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Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre

Birdsville, Diamantina Area

The Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre is located in Burt Street, Birdsville, close to the Birdsville billabong, which abounds with birdlife throughout the year.

Close to the famous Birdsville Hotel, the fabulous Birdsville Bakery, the well-stocked Birdsville Roadhouse and general store, the Post Office and Birdsville Caravan Park, the Wirrarri Information Centre is the hub of Birdsville and the best place to get your bearings when first arriving in town.

The friendly and knowledgeable local staff are able to provide road condition and weather updates as well as a large selection of souvenirs, books and maps and knowledge on what to see, do and eat in Birdsville. The Wirrarri Centre also houses a gallery full of memorabilia and historical artefacts, a cinemarette playing documentaries about the region, a library and internet facilities.

Internet Points

  • Paid Wifi

Open Times

April to October: 0830-1700 daily; November to March: Monday to Friday 0830-1630; Closed weekends.
Public Holidays: Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day
29 Burt Street
Birdsville, Diamantina Area
Queensland
Australia

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Cooper Cabins

Windorah, Barcoo Area
From AU$90.00 - 140.00
Eight hours' drive from Roma is a small town called Windorah - where the mighty Cooper flows, the yellowbelly are great and the sandhills are huge. Windorah is a great place for overnight stopovers, with the famous Birdsville Pub a comfortable drive the next day. Cooper Cabins offer you fully self-contained cabins with a barbecue area, which is a great place for you to watch the magnificent sunsets before the stars come out - something city folk don't get to see a lot of. The licensed dining room is open seven days offering food and drinks to make your stay comfortable. Go and see the great outback.

Birdsville Hotel - The Outback Loop

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
From AU$165.00 - 170.00
The Birdsville Hotel is as remote as a place gets, standing since 1884 on the edge of the last untamed frontier, the Simpson Desert. The pubs name is forged into Australian folklore and everyday travellers make their pilgrimage to one of Australia's most treasured icons. Whether you have driven for days or your aircraft has just landed on the airstrip next to the pub, you'll get the same warm outback welcome. Relax and soak up the true blue atmosphere, or sit up at the bar to hear a few yarns from old drovers, ringers and friendly locals. In the first week of September the population swells from 100 to over 5,000 for the Birdsville Races. This legendary race has been run on a sandy track since 1882 and now boasts professionally trained racehorses and prize money of over AUD100,000.00. For years, yarns have been spun at the Birdsville Pub, lubricated with icy cold beers, and here maps have been scratched into the red desert soil to guide travellers to special spots. This is truly an authentic place where the spirit of Australian mateship is definitely alive and kicking.

Windorah Caravan Park

Windorah, Barcoo Area
From AU$10.00 - 30.00
The Windorah Caravan Park has 32 powered sites and plenty of camping area. There are also two ablution blocks equipped with hot water, washing machines and clothes line. The Caravan Park also has a closed in eating area, fire area and a barbecue. The Park is set in bush surroundings, it is a short walk to town services including - restaurant, bar, corner shop, public phones, Post Office, Service Station and Information Centre. There is also a dump site available for your convenience. The Caravan Park is open all hours.
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