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.
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!
The Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is back! Returning after a two-year hiatus with adrenaline pumping action, hilarious outback fun and wild adventures, from Australia’s Best Butt competition to an Outback Adventure Run, Dirt n Dust Rodeo, Artesian Express Horse Races, and live concerts under the stars. The local Julia Creek community of this […]
You may have already known that Big Red is the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert; or that the Mount Isa Rodeo is one of the biggest events in the Southern Hemisphere….but we bet you didn’t know a few of these experiences which would make a ripper addition to any #OutbackQueensland bucket list! […]
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.
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 […]
Let’s be honest; you don’t ever hear the kids screaming, “Muuum not another beach holiday, please!” But what if patting a dinosaur, learning to crack a stockwhip, or sitting in the cockpit of a 747 aircraft was on their radar? Hide the boogie boards, queue the playlist and stock up on snacks for a […]
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 […]
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.
Save your dollars on accommodation with some of Outback Queensland's best free camping.
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 […]