Great news for visitors to the Outback! Several Outback Queensland pubs that were closed, have now been restored and reopened – and now welcoming guests once again! Find out more below about the history and reopening of these iconic Aussie pubs in the Outback. Quamby Pub The Quamby Pub is located 30 minutes’ drive north-west […]
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.
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.
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 […]
When visiting Longreach with the kids, be sure to visit the Qantas Founders Museum. Not only will it educate the younger generation on Australia’s aviation history and what life was like before planes were commonplace, but they will have so much fun that they won’t want to leave! Here are the top four reasons why […]
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.
It might be called road trip country, but one might say you haven’t officially conquered Outback Queensland, until you’ve seen it from above. With its remote, vast landscapes, the outback presents a never-ending stream of epic birds-eye-views. In case you need more convincing, here’re seven reasons to take to the skies and discover the Outback […]
Located 206km from Charleville and 750km from Brisbane, there’s a town by the name of Cunnamulla and it’s bursting with birdlife. Home to 57 varieties and over 201 species of Australian native birds, Cunnamulla is the dictionary definition of a twitcher’s paradise. Built on the banks of the Warrego River, the town is a natural […]