwalker or a sports fanatic, everyone loves to check out something ‘different’. Here’s 10 of Outback Queensland’s wacky, weird and wonderful things that you should add to your trip. 1. World War II Underground Hospital in Mount Isa While it may resemble a hobbits home in Middle-earth, this […]
If you thought Outback Queensland was simply red dirt as far as the eye can see, think again. With lush forest, waterways, towering sandstone and deep gorges, you can find over 20 national parks dotted throughout the 901,574km2 of outback landscape – when you know where to look. Don a bit of khaki and an Akubra and set your GPS west, you’re heading on an […]
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.
You may have heard of the US Open or PGA Tour, but there is a new golfing event on the block called the Outback Queensland Masters, Australia’s most remote golf series. Connect with Queensland’s outback spirit of adventure, play six of the most unique courses in the world, be entertained by outback tales and live music […]
From yabbies, lizards and chickens, to horses, goats, pigs, sheep, and camels, there is an extensive calendar of unique Outback Queensland races waiting for you.
The outback might be best known as a place to pitch a tent, unroll a swag and boil a billy, but take it from us, it’s not just a camper’s playground. If you prefer a few stars with your accommodation rating, the outback will surprise you with boutique accommodation offerings that prove outback luxury is alive and […]