The Outback Way - Australia's Longest Shortcut


Main Sites & Attractions
  • Min Min Encounter
  • The Stonehouse Museum
  • Burke River crossing (where two famous explorers stopped for a rest!)
  • The Corroboree Tree, a special place of significance to local Aboriginals
  • Old Police Barrack ruins
  • Min Min Hotel Site (where the mysterious lights were first spotted)

Things To Do
  • Visit the Min Min Encounter
  • Have a drink and/or counter-meal at the Australian Hotel
  • Visit local waterholes and go bird watching or fishing
  • Take a self-guided walk around Boulia
  • Enjoy one of the annual festivals (e.g. Boulia camel races)
  • Go for a swim in the magnificent sports and aquatic centre
  • Play a round of golf at the Boulia Golf Club

Hotel, motel, caravan park and station stay facilities are available. Details can be viewed or downloaded from the downloads page.

Visitor Information
Contact the Boulia Visitor Information Centre on 07 4746 3386 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Min Min Encounter in Boulia (on Herbert Street).

Traveller Amenities
Accommodation, ambulance, fire station, police, hotel / motels, camping, caravan park, Eftpos, fuel, health centre, information centre, LP gas, meals, post office, RACQ, school, general store, hardware, tyre shop, mechanical repairs, café, library – internet access, golf course.

Website Links
Boulia Shire:
Outback Queensland Tourism: