Birdsville Track Audio Tour Southbound – Digital Download


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Let’s face it, the Birdsville Track is just another dirt road – until the Birdsville Track Audio Tour brings it alive, highlighting hidden gems you’d otherwise zoom past!

This tour is the insider view of Jackie Stallard who lived and loved in Birdsville for 7 years.

Travel with Jackie and discover the Birdsville Track!…

  • What’s it really like to live here? Experience remote living through the┬álocals’ eyes
  • Walk in the footsteps of Australia’s first Outback explorers
  • Discover the desert’s extreme and surprising ecology
  • Find out how the Simpson Desert and Great Artesian Basin were formed!
  • Absorb the crazy stories of this legendary outback area’s first settlers
  • Imagine strings of a hundred camels, Aboriginal rainmakers, and Drovers!

And that’s not all!…

  • Take time to camp
  • Lounge in a hot bush spa
  • Meet some of the locals you’ve heard on the audio tour!
  • Finally the sand and gibber stones give up their secrets!

Countless hours of interviews and research condensed into 45 pithy, astounding tracks, complete with sound effects, 186 minutes long. You’ll wish it didn’t have to end!

Note that the Birdsville Track Audio Tour digital downloads contain 11 bonus tracks – 28 minutes more than the double CD!


  • Birdsville Track Audio Tour Map (jpg and pdf). Points of interest are marked┬áso that you know where to play each audio track.
  • Notes (jpg and pdf)
  • Audio tracks:
    1. Introduction
    2. Birdsville Track
    3. Birdsville
    4. Diamantina River
    5. Roseberth Station
    6. Birdsville Developmental Rd
    7. Queensland/SA Border
    8. Pandie Pandie Station
    9. Page Family Cairn
    10. Blue Ute
    11. Burke and Wills
    12. Koonchera
    13. Walker’s Crossing
    14. Charles Sturt
    15. Inside Track
    16. Clifton Hills Station
    17. Warburton Track
    18. Mount Gason Wattle Project
    19. Mount Gason
    20. Mirra Mitta Bore
    21. The Rain Men
    22. Mungerannie Gap
    23. Kalamurina Stn
    24. Cowarie Stn
    25. Mungerannie Stn
    26. Mungerannie Roadhse
    27. Sturts Stony Desert
    28. Mulka Stn
    29. Mulka Store
    30. The Mailmen
    31. Kopperamanna
    32. The Cooper
    33. The Missions
    34. Etadunna Station
    35. Cannuwaukaninna Bore
    36. Milner’s Pile
    37. Dulkaninna Stn
    38. Dulkaninna’s Exclosure
    39. Samuel Parry’s Cairn
    40. Lake Eyre Basin
    41. Clayton Stn
    42. Dog Fence
    43. Lake Harry Stn
    44. Marree
    45. Conclusion