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.
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.
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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.
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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 this very scenic part of it, in fauna, flora and geology.
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The Augathella 4x4 Stock Route Trail is accessible by Four Wheel Drives Only.
Follow the pathway of those who opened up the outback.
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4 to 6 Apr 2015 Free Entry
Experience a great Outback Easter weekend of Rodeo and Horse racing. The tiny town of Augathella comes alive at Easter for the Diggers Rodeo and race meeting and should be entered on your calender of one of the amazing Outback Events.
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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.
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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.
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Located 7.4 kilometres from Quilpie on the Toompine Road rests a red rocky formation, aptly named Baldy Top Lookout.
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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.
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13 Dec 2014 Free Entry
The Bedourie Bikekhana attracts competitive dirtbike and quad riders from all over the outback to compete in an epic 15-kilometre enduro and a range of races and novelty events.
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