Queensland’s Outback is a vast, rugged and splendid region, spanning an area of some 832,000 square kilometres in Western Queensland. This ancient landscape is rich in traditional and contemporary Australian heritage, fossilised history and colourful characters of the Australian bush.
The Outback region is a unique tourism environment offering numerous natural, cultural, heritage and indigenous attractions. National Parks abound and the natural features of the landscape cater for a range of special interest activities.
More than just a spectacular and unique region, the Queensland Outback is synonymous with a real Australian experience that embraces the nation’s cultural heritage and pioneering spirit. If you’re looking for a great break, get out and explore Queensland’s spectacular Outback. From rollicking stockmen, to quiet fishing spots, to desert sand dunes, and even the odd dinosaur – there’s nowhere quite like it.
Queensland’s Outback has it all – from the magnificent natural diversity of the Channel Country in the south west, the heritagerich Matilda Country of the central westand the ancient lands of the Dinosaur, Fossil and Mining Country in the north west. And it’s all right here in your own backyard!
The people, places and wide–open spaces of Queensland’s backyard offer you an Australian Outback holiday like no other. It’s all waiting to be discovered by you – today’s Outback adventurer! The Outback Queensland Tourism Authority is the official Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) responsible for the marketing of the destination.