Summer adventures are better in Outback Queensland

Sponsored content: Your self-drive adventure awaits to explore natural wonders and ancient landscapes of Outback Queensland this summer.

Haven’t thought about a summer holiday in the outback? Think again…

Outback Queensland is perfect for a summer family holiday – wide-open spaces to explore without crowds, stunning gorges, rivers and lakes to cool off in, scenic lookouts and National Parks to explore, and of course plenty of country-style pubs to finish the day off with a refreshing drink. 

There are outdoor baths to relax and soak in, lakes to splash around in, and cool gorges to glide along in your canoe. 

The kids can be kept happy with plenty of outdoors activities and adventures, and you can escape to the air-conditioned comfort of all the major tourism attractions during the heat of the day. 

And talking of cool liquids, adults can pop by an outback vineyard to sample local wines. 

Outback Queensland is home to an abundance of authentic heritage attractions, vibrant country towns and stunning natural wonders. 

And with sealed and comfortable roads and a great range of self-drive itineraries, it’s a perfect time to jump in the car and head out for unforgettable outback adventure. 

Drive the wide-open spaces to experience a timeless landscape or explore historic towns and get to know the locals.

Come face-to-face with Australia’s largest dinosaur or follow in the footsteps of our storied pioneers. 

Visit a working cattle station and throw in a fishing line beside a peaceful billabong.

Gaze at the sunsets and sink into a relaxing artesian bath under a canopy of stars.

Whether you are looking to connect with nature, experience genuine country hospitality or share a once-in-a-lifetime journey with family, you can be assured of a warm welcome in Outback Queensland.

Download your Drive Outback Queensland guide and start planning today!