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Coolibah Walk, Tambo, Queensland
Map of Coolibah Walk
Dawson Development Road
Queensland 4478 Australia

Coolibah Walk
Tambo, Central West

Free Entry

07 4654 6408


The Coolibah Walk is located along both banks of the Barcoo River which borders Tambo on the northern side. The river flows well after the wet season and then dries to waterholes as the dry season takes hold. The river, with its many swimming holes and fishing spots, is part of the Tambo way of life.

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If you take the walk in the early morning or evening you will marvel at the birdlife that can be found in these shaded areas. Just stop and listen and you will hear a plethora of different bird life. Take along a drink and a snack as there are picnic tables dotted along the walk so you can enjoy more time relaxing under the shady trees.

The walk is well sign posted and you will find waterholes which have played a major part in Tambo's history. The Garden Hole once provided water for the Chinese gardeners who kept Tambo supplied with fresh fruit and vegetables. Sand Bank was, and still is, a favourite fishing spot.

Specimens of the native flora along the trail are identified with informative signage, providing an educational pathway and promoting the natural resources and species of the area.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks


  • Birdwatching
  • Walking

Open Times

Accessible at all times.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are allowed.

General Comments

Bring along your fishing gear and try your luck having a 'bob' on the mighty Barcoo.

How To Get There

The start to the Coolibah Walk is just across the Barcoo River on the road to Springsure. Drop into the friendly Visitor Information Centre for directions and a brochure.

Free Entry

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