Adventure Way is an Australian outback route between the Queensland city of Brisbane and Innamincka in South Australia. The Adventure Way, Queensland route is 1,152 kilometres in distance and takes around 96 hours to complete, allowing time for sightseeing, food, and rest.
The Campr team had an amazing trip riding around outback Queensland and South Australia. So much so that we have picked out our Top 5 stops along Adventure Way:
1. Burke & Wills Dig Tree
One of Australia’s national icons, the Burke and Wills Dig Tree is a heritage-listed, blazed, eucalyptus tree at Nappa Merrie Station, Queensland, Australia. The tree is believed to be over 250 years old.
The town of Thargomindah is found in the Shire of Bulloo, Queensland. Thargomindah was the 3rd town in the world to have electric street lights— pretty impressive for an outback Australian town!
Eulo, known as the “Montville of the Outback”, is an opal-mining town in the Shire of Paroo, South West Queensland. Eulo produces breath-taking works of art and beautiful opals.
Cunnamulla is a South West Queensland town best known for their late August music festival and being home to the Cunnamulla Fella.
5. St George
St George is a pleasant rural town located on the Balonne River. The service centre has vast flatlands of the Darling Downs stretching beyond the Great Dividing Range. St George has many hidden treasures at The Unique Egg with a range of rare emu egg art works.
If you plan on taking an Outback Queensland trip check out our Top 5 Adventure Way locations for some planning inspiration. Also take a look at our Top 5 Stops on the Warrego way.
A: Innamincka, SA, B: Burke and Wills Dig Tree, C: Noccundra Hotel, D: Thargomindah QLD, E: Eulo QLD, F: Cunnamulla QLD, G: St George QLD