Top nature & wildlife experiences

Discover a smorgasbord of nature and wildlife experiences, from beautiful national parks and reserves, unique wildlife, and some unforgettable adventure activities.

White Mountains Flight

Experience a scenic flight over the magnificent White Mountains National Park with Fox Helicopter Services.

Hughenden

Lake Barrine

Lake Barrine is a volcanic maar, surrounded by rainforest and is the perfect spot to take a walk, have a swim or relax with a picnic.

Atherton Tablelands

Lake Eacham

A serene blue lake surrounded by lush rainforest, Lake Eacham in part of Crater Lakes National Park.

Atherton Tablelands

Boodjamulla National Park

Visit one of Queensland's most significant geological parks; spectacular gorge scenery and diverse wildlife.

Burketown

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

Croc & Crab Tours

Cruise to a stunning gulf sand island at sunset.  Witness a spectacular gulf sunset as you dine on delicious fresh seafood. 

Karumba

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

Cobbold Gorge

Immerse yourself in the natural wonder of a truly unique North Queensland outback holiday destination deep in the heart of the Gulf Savannah region.

Forsayth

Undara Active Explorer

Suitable for the more active visitors, this two hour tour involves climbing over rocks and walking on uneven surfaces. The ultimate lava tubes experience.

Undara

Wildlife at Sunset

Enjoy a big sky sunset with sparkling wine and cheese followed by a nature experience at dusk in the entrance of a spectacular lava tube.

Undara

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

Clem Walton Park and Corella Dam

57km west of Cloncurry on the Barkly Highway where you can forget about the rat race.

Cloncurry

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

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

Mareeba Wetlands

You can explore over 12km of walking trails which criss-cross the wetlands.  Ask at the visitors centre for maps and walk information. 

Atherton Tablelands

Barramundi Discovery

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the barramundi on this fascinating guided tour of this hatchery and breeding centre.

Karumba

Kerry D Fishing Charter

These fishing charters are the perfect way to experience world-class fishing in a relaxed, comfortable and safe environment.

Karumba

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

White Mountains National Park

See stunning white sandstone ridges and deep gorge systems at White Mountains National Park; a rugged and remote park.

Hughenden

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

Full day Undara tour

Book a full day tour from Bedrock Village, Mt Surprise to see the incredible Undara Lava Tubes. The tour begins with a walk around Kalkani Crater taking in spectacular views of the lava tube line.

Mt Surprise

Lake Belmore

Lake Belmore is the aquatic jewel of the Gulf Savannah. It is the largest body of fresh water in the region providing locals and tourists with a cool, clean, quiet place to swim, fish, ski, canoe and socialise. 

Croydon

Burdekin Weir Park

A beautiful spot to sit, relax and watch the birds, this park is located approximately 17kms from Charters Towers and is the source of the City's water supply.

Charters Towers

Leichhardt Falls

The Leichhardt Falls is a plunge waterfall on the Leichhardt River, 77km from Burketown. The falls are not renowned for their height but for their stepped nature and breadth.

Burketown

Yagurli Sunset Cruise

Experience the magic of an outback sunset, glowing vivid shades of crimson as you cruise the calm waters of Albert River observing the unique wildlife of Gulf Country by dusk. 

Burketown

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

Artesian Bore

Arguably the only really interesting bore in Queensland as it has been running for over a century and the built up minerals look more like a piece of modern sculpture.

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

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

Helicopter Tour

For the ultimate aerial view of Cobbold Gorge and surrounding areas, you can't go past this incredible scenic helicopter flight.

Forsayth

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

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

Meet Krys the Croc

Take a selfie with Krys, a life-size statue of the largest saltwater crocodile ever caught. It was killed with a single shot on the Norman River.

Normanton

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