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Cunnamulla Hot SpringsIn a remarkable unveiling that promises to redefine adventure and wellness travel, Outback Queensland has launched its 2024 Traveller’s Guide, a beacon for explorers seeking to immerse themselves in the heart of Australia’s vast wilderness. This year, the guide introduces 34 new experiences, including the much-anticipated “Wellness Way” Hot Springs Trail, designed to captivate the senses and ignite a spirit of discovery.

Outback Queensland, sprawling over 932,678 square kilometres, is where untamed beauty meets boundless opportunity. Its allure lies in its expansive landscapes and its capacity to offer a journey that transcends the ordinary. The 2024 guide, a 110-page odyssey curated by the Outback Queensland Tourism Association, is a testament to the region’s evolving adventure scape, featuring a cover that captures the essence of the Outback with brolgas dancing in the sunset, a moment beautifully frozen in time by award-winning photographer, Roxy Weston.

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Denise Brown, CEO of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association, shared her enthusiasm, stating, “Outback Queensland continues to be a beacon for intrepid travellers seeking authentic experiences and unforgettable moments. With 34 new experiences under our leather belt this year, there has never been a better time to hit the trail and embark on an Outback escapade.”

The guide invites travellers through ancient artesian springs, vibrant art murals, and historical landmarks that breathe life into the Outback’s soul. Among the highlights are the serene Cunnamulla Hot Springs, where visitors can immerse themselves in mineral-rich waters, and the innovative Virtual Rodeo Roundup at Julia Creek, offering a cutting-edge virtual reality experience that brings the thrill of cattle mustering to life.

Natalie Flecker, Chair of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association and CEO of the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo echoed this sentiment: “Outback Queensland is a land of endless possibilities, where every corner reveals a new adventure waiting to be explored.”

The “Wellness Way” Hot Springs Trail stands out as a cornerstone of the new offerings, inviting travellers to connect with nature’s healing powers amidst ancient landscapes. This trail is more than a journey; it’s an invitation to unwind, rejuvenate, and rediscover the rhythm of life in the Outback’s embrace.

In addition to the Wellness Way, the guide features experiences that cater to a wide array of interests, from the Art Murals Trail in St George, capturing the essence of local culture, to the historical intrigue of the Old Mary Kathleen Uranium Mine Tour via Cloncurry.

This year’s guide is not just a collection of destinations; it’s a mosaic of stories, each waiting to be discovered and cherished. It represents a collaboration among Tourism and Events Queensland, the Department of Tourism, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council, and esteemed industry partners dedicated to showcasing Outback Queensland’s unmatched allure.

For adventurers and dreamers alike, the 2024 Outback Queensland Traveller’s Guide opens the door to endless possibilities. It’s more than a guide; it’s your passport to an unforgettable journey through the heart of Australia’s Outback. Embark on this adventure and let Outback Queensland transform your wanderlust into a tapestry of unforgettable memories.

To explore the 2024 Outback Queensland Traveller’s Guide, visit the official website and begin your journey to the heart of adventure.

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Written by: Yves Thomas