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The Drovers Festival
Camooweal, North West

22 - 24 August 2014

07 4748 2022

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The Drovers Camp Festival is a unique outback flavoured festival. Come to yarn with the old drovers and hear their amazing stories.

A fun-filled weekend. Friday opens with a riotous street parade including humorous floats, musicians, horses and coaches culminating in a fun-filled, lively night full of entertainment. The street parade will be followed by the Ozzie Outdoor Mail Race. To top this weekend off, Camooweal will be hosting its Drovers Ball. During the weekend wander through the historical town and enjoy the top class art and photographic exhibitions and competition. Be entertained at the Drover's Campsite.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Alcohol
  • Bar
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Coach Parking
    Coach Parking
  • Entertainment
  • Kiosk
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Contact operator for further details on disabled access.

Further Details:
Parking is free.
No camping on site.

How To Get There:
The Drovers Camp Festival is located approximately one kilometre from Camooweal, on the Barkly highway between Mount Isa and Camooweal (189 kilometres from Mount Isa). The access road is on the cemetery road to the left hand side as you travel from Mount Isa. There are two large highway signs on both ends of the block. There is also signage along the roadside from Mount Isa to Camooweal as well as from Camooweal to the Northern Territory border for visitors travelling from these directions.

Frequency: Annual

Event Dates

22 - 24 August 2014

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid FromInclusions
Adult$35.00   23 - 24 Aug 14   Weekend ticket including Saturday night concert. Children under 12 years of age are free.
Adult$10.00   24 Aug 14   Sunday only ticket.
Adult$10.00   23 Aug 14   Saturday only ticket. Concert not included.
Adult$25.00   23 Aug 14   Saturday night concert only.


The Drover's Camp Facility

Lot 15
Barkly Highway
Queensland Australia 4828

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Map of The Drovers Festival
Lot 15
Barkly Highway
Queensland Australia 4828

Contact Details

07 4748 2022


* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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