Birdsville Races

Since 1882 local residents, horses, riders, families and friends have gathered in Birdsville for a two day race meeting.



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Birdsville Caravan Park 

Birdsville Caravan Park is a welcoming and spacious tourist park located at the iconic Birdsville, southwest Queensland on the edge of the Simpson Desert.

The most wonderful experiences of a camping trip at Birdsville Caravan Park come from its breathtaking nature and discovering something new each day.


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Birdsville Hotel

It's impossible to come to Birdsville without popping into the historic Birdsville Hotel, which was built in 1884. Pull up a stool, order a coldy and get to know the locals. The hotel also offers great meals and modern, air-conditioned rooms.


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Adventure Australia Treks Tours

AATT is based in Birdsville offering a wide range of small group passenger tours and tag-along tours. There guides are experienced and passionate and will leave you well informed.

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Desert Edge Tour

Desert Edge Tours is a family run business.We are located in Birdsville in far south western Queensland.We offer a variety of local tours around Birdsville as well as offering fully customized tours for small groups.

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Big Red Bash

Rock'in the Simpson 4th-6th July 2017 at the Big Red Sand Dune west of Birdsville

3 days and nights of music …… Iconic Australian artists, set in an iconic location on the edge of the Simpson Desert, with the iconic Big Red Dune as stage backdrop …. It doesn’t get much better than this!

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Queensland National Parks

Book and pay online now for camping permits for the Diamantina National Park and vehicle access permits in Queensland National Parks and State Forests.

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Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Regional Reserve

Located within the driest region of the Australian continent, the Simpson Desert Conservation Park is in the centre of the Simpson Desert, one of the world's best examples of parallel dunal desert. Please note, it is mandatory to purchase a Desert Parks Pass to enter and camp in Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Simpson Desert Regional Reserve.


Rent A Tent

The Diamantina Shire Council has partnered with Rent-a-tent to provide tented accommodation for visitors to the 2017 Birdsville Races.

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Rex Airline

Passenger air services are provided by Regional Express (Rex) who operate from Brisbane to Birdsville then Mt Isa and back the following day twice a week.


Wrights Air 

Experience a birds eye view of the spectacular Australian Outback.Wright Airs offer a wide variety of flight experiences ranging from our Big Red & Diamantina flight which shows you the land surrounding Birdsville in 30 minutes, all the way to Lake Eyre. 



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Stay On Track Outback 

Planning a trip or travelling in Outback Queensland?

Driving on the highways and roads of Outback Queensland poses hazards and conditions you may never have encountered before and make the trip unique and memorable.

Stay on Track Outback is a road safety initiative of the Queensland Police Service.

Download here the Stay On Track Outback brochure

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Outback Queensland

Live Australia's Story through adventure holidays in Queensland's outback. There are so many outback adventures waiting for you, click below.


Tourism Queensland 

Discover everything that Queensland has to offer.