Carnarvon National Park

Just under an hour away from Emerald in Queensland, you’ll arrive in Springsure, a town on the cusp of the absolutely stunning Carnarvon National Park. There’s a lot to see and do here, and there’s no doubt that it’s one of the most striking features of Queensland’s outback, but keep in mind that there are … Continued

Emerald by name, emerald by nature

While Queensland might be known for its arid inland landscapes, azure coastlines and tropical rainforests, this region, roughly three to four hours west of Rockhampton, offers up some lesser known, but equally breathtaking attractions. Considered to be the hub of the Central Highlands, Emerald will whet your appetite for the region’s stunning natural features, with … Continued

Relax in Rockhampton

In the Mount Jim Crow National Park, visit the impressive 221-metre tall Mount Jim Crow, the ancient remains of a long-extinct volcano, and enjoy the view over the countryside. The area is home to multiple volcanic plugs – known collectively as the Mount Hedlow trachyte plugs – with special significance to the Darumbal Aboriginal people. … Continued

Explore the Savannah Way

Start at Katherine – one of the main stops on the Savannah Way – to see what lies ahead on this famous Australian track. Sitting at the southern tip of Kakadu National Park, the Nitmiluk National Park is home to some of Australia’s natural wonders. The Leliyn (Edith) Falls cascade year round, and provide a … Continued

Undara to Townsville

In Undara, take a step closer towards some of nature’s most extraordinary secrets by venturing underground at the Undara Volcanic National Park. The park is home to one of the world’s longest lava tube caves, an impressive cavern hidden underneath a deceptive layer of grass and brush. When the volcano was active, it’s estimated that … Continued

Winton in Winter

Winton is known for its dinosaurs, being home to the world’s only known preserved dinosaur stampede footprints, the Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways. The museum here specialises in dinosaurs, and accordingly holds the world’s largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils, as well as Australia’s largest fossil preparation laboratory! Taking the lab tour is an unforgettable and … Continued

Desert Delights – Bulloo Shire

The Bulloo Shire covers almost 74,000 square kilometres at the junction of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. It’s flat, red land characterised by low scrub, blue skies and vast horizons. In other words, it is quintessentially Queensland outback – the perfect place to get a sense of the desert. Start at Lake Bindegolly National … Continued

Nature, adventure and fun in Barcoo

Located in far-west Queensland, in the heart of the Channel Country, Barcoo Shire is one of the more remote shires in the state, with an area of 61,974 square kilometres, incorporating the townships of Jundah, Stonehenge and Windorah. The Barcoo Shire lays claim to the most exceptionally unique place in Australia and the world, as … Continued

The Great Tropical Drive

The Great Tropical Drive is the ultimate adventure road trip: this internationally renowned self-drive tour features immaculate beaches, fascinating heritage towns and some of the oldest continually surviving rainforests on earth. Cairns to Cooktown Your journey starts in Cairns, where you can choose between no less than eight beaches, all within close proximity to World … Continued

Sunshine Coast to Fraser Coast

A caravanning or camping road trip from the Sunshine Coast to the Fraser Coast will encompass world-class beaches, stunning rural hinterland, abundant wildlife and unmatched natural beauty. You could spend a week in this part of southern Queensland or a lifetime! Mooloolaba About an hour north of Brisbane, it’s worth touring through the Glasshouse Mountains … Continued

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