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Outback Queensland Eventures

Outback Queensland is not only renowned for its friendly characters and country charm, but also for its quirky and quintessential events.

Feel the genuine Aussie embrace as you yarn with old Drovers around the campfire or sit on the edge of your seat watching man vs beast at the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.

Wet a fishing line and snag a winning Barra, or place your bets on a winning horse at a country race meet.

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Outback Must See & Do


  • Outback Aussie Day Tours
    Outback Aussie Day Tours

    Outback Aussie Day Tours

    Let Outback Aussie Day Tours show you Outback Queensland. Join Smithy and the team to discover Queensland's heartland, their pioneering legends, outback stations and the majestic Thomson River.

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  • Baldy Top Lookout
    Baldy Top Lookout

    Baldy Top Lookout

    Located 7.4 kilometres from Quilpie on the Toompine Road rests a red rocky formation, aptly named Baldy Top Lookout.

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  • Croc and Crab Tours Karumba
    Croc and Crab Tours Karumba

    Croc and Crab Tours Karumba

    This is the full gulf experience in one trip with Croc and Crab Tours Karumba. Travel with them onboard their fully shaded luxury vessel, where they ensure an exciting 45 kilometre outback by the sea, calm water adventure.

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  • Cunnamulla Fella
    Cunnamulla Fella

    Cunnamulla Fella

    The Cunnamulla Fella is a song written by Stan Coster and sung by Slim Dusty. He is an iconic Australian Bush character.

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  • Starlights Lookout
    Starlights Lookout

    Starlights Lookout

    Starlight's Lookout overlooks Longreach and offers great views of the surrounding area. It is located roughly 55 kilometres north-west of Longreach along the Muttaburra / Cramsey Road.

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  • Overlanders Way
    Overlanders Way

    Overlanders Way

    For more than 100 years pioneers have been discovering the Overlander's Way. Today, travellers can follow in their footsteps on a 1550 kilometre driving adventure across the breadth of Queensland and into the Northern Territory linking the wonders of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef to t

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  • Australian Age of Dinosaurs
    Australian Age of Dinosaurs

    Australian Age of Dinosaurs

    The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History is home to the world's largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils.

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  • Outback Mail Run
    Outback Mail Run

    Outback Mail Run

    Come and spend an unforgettable day travelling through the outback with the local mail man as he delivers mail and supplies to 10 remote cattle and sheep stations.

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  • Kinnon and Co Tours Longreach
    Kinnon and Co Tours Longreach

    Kinnon and Co Tours Longreach

    Multi award winners, Kinnon and Co, offer great holiday adventures and packages in Longreach plus accommodation for a total holiday experience (see Kinnon and Co Outback Lodges).

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  • Big Red
    Big Red

    Big Red

    Standing at 30 metres in height, this awesome sand dune, Big Red, provides a challenge for any four wheel drive enthusiast.

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  • Qantas Founders Museum
    Qantas Founders Museum

    Qantas Founders Museum

    In 1988 the Western Queensland community established the Qantas Founders Museum in recognition of the service Qantas had given to the people of the outback.

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  • Burke and Wills Dig Tree
    Burke and Wills Dig Tree

    Burke and Wills Dig Tree

    The Burke and Wills Dig Tree is one of Australia's National icons and an enduring reminder of the pioneering spirit and extreme harshness of the Outback.

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  • Waltzing Matilda Centre
    Waltzing Matilda Centre

    Waltzing Matilda Centre

    If there is one song that lives in the hearts of all Australians, it's "Waltzing Matilda". The song written by A.

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  • Porcupine Gorge National Park
    Porcupine Gorge National Park

    Porcupine Gorge National Park

    In this park, towering sandstone cliffs and lush vine-forest fringing Porcupine Creek provide a striking contrast with surrounding flat plains.

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  • Australian Workers Heritage Centr
    Australian Workers Heritage Centre

    Australian Workers Heritage Centre

    Discover at your own pace the Australian Workers Heritage Centre - a place of reflection, within this museum styled complex, visitors can journey through exhibition space which celebrates the extraordinary legacy of working Australians telling a vitally important part of our nation's history through

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  • Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame
    Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre

    Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centr

    The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame is a spectacular tribute to the people of outback Australia. It tells the story of the rural areas from the arrival of the Aborigines more than 40,000 years ago, settled by the British, exploration, the establishment of grazing, agriculture, mining, forestry a

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