Mobile Phone Coverage in Birdsville
Mobile phone coverage in Birdsville is provided by Optus and Telstra.
ATM’s are located at the Birdsville Hotel Cash-out is also available at the Birdsville Roadhouse.
Yes. Our water comes from the Artesian Bore and is safe to drink. If you need to fill your jerry cans and caravan/RV tanks, There are a row of 10 taps out at the free camping aera where you can fill up.
The Birdsville Hotel serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
Bags of ice can be purchased from the Birdsville Hotel, Birdsville Roadhouse, and Birdsville Fuel Services.
Yes. Wi-Fi is available at the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre.
No. There is no pharmacy in Birdsville so please make sure you bring an adequate supply of medication with you.
Fuel for your outback adventure and travels around The Diamantina is available at the Birdsville Roadhouse and Birdsville Fuel Services. Please note that there is no Auto gas available in Birdsville.
Yes. Pop in and see Barnsey at the Birdsville Roadhouse for mechanical or tyre repairs. Birdsville Fuel Service also does tyre repairs.
Not Just Hardware offers a gas bottle refill service.
The post office is located at Birdsville Fuel Services, across from the hotel beer garden in the main street.
Yes. Desert Parks Passes are available from the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre along with satellite phone hire, road condition updates, weather updates and any other information you may require. You can also pick up a Desert Parks Pass from the Birdsville Fuel Services and Birdsville Roadhouse.
Permits are available online at www.parks.nprsr.qld.gov.au/permits or call 137468.
Rex Airlines fly into Birdsville from Brisbane on Mondays and Thursdays, and from Mt Isa on Tuesdays and Fridays. Driving from the North: We are located 376km South of Boulia. There is roughly 70km of unsealed road, 10km of that being between Boulia and Bedourie and 60km between Bedourie and Birdsville. Driving from the East: We are 382km west of Windorah, roughly 280km is an unsealed road. Windorah is the last fuel stop before Birdsville. Driving from the South via the Birdsville Track: We are 520km North of Marree, this route is all unsealed. Driving from the south via Innamincka: There are three different ways and they are all unsealed. Via Walkers Crossing is 340km (we recommend not towing anything along this route), via Cordillo Downs is 442km & via Planet Arraburry Road is 511km.
Accommodation is available at the Birdsville Hotel which offers hotel rooms. The Birdsville Caravan Park offers rooms, cabins, powered sites, and unpowered sites. Alternatively, there are free camping available in Birdsville. Contact the Wirrarri Information Centre for more information.
No. Big Red is on private property and no camping is permitted (with the exception of the Big Red Bash).
The Birdsville Roadhouse and Birdsville Fuel Services both stock basic groceries.
There are public toilets located in Anzac Park and Wirrarri Information Centre. Showers are available at the Birdsville Roadhouse, or Birdsville Caravan Park., We also have a shower block available over the BIg Red Bash and Birdsville Races which is located behide the Wirrarri Information Centre, Pop in and see the staff at the counter and they will gladly be of service.