Discover the great Australian story

Visit top historical places and sites, many significant to the Australian story. It's fascinating to be able to walk in the footsteps of some of Australia's most loved heroes.

Water Tank Mural

It's not easy to miss this when you're in the area! Cloncurry is home to this enormous work of art sprayed over an old water tank. The artist responsible for the work is Joel Fergie, also referred to as 'The Zookeeper'.

Cloncurry

Waltzing Matilda Centre

The Waltzing Matilda Centre is the only attraction in the world dedicated to a song. The Centre will re-open in April 2018.

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

Gulflander Rail Tour

Take a journey aboard the legendary Gulflander for a rail journey unlike any other. Originally built to connect the once bustling river port of Normanton with the rich gold fields of Croydon.

Normanton

Hampstead Tours

Uncover one of Richmond’s best-kept secrets on a guided tour to Hamstead Springs featuring stunning escarpments and views of the Gregory Range.

Richmond

Cumberland Chimney

The Cumberland Chimney and the dam, built by the gold mining company, are the only remainders of the Cumberland mine, once the largest gold mine in Etheridge.

Georgetown

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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Rail tour ex Forsayth

Board the Savannahlander in Forsayth for a half day vintage rail trip to Einasleigh then return by bus to Forsayth.

Forsayth

Rail tour ex Mt Surprise

Board the Savannahlander in Mt Surprise on Thursday afternoon and sit back and relax for your 2 hour rail journey to Einasleigh

Mt Surprise

Mt Surprise Station

The station was once the main livestock trucking yard for the district that supplied beef to the Etheridge and Chillagoe mining settlements.

Mt Surprise

Forsayth by Night Tour

This entertaining guided walking tour with a ghostly themed will have you questioning fact from fiction. Enjoy bush storytelling with a modern technical twist.

Forsayth

Burns Philip Building

Heritage-listed as Queensland's earliest surviving Burns Philp store. The store is still very much in its original condition.

Normanton

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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Julia Creek Opera House

Located in Julia Street, behind the Civic Centre. The Opera House is a historical photo gallery of the last 100 years in and around Julia Creek.

Julia Creek

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

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

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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Immerse yourself in Australian culture

Get involved and really experience Australian culture; meet our local producers and artisans; have a yarn to the locals; see where they work and play.

Heywood Granite Mine

This stunning scenery is the located on what once was a working granite mine, just 15 minutes drive out of Mount Isa.

Mount Isa

Walkabout Creek Hotel

This quirky hotel was made famous in the blockbuster movie Crocodile Dundee.  Inside the pub you'll find plenty of memorabilia from the days when Paul Hogan swaggered up to the bar.

Julia Creek

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

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

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

Texas Longhorn Tours

See the largest herd of full blood Texas Longhorn cattle in Australia and the famed Bethel Saddlery saddle shop. The 1100 acre property is family owned and operated.

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Yagurli Stargazing

Your guide will share Dreamtime stories of the Gandalidda People and their time-honoured interpretation of the universe and the true brilliance of our solar system.

Burketown

Heritage Walk

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

Richmond

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

Min Min Encounter

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

Boulia

Prairie Hotel

Call in and see their collection of stockman's hats and memorabilia.  The pubs claim to fame lies in the mystique of the wandering ringer. 

Hughenden

Hard Times Mine

From the moment you meet your miner tour guide, to the kitting-out in overalls and cap lamps, you're having fun and can't wait for what comes next.

Mount Isa

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.

Charters Towers