Things to do in Birdsville

Situated on the Birdsville Billabong banks, the Caravan Park is within walking range to anything andeverything you might need in town. Explore Birdsville’s thriving modern community and enjoy the following activities during your stay.
 

Waddi Trees

Travel 12 kilometres from Birdsville
and seethe rare Waddi Trees aging as
much as a thousand years old.

  Waddi Trees

Take a sandy walk and
watch the sunset over
Big Red.

The tallest sand dune in the Simpson Desert,
Big Red is the perfect vantage point for
watching the sunset at the end of a
long sandy walk to the top.
It is also famed as a 4WD must-do.

 

 

 

Big Red sand dune

Dirt Road, Blue Sky

 

Go Border-hopping

Hop between borders and take photos right in the middle of the South Australian and Queensland border.

Birdsville Inland Mission Hospital

 

Australian Inland Mission Hospital Museum.

Take a trip back in time and check out how the sick and injured were treated in this hospital back in the early 1900s.

The Burke and Wills Tree

Head down to the Diamantina Riverbank
and check out the historical Coolibah
Tree marked by a party tracing the
route taken by Burke and Wills.

  Birdsville Burk and Wills Tree

The Birdsville Billabong

On the edge of town lies a beautiful
place for watching the great outback
sunset. The Billabong is also a great
venue for swimming, kayaking, or fishing.

 

 

Birdsville Billabong Sunset


Bakery
 

Birdsville Bakery 

Say hi to Dusty and Teresa at the Birdsville Bakery. Tuck into a Curried Camel or Kangaroo and Claret pie, grab a  sausage roll on the run or sit down and enjoy a cuppa and a great breakfast. One of Australia's few licensed bakeries, there's a modest selection of beer and wine. Dinner is served once a week – Birdsville Fried Chicken (our very own nod to the Colonel) is available on Friday nights. The bakery is open from Easter to October.

Birdsville Information Centre

 

 

Wirrarri Visitor Centre

For more information about the local road conditions or the weather forecast,tourists can visit the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre and get great travelling tips on sights to see and activities to do on their time of arrival.

Birdsville also has plenty of local artists with amazing works of art found at the centre’s extensive gallery. Drop by the centre’s theatrette and watch a documentary about the shire. With wireless Internet access, a souvenir shop, library, and maps of the area, a visit to the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre will surely be an informative experience