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ABOUT Cunnamulla

You’ll know you’ve arrived when you spot the Cunnamulla Fella. This larger-than-life statue is a tribute to the Aussie larrikin stockman. Slim Dusty has had a hand in making the Cunnamulla Fella famous when he put the lyrics of Stan Coster to song. More recently the song has been performed by Lee Kernaghan.

If experiencing the real deal is your thing, then Cunnamulla has the goods. Passionate local tour operators, local station stays and genuine outback experiences. Fully immerse yourself in typical outback station life with a choice of working properties to visit. Get a taste of the outback life. See sheep shearing (in season) or cattle mustering, go on a water run or help with some of the daily station tasks. Visitors to Charlotte Plains sheep and cattle station are treated to a welcome soak in their 1890s station bore. Its inviting mineral-laden water comes straight from the Great Artesian Basin.
The township of Cunnamulla was created by Cobb & Co. on the third of September 1879, when the first coach drove through from Bourke. Today it is the only surviving south-west town along the original route.
This says a lot about the people of Cunnamulla. Tough, resilient, creative, down to earth folk who love their country. While wool growing and beef production are still the main industries, the new kids on the block are organic wheat, organic chickpea, goat and lamb production.

The mighty Warrego River is on the edge of town. Kayaking, fishing, swimming … it’s the perfect place for a bush picnic. Cunnamulla locals are sharing folk, so don’t be shy when asking for the best spot to throw in a line. Hire a kayak and discover the secrets of this natural wonderland. Keep an eye out for the cheeky Cooper Creek turtle as you paddle the tranquil waters. Keen ‘twitchers’ will love discovering the region’s native birds in their natural environment too.

Places to stay near Cunnamulla

Things to see and do near Cunnamulla

While at Cunnamulla why not try these Tours

Nullawokka First Nations Tours

170 km

Nullawokka First Nations Tours is based in Bollon, south west Queensland. The company is owned and operated by Bill Speedy.

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Outback Date Farms

185 km

Outback Date Farms is an Australian, family run enterprise based in Charleville, Queensland. We grow delicious eating dates. The farm is environmentally friendly, utilising recycled

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WWII Secret Tag-A-Long Tour – Charleville

187 km

Discover why over 3500 United States Army Air Force personnel were stationed in Charleville during World War II.

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Charleville’s ‘Magnificent 7’

187 km

Discover stars, WWII secrets and bilbies for starters on Charleville’s ‘Magnificent 7’ day tour in Outback Queensland. Morning tea, lunch and transfers included.

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Charleville Bilby Experience

187 km

See bilbies in their nocturnal house and learn how our breeding facilities are making a massive difference at saving them from extinction.

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Travel West Outback Tours

188 km

Travel West operate Four Wheel Drive Motel Accommodated Tag Along Tours to Birdsville, Innamincka and the Corner Country.

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Desert Gateway Dirt Bike Tours

189 km

Follow in the footsteps of Burke and Wills and explore some of the country’s most untouched and unique tracks where very few dare to venture.

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Eromanga Natural History Museum

246 km

The Eromanga Natural History Museum is committed to discovering, conserving and showcasing the fossil, natural and cultural heritage from the prehistoric and modern-day environments.

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Riversands Vineyards Tours

277 km

Riversands Vineyards in conjunction with the St George Explore Centre run a combined cotton farm & vineyard tour from April to September.

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Cotton Farm and Vineyard Tour

278 km

Don’t miss out on experiencing the Cotton Farm and Winery Tour held from May to September.

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St George Heritage Tour

278 km

Discover the stories and legends of St George, including a visit to the Anchorage Homestead with a fully guided tour including morning tea.

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Sandytown River Cruises

278 km

Sandytown River Cruises offers visitors an opportunity to experience the beautiful Balonne River, a small but important part of Queensland’s inland river system.

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