Dowling Track

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

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.

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.

Facilities

Carpark Picnic Area

Activities

Birdwatching Camping Four Wheel Driving Hiking Swimming Walks

Rates

Free Entry

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