Winton

Winton - Outback QLD - Queensland

Winton plays host to some of the most concentrated dinosaur fossil sites in Australia and lays claim to an Aussie treasure "Waltzing Matilda". Bursting with culture and heritage, Winton is an ideal base to discover the mysteries and treasures of Queensland's Outback. Bladensburg National Park is located just 7 kilometres from town, offering stunning landscapes of the Winton Shire from extensive Mitchell grass downs to impressive gorges.

Visit the site of the world's only recorded evidence of a dinosaur stampede at the Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways and the fossil preparation facility at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs. For budding Paleantologists you can even take part in the annual dig to add to the ever-growing collection of dinosaur fossils.

The Waltzing Matilda Museum is the only Museum in the world dedicated to a song, where you can participate in a self-guided tour of the history of Australia's unofficial national anthem. Soak up the atmosphere at the Diamantina Campdraft, the Matilda Highway Races, Winton's Auto Spectacular, the Opal Expo, Winton Camel Races and plenty more to be enjoyed in the heart of Matilda Country.


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