Top local attractions

Find out what's hot to do while in town and add them to your itinerary.

Artesian Bath House

Four very stylish themed Artesian Bath Houses have been built within the Julia Creek Caravan Park.

Julia Creek

Dinosaur Stampede

The trackways at Dinosaur Stampede National Monument were formed 95 million years ago when a herd of 150 small two-legged dinosaurs were ambushed by a large theropod.

Winton

Outback at Isa

Outback at Isa incorporates the Mount Isa Visitor Information Centre, Hard Times Mine Underground Tour, Riversleigh Fossil Centre, Isa Experience and more.

Mount Isa

See the Dunnart

Make 'At the Creek', your first stop when visiting Julia Creek. See the live feeding of the cheeky dunnart held twice daily.

Julia Creek

Kronosaurus Korner

See the most complete Marine fossils in the world at Kronosaurus Korner, Australia's premier marine fossil museum.

Richmond

Flinders Discovery Centre

Meet 'Hughie' a life-size replica of a Muttaburrasaurus found in Flinders Shire.

Hughenden

Einasleigh Hotel

For a great example of a typical Aussie pub, you can't go past the Einasleigh Hotel.  This colourful pub has been the local watering hole in Einasleigh for over 100 years. 

Einasleigh

Heritage Precinct

Pick up a map of the Croydon Heritage Precinct, which consists of Police Sergeant’s Residence c. 1898, Police Station and Gaol c. 1896, Court House c.1887 and Croydon Town Hall c.1890. 

Croydon

Miners Cottage

Try your hand at Gold Panning which is available with entry into The Miners Cottage. The owner is a retired prospector with many years of mineral exploration experience. 

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Marine Reptile Fossils

The marine fossils in Boulia are the real deal. Dating back to the Cretaceous Era when Boulia was part of the inland Eromanga Sea, some fossils still have their original teeth!

Boulia

Crystal Caves

Explore the tunnels and grottos of this unique museum to see Rene Boissevain's amazing collection of more than 600 individual pieces.

Atherton Tablelands

TerrEstrial Centre

Visit the TerrEstrial Centre containing the Ted Elliott Mineral Collection, a mind-boggling display of over 4,500 specimens

Georgetown

Croydon General Store

Step back in time when you call into Queensland's oldest store. The interior still looks as it did back in 1894. It's part actual working grocery store and part museum.

Croydon

Ghosts of Gold Trail

Hear quirky tales about ghostly characters on the Ghosts of Gold Heritage Trail; a self-guided walk to four historic locations.

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Cloncurry Unearthed

The museum houses memorabilia from the Mary Kathleen Uranium Mine and Township as well as local history and photographs.

Cloncurry

John Flynn Place

This fascinating museum honours an Australian visionary and those who joined his campaign for better living conditions in remote Australia.

Cloncurry

Riversleigh Fossil Centre

The Riversleigh Fossil Centre at Outback at Isa educates and interprets for visitors the fossils extracted from the nearby Riversleigh Fossil Fields.

Mount Isa

Underground Hospital

Visit the fully intact Mount Isa Underground Hospital, built by off-duty miners during World War II.

Mount Isa

Middleton Hotel

The Middleton Hotel was built during the Cobb & Co. era, and was a changing station on the route between Winton and Boulia.

Winton

Corfield and Fitzmaurice

Winton's first general store packed with historical information about Winton and it's surrounds.

Winton

Heritage Trucks

View fully-restored heritage trucks, tractors and machinery, a unique collection of workhorses from yesteryear at the Heritage Truck Museum.

Winton

Stonehouse Museum

Stroll through one of the first homes built in Western Queensland; see how its unique design keeps out the harsh summer heat.

Boulia

Arnos Wall

A modern wonder of art and architecture, Arno Grotjahn's wall contains almost every household item you can imagine and more. The walls reach two metres high.

Winton

Coolabah Tree

Burke & Wills fans will be keen to visit the historical Coolabah Tree in Hughenden.  This significant tree can be linked to two relief expeditions.

Hughenden

Venus Gold Battery

See a fascinating film presentation that shows not only the process of extracting gold from ore, but also the story of the Battery's working life and some of its ghosts.

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Outdoor activities

Get back to basics and explore the beauty of nature and the great outdoors.

City Lookout

Everyone in the Isa knows that the best place to be at sunset is the City Lookout.  You'll have 360-degree views of Mount Isa so don't forget your camera. 

Mount Isa

Duncan McIntyre Museum

You'll discover countless relics which tell the story of the Julia Creek's pioneering past at the Duncan McIntyre Museum. 

