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The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo

Mount Isa, Mount Isa Area

 7 – 9 August 2015 

The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is where the romance of the Australian Outback meets the grit of a mining town, east meets west and man meets beast.

Non-stop rodeo action - bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback bronc, rope and tie, steer wresting, team roping, barrel racing and breakaway roping.

New unearthed and behind the scenes tours. Throw in Live Entertainment, "The Isa Rodeo Street Party", Mardi Gras Parade, Queen Quest, Mailman Express Horse Race, Best Dressed Business competition, Bush Poets Breakfast, Show Rides and Fred Brophies Boxing Tent into the mix and you've got one big party.

The legend continues. Since 1959.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
7 – 9 August 2015

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $40.00 7 – 9 August 2015 Ticket prices will be released in the lead up to the Isa Rodeo and can be purchased online.

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Child Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Kiosk
  • Medical Facilities

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Gulf Country Caravan Park

Karumba, Carpentaria Area
From AU$28.00 - 77.00
Gulf Country Caravan Park is in the heart of Karumba Township. The park has large shady sites and friendly management and staff. They have a great pool to cool off in and shaded barbecue areas. Gulf Country Caravan Park has powered and unpowered sites as well as air-conditioned cabins and 10 new studio units. The Gulf Country Caravan Park also sells bait, ice and fresh local seafood., Beer, wine and spirits are also available at great prices! Guest laundry and amenities are always well maintained and cleaned to the highest standard. All within an easy five minute walk you'll find the boat ramp, hotel, butcher shop, supermarket, chemist, gift shop, cafe, hot bread shop and the post office which also is an agent for the Westpac bank. Karumba offers fishing tours to the Gulf of Carpentaria and scenic gulf and river cruises as well as very fresh seafood. Experience the thrill of feeding large barramundi at the Barramundi Discovery Centre where they breed fingerlings for release into the local rivers. Or better still experience the thrill of catching your own for dinner!
From AU$28.00 - 150.00
AAOK Moondarra Accommodation Village Mount Isa is a quiet, friendly, spacious, riverside caravan park with large drive through sites and self-contained air-conditioned cabins. The caravan park is shady, and located on the Leichhardt River next to a sanctuary, and has many native birds and animals. AAOK Moondarra Accommodation Village Mount Isa is the closest accommodation to Lake Moondarra where you can fish for barramundi, and offers tour bookings for all Xstrata and mine tours. In August every year Mount Isa hosts the Xstrata Mount Isa Rodeo. Staff at the AAOK Moondarra Accommodation Village look forward to welcoming you to the park where you can enjoy the sunset and the stunning riverfront outback setting. AAOK Moondarra Accommodation Village now hosts new workers accommodation, with 170 rooms and a full service dining room. There is also a gym, swimming pool and games room for entertainment.

Ashs Holiday Units and Cafe

Karumba, Carpentaria Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$117.00 - 200.00
Located at Karumba Point, on the coastline of the Gulf of Carpentaria, this is where the outback meets the sea. Whether you are chasing an adventure, just want to get away from it all or love fishing and photography. Karumba has lots to offer - unique outback environment, bird watching, morning glory clouds, crocodiles, crabs and fishing all whilst enjoying comfort and great facilities. Ash's can offer spacious open plan, fully self contained units - comfortable self contained cabins or a self contained two bedroom cottage. Karumba is a mecca for fishing, adventurers, national and international around Australia travellers, or simply as a relaxing holiday destination for singles and family groups. With sealed road access along the Savannah Way from Cairns or the Matilda Highway from Mount Isa, the Gulf is waiting for you to discover. Ash's Holiday Units and Cafe offers world famous 'Gulf' fish and seafood from the cafe, has a good range of fishing tackle, bait, retail Gulf seafood including prawns and mud-crabs, essential supermarket and convenience items, clothing and souvenirs, visitor information centre with wireless internet and an internet kiosk. The friendly staff will assist with your charter and bus travel bookings or any other inquiries.

Gee-Dees Family Cabins

Karumba, Carpentaria Area
From AU$115.00 - 150.00
Gee-Dee's Family Cabins at Karumba Point offer affordable family-style, couple or fisherperson accommodation on the Gulf of Carpentaria at the mouth of the Norman River. Your stay will be in family owned and operated, motel-like cabins, or a three bedroom holiday house, that offers you the latest in modern, clean, air conditioned rooms. Your hosts Sharon and Jeff are able to offer local advice and assistance to make your stay at Karumba an enjoyable one. The waters of Karumba contain a variety of marine life. You can fish from the beach or from a boat at any time. Gee-Dee's have four 4.4 metre aluminium boats with 25 horsepower motors for hire. In addition there is a 4.55 metre Poly Craft with a 40 horsepower motor and large self-drive barbecue boat, all of which require a boat licence. All boats are supplied with ice, esky, fuel, cushions and canopy. Boats are launched and retrieved at the nearby boat ramp at the entrance to the Norman River. The whole mood is relaxed as travellers, fishermen, birdwatchers and locals gather in the late afternoon to enjoy the "million dollar sunset" across the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Julia Creek Caravan Park

