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Warrego River

Augathella, Murweh Area

Looking for a relaxing moment in Outback Queensland? The Warrego River at Augathella is an idyllic shaded spot with a sheltered picnic and barbecue area. Arguably one of the most attractive spots along the Warrego River, it is here you can soak up the peace, quiet and tranquility. The perfect place to get away from it all, the choice is yours; bird watching, bushwalking or a just simplyrelax in a deck chair by the river banks for that quiet snooze.

Dawn and dusk are ideal times for photographers to capture the beauty of this section of the river.

The Warrego River (from an aboriginal word meaning 'river of sand'), runs north from its source in the Carnarvon Ranges to its junction with the Darling River, in the south.

The river drains into a catchment area of around 65,000 square kilometres. The towns of Augathella, Charleville, Wyandra and Cunnamulla are located on the banks of this river.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
Welch Street
Augathella, Murweh Area
Queensland
Australia

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