Central West QLD Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Central West QLD Area
There is more to Queensland than the tropical and sunny coastline. Head inland to Central West Queensland for an outback experience like no other. There is so much rich history behind this region, best stay a few days to fit all the activities and attractions in!
One of the best attractions to visit and learn about Queensland’s heritage is the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Browse the museum’s many exhibits, showcasing the pioneers and environment of the outback. Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park is also a great place to go and explore the fascinating history of dinosaurs. View the footprints of extinct dinosaurs that stampeded here millions of years ago.
Venture into the small outback town of Winton for camping, walking, four-wheel driving and wildlife watching. Did you know Banjo Patterson wrote Waltzing Matilda here in 1895? Experience the rawness of the bushland and see for yourself the land that has inspired the greatest bush poet.
Located near Blackall is Idalia National Park, offering a number of walking trails, driving tracks and camping sites. Drive your way up to Emmet Pocket Lookout where you will be rewarded with spectacular views over the woodlands.
With a range of natural and historic activities, Central West Queensland is a unique outback region just waiting to be explored.
Central West QLD Events & What's On
- The Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival 2018 Winton, QLD
- 2018 Birdsville Big Red Bash The Big Red Dune
- 2018 QOBA Opal Tradeshow North Gregory Hotel
- 2018 Boulia Camel Races Boulia Racecourse Reserve
- Bedourie Rugby League Nines Bedourie Oval
- Outback Writers' Festival 2018 Winton, QLD
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