Enjoy wide open spaces and big skies in Outback Queensland, where you can follow in the tracks of dinosaurs, meet larger-than-life outback characters, cheer on a field of racing camels and sleep under a blanket of stars.
Things to Do in Outback Queensland
From World Heritage-listed fossil fields and one-of-a-kind museums to action-packed events, you’ll find something fascinating to do in Outback Queensland.
Year of the Outback
2019 marks The Year of Outback Tourism making it the perfect time to visit and attend one of the world-class events on offer. Experience Australia’s best live events in Queensland.
Dig up a dinosaur
Follow the dinosaur trail around Winton to see the world’s only site of a dinosaur stampede, and work on newly found dinosaur bones in a fossil lab.
Walk on the wing of a plane
Go behind the scenes and take a wing walk on a 747 in Longreach, birthplace of Qantas, and learn about Australia's heritage at the Stockman’s Hall of Fame.
See the sky on fire
The sunsets are bigger and better in the Outback – watch the sky light up from the top of Big Red, the highest dune in the Simpson Desert.
Take an outback road trip
Kick up some dust on a road trip along one of outback Queensland’s themed adventure drives or famous bush tracks and who knows the locals you'll meet.
Explore epic landscapes
It’s not all dust and dunes, Outback Queensland is home to national parks and gorges, too. Highlights include the sandstone-surrounded Lawn Hill Gorge in Boodjamulla National Park and its neighbouring Adels Grove campground.