Get prepared for an adventure on and off the racetrack when you head to the iconic Boulia Camel Races this July.
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, […]
File away these boredom-busting free-family activities in Outback Queensland for next time someone says “I’m bored”.
Where to stay in Longreach to be at the heart of the Outback Pioneering story If you really want to experience the story of Longreach, choose accommodation that puts you right in the heritage heart of town and brings the pioneer story to life. That’s exactly what you’ll find at The Staging Post, created by […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Look Mummy – there’s a nose coming through the fence! It snorts and sniffs, and my youngest child is concerned. I reassure him, “He’s just checking you are friendly and safe.” Unfortunately, I’ve had no time to investigate this sniffing beast and prepare to answer my son’s next question, “How do you know it’s a […]
If there was any doubt that an Outback Queensland summer is smokin’ hot - a quick glance at a thermometer settles all bets. Here's some tips to cool down.
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.
Bring your friends, family and fishing rods, as the Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic is going to be a REELy exciting event! What is the Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic? The Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic is a must do for any outdoor enthusiast. Situated between the picturesque red rock hills of the Selwyn Ranges, the event is […]
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 […]
There’s a lot to love about the outback, especially when it’s got a town like Longreach at its heart. Sitting smack bang in the middle of the state, this is one outback town with a knack for entertainment. From dinner and a show to galloping through town on a horse-drawn carriage, it’s the furthest thing […]