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Destinations

We are true Outback locals with over 30 years experience touring Outback Queensland. Outback Aussie Tours has developed tours which showcase the best of our fantastic outback destinations with exclusive local connections to give you the real Outback experience.  To assist you in planning the perfect tour to suit your touring needs, we’ve provided some useful destination information for you. Have a read through what interests you and please get in touch with us if you have any other questions about the destinations we visit!

Explore Australia’s Aviation History At The Qantas Museum Ever wanted to explore large aircrafts on your own time? How does flying plane simulators sound? What about getting in-depth information from knowledgeable guides about the history of Qantas? Airplanes will never  

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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  

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If you’ve always dreamed of visiting Australia’s heartland in Outback Queensland, it’s time to grab your kit and head for the bush! Longreach is the ideal outback base for soaking up the history and heritage of this amazing region. Book  

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Banjo Paterson wrote the lyrics for the famous Waltzing Matilda ballad in 1895, while staying at Dagworth Station outside Winton. He first played the unofficial national anthem at Winton’s North Gregory Hotel. The hotel is a favourite stop for Winton visitors.  

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Noted for its isolation and wild country, Birdsville is a classic ‘must visit’ Outback Town. The town began life as ‘Diamantina Crossing’ in 1881. Later given the name of Birdsville in 1885, reportedly a compliment to the local birdlife. The  

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Karumba is a coastal town in the Gulf of Carpentaria, at the mouth of the Norman River. This small town is at the centre of the Gulf’s prawning industry. The surrounds of Karumba feature a series of meandering saltwater tidal  

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There are a number of theories and mysteries surrounding Boulia.  Some sources say that Boulia was named by the Pitta Pitta tribe after the waterhole Bulzoo Bulzoo, however the location of the waterhole is quite a distance from the Boulia waterhole.   

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Described as the Oasis of the Outback – a gleaming mirage on the horizon for travellers from all directions. Mount Isa nestles among the ochre-red Selwyn Ranges, and on the banks of the Leichhardt River. Mount Isa has grown from  

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Charleville is in the heart of Queensland’s ‘mulga country’.   The mulga country of Queensland’s outback is rich in history, flora and fauna. It is the largest town in the south west of the Outback region. The Government surveyor of the  

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Barcaldine’s charming facade, one that has earned it the tag of ‘Garden City of the West’ hides tumultuous tales of a controversial past. The township was established in 1891 five years after the railway push into the Outback. Barcaldine became  

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Innamincka is a fascinating outback destination with a permanent population of about 12 residents. Nestled near the Cooper Creek, 1065 kilometres north-east of Adelaide,  459 kilometres from Lyndhurst up the Strzelecki Track and 400 kilometres south-east of Birdsville. Cullyamurra Waterhole  

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History of Ilfracombe Ilfracombe got its name from a small town in Devonshire England. This little town originated in 1891 as a transport nucleus for Wellshot Station. It was the largest sheep station in the world at the time (in  

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