Outback Towns

Outback North

The gulf country is renowned for its Barramundi, seafood and the “tin hare” (Gulflander rail motor) Further south it’s Hughie & Mutt at Hughenden, The Isa & Qantas’ birth place. Stir in Dirt & Dust, Merry Muster and a dozen other festivals & you’ll have a rip – roaring time in the outback north.

Atherton

Atherton is the largest town in the Atherton Tablelands, an area filled with tropical rainforests, scenic...

Bowen

Bowen is located between the far north Queensland towns of Townsville and Mackay

Burketown

Burketown is Barramundi Capital of Australia! For What's Hot in Burketown and Burketown's best click here....

Cairns

Large tropical city in Far North Queensland, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Savannah Way and Cape York....

Camooweal

The Barkly Highway between Mount Isa and Camooweal is considered the longest main street in the world at...

Cape York Peninsula

Cape York is seen by adventurers, travellers and 4wders as Australia’s last frontier, isolated and the last...

Charters Towers

Charters Towers was a thirsty town, with 65 hotels in it's heyday.

Cloncurry

Located 1708km north west of Brisbane and 120km east of Mount Isa, Cloncurry's claim to fame is the...

Cooktown

Cooktown is a small town located at the mouth of the Endeavour River, on Cape York Peninsula in Far North...

Croydon

Take the time machine back into an era of the outbacks last great goldrush!

Einasleigh

Former copper town

Georgetown

Georgetown is a town on the Etheridge River, and the administrative centre of the Shire of Etheridge in North...

Greenvale

A township was built in the 1970s to house workers for the nearby Greenvale Nickel mine.

Hughenden

Hughenden is located half-way between Townsville and Mount Isa on the Flinders Highway, North West Queensland...

Julia Creek

Think you've got what it takes? Like most remote outback communities, Julia Creek have taken their initative...

Karumba

A small fishing town in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Kuranda

The picturesque mountain village of Kuranda - 25km northwest of Cairns is surrounded by World Heritage...

Lakeland

Located at the start of the Peninsula Developmental Road on Cape York.

Mackay

Mackay has long been known as the ‘sugar capital’ of Australia; with crops being grown in the area since...

Mareeba

Mareeba is much more than just a gateway town - north to Cooktown, Weipa and the tip of Cape York, or along...

Mount Garnet

A small mining town on the Savannah Way.

Mount Isa

The history in mining, fossils and indigenous culture which makes it a real draw card for tourists to outback...

Mt Surprise

Mount Surprise is a small town on the Savannah Way (Gulf Developmental Road) in the Gulf Savannah region of...

Normanton

Located at the head of the Norman River, 700km west of Cairns ,with a population of 1,328, Normanton is known...

Prairie

Prairie is part of the Flinders Shire which covers an area of approximately 41000 square kilometres and is...

Quamby

Small outback town near Cloncurry.

Ravenshoe

Ravenshoe is noted as the highest town in Queensland and is surrounded by World Heritage listed rainforest....

Richmond

Although not great in size and numbers the 'Overlander's Way' town of Richmond is certainly leaving behind...

Sarina

An attractive town, south of Mackay in Queensland known for its sugar industry.

Sweers Island

Small island fishing resort in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Townsville

Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland, the city of Townsville is located approximately...

Weipa

For the avid fisherman, camping enthusiast, 'twitcher' or just anyone that appreciates exploring truly unique...