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Off the Beaten Track


Whether you’re after desert dunes, peaceful billabongs or deep sandstone gorges, there’s very little that Queensland can’t offer for the adventurous traveller.

The almighty Simpson Desert will blow you away with it’s vibrant red sand dunes etched with Spinifex grasslands. Salt lakes and wildflowers pepper the burnt landscape as you drive past the mysterious Lone Gum tree.

Cape York and the Gulf Savannah are truly the final frontier with big crocs, bone-jarring roads, tropical rainforests and sunsets that will take your breath away.

Or explore creeks, mossy gorges and cool rainforests in the central highlands most popular attraction, the Carnarvon Gorge National Park.

Take a step back in time, some 95 million years ago that is, to the scene of an amazing dinosaur stampede at Lark Quarry. Walk in more than 3,300 fossilised footsteps and follow Australia’s Dinosaur Trail to the towns on Hughenden and Richmond.

Whether you stick to the main road or get off the beaten track, be sure to prepare yourself for an amazing ride.



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