Great doco on Birdsville!

Good job SBS! This documentary goes deeper than most coverage of Birdsville. It features the Birdsville Hotel, Birdsville Races, Fred Brophy, the Birdsville Bakery, and the experiences of Aboriginal locals. You’ll get an idea of life in Birdsville from the Read More …

Great testimonial from Phil Talbot!

“Absolutely loved your audio tour of the Birdsville Track. We listened to the whole thing as we travelled south from Birdsville a week ago and it really made our trip into a more special event. Loved the information on the Read More …

The Ghan

According to Great Southern Rail, The Ghan is one of the world’s greatest rail journeys. SBS has even made a TV show about it. The Ghan now runs from Adelaide through Tarcoola and then roughly follows the Stuart Highway up Read More …

Big Red Sand Dune near Birdsville

Big Red is the tallest dune in the Simpson Desert, which is the largest sand dune desert in the world according to the Guiness Book of Records. Drivers see Big Red as a challenge. Many need several attempts to get Read More …

Desert sunset near Mungerannie

Spend a little time in the desert and this is what you’ll see – beautiful sunsets and a wide, flat horizon. It’s almost surreal! This was taken just north of Mungerannie.

Tom Kruse Truck

Imagine following a 500km cattle trail over dunes and across stony gibber plains, without meeting another soul. In the 1930s, before phones and portable radios, Tom Kruse did just that. Once a month, Tom delivered supplies and mail from Marree Read More …

Mulka Store

Mulka Store sold everything a drover and his family might need, from ribbons to spurs. It was created and run by George and Mabel Aiston from the 1920s through to the 50s. George, nicknamed ‘Poddy’ because of his big belly, Read More …

Birdsville Cemetery

Birdsville┬áCemetery is unusual because it lies peacefully in amongst the dunes. Drive out of Birdsville to the west towards the Simpson Desert and turn right. What’s the oldest grave you can spot?

Nina Betts

Nina Betts was the lovely wife of the station manager at Mungerannie in 2007 when we travelled the Birdsville Track recording interviews. Her stories were an eye opener. In her┬áBirdsville Track Audio Tour interview, Nina describes the difficulties of getting Read More …