The Dowling Track - a journey of discovery.
Travel in the footsteps of Vincent James Dowling and other early pioneers over 100 years ago discovered this area, known as the "Plains of Promise"- people travelled the track looking for a new life and new opportunities.... more
The Australian author, Henry Lawson walked from Bourke to Hungerford and back in the hellish summer heat looking for work.
The Dowling Track is Four Wheel Drive experience linking Back 'o' Bourke and beyond to Quilpie in South West Queensland, total kilometres, 567.
Immerse yourself in the rich and diverse heritage as you travel this unspoilt land. See the stars stretch for-ever, it is where your journey becomes more important than your final destination.... less
Children are welcome.
Four Wheel Drives are recommended for the Dowling Track. Conventional vehicles can travel with caution and subject to weather conditions.
Highlights of the Dowling Track include: Historical Cobb and Co Hotels, Currawinya National Park, Opal Fossicking and the Hydro Power Display. The track is 567 kilometres long and should take approximately two days to complete.
Entry costs may apply to attractions and accommodation along the trip. Contact the individual operator for further details.
* 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.