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French Line - Simpson Desert
French Line - Simpson Desert
French Line - Simpson Desert
French Line - Simpson Desert
Map of French Line - Simpson Desert
French Line
Queensland 4482 Australia

French Line - Simpson Desert
Birdsville, Far West

Free Entry

1300 794 257


The Simpson Desert is undoubtedly Australia's most loved desert with large numbers of visitors each year accepting the challenge of crossing the Simpson. Winter rains carpet the desert in wildflowers and the night skies are a star gazers delight. Visiting the desert is a memorable experience but requires careful preparation and extreme care.

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Highlights of the French Line - Simpson Desert Four Wheel Drive Track include: Big Red Sand Dune; Eyre Creek; Poeppel's Corner; Queensland, Northern Territory and South Australia Border; Purnie Bore; Balhousie Springs; and Mt Dare Hotel. The track is 430 kilometres long and will take approximately four days to complete. This road is only suitable for four wheel drives.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Walking

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Free Entry

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