Outback Australia

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Outback Photography

Filled with a landscape of great beauty, the Australian Outback provides the landscape photographer with endless opportunities to capture the beauty of the land, its people, rivers and National Parks.

Dissecting the Outback NSW region is the iconic Darling River which is fed by several tributaries originating from southeast Queensland and the Darling Downs.


Broken Hill

No outback journey could be complete without including Broken Hill; it is perfectly located for a stopover while exploring other parts of outback Australia or as destination itself. Broken hill is one of those versatile Australian travel...

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Bourke NSW

Bourke, one of the most iconic outback town set beautifully on the banks of the Darling River, has been immortalised in much Australian folklore. Henry Lawson put it when he wrote,” if you know Bourke, you know Australia”. A town steeped in pastoral...

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Cooper Creek, Outback QLD

Steeped in folklore and Australia's rich explorer's history, Cooper Creek is one of those must see outback destinations that will not disappoint. Originally known as Cooper's Creek, today it is simply Cooper Creek and reference to it by the...

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Lightning Ridge & Black Opal

Opal is found in many parts of Australia but it is the elusive Black Opal that has made Lightning Ridge famous. This rare gem is an appropriate symbol of the town as the exact nature of Lightning Ridge and its people is as mysterious as the stone...

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Lawn Hill Gorge & Adels Grove

Lawn Hill Gorge and National Park is located near Queensland's border with Northern Territory on the state's far north-west. Known to the Waanyi Aboriginal people as Boodjamulla, the region is an oasis in Queensland's outback with its lush forests...

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Karumba - Outback QLD

A pilgrimage for anyone travelling through outback Queensland, Karumba is a town known as a mecca for fishing and birdwatching as well as Croc spotting and tasty Queensland Mud Crabs. Karumba Point beach is also one of the best places to watch the...

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Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge is a classic outback town that should be on everyone’s list of places to see in Australia. Home of the Black Opal, the 'Ridge' will welcome you with classic country hospitality. They are a unique bunch of characters who pride...

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Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo is a truly remarkable place and is one of best places to see in Australia.  In theory, Lake Mungo is little more than the remnants of an ancient lake, completely dry with ancient sand dunes running for over 20km along the eastern...

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Mutawintji National Park

Mutawintji National Park is a special place, reflecting the living culture and spirituality of Aboriginal people. Colourful gorges, rock pools and creek beds surround caves with rock art and paintings, and a reliable water supply supports...

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Trilby Station Louth

Trilby Station, 20km downstream from Louth, is a 5th generation working sheep station steeped in pastoral history. Set on the banks of the majestic Darling River, Trilby Station has its origins as part of Dunlop Station the site of the first...

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On the Road

The Australian outback is not merely a collection of isolated destinations but an area to journey through to experience the physicality, spirituality, and essence of the ancient landforms and its rivers. Like landscape photography, the journey is...

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Silverton

Silverton is known to many as the most thriving and healthy looking ghost town in the world. It is one of those places in outback Australia that most people have heard of, thanks mostly to it being the location of many scenes of the cult classic Mad...

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Kinchega National Park

Kinchega National Park, located near the Menindee Lakes with the Darling River forming its eastern boundary, provides unparallel access to the majestic Darling and is the perfect spot for those camping getaways. Steeped in pastoral history with...

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Sturt National Park

There is something truly remarkable about the Australian outback; stories revealed in its ancient landscape telling of ancient rivers and mountains that once dominated the area. Time has eroded the mountains and dried the rivers but their traces are...

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Corner Country - Outback NSW

The Corner Country is an area in the far north-west corner of NSW and includes Sturt National Park as well as the outback towns of Tibooburra, Milparinka and Cameron Corner. Cameron Corner, the surveyed north-west corner of Outback NSW, is the point...

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Perry Sandhills Wentworth

Perry Sandhills, located about 10kms from Wentworth, are a remarkable sight; especially at dawn and dusk when the low sun illuminates the dunes revealing amazing colours, textures, and shadows; well suited to landscape photography and those...

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Gundabooka National Park

Situated less than 1 hours drive from Bourke on the Kidman Way, Gundabooka National Park provides the traveller with a wonderful place to explore the wonders of the landscape. Bounded to the north by the Darling River, the park has wonderful open...

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