Things to do in Birdsville

Situated on the Birdsville Billabong banks, the Caravan Park is within walking range to anything and everything you might need in town. 

Explore Birdsville’s thriving modern community and enjoy the following activities during your stay

  Waddi Trees

 

 

Take a sandy walk and 
watch the sunset over Big Red
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Big Red sand dune

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

 

Go Border-hopping

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

Dirt Road, Blue Sky

 

Australian Inland Mission Hospital

Birdsville Inland Mission Hospital

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

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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

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The Birdsville Billabong

Birdsville Billabong Sunset

 

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.

 

 

Wirrarri Visitor Centre

For more information about the local road conditions or the weather forecast.

Birdsville Information Centre

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.