Birdsville Races – Top things to do while you are there.

The iconic Birdsville Races are run each year on the first Friday and Saturday in September every year. If you haven’t been before then you need to make the trek to outback Queensland. You don’t get much more remote in Queensland than Birdsville. Every year brings something different. One year it rained out the RacesContinue reading “Birdsville Races – Top things to do while you are there.”

LONGREACH, Queensland – A free camping spot that was second to none.

Darr River, Morella – A hidden gem. After a long day of driving through Western Queensland we decided to see what free camps might be available near Longreach as paid camping seemed to be hard to find.  We filled up with fuel in Longreach, got some supplies and searched the trusty Wiki Camps App. AboutContinue reading “LONGREACH, Queensland – A free camping spot that was second to none.”

Winton’s Way Out West Fest, 2018.

The small outback town of Winton went all out between 19 – 22 April 2018 to celebrate Waltzing Matilda.  Winton is a friendly town 5 hours from Mount Isa, 6 hours from Townsville and 15 hours drive from Brisbane, Queensland. A devastating fire in 2015 all but destroyed the old Waltzing Matilda Centre.  Three yearsContinue reading “Winton’s Way Out West Fest, 2018.”

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2018

This year’s Julia Creek Dirt n Dust (DnD) Festival (#DnD18) was once again another great event on the North West Queensland event calendar.  Julia Creek is a little outback town 3 hours from Mount Isa, 7 hours from Townsville and 17 hours drive from Brisbane.  Every year this little outback country town comes alive for aContinue reading “Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2018”

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