Outback Towns

The Downs

You only need to walk down the streets of any of the towns and villages in Queensland’s Darling Downs to see how proud they are of their heritage. Museums, murals, woolshed, historical villages, wineries and The Big Rig are all on show, or perhaps a cozy log fire with hot cocoa and a glass of fine local port is more your scene….

Boonah

South West of Brisbane on the Scenic Rim

Brigalow

No time for rabbiting around. One of the few things to check out in Brigalow is the Rabbit Proof Fence which...

Chinchilla

Nestled in the heart of the Western Downs, Chinchilla is less than 300 kilometres from Brisbane on the...

Dalby

Cattle, cotton, pigs and sheep, rivers wide and black soil deep! In the heart of the downs, Dalby lays along...

Drillham

One of Drillham's "highlights" is a roadside Cairn commemorating railway workers efforts.

Dulacca

This town was established with the coming of the railways in 1879 and was named after the nearby Dulacca...

Gatton

Rich farming area

Goondiwindi

Gallop into Gundy - 360km from Brisbane sits a monument to a local legend. Not another explorer or pioneer...

Injune

A tiny town nestled on the edge of the spectacular Carnarvon ranges, Injune is one of the best vantage points...

Jackson

Jackson is a wayside stop on the Warrego Highway west of Dulacca in the Murilla Shire.

Jondaryan

The highlight of each year at Jondaryan is the nine day Australian Heritage Festival which is held at the end...

Macalister

Tiny outback town

Miles

Miles is a small town located 346 kms north west of Brisbane accessible via the Leichardt and Warrego...

Millmerran

Powering ahead - Located in the heart of the downs country Millmerran traditionally provided for the...

Moonie

Moonie is the oil capital of Queensland, - a tiny settlement on the intersection of the Leichhardt and Moonie...

Oakey

The town's moment of glory came with the birth of the brilliant horse Bernborough at Rosalie Plains in 1939....

Pittsworth

Pittsworth is well known for its tree lined streets, mostly made up of purple Jacarandas and orange Silky...

Roma

Located 470km west of Queenslands capital Brisbane, Roma is itself a capital in it's own right. The town of...

Stanthorpe

There's more to this town than apple's and grapes- There's attractions and batholyths of unusual shapes!...

Toowoomba

As Queensland's largest inland city, Toowoomba is the hub of the fertile Darling Downs region. Toowoomba...

Wallumbilla

Wallumbilla is a small town 40km east of Roma on the Warrego Highway, known for Beef Cattle and Cropping....

Warra

Warra we do while we're here! Not much is the answer!, but Warra, like alot of other 'blink and you'll miss...

Warwick

Warwick is just under 2 hours drive south west of Brisbane. The two major tourist drawcards for the town are...

Westmar

The name Westmar came from Western and Maranoa. Westmar is a social community along the Moonie Highway, in...

Yuleba

Yuleba was involved in the last Cobb and Co coach run on the 16th August 1924 when the coach ran from Surat...