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.