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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
When thinking “outback” you could be forgiven for not imagining much else but vast stretches of ‘nothingness’, red dirt and sheep or cattle. We love to dispel all sorts of myths and misconceptions about the outback and the lack of birdlife is one of them! The great Queensland Outback is one of the most “alive” places […]
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 […]
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 […]
Outback Queensland is road trip country! Whether you're a seasoned outback adventurer or a first-time traveller, check out these tips from Stay on Track Outback.
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.
Whether it's a visit from Royal family or a dessert for champions, Longreach is one Outback town full of surprises that are waiting to be uncovered.