An epic Road Trip, on Australia’s Longest Shortcut – connecting the Reef, The Rock and the West.
The Outback Way takes you from Winton, Queensland to Laverton, Western Australia, 2700 kilometres (1300 kilometres of dirt road). There are fuel, food & sleep stops within 300 kilometres across the entire Outback Way
Be captivated by ancient landscapes, dig for fossils, sing Waltzing Matilda, look for the mysterious Min Min lights, fossick for your own dazzling gems, relish the majestic red centre, events, iconic places, heritage and the rich indigenous cultural artwork, immerse yourself in the wildlife, enjoy the wildflowers in natures playground, celebrate courageous explorers, connect to famous four wheel drive tracks and do the world’s longest geocache trail .. and find your own treasures!
The best time to travel the Outback Way is during the cooler months: March to November. Traveller’s journeying along the Outback Way can enjoy some of Australia’s most remote, interesting and picturesque desert areas. The route is home to querky events, artisans, welcoming communities, mine sites and pastoral stations. It also features some of Australia’s most iconic places, including Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), and the Petermann and MacDonnell ranges.