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Windorah

Windorah

Windorah is an Aboriginal word meaning “big fish” and there are still big yellowbelly cruising the depths of Cooper’s Creek near Windorah. The term Channel Country refers to the intricate network of braided channels and waterholes that spread up to 80km across the landscape during flooding, producing what is said to be the best cattle fattening pasture in the world. For most of the time the water is confined to deep, permanent waterholes, perfect spots for camping, fishing and relaxation.

Visit Windorah with Outback Aussie Tours:

  • Birdsville Desert Escape:  9-11 Day Tour.  A very popular fully inclusive tour featuring Windorah, Birdsville, where the Channel Country meets the desert, Winton & Longreach.  Tour the picturesque Far West Outback region, a fusion of stunning red sand hills, abundant wildlife and magnificent flora and fauna.    Includes a 30 minute scenic flight with breathtaking views over Simpson Desert & Big Red sand dune.
  • Corner Country Explorer:  16-17 Day Tour.  Journey to the spectacular Channel Country and discover fascinating and remote Outback communities with legendary outback characters. Retrace the last days of Burke and Wills and explore majestic desert landscapes on this fully inclusive memorable tour.  The Corner Country Explorer departs Brisbane and visits Stanthorpe, Roma, Charleville, Thargomindah, Tibooburra, Innamincka, Birdsville, Windorah and Longreach.    Includes an unforgettable scenic flight from Innamincka to Birdsville via William Creek and over iconic Lake Eyre.

Some attractions in Windorah include:

  • Windorah Solar Farm:  On the edge of town five sun mirrored dishes 13.7m across provide daytime electricity to the town, a first for Queensland.  The Windorah Solar Farm is expected to save up to 100,000 litres of diesel fuel per year. It is the first time that Ergon Energy have integrated a solar farm and diesel power.
  • Windorah Red Sandills:  Watch the sunset from the crest of a magnificent red sand dune while sipping a glass of your favourite wine, then take in the panorama of the spectacular outback starlit sky.
  • Whitula Gate Museum:  Wander through the restored 1900’s slab hut which was built by the Rabbit Board as a boundary hut on Whitula Creek, west of town.  The Museum is located just outside the Windorah Visitor Information Centre.
  • Nature Drive:  Wind through a diverse range of landscapes between Windorah and Cooper’s Creek, with 45 plants identified and signposted along the way.

Tours available in

Windorah

With a panorama of giant red sandhills, Windorah is located in the heart of the Channel Country

6-8

DAYS

Experience the highlights of Outback Queensland’s heartland on the best selling fully inclusive tour featuring more of the top Longreach & Winton attractions and hospitality. You will stay three nights in Longreach and two nights in Winton, allowing you more time in the captivating Outback....

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5-7

DAYS
from $1,599

Outback Getaway

Explore Longreach & Winton's attractions on an unforgettable 5-7 day Outback Getaway. The ideal short break in Outback Queensland, this tour takes in Queensland’s heartland towns of Longreach & Winton featuring four nights in Longreach, a day tour to Winton and all of the top Longreach attraction...

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7-8

DAYS
from $1,638

Outback Summer Escape

Escape to Outback Queensland on this relaxed 7-8 day tour visiting the most popular and must-see attractions in Longreach & Winton!...

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9-11

DAYS

Take in the spectacular landscapes, iconic landmarks and fascinating historical sites on this 9-11 day Birdsville Desert Escape. You will tour the picturesque Far West Outback region, a fusion of stunning red sand hills, abundant wildlife and magnificent flora and fauna....

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16-17

DAYS

Journey to the spectacular Channel Country and discover fascinating and remote Outback communities with legendary outback characters. Retrace the last days of Burke and Wills and explore majestic desert landscapes on this fully inclusive memorable tour....

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17-19

DAYS

Discover some of Queensland's most fascinating locations and landscapes on this unforgettable 17-19 day guided tour. You will learn about the country’s pioneering past, take iconic scenic rail journeys, wonder at the stunning natural beauty, and so much more on this memorable tour....

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9-10

DAYS
from $4,259

Outback Overlander

This small-group tour promises a unique and authentic adventure deep into the heart of the spectacular landscaped outback with visits to working stations, homesteads, magnificent gorges and historic towns. Explore some of Outback Queensland's best kept secrets....

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4

HOURS

All aboard the M.V. Longreach Explorer! Relax with complimentary nibbles on the top deck with 360 degree views of the majestic Thomson River. Your Captain will captivate you with stories about the river, its wildlife and Indigenous links. We stop at Sunset Bend to toast the sunset and take in the...

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3

HOURS

Settle back and enjoy an evening to remember dining under the stars beside the Coolibah lined river. Begin with sunset nibbles followed by a two-course table service dinner, featuring our camp oven themed modern cuisine. Live on stage our quality guest performers will entertain you with their songs ...

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