Diamantina National Park Camping Ground

Bedourie, Diamantina Area

Indicative Rate * AU$11.90 to AU$11.90

Enjoy spectacular sunsets and abundant bird life from the banks of the Diamantina River at Hunters Gorge camping area, or relax beside Whistling Duck Creek and enjoy bush camping beneath shady coolibah trees at Gum Hole camping area.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Activities

  • Camping
  • Off Road Driving

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Diamantina National Park
Bedourie, Diamantina Area
Queensland
Australia

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Hunters Gorge Camping Area

Located in the Diamantina National Park, the Hunters Gorge camping area is situated along the Diamantina River. This camping area is only accessible for Four Wheel Drives and high clearance camper trailers and caravans. Fires are permitted, except when there are fire prohibitions or fire bans in place. There are basic facilities available but remember to bring your own drinking water.

Gum Hole Camping Area

Located on Whistling Duck Creek, the Gun Hole camping area offers private sites shaded by Coolibah and Bauhinia trees. Fires are permitted, except when there are fire prohibitions or fire bans in place. There are basic facilities available but remember to bring your own drinking water. This camping area is only accessible via Four Wheel Drive and is not recommended for camper trailers.

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Betoota Races

Diamantina Area
26 August 2017
Witness the ghost town of Betoota come to life with holiday goers and Outback folk to celebrate the region’s signature event – The Betoota Races – and kicking off the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. Firstly, don your dancing shoes on Friday night for an outback bush dance followed by backing a winner in one of the six horse race meets the next day.
Free Entry
8 July 2017
Forget horses as it’s the camels that reign supreme on in Bedourie. Be amongst the hundreds of race goers who converge on the town to watch dozens of camels race in six events, worth a total of more than AUD11,000.
24 June 2017
Bring the whole family to the Bronco Branding Yards in Birdsville to watch skilled bushmen and women demonstrate their craft. Get involved in the horsemanship skills on Saturday with barrel, flag and herding races, or simply kick back ringside and enjoy the dusty action.

Birdsville Rugby League Nines

Multiple Locations
Free Entry
11 June 2017
The game of brute and fitness will return to The Diamantina after 30 years for the second time this June 11 in Bedourie. Fans, tourists and locals alike are invited along to the local park, turned ruby league field, to cheer the Barcoo Bandits attempt to defend their 2015 title.
  • Free WiFi
30 August 2017
The Windorah International Yabby Races began 1998, and is always on the Wednesday night prior to the iconic Birdsville Races, which is on the first weekend of each September. It is held in the street outside of the Western Star Hotel, and draws a crowd of punters, ready to whet their appetite with speedy blue claw crustaceans.

Windorah Rodeo

Multiple Locations
13 August 2017
Windorah Rodeo is an outback country rodeo, held in the channel country of Queensland, and is held after the finals of their annual Campdraft each year. This is a family, fun filled event, which features bull and bullock rides, as well as bareback and saddle bronc, ladies and junior barrel races.

Betoota Gymkhana

Multiple Locations
Free Entry
1 April 2017
The annual Betoota Gymkhana brings Australia's smallest town alive. Watch bushmen and women compete in exercises of true horsemanship and skilful dirt bike riding. Saturday you can expect barrel racing, flagging plus much more at the Horse Gymkhana followed by Motorbike Enduro later in the afternoon.

Birdsville Races

Multiple Locations
From AU$25 - 580
1 September 2017
Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two day of quality outback racing and entertainment. The second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival, the 13 race program features horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted Birdsville Cup.

Big Red Bash

Multiple Locations
From AU$350.00 - 350.00
4 July 2017
Meet people from all corners of the globe stage-side at Queensland’s most spectacular concert, with 40 metre Big Red sand dune as the backdrop. Witness the tunes of Aussie music legends like Troy Cassar Daley and Jimmy Barnes over three days and nights of non-stop music and entertainment.

Simpson Desert Racing Carnival

Multiple Locations
26 August 2017
The Simpson Desert Racing Carnival incorporates the Betoota Races, Birdsville Races and Bedourie Races for the ultimate outback racing experience. Held over three consecutive weekends, bar, food, camping and entertainment available!
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