Queensland’s Southern Outback covers almost 320,000 km² of beautiful western landscapes along the Queensland-New South Wales border. Cross the Great Dividing Range and just keep travelling west. Your journey will take you through the cotton and wheat fields around St George through cattle and sheep country to the red sandy desert on the border with South Australia. The area is crossed by major highways travelling North-South and East-West so wherever you are coming from or going to, you can enjoy the wonders of Queensland’s Southern Outback.

Getting Here

You can get to Queensland’s Southern Outback by car, train, bus, or plane. For more information check the following links:


All of the major towns are serviced by Rex Regional Express Airlines and generally have two flights per week.

QantasLink services Roma and Charleville. Several flights a day are available to Roma via QantasLink. Car rental is available at the Charleville and Roma Airports.



Bus services are available via Bus Queensland or Greyhound



You can catch the train to Charleville and car rental is available in Charleville.



There are many highways that lead you to Queensland’s Southern Outback. Check these links for further details about how to get to Queensland’s Southern Outback.

Getting to Roma

Getting to St George

Getting to Cunnamulla


Driving Safety

Enjoy this video about driving safely in the outback.

Tourist Information

Thargomindah Visitor Information Centre
37 Dowling Street
Thargomindah QLD 4492
Phone: (07) 4621 8095
Email: tourism@bulloo.qld.gov.au

Quilpie Visitor Information Centre
51 Brolga Street
Quilpie QLD 4480
Phone: (07) 4656 0540
Email: tourism@quilpie.qld.gov.au

Cunnamulla Visitor Information Centre
The Cunnamulla Fella Centre
Centenary Park, Jane Street
Cunnamulla Q 4490
Phone: (07) 4655 8470
Email: cunnamullainfo@paroo.qld.gov.au

Balonne Visitor Information Centre
Cnr Roe St and The Terrace,
St George QLD
Phone: (07) 4620 8877
Email: vic@balonne.qld.gov.au

Charleville Visitor Information Centre
QANTAS DRIVE(within the Cosmos Centre)
Phone: (07) 4654 7771 Fax: (07) 4654 7772
Email: tourism@murweh.qld.gov.au

Roma Visitor Information centre
2 Riggers Road
Roma QLD 4455
Phone: 07 4622 8676
Email: tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au