Cobbold Gorge

Cobbold Gorge

The road from Forsayth to Cobbold Gorge Village is a wide gravel road that is well maintained. There are several dips that are a bit rough that you really need to slow down for. There are call points along the ...
Forsayth

Forsayth

Our night time spot was very quiet and private and not dusty. We headed off again along the Savannah Way. Stopping at Cumberland Chimney it has a lovely lake with amazing birdlife. Only the chimney from the Cumberland Battery and ...
Croydon

Croydon

We got up pretty smartly this morning to pop down to the markets at the Sunset Tavern, walking distance from the park. Even at that time it was warming up and we knew we were in for a hot day. ...
Karumba, Outback by the sea

Karumba, Outback by the sea

Karumba, “Outback by the Sea” is a pretty good description of Karumba. The beach is not a typical beach we see on the east coast. There is no green grass or white sandy beaches, can’t even walk in the shallows ...
Normanton

Normanton

There were several big trucks passing by overnight, making it a bit noisy at times, overall all a good place to stop for the night. The road up to Burke and Wills Roadhouse was very good and 2 lanes. From ...
Terry Smith Lookout

Terry Smith Lookout

The wind did die down overnight and isn’t too bad this morning. We really need to go into Cloncurry, we umm and ahhh about doing a run in from here, nearly 120km round trip and then stay another night or ...
Corella Dam

Corella Dam

What an awesome spot and great to see blue water and green grass. We have heard from several other travellers that this was a great spot but it was very busy and spots next to the water were hard to ...
Mary Kathleen

Mary Kathleen

Wow this place is awesome. Mary Kathleen was originally a mining town but was abandoned in 1984 and uranium mining ceased in 1982. Uranium was discovered here in 1954 by Clem Walton and Norm McConachy and the township was named ...
Mt Isa

Mt Isa

The plan was to head into Mt Isa, fill up with fuel, water, have lunch and do some shopping. Well we and other travellers where surprised to find the main shops like Coles, Woolworths, Kmart etc where closed all day ...
Boulia

Boulia

You don’t find the Min Min lights, they find you But I get ahead of myself. After leaving the Middleton Hotel we continued on the road towards Boulia and stopped at Cawnpore Lookout. Bit of a short steep walk from ...
Middleton Hotel

Middleton Hotel

We sat back and relaxed at the waterhole for the morning and packed up after lunch heading into Winton for a quick look at the new Waltzing Matilda Centre. Then it was then onto the Boulia Road heading towards Middleton ...
Longreach

Longreach

We drove the 25km into Longreach to go to the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. First stop was fill up with water which is across from the visitor information centre on the Cnr of Sandpiper and the Landsborough hwy in a ...