9 essential stops from Brisbane to Birdsville

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The Birdsville Races is one of those bucket list events. On your way out west, check out the 9 must see things to do along the journey.

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9 essential stops from Brisbane to Birdsville

  1. 9TO BIRDSVILLE essential stops ON YOUR DRIVE
  2. 10 Here's a serving suggestion of what to cover on your big trip from Brisbane to Birdsville
  3. #1 Chinchilla #startrails Search for Chinchilla Red (petrified wood) Melon Festival > February each year MELON CAPITAL FOSSICK OUTDOORS Fish, bush walk & camp under the stars
  4. #2 Roma #picnicraces Roma Saleyards on Tuesday and Thursday. Roma Picnic Races Roma Cup Easter in the Country. HORSE FOR COURSES GET MOOVING PUBS TO TRY Roma Court House Maloney's Inn
  5. #3 Mitchell #horsewalksintoaba r Great Artesian Spa & sunset on the Maranoa River. Our famous bush ranger is remembered through the town with their Ned Kelly bins. NED KELLY SPA LIFE BAR FOLK Check out the Court House Hotel to see a local horse tap a bell on the bar for a slurp of rum.
  6. #4 Charleville #bilbytown Meet a bilby from April to October Royal Flying Doctors BIG THINGS BEGIN BILBY STAR GAZE The Cosmos Centre after dark has an amazing display of stars and other galactic awesomness
  7. #5 Quilpie #endoftheline Climb Baldy Top Lookout Fish & picnic at Lake Houdraman. Fossick for opals or buy local jewels. OPAL OUTDOORS FLORA-FUL Wildflowers & bottle brush in Autumn.
  8. #6 Coopers Creek #sunsetspectacular See pioneer Burke's face carved into a tree. Set yourself up for a sunset show on the bank of Coopers Creek. SUN SET DIG TREE FISH Try your luck to catch golden perch, catfish and or yabbies.
  9. #7 Windorah #solarqueen Windorah's solar farm is super pretty at sunset. Windorah holds the International Yabby Races in the first week of September every year. YABBY RACES SUNNY SIDE UP MOTHER NATURE Take the 12km scenic nature route past where 2 rivers meet to make a creek.
  10. #8 Birdsville #birdistheword Wash down a Camel Pie with a cold beer at the Birdsville Hotel & do as the locals do and crush your can on the ground Two streets, a bakery, a pub & a race course. The Birdsville Races happens the first week in September! BUCKET LIST! CRUSH IT BIG RED Walk or 4WD over the 40 meter high sand dunes
  11. #birdsvilleraces
  12. Where to stay in Birdsville
  13. What to see in Birdsville
  14. Birdsville after dark
  15. Birdsville Races dress-up
  16. Must try: CurryCamelPie
  17. #9 Thargomindah #thargo Explore deserts, gibber & flood plains & stay on a cattle station 1st hydro-electric system driven by artesian water pressure WATER POWERED ADVENTURE CHARACTERS Meet bush characters Mayor John Tractor Ferguson or ' Dogga' Dare
  18. BRISBANE TO BIRDSVILLE 4WD ADVENTURE ITINERARY HERE'S SOMETHING WE PREPARED EARLIER: QUEENSLAND.COM

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