All the latest information from the Birdsville Hotel for patrons who’ll be joining us in Birdsville for the 2018 Birdsville Races.
You’ll find our most up to date communications on the Birdsville Hotel Facebook page. Message us on Facebook for faster responses or contact us via email if you have any questions not answered on this page.
Live Entertainment at the Hotel
We’ll be hosting several events around the 2018 Birdsville Races. Check our upcoming events calendar for all the dates and times.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find event information for the Birdsville Races?
Please check the official website at www.birdsvilleraces.com for the official program and ticketing information.
Is there any accommodation available at the Hotel during the Birdsville Races?
Accomodation at the Birdsville Hotel is booked out for this event. For accomodation options for the Races, have a look at camping on the Diamantina!
If you’re planning an extended stay after the Races, please contact us to check availability.
Can I get cash out at the Hotel?
Yes, the Birdsville Hotel has two ATM facilities.
What are the current road conditions?
For the absolute latest road conditions visit www.thediamantina.com.au/road-conditions.
Are there sufficient quantities of aviation fuel available?
Yes. The Birdsville Hotel does operate the aviation refuel facility and we have ample stock of both Jet A1 and Avgas.
Will you be selling Hotel souvenirs?
Yes we sure are! A range of souvenirs is available for purchase in the Hotel reception.
Can we bring our children into the Hotel?
Yes. Minors under the age of 18 are permitted in the hotel, provided they’re supervised by a responsible guardian at all times and leave the property by 10:00pm.
Can I buy cigarettes?
Yes we do have a small variety of cigarettes and tobacco pouches on offer over the bar.
Do you sell espresso coffee?
Absolutely! Coffee is available to purchase in the Lizard Bar from 7:00am.
Can I buy ice at the hotel?
Yes we will be selling ice but we have only a limited supply. The fuel stations will also be stocking ice.
Can I bring my dog, cat or canary to the Hotel?
We love our pets as much as you do, but they’re not permitted within the grounds of the Birdsville Hotel.
What are your trading hours?
Reception is open from 7:00am. Our bars are open from 10:00am until latest close of 2:00am. We may close earlier, if required, at management discretion.
Can we buy takeaway alcohol?
Yes, we are licensed to sell takeaways from 9:00am until midnight.