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Augathella, with its fascinating history of bushrangers, bullockies and bullock teams, has some memorable Outback experiences. Don't just drive through and stop and enjoy Augathella's colourful history, characters and humour. Start with a screening of the 20-minute ムOutback to Augathella' documentary and then head off to explore the colourful murals and rustic metal sculptures throughout town. Explore Augathella by following the Heritage Trail and the River Walk. Don't miss Kenniff's Tree of bushranger fame. Or venture out along the plotted 4x4 stock route trail. Get dust between your toes in true Outback style at the Augathella Diggers Rodeo and Races, held annually at Easter. Music and mayhem fill the air as you take in the excitement of the bull and bronc riding and head trackside for a traditional country race meet.

Albert Park Motor Inn - Longreach

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From: A$153

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Burke & Wills Motel - Mt Isa

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From: A$164

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Central Point Motel - Mt Isa

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From: A$122

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Chillagoe Cabins - Chillagoe

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From: A$295

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Club Boutique Hotel - Cunnamulla

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From: A$110

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Inland Oasis Motel - Mount Isa

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From: A$138

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Kinnon and Co - Longreach

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From: A$200

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Longreach Motor Inn - Longreach

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From: A$195

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North Gregory Hotel - Winton

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From: A$156

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O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat - Lamington National Park

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From: A$503

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Oaks Moranbah - Moranbah

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From: A$242

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Outback Mt Isa - Mount Isa

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From: A$169

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Spicers Hidden Vale - Grandchester

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From: A$338

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The Rocks Motel - Charleville

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Augathella

Augathella: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Augathella 4x4 Stock Route Trail


The Augathella 4x4 Stock Route Trail is accessible by Four Wheel Drives Only.

Follow the pathway of those who opened up the outback. Travel along this stock route to discover the land and explore its history.

A detailed map and directions is available at the Charleville Visitor Information Centre.

Please note, the track is impassible during and after wet weather conditions, and when maintenance is being carried out. This track is taken at your own risk and the Murweh Shire takes no responsibility for injury or damage to vehicles.




Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.0K from Augathella

Augathella Q150 Shed


In 2009 as part of the Q150 Celebrations the Queensland Government constructed a shed that would travel the state providing each community it visited a night of entertainment. Communities toured included: Mount Isa Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Maryborough, Blackall, Augathella, Cherbourg, Warwick, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

The shed has come to rest permanently in Augathella and is used as a community function and entertainment centre. It's well worth a look for it's architecture.





Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.1K from Augathella

Augathella Library and Visitor Information Centre


Surrounded by the grounds of the new Meat Ant Park, your first point of call must be the Augathella Library and Visitor Information Centre.

Lorraine and her team have lived in Augathella all their lives and are keen to share their town. Collect maps and written guides to make the most of your visit to Augathella.





Augathella Library and Visitor Information Centre,
Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.1K from Augathella

Augathella Meat Ant Park and Sculpture


Located within the Meat Ant Park, the Meat Ant Sculpture is over million times the size of an actual Ant, the perfect opportunity for that holiday photo.

Why name a park after a Meat Ant you ask? Augathella's local football team, known as the Mighty Augathella Meat Ants were fearless in their attack against their opponANTS. This earned the town a nickname, 'Meat Ant Country'.

Other features of the park include, seating for a picnic lunch, playground equipment for the kids, lovely landscaped gardens and story boards telling the history of Augathella.

Plan to stay on a little longer, the park and Meat Ant Sculpture is right beside the Augathella Library and Visitor Information Centre, why not drop in and say G'day and find out all there is to see and do. There is more than you could have imagined.




Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.1K from Augathella

Augathella Wrought Iron Sculptures


Augathella Wrought Iron Sculptures are humorous, locally made, sculptures featuring the Meat Ant Football team; a famous racehorse and the biggest surprise...dancing Brolgas. These iconic birds of Australia nest and bring up their young on the Warrego River.

For information about the sculptures collect the Heritage Trail guide from the Augathella Library or Post Office.




Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.1K from Augathella

Augathella Murals


Augathella's Murals celebrate the history of the town, from the great sheep stations of the west to the famous 1950s movies about 'Smiley'; the character based on a local boy growing up in Augathella.

For further information about the Murals collect the Heritage Trail guide from the Augathella Library or Post Office.




Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.1K from Augathella

Augathella Moonlighters Theatre


Augathella has a colourful and unique history full of bullock teams, notorious bushrangers, shearing, rodeos and outback life. To celebrate this history, a 20 minute documentary has been produced and can be viewed on request at the Augathella Moonlighters Theatre, Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

The walls in the Theatre are covered with murals depicting Augathella's colourful history, including the 'famous Captain Starlight'.





Rural Transaction Centre,
98 Main Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.5K from Augathella

Warrego River Park


Looking for a relaxing moment in Outback Queensland?

The Warrego River Park at Augathella is an idyllic shaded spot with a sheltered picnic and barbecue area. Arguably one of the most attractive spots along the Warrego River; it is here you can soak up the peace, quiet and tranquillity. The perfect place 'to get away from it all', the choice is yours; bird watching, bushwalking or a just simply a deck chair on the banks of the river for that quiet holiday snooze.

Dawn and dusk are ideal times for photographers to capture real Outback beauty that gives the flavour of 'down by a billabong'.

The Warrego River (Aboriginal word meaning river of sand), runs north from its source in the Carnarvon Ranges to it's junction with the Darling River, in the south.

The river drains a catchment area of around 65,000 square kilometres. The towns of Augathella, Charleville, Wyandra and Cunnamulla in the South West Queensland area are all located on the banks of this river.




Welch Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.7K from Augathella

Warrego River


Looking for a relaxing moment in Outback Queensland? The Warrego River at Augathella is an idyllic shaded spot with a sheltered picnic and barbecue area. Arguably one of the most attractive spots along the Warrego River, it is here you can soak up the peace, quiet and tranquility. The perfect place to get away from it all, the choice is yours; bird watching, bushwalking or a just simplyrelax in a deck chair by the river banks for that quiet snooze.

Dawn and dusk are ideal times for photographers to capture the beauty of this section of the river.

The Warrego River (from an aboriginal word meaning 'river of sand'), runs north from its source in the Carnarvon Ranges to its junction with the Darling River, in the south.

The river drains into a catchment area of around 65,000 square kilometres. The towns of Augathella, Charleville, Wyandra and Cunnamulla are located on the banks of this river.




Welch Street
Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.7K from Augathella

Augathella Heritage Trail


It is not until you take the time to walk Augathella's self-guided heritage trail that you discover the rich and diverse history of the town. Bushrangers, bullockies and huge sheep stations all played their part in the development of Augathella.

Drop by and discover the rich history of this Outback town.




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Augathella, QLD, 4477

Located 0.7K from Augathella

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