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 …

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?

Birdsville Clinic

The old Birdsville clinic is now a museum. For my first 5 years in Birdsville, this was where we went to see the Flying Doctor on his monthly visits. It was in this room that I found out I was Read More …

Birdsville Hotel

Built in around 1882 from local sandstone, the Birdsville Hotel has been blown down once and burnt down twice! It’s said that a ghost haunts the ladies’ toilet! Th iconic outback hotel is now owned by David Brook and Kym Read More …