• Why Travel the Outback?

    15th July, 2020 | by Boobook
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    As the famous poem by Dorothea Mackellar goes…. “We love our sunburnt country” and with a couple of exceptions you can find a little bit of outback in every state of Australia and whilst remote, most regions are easily accessible from major cities and towns. We, of course, think Queensland and more importantly, Roma and… Read more »

  • Meet our Guides

    3rd February, 2017 | by Boobook
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  • What to Wear Off Track in the Australian Outback

    3rd February, 2017 | by Boobook
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    Cover up is the motto! Although shorts in some instances can be OK too. After working in Australia’s great outdoors for over forty years we, at BOOBOOK, still find it most comfortable to wear jeans and a long sleeve shirt. Not only does this protect us from sunburn during summer and keep us warmer in… Read more »

  • The Bustard or Plain Turkey

    3rd February, 2017 | by Boobook
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    Bustards not “Bastards” are a common bird found in Outback Queensland, particularly in the Maranoa and central highlands regions. Being the size of a large pelican and quite tasty, they were hunted by people regularly for food during the early settlement days. Their numbers dwindled significantly as a result, however in the last twenty plus… Read more »

  • Where Boobook All Began

    3rd February, 2017 | by Boobook
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    After working for the government, large energy companies and community groups Craig and Meryl Eddie in True Queensland style stepped further into the business world by starting their own ecological consulting business. The Business was called BOOBOOK, which is an indigenous word for the common Mopoke or BOOBOOK owl. It was also the name given… Read more »