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 […]
Get prepared for an adventure on and off the racetrack when you head to the iconic Boulia Camel Races this July.
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 […]
The ultimate Buckle List for Road to Rodeo Longreach has just dropped, so grab your boots and hat, it’s time to country! Boots, belts, buckles, a sense of adventure and a love of country are at the start of the Road to Rodeo Longreach MUST DO list (we call this the Buckle List, obvs). The home […]
Painted Honey Eater – Grantiella picta Meliphagidae The male medium-sized honeyeater would fit right in with a gaggle of Emperor Penguins, sporting a similar black and white suit and yellow trim. And real men do wear pink bills…… The duller, streak-less girls must get very excited at his arrival in mating season! As Mistletoe fruit […]
File away these boredom-busting free-family activities in Outback Queensland for next time someone says “I’m bored”.
With kilometres upon kilometres of untamed wilderness, it's no surprise that Outback Queensland is a wildlife oasis for animals big and small. Here's your guide to the top six wildlife to spot.
Everything you need to know about Cloncurry,home of the 2021 Australian Survivor TV Series Everything you need to know about Cloncurry, home of the 2021 Australian Survivor TV Series It’s the little Outback Queensland town with a gutsy big past, but for most Australians, Cloncurry is about to go on record as the mightiest backdrop […]
Ahhh the Outback. Incredible vistas. Prehistoric dinosaurs. Red, rocky terrain. Stunning gorges. Loads of history. We could go on and on, but you probably already know all the reasons to visit. But what about all the reasons to pick up sticks and move there? Have you considered what it would be like to live and […]
Visitors from far and wide flock to Queensland’s Outback in numbers to seek the warmer weather during the cooler months. It’s not only the temperature that causes this mass migration phenomenon, the sounds of country music at The Big Red Bash and Eulo’s local music festival Music In the Mulga add to this fly-in of […]
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’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 […]
At first glance, Barcaldine, or Barcy (pronounced Bark-y) as she’s known to locals, has very little to do with a tree's bark, beyond the famous Tree of Knowledge.
The Mount Isa Rodeo celebrates it's 60th anniversary this year, so boot-scoot your way to Mount Isa with our ultimate guide to seeing it in action.