Cross Country to Outback

duration: 12 days / 11 nights

This one way drive is for the true adventurers looking to explore the inland icons of Queensland.  Queensland is a huge state and you would be remiss in not taking the opportunity to see some of the country highlights.  Begin your drive in the lush Southern Queensland Country region before hitting the open road to the Outback.

Highlights

  • Granite Belt Wines

    Taste award-winning 5 star wines in Queensland's Granite Belt

  • Girraween National Park, Granite Belt

    Discover the still waters of Bald Rock Creek, stunning native plants, colourful bird species and wildlife.

  • The scenic sunflower Trail

    Follow the sunflowers via pretty backroads from Warwick to Toowoomba

  • Cafe culture

    Discover Toowoomba's trendy laneway cafes and restaurants.

  • See the Big Rig

    Make sure you allow time to see the The Big Rig Night Show in Roma. Be prepared for a light and sound show that will impress. There's also a great souvenir shop, museum and cafe.

  • Charleville

    Explore the night skies at Charleville's Cosmos Centre

  • Tambo

    Spot the unique bottle tree landscapes as you travel through Tambo.

  • Longreach Legends

    Discover the stories our our Outback heros at the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame.

  • See the Dinosaurs

    Visit the Australian Age of Dinosaurs just outside of Winton. Discover the largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils in the world. Spend time in the laboratory, collection room and the new Dinosaur Canyon.

  • Dinosaur Stampede

    Step back 90 million years to discover over 3000 dinosaur footprints. This is believed to be the only recorded dinosaur stampede on the planet.

  • Visit Dundee's pub

    Make a stop at the Walkabout Creek Hotel in McKinley. Most people recognise this pub from the Crocodile Dundee Movie. Call in for a cool ale and a snack.

  • Sunset Lights

    Watch the sunset from City Lookout. You'll have 360-degree views of Mount Isa so don't forget your camera. The mine smelter stacks take on an eerie beauty when they are silhouetted against the mine lights.