Explorers Caravan Park

Thargomindah, Bulloo Area

Indicative Rate * AU$25 to AU$115

Make your base camp here at the Explorers Caravan Park in Thargomindah, just a two minute walk from town. Take it easy on this holiday and relax, stroll down to the Bulloo River, put in yabbie pots for a true outback lunch, or take a walk around the river to the Cobb and Co Crossing to see the wonderful bird life here. Perhaps have a few days' break from the roads and just watch the birds visiting the native shrubs in the park.

About 40 kilometres from Thargomindah on the bitumen road eastwards takes you to Lake Bindegolly National Park where you can amaze at the abundance of birds and stroll along the walks around the Lake.

Take a day trip along the all bitumen roads to see the historic hotels around - Noccundra, Eromanga, Quilpie and Toompine. Call in to see Thargomindah's Hydro Power Plant, the Old Hospital, Historic House, Visitor Information Centre and Library and while you are there check out the weather for a visit to the Burke and Wills "Dig Tree".

Come back each day and meet up with old and new friends and recount your adventure around the campfire, barbecue and camp kitchen.

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking


  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
88 Dowling Street
Thargomindah, Bulloo Area

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11 July 2016
Come along to St George Yellowbelly Country Music and Poets Festival and be part of the annual week long event. Featuring artists include Gary Fogarty, Jeff Brown, Nathan Charlton, Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jamieson, Reg Poole, Sharon Heaslip, Ray Essery, Jeff Gibson, Alan Luscombe, Kev Groves, Lynette Guest, John O'Dea and Trevor Tolton. Not to forget the free walk up performances throughout the week. The St George Yellowbelly Country Music and Poets Festival is held at the St George Showgrounds where camping is available. For those wanting to secure a powered site then it's 'first in, best dressed' so make sure you get in early. Show and camping tickets are available at the gate from 9am on the Sunday 10 July. It's the best week in country music, bush poetry, food, drink, camping, fishing, friends and country hospitality.

Kangaranga Do Street Party

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30 August 2016
On your way to the Birdsville Races? Then join in the fun at the annual Quilpie Kangaranga Do Street Party on Tuesday 30th August 2016. From 6pm until midnight, this is a fun filled family night out! This years event will feature the ever popular "get your rocks off competition", bath tub derby, great prizes, stalls, food and bar until late, kids activities and live entertainment by Victoria Brooks. Make Quilpie a destination stop over on your trip and join the locals for some country fun and entertainment.

Charleville Cup

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1 November 2016
Melbourne may have The Race That Stops a Nation, but come November, Charleville in outback Queensland gives the fillies and frocks of the south a run for their money at the Charleville Cup Festival. The Cup Day on Tuesday (Melbourne Cup Day) is the culmination of a four-day festival of races, food, fun and fashion, and finishes with horse racing at its finest. This will be a great day for all the family.

Pride of the West

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23 September 2016
Make your way to Quilpie's Bulloo Park for the Quilpie Diggers Race Club annual Station Challenge Pride of the West Race Day. The weekend kicks off on Friday with the two handed cutting and live music and bar until late. On Saturday head track side for a great day of country racing. All races feature station horses and local riders! The title "The Pride of the West" is awarded to the horse which wins the final race after four heats. For further information contact the Quilpie Visitor Information Centre.

Thargomindah Motorbike Gymkhana

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17 September 2016
Riders from all over the Outback head to Thargomindah for an action packed weekend of motorbike racing. Stick around Sunday where only the best of the best last in the tough Endura - a three hour ride on one of Outback Queensland's toughest tracks. A weekend of fun, dirt, dust and entertainment.
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16 July 2016
Pack up your family, bring the kids and head on out for a fun filled weekend in Thargomindah. Watch the skill of these players and all the action that is Polocrosse. This is a weekend that promises to keep you entertained from wo to go. So head on out to Thargomindah for a weekend of action.
10 September 2016
Looking for a fun filled family day out? Look no further than the Quilpie and District Show and Rodeo on Saturday 10th September. With fashion parades, stalls of all kinds, a sideshow alley, entertainment for the kids, an all day bar and canteen and show pavilion. Come dusk make your way to the arena for the night time Rodeo featuring the annual Wayne Allen memorial bull ride where the bulls are feisty and the country folk know how to entertain! Be amazed as these cowboys go head to head with some of the best bulls in the west for their chance at an eight second ride. Dance long into the night with great music and a bar til late. For an outback experience with true country hospitality, make the Quilpie and District Show and Rodeo your big day out!

Hungerford Biennial Field Day

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3 June 2017
Every second year the tiny town of Hungerford on the Queensland/New South Wales border hosts a field day with free admission and excellent camping and shower facilities on site. You can either drive, fly in on the bitumen air strip. Government departments are represented, and numerous exhibitors sell everything from chickens to 4WD's. The event is fully catered with a licensed bar and band providing night time entertainment.

Cunnamulla Fella Festival

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26 August 2016
An event for all ages, the Cunnamulla Fella Festival had something for everyone. Come and experience all that the Outback has to offer at this action packed event with activities including a PBR Bull ride, triathlon, Cunnamulla Fella Challenge, live music, motorbike sports, markets and much much more.

Yowah Opal Festival

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15 July 2016
The Yowah Opal Festival is on again! This is a weekend not to be missed with everything to do with Opals! There will be plenty of food, entertainment, novelty events, opal displays, mine tours and activities for everyone. Make new friends around the camp fire and then kick up your heels with nightly entertainment.
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