How to Get to the Diamantina How to Get to the Diamantina

Coming to Birdsville and the Diamantina Shire

By Car

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.

 

By Plane

Rex Airlines flies into Birdsville twice a week from Brisbane and Mt Isa.

 REX

 

Coming to Bedourie

By Car

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

 

By Plane

Rex Airlines flies into Bedourie twice a week from Brisbane and Mt Isa

 REX