Julia Creek, McKinlay Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$15.00 - 125.00
The Julia Creek Caravan Park is one of those friendly parks you'll find yourself recommending to others. As soon as you drive in, you'll feel right at home. "No strangers here, just friends you haven't met". They have powered drive through sites for motor homes and caravans, powered van sites, unpowered grass sites and a large grass area for camping. They have new self-contained units that are air-conditioned and equipped with a kitchen and dining area, bathroom, Vast television, lounge seating and a little deck to enjoy the afternoon sunset. These units sleep four and six persons. There are also Dongas for single or duo travellers, each with air-conditioners. Free Wi-Fi is also available and the park is pet friendly. Come and join them for their award winning bush dinners each Monday from 6pm (April to September)!

End Of The Road Motel

Karumba, Carpentaria Area
From AU$148.50 - 210.00
Multi award winning End Of The Road Motel features the only absolute beach front holiday accommodation in the Gulf of Carpentaria. They are situated at Karumba Point next to the famous Sunset Tavern overlooking the Gulf of Carpentaria, on the mouth of the Norman River where the outback meets the sea in style. Relax and enjoy the spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Carpentaria, indulge in platters of local prawns, crabs and a glass of wine. Spacious self contained, air-conditioned apartments designed for long term stays include resort style timber furniture. One and two bedroom apartments are ideal for family getaway. Inground fresh water pool and barbecue areas are provided for the outdoor holiday experience. Guided barramundi fishing packages are available. They have undercover parking, boat and bus parking area and fish filleting table. If travelling by road, it is bitumen all the way; a smooth and relaxing drive for all.

Adels Grove Camping Ground

Lawn Hill, Burke Area
From AU$17.00 - 290.00
Adels Grove Camping Ground is an eco-sensitive park on Lawn Hill Creek, located 10 kilometres downstream from Lawn Hill National Park. Adels Grove is set among a plantation of exotic trees initially grown by the French Botanist Albert de Lestang over 80 years ago. The resort is an oasis retreat for the dusty, tired traveller: a perfect place to refresh, relax and recover. You can catch Barramundi just metres from your tent site or lie back and watch the cool aqua water meander through the park. Staff at Adels Grove operate tours of the surrounding Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park and the World Heritage Listed Riversleigh Fossil Fields. Bookings are essential. In addition to the excellent short walks in the vicinity of Adels Grove, is a further 20 kilometres of walking tracks within the National Park. Bird watching in this area is fascinating with several different environments in close proximity. The numerous savannah woodlands, open savannah plains, lush riverine remnant rainforest and rocky Spinifex escarpments all support a wide variety of bird species. Adels Grove offer a range of accommodation facilities from river view tents and room accommodation for a glamping experience, to camping ground area's plus tents to hire.

Travellers Haven Backpackers

Mount Isa, Mount Isa Area
From AU$60.00 - 70.00
Travellers Haven Backpackers is located close to the centre of Mount Isa. Single, double, twin and bunk accommodation is available. Relax in the friendly atmosphere around the pool and barbecue area, or walk into town to enjoy the many things to see and do. Mount Isa is an ideal place to break your long journey when travelling east from the Northern Territory or west from the Queensland coast. Despite its isolation, Mount Isa is a very well serviced city with a friendly atmosphere. Come and discover Outback Queensland and some real unspoilt Australian bush.

Karumba Point Tourist Park

Karumba, Carpentaria Area
From AU$28.00 - 55.00
Karumba Point Tourist Park is a popular destination for travellers wanting to experience all that the Gulf of Carpentaria has to offer, with the beach, shopping and local hotel being only a short distance away. The Park offers plenty of shady powered and unpowered sites, air-conditioned on-site caravans and a sparkling swimming pool. There are two amenities blocks, laundry facilities, dump points and a fish cleaning area for the lucky fishermen. Organised activities are held each week, culminating each Saturday with a fish barbecue, and the friendly staff are there to help the guests with everything from parking the van to helping with information or make any tour bookings required. Nature abounds in the area and the bird watching is as popular as the fishing and crabbing. The friendly atmosphere of the Park is well renowned, and many who visit, seem to return because they have such a great experience. There is also a craft supplies shop in the Park for those who need to top up on their wool and cottons while on their travels.

Townview Motel

Mount Isa, Mount Isa Area
From AU$121.00 - 240.00
The Townview Motel, located in Mount Isa, is a family run business with 24 spacious rooms, and a licensed restaurant that has featured on the television program "Food Lovers' Guide to Australia". Townview Motel features an array of facilities to make your stay in Mount Isa a success! The property’s facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, barbecue facilities, room service, and conference facilities.
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