• Why Travel the Outback?

    February 3, 2017
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    Nothing says Australia quite like our unique and wonderful Outback. In the Roma and Injune regions of Queensland we have it all – the open spaces that stretch out forever, awesome weather carved sandstone gorges, beautiful sunsets, dinosaur footprints, clear open skies, Aboriginal history and colourful characters that helped to build and make our outback… Read more »

  • Meet our Guides

    February 3, 2017
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  • What to Wear Off Track in the Australian Outback

    February 3, 2017
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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

    February 3, 2017
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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 »

  • BOOBOOK

    February 3, 2017
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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 »

  • Sleeping in a swag under the stars is a must

    February 3, 2017
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    The outback is the perfect place to sleep under the stars. Cities have too much light and the air is sometimes too polluted to really see the stars. Outback Australia, with its wide open and clear skies, provides the perfect opportunity to sleep in a swag in the open air and star gaze yourself silly… Read more »

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