This year, Queensland’s Outback will be the best you’ve see it in decades! 

The lakes are full, rivers are flowing and from north to south, east to west the Outback is brimming with an explosion of flora and fauna.

From Birdsville to Barringun, Cunnamulla to Cloncurry, Queensland’s Outback is rich with the tales and trappings of yesteryear, awe-inspiring landscapes and fair dinkum friendly locals. It’s a ‘big country’ just waiting to be explored, with a little piece of history in every town you visit. A vast, rugged and unspoilt destination, Queensland’s Outback is synonymous with a real Australian experience that embraces the nation’s cultural heritage and pioneering spirit. On or off the beaten track, all roads lead to unexpected adventures and unforgettable experiences. 
With uninterrupted scenic vistas, true Outback hospitality, unique events, inspirational characters, and plenty to see and do, a trip to Queensland’s Outback is truly a unique experience. From rodeos to camel races, fishing comps to country race days, there’s no better way to meet the locals and get a true taste of life in the Outback. Explore the stunning national parks and ever changing landscapes, learn about our nation’s pioneering heritage, go fossicking for gems, get into some serious four wheel driving or simply sit back and enjoy the welcome change of pace that awaits you.
And whatever you do, be sure to end the day with a cold drink and some true Outback hospitality at one of the many legendary Outback pubs.
Discover the rich landscapes and legendary characters and see why it’s the people, places and wide open spaces that make Queensland’s Outback a real adventure! To start planning your adventure, visit and order yourself a copy of the 2011 Outback Travellers’ Guide. There has never been a better time to visit so make this the year you venture Outback.