Boulia Camel Races

The famous Boulia Camel Races, held annually on the third weekend in July, attracts people from all over the world to the township of Boulia.  It is not unusual for the town’s population of 300 to swell to 3000 for the three day Carnival.  Friday evening kick starts the weekend with live entertainment till late.  The racing action starts in earnest on Saturday morning and there is plenty of trackside entertainment to keep you occupied. Saturday night comes alive with food and dancing till late and a fireworks spectacular that has adults and children mesmerised.  Jockeys and camels combine once more on the track on Sunday morning, and race to the finish line for the prestigious Boulia Camel Cup.  So come along, join the fun and see camel racing at its best in Boulia. The event is held annually on the 3rd weekend in July.

Location:  Boulia Showgrounds