In the Outback, time can sometimes seem to move slower, but its rich history has been fast paced and action packed. Great herds of dinosaurs ruled the interior in the murky depths of prehistory. Aboriginal culture leaves its mark on Queensland’s vast interior to this day with beautiful rock art and the rich oral tradition of the land’s traditional custodians being passed down from generation-to-generation to this day.
If you’re lucky, they might share their stories with you. This part of Australia is also tied tightly to the romance, myth and legend of the country’s frontier years when it was still finding its feet as a fledgling nation not far removed from the original European settlement of convicts and guards.
5 to 7 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Rope yourself a calf this September at the annual Adavale Campdraft. Kicking off Friday, this weekend promises to be a fun filled weekend for the entire family with lots of different events to watch or enter in yourself.
More on Adavale Sport and Rec Campdraft >
The Allan Tannock Weir is situated on the Warrego River five kilometres south of Cunnamulla. There is a picnic area with wood fuel barbecue, swimming and fishing are permitted one hundred metres from the Weir Wall.
More on Allan Tannock Weir >
The picturesque Heritage Trail is a scenic loop between Aramac and Muttaburra. The trail showcases a diversity of landscapes as you travel through black soil open downs country, to the desert uplands, up or down the Jump Up and past natural lakes.
More on Aramac - Muttaburra Heritage Trail >
From AU$99 - 1485
Travel from Brisbane with wildlife experts for a day or several days, quickly learning what is so different about Australia and what is special about our very scenic part of it, in fauna, flora and geology.
More on Araucaria Ecotours >
The Augathella 4x4 Stock Route Trail is accessible by Four Wheel Drives Only.
Follow the pathway of those who opened up the outback.
More on Augathella 4x4 Stock Route Trail >
Follow in the footsteps of the prehistoric creatures that once roamed this ancient land. Australia's Dinosaur Trail encompasses the towns of Richmond, Hughenden and Winton which all have their own unique dinosaur stories to tell.
More on Australia's Dinosaur Trail >
From AU$6195 - 6995
APT (Australian Pacific Touring) offer unforgettable Queensland holidays. Their exciting variety of small group Four Wheel driving through Cape York, Outback Queensland and the coast showcase the wonders of Queensland.
More on Australian Pacific Touring (APT) >
Located 7.4 kilometres from Quilpie on the Toompine Road rests a red rocky formation, aptly named Baldy Top Lookout.
More on Baldy Top Lookout >
20 to 21 Sep 2014 Free Entry
Located near Lake Dunn, just outside of Aramac, come and see the Ballyneety Campdraft and Rodeo. All the campdrafting action takes place on Saturday whilst the rodeo action kicks off on Sunday.
More on Ballyneety Campdraft and Rodeo >
Bedourie's Artesian Spa and Swimming Pool Complex has a 22 person Therapeutic Spa, which is one of the favourite for locals and visitors alike.
More on Bedourie Artesian Spa and Swimming Pool >