Birdsville and Windorah - Nine Day Tour
The history of The Birdsville Track comes to life as we leave Marree and head north through Stations including Lake Harry, Clayton, Dulkaninna, Etadunna, Mulka, to Mungerannie and an overnight stop!
Continuing on the Track next day, we stop at Mitta Mitta to view a free flowing artesian bore, then through Clifton Hills and Sturts Stony Desert, Pandie Pandie, to Birdsville.
Attractions here include The Birdsville Working Museum, Waddi Trees, "Dingo Caves", old causeway and Pelican Point. We take an afternoon drive to "Big Red" (Nappanerica Sandune).
Leaving Birdsville we head east on The Diamantina Development Road to Betoota and Windorah, at the start of The Cooper Creek. A little south of Windorah is Thyrulga, and the homestead of "Kings in Grass Castles" fame. A journey of discovery as we take the 'Dowling Track" and visit Toompine Roadhouse (The pub without a town!). The Track continues through Hungerford and Ford's Bridge to Bourke.
Interest next day as we travel the "Darling River Run" - one of Australia's great outback experiences, through Louth and Tilpa to Wilcannia then Broken Hill.
The "Eastern Road" takes us through the Stations of Harriedale, Loch Lilly and Quandong to Burra and Adelaide.
The Dowling Track
Currawinya National Park