Outback Queensland

Region

This is big country, in fact more than half of the state’s landmass is within the outback region. Familiar names like Longreach, Mt Isa, Charleville and Birdsville are just a few of the unique locations you will find here. If you really want to experience the outback lifestyle a road trip in outback Queensland is the perfect place to start.

Explore unique landscapes like the arid red desert plains or discover ancient dinosaur habitats. If fossicking for gemstones is your thing then try noodling for opal or panning for saphires. If you are a stargazer, outback Queensland has big skies too. Visit the Cosmos Centre & Observatory in Charleville make your way to the Birdsville races and explore the corner country.

There are 16 local government areas in Outback Queensland to discover what they have on offer.

Outback Queensland

Region
Red Sand Hills

Barcoo

Area

Taking in 60,901 square kilometres in South Western Queensland, "Barcoo" is the seventh largest shire in...

Betoota Sign

Betoota

Place Of Interest

Diamantina

Except for surrounding cattle stations, Betoota stands alone on a vast gibber plain. The Outback town...

Cameron Corner

Cameron Corner

Place Of Interest

Diamantina

Cameron Corner - where three Australian states meet! The Corner Store is in Outback Queensland, receives...

Kalkadoon Hotel, Kajabbi

Kajabbi

Place Of Interest

Cloncurry

Kajabbi is a tiny, sleepy settlement in north west Queensland. It is located 118 kilometres north...

Muster at Kallala Station, Urandangi

Urandangi

Place Of Interest

Boulia

While you are in the area visit Urandangi, a unique Outback town near the Northern Territory...

Quilpie

Area

Richmond

Area

Barcaldine

Area

Boulia

Area

Murweh

Area

Mount Isa

Area

Paroo

Area

Blackall Tambo

Area

Diamantina

Area

Bulloo

Area

Longreach

Area

Cloncurry

Area

Winton

Area

Flinders

Area

McKinlay

Area

Toompine

Place Of Interest

Quilpie

Toompine known as "The pub without a town". Cobb and Co. once serviced this town with...