Ignite your curiosity when you explore Queensland’s Southern Outback. 

Learn and enrich your mind as you discover Dinosaurs, wonder at Stars, and relax in ancient Artesian baths.

Feed your soul on stories from our indigenous people and explore our national parks. Interact with endangered Bilbies and walk in the steps of Australia’s drovers. Explore the history behind  Australia’s latest renewable energy innovations and energy history.

Things to do

There is so much to see and experience in Queensland’s Southern Outback. Whether you are a seasoned camper, experienced hiker, historical enthusiast, outback explorer or holiday seeker – you’ll find something everyone can enjoy! It is a place where you can disconnect from everyday life and reconnect with your family and yourself.

  • All
  • Artesian water
  • Arts
  • Birdlife and Fauna
  • bulloo
  • camping
  • Conservation
  • Dinosaurs
  • Family friendly
  • Fishing
  • Grey nomad friendly
  • History
  • National parks
  • Natural resources
  • old jail houses
  • outback pubs
  • Rivers and waterways
  • Stars
  • Thargomindah
  • tourist info
  • visitor information centres
All
  • All
  • Artesian water
  • Arts
  • Birdlife and Fauna
  • bulloo
  • camping
  • Conservation
  • Dinosaurs
  • Family friendly
  • Fishing
  • Grey nomad friendly
  • History
  • National parks
  • Natural resources
  • old jail houses
  • outback pubs
  • Rivers and waterways
  • Stars
  • Thargomindah
  • tourist info
  • visitor information centres

Baldy Top

Romas Biggest Bottle Tree

St George Riverbank Walkway

Balonne River, St George

The Lake

Windows of St Pauls

Itineraries

There are so many amazing things to see and do in Queensland’s Southern Outback, so here is a guide to help get you started on your journey. You can expect to experience nothing short of breathtaking outback sunsets, pre-historic dinosaur fossils, welcoming local communities and country pubs. Therapeutic artesian spa experiences, relic rainforests and much more!

7 DAY NATURAL SCIENCES LOOP

Whatever your interests are, Queensland’s Southern Outback covers it all: astronomy, biology, geology, hydrology, meteorology, palaeontology and history.

10 DAY SOUTHERN OUTBACK EX BRISBANE

Discover the best of Southern Outback Australia on this 10-day trip from Brisbane to St. George via Roma and Eulo. 

Explore our Shires

Murweh

Filled with amazing attractions and natural landscapes, Murweh is the perfect place for a family holiday.

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Maranoa

Maranoa is a dynamic and vibrant regional community in the South West of Queensland.

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Balonne

Discover the best of the west in the Outback’s Oasis, also known as Beautiful Balonne.

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Quilpie

From swimming to natural wonders and unique flora and fauna, Quilpie is sure to entertain the whole family.

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Paroo

Get started on your journey to living like a local and enjoy the essence of Outback Queensland in Paroo.

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Bulloo

Where country meets the river, Bulloo has something everyone can enjoy.

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Events

Leahy House

Leahy House was built after 1885 when the Deed of Grant was made to the Thargomindah Newspaper Company...

The Old Jail

The Old Jail cells and kitchen had been purchased by Kulki Station in 1959 and used as part...

Stay in the Bulloo Shire

Visit all the accommodation places in Bulloo: Thargomindah, Cameron Corner, Hungerford, Noccundra, Kilcowera & Currawinya National Park. Thargomindah,...

Nullawokka Gallery and Tours

Nullawokka First Nations Gallery and Tours is located in Bollon’s 145 year old historic post office building on...