Visitors to Birdsville have the opportunity to plan a range of itineraries. Whether you’re visiting for the races, the Big Red Bash or just discovering outback Australia, there are trips from Birdsville in all directions that will allow you to explore and discover the area’s rich heritage, quirky culture, amazing flora and fauna, and extraordinary desert scenery.
One of the best places to start is the Wirrarri Visitor Information Centre in Birdsville. From here you’ll be able to find information on local attractions and plan your itinerary.
Examples of popular trips include:
An itinerary visiting the meeting points of the four states. Poeppel’s Corner (SA, NT & QLD), Haddon’s Corner (SA & QLD), and Cameron’s Corner (SA, NSW & QLD).
The Outback Loop
An itinerary linking the Birdsville and Strzelecki Tracks via Birdsville, Innamincka, Lyndhurst and Marree in outback South Australia.
The Simpson Desert Racing Carnival
A 15-day itinerary set against the backdrop of the famed Simpson Desert giving the local community, punters, tourists, jockeys, owners and trainers alike the opportunity to come from far and wide to celebrate the best of country racing in the Diamantina.