Isisford, on the banks of the Barcoo, was settled in the mid 1800s and the architecture reflects its humble beginnings. Resting on the Barcoo River, it is 100 km south-west of Longreach. Tee off on their 18-hole golf course, relax by the river or do some fishing.
The Big Yellowbelly
It's hard to miss the Outback's biggest Yellowbelly glistening in the sunlight as you arrive in Isisford. It's the creation of a pretty talented bunch of locals!
Take a stroll down to the Barcoo Weir built back in 1934. It was built to provide greater water security for the community. A pipeline links Oma Waterhole to the Weir.
Clancy's Overflow Hotel
The two storey hotel in Isisford's main street is called Clancy's Overflow Hotel in honour of Banjo's famous poem. This majestic old pub was originally called Power's Club Hotel.
Fancy a picnic by a tranquil pond just six kilometres out of town on Emmet Road? The pond was named after Yuranigh an Aboriginal Australian from Molong in New South Wales.
If you are interested in stories of how places came to be by default, then pay a visit to the Whitman's Museum. Find out how a broken axel was the catalyst for a town development.
Idalia National Park
Discover Idalia National Park just 113km south-west of Blackall in the Gowan Ranges. Enjoy birdwatching, bushwalking and 4WD tracks exploring historical sites.
Take part in a true outback fishing event at the Isisford Fishing Competition held annually in July at Oma Waterhole. Join in the fun and compete for cash prizes.
Spend a day or a week at this beautiful permanent waterhole, just 16km south west of Isisford. It is popular for camping, fishing and water activities.
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10 St Helena St, Isisford QLD, Australia