Outback Queensland

Outback Queensland is a land of inspiring stories, with a special connection to the history of our country and the spirit of our nation. It’s a connection you can’t help but make out there in the vast landscape, star-gazing at a crystal clear night sky, sitting ringside at a rodeo, camping on the edge of the desert, or chatting to the locals at any old pub. Find out more about Outback Queensland here: http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au/destinations/outback/outback_home.cfm?cmpid=1996
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Picturesque sunset taken on the Barkly Highway from Mount Isa to Camooweal by @bluedogphotography #thisisqueensland

Picturesque sunset taken on the Barkly Highway from Mount Isa to Camooweal by

Outback Queensland, Australia.

Taken in Western Queensland Australia on a property (sheep and cattle station) named "Salt Bush".

Mt Isa, Queensland

Night lights of Mt Isa, Queensland

Saddle up! Drovers ride for up to 10 miles a day during the cattle drive which cuts across the Mitchell Downs  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2382594/A-gallop-Queenslands-remote-Outback-grumpy-horse-tow.html

A gallop through the Queensland's remote Outback (with a grumpy horse in tow!)

A gallop through the Queensland's remote Outback (with a grumpy horse in tow!

On the way to Birdsville, stop in at the Dig Tree, the territory where Burke and Wills met their end #thisisqueensland

On the way to Birdsville, stop in at the Dig Tree, the territory where Burke and Wills met their end

A gallop through the Queensland's remote Outback (with a grumpy horse in tow!)  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2382594/A-gallop-Queenslands-remote-Outback-grumpy-horse-tow.html

A gallop through the Queensland's remote Outback (with a grumpy horse in tow!)

A gallop through the Queensland's remote Outback (with a grumpy horse in tow!

Head to the Flinders Discovery Centre in Hughenden where the region was on the edge of an ancient inland sea whose buried sediments contain a treasure trove of terrestrial and marine dinosaur fossils. #thisisqueensland

Head to the Flinders Discovery Centre in Hughenden where the region was on the edge of an ancient inland sea whose buried sediments contain a treasure trove of terrestrial and marine dinosaur fossils.

The Cosmos Centre and Observatory ouside of Charleville is perfect for viewing the night skies. With the nearest major town sitting hundreds of kilometres away, the sky is clear and free of any light pollution giving an absolutely breathtaking view of the stars #thisisqueensland

Grab your keys for this Warrego Way outback road trip

Countryside calm in #thisisqueensland by @artistrobd

Countryside calm in by

Complete a dinosaur trail in Outback Queensland with a visit to Richmond where palaeontologists got excited with the 1989 local discovery of an almost complete skeleton of an ancient marine creature, plesiosaur. #thisisqueensland

Complete a dinosaur trail in Outback Queensland with a visit to Richmond where palaeontologists got excited with the 1989 local discovery of an almost complete skeleton of an ancient marine creature, plesiosaur.

Some of the most famous locals of Outback Queensland are extinct! Meet them on your next outback adventure #thisisqueensland

Some of the most famous locals of Outback Queensland are extinct! Meet them on your next outback adventure

There aren't many places in Australia you can cuddle a bilby! Luckily, the Bilby Experience Centre in Charleville lets you! #thisisqueensland

3 days of Outback Queensland adventure

There's no place to picnic as beautiful as Picnic Point in Toowoomba! With stunning views across the range an walking trails leading you to hidden gardens, this is a truly special spot. #thisisqueensland

There's no place to picnic as beautiful as Picnic Point in Toowoomba! With stunning views across the range an walking trails leading you to hidden gardens, this is a truly special spot.

Camping in the Outback under the star #thisisqueensland

Waltzing Matilda and Billabong

Camping in the Outback under the star

For classic silhouette pictures against the Simpson Desert, you'll want to make tracks up Big Red, the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert. #thisisqueensland

For classic silhouette pictures against the Simpson Desert, you'll want to make tracks up Big Red, the tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert.

Make Winton your base in Outback Queensland for a dinosaur trail unlike any other #thisisqueensland

Explore Australia’s Dinosaur Trail – an outback triangle that links Hughenden and Richmond with Winton, and the chance to dig up fossilised dinosaurs.

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