Julia Creek

Chillagoe Caves

This incredible landscape began to form around 400 million years ago when the land was covered by a shallow sea. Explore amazing caves and caverns.

Atherton Tablelands

Kuranda Markets

Kuranda is world famous for its markets. The Village in the Rainforest has two market locations, the Original Markets and the Heritage Markets.

Atherton Tablelands

Bush Dinner

Starting late April to September come along and enjoy the award winning Bush Dinner nights at the Julia Creek Caravan Park

Julia Creek

Lake Fred Tritton

Lake Fred Tritton is perfect for all the family. Enjoy swimming, skiing, canoeing and the kids will lover the fantastic playground and water park.

Richmond

Mount Walker Lookout

For one of the best views in the Flinders Shire, take a short drive out to Mount Walker; sitting 478m above sea level.  There are six lookouts.

Hughenden

Chinaman Creek Dam

Just a short drive out of town is Chinaman Creek Dam, a popular recreation spot. Swim, canoe, fish or simply take in the tranquility. Keen birdwatchers won't be disappointed.

Cloncurry

Talaroo Hot Springs

A recent addition to the interesting places around Mount Surprise is the Talaroo Station Hot Springs. Located 38 km west of Mount Surprise, Talaroo is a working cattle station.

Mt Surprise

Kidston Gold Mine

See the Australia's largest open-cut gold mine.  Approximately 110km south of Einasleigh you'll find the Kidston gold mine and battery (1921-45, 1984-2000), a major industrial relic.

Einasleigh

Fossil Hunting Sites

Find your very own fossil at Richmond's Fossil Hunting Sites.  Many of the fossils found in Richmond are among the best preserved of their kind in the world.

Richmond

Yagurli Fishing Charter

Cast out a line to the angling adventure of your dreams, exploring remote Gulf waterways in search of prized tropical species such as barramundi and king salmon.

Burketown

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

If you have always wanted to try Stand Up Paddle Boarding then there is no better place than Cobbold Gorge to give it a go.

Forsayth

Agate Fossicking

Fossick for the world renowned Thundereggs and Agates at Agate Creek, around 70km south of Forsayth.

Forsayth

Heritage Walk

Take a stroll down Richmond's Heritage Walk which includes the Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre.

Richmond

Porcupine Gorge

The gorge is a great place for viewing wildlife. See sculptured sandstone and deep pools of the gorge floor as you walk along the 2.4 kilometre return track. 

Hughenden

Mutton Hole Wetlands

The 9000-hectare wetlands are of international significance as a breeding, feeding, moulting and drought refuge for birds.

Normanton

Innot Hot Springs

Enjoy a rejuvenating soak in these natural mineral springs. Find the perfect spot in the bubbling hot shallows of Nettle Creek.

Atherton Tablelands

Skybury Coffee

Immerse yourself in the full Skybury experience with a visit to the 375-acre property, enjoying the purest Australian Arabica Coffee.

Atherton Tablelands

Forty Mile Scrub

Enjoy a picnic or follow the circuit walk at Forty Mile Scrub National Park on the northern edge of the basaltic McBride Plateau.

Mt Surprise

Gem Fossicking

Call in to the Gem Den and get the run down on all things fossicking. Join the Topaz Tour to their mining claim for a morning of fun.

Mt Surprise

Min Min Encounter

Hear spine tingling stories of local residents' encounters with this mysterious light phenomenon at the Min Min Encounter show.

Boulia

Lake Moondarra

Lake Moondarra is an artificial lake on the Leichhardt River in Queensland, Australia, 16 km downstream from the town of Mount Isa.

Mount Isa

Barracks Waterhole

The old Police Barracks make the perfect place for a picnic, fishing or enjoying the majesty of an outback water hole.

Boulia

Copperfield Gorge

Just a short stroll from the Einasleigh Hotel is the sparkling Copperfield Gorge. Explore the deep, cool chasms and quiet beaches of this beautiful spot.

Einasleigh

Canoe the Gorge

Adels Grove Camping Park is located 10km from Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla National Park and 50km from the world heritage Riversleigh Fossil fields.

Burketown

Cawnpore Lookout

Cawnpore Lookout is set on the edge of Winton Shire and Boulia Shire overlooking the Lilleyvale Hills. The Lookout is approximately 51 km west of Middleton.

Winton

Eco Walk

If you're feeling active, you'll enjoy a stroll along the 1.5km Eco Walk on Flinders.  The walk tells the story of the diverse bioregions of the Flinders Shire.

Hughenden

Towers Hill Walk

Pick up your Towers Hill brochure from the Visitor Information Centre and discover why this site has such special significance. Uncover the stories from the informative storyboards along the way.

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