Discover The Diamantina
Take the ultimate Outback Queensland adventure! Visit Birdsville - the home of the Birdsville Races, experience the world's most remote music festival the Big Red Bash, take a 4WD adventure across the Simpson Desert or trek through Diamantina National Park.Find out more
Coming to Birdsville and the Diamantina Shire
When heading from Windorah, travel 390klm to Birdsville. Note: 280klm is a dirt road well maintained by The Barcoo and Diamantina Shire Councils.
Points of Interest along the way to stop and experience the amazing sights of Outback Queensland: Deons Lookout, Betoota Hotel, The Dreamtime Serpent.
When heading from Bedourie, travel 186klm to Birdsville. Note: 70klm is a well maintained dirt road.
Points of Interest along the way: Mooney's Grave, Carcoory Ruins, Cuttaburra Crossing
Heading from Maree up the Birdsville Track. 520klm to Birdsville on a very well maintained dirt road.
Points of Interest along the way: Clayton spa and wetlands, Cooper Creek, and Mungerainne Hotel.
Heading across The Simpson Desert. This all dirt road with some 1100 sand dunes to see along the way.
Points of Interest: Poepple's Corner, Eyre Creek, and Big Red.
Rex Airlines flies into Birdsville twice a week from Brisbane and Mt Isa.
Coming to Bedourie
Head from Birdsville for 186klm, with 70klm being a well-maintained dirt road.
Points of Interest along the way: Waddi Trees, Caroory Ruins, and Cuttaburra Crossing.
Heading from Birdsville Via Lake Machattie is 302klm drive along a well maintained dirt road.
Points of interest: Lake Machattie/
Heading from Windorah is a 390klm drive along a well maintained dirt road.
Pointss of Interest: Farrars Creek
Rex Airlines flies into Bedourie twice a week from Brisbane and Mt Isa