Roadtrip to Queensland – Day 9 continued

Charleville Charleville Bilby Experience Once we had eaten lunch we drove back to the Charleville Tourist Information Centre for our 1:30 booking. First up we dropped Mel off with a staff member who had agreed to look after her while we attended the Bilby centre. Next a staff member booked us in and asked us …

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Roadtrip to Queensland – Day 9

Charleville Charleville Native Tree Walk After looking at the map of Charleville the helpful young man had given Karen the previous day we decided to kill two birds with one stone. (Not the two sculptured birds in the first photo!) We would take Mel for a walk and we could check out the local flora, …

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Winton – Australian Age Of Dinosaurs

Australian Age Of Dinosaurs Once again I would recommend making an advance booking for the Australian Age Of Dinosaurs so that you don't miss out on a fantastic experience relating to Australia's prehistoric past. We purchased the Ultimate Dinosaur Pass package. This included a guided tour of the Fossil Preparation Laboratory, the Collection Room and …

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Winton and the Waltzing Matilda Centre

Our late morning drive to Winton from Longreach was pretty quiet, passing only a few roadtrains and other caravanners heading in the opposite direction. We knew that the caravan park options were all booked out so we headed straight for the Tourist Information section of the Waltzing Matilda Centre. Here we were able to book …

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Longreach’s Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame

Back in Barcaldine we had sundowners with the couple in the caravan next door and visiting the various sites in Longreach and Winton entered the conversation. We had been thinking of booking a few days ahead but they mentioned that at least a week ahead would be wise due to the high numbers of caravanners …

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