• Craig Eddie – Open Sesame

    May 10, 2018
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    Remember Open Sesame – the magic words that allowed Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves entry into the treasure filled cave? Well BOOBOOK Ecotours, located in Roma Queensland, has its own version of open sesame. It is snails. Snails, you ask? That seems fairly innocuous, doesn’t it? To the average person the word snails does… Read more »

  • Life is Never Boring – Stock Route

    April 26, 2018
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    After picking up the kids from school in Roma and travelling home the other day, we had to give way to a different type of traffic – not unusual for Outback Queensland. Thought I would pull over and take a photo. This mob of cattle is travelling the “long Paddock”, which is an Australian colloquial… Read more »

  • Duncan Armstrong gives Wallaroo Outback Retreat the Thumbs Up

    November 9, 2017
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    Story by Pauline MacDonnell. “Wallaroo is the perfect way to experience our incredible Aussie landscape with all the comfort and luxury of being in a five star hotel. I’ve travelled a great deal with my swimming career and work life, but rarely have I seen a better set-up than Wallaroo. I’ll be recommending Wallaroo to… Read more »

  • Bigger than Ben-Hur – A Party in the Outback

    August 17, 2017
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    By Pauline MacDonnell If you lived in the middle of Brisbane, few would ever consider hosting their own 40th birthday party in their home or backyard.   The idea of throwing a 21st birthday or better yet their own wedding at home is just not a thought worth entertaining.   It would be so much easier to… Read more »

  • Meet the MacDonnell’s from “Wallaroo” – The Biggest Billy Tea

    July 27, 2017
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    Justin & Pauline MacDonnell and their young family are the owners of “Wallaroo”, a 71,000 acre cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges in Outback Queensland.  In between tours with their partner, BOOBOOK Ecotours and working on the farm, the MacDonnell’s find time to have fun with neighbours and to support difference-making charities. Here’s what… Read more »

  • Meet the MacDonnell’s from “Wallaroo” – Deportment classes

    July 20, 2017
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    Justin & Pauline MacDonnell and their young family are the owners of “Wallaroo”, a 71,000 acre cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges in Outback Queensland.  The property is part of BOOBOOK’s Ecotours, where guests in small intimate groups enjoy private access to this diverse property with local ecologist, Craig Eddie as one of the… Read more »

  • Old MacDonnell Report – The Jackaroo Act

    June 29, 2017
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    Justin & Pauline MacDonnell and their young family are the owners of “Wallaroo”, a 71,000 acre cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges in Outback Queensland.  They run this property in conjunction with another located in the fertile Arcadia Valley.  “Wallaroo” with its cycad-filled gorges, unique Aboriginal art and amazing rock formations is part of… Read more »

  • New Zealanders Fall in Love with BOOBOOK’s Ecotour “Wonders of Wallaroo”

    June 22, 2017
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    BOOBOOK Ecotours and their partners Pauline & Justin MacDonnell from “Wallaroo” recently hosted a section of the “Big Sky Country Drive Outback Tour” to showcase inland Australia for New Zealand Travel Agents in conjunction with Outback Queensland. Here’s what our guests had to say: Excellent from start to finish The glamping tents were amazing The… Read more »

  • Glamping Tents in the Australian Outback

    June 15, 2017
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    Craig & Meryl Eddie from BOOBOOK Ecotours based in Roma and Justin & Pauline MacDonnell from “Wallaroo” a 71,000-acre cattle property north of Injune have partnered to bring a real life experience for people ready for their first or next Outback Queensland Country adventure. Nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges in Outback Queensland “Wonders of Wallaroo”… Read more »

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