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Overlanders Way
Mount Isa, North West

Free Entry - Entry Information

1800 247 966
info@outbackqld.com.au
www.overlandersway.info

Description

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 the rugged Aussie Outback.

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Beginning at either the tropical city of Townsville or Tennant Creek in the heart of the Northern Territory, the Overlander's Way offers sealed roads all the way for modern adventurers to travel with ease.

The Overlander's Way follows the paths of our droving heroes who brought vast herds of live cattle from the east Kimberley to the coast. The route, which later served as an important supply line during World War Two, starts at Townsville and takes in the Outback towns of Charters Towers, Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Cloncurry, Mount Isa and Camooweal on the Queensland-Northern Territory border and Tennant Creek.

From the vast rugged cattle plains to dramatic basalt landscapes, spectacular gorges and prolific wildlife, the Overlander's Way promises a journey rich with discovery, unspoilt natural beauty and friendly local characters.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Caving
    Caving
  • Fossicking
    Fossicking
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
The Overlander's Way is a great family holiday.

Inclusions:
Various admission prices for attractions along the Overlander's Way.

Weather:
Travelling through Northern Australia in the dry winter months from April to October is very pleasant. The days are temperate and the nights cool. Summer is the wet season with higher temperatures and the chance of minor localised flooding. The wearing of sunscreen and a hat is recommended at all times and be sure to drink plenty of water.


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Overlanders Way - Print Brochure
Map of Overlanders Way
Barkly Highway
and Flinders Highway
Mount Isa
Queensland 4825 Australia

Contact Details

1800 247 966

 

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