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Cooper’s Creek

Coopers CreekThe best free camping spot around Windorah. The camping ground has plenty of room with bush camping sites along both sides of the creek upstream and downstream of the bridge. There are toilets on the eastern side of the bridge. Most sites overlook the creek. The Cooper is used for canoeing, fishing and birdwatching, it is the perfect place to relax. You'll be pleased to know that open fires are permitted. 

 

 

 Red Sandhills

sandhillsThe Windorah Red Sandhills are located 12km to the West of town on the Birdsville Road. Make sure you come prepared with your favourite sunset drinks and nibbles so you can really soak up the serenity of the perfect sunset location. If you're taking the kids to the Sandhills, they'll be sure to burn off some energy as they run up and down the dunes. Capture the experience with your camera to cherish the true outback experience forever. Please be sure to remove any rubbish and leave this spot exactly how you find it. 

 

 Whitula Gate Museum

Windorah museumWander through the restored 1900’s slab hut which was built by the Rabbit Board as a boundary hut on Whitula Creek, west of town.

 

 

 

 

12km Nature Drive

nature driveThe 12km unsealed Nature Drive winds it's way through the different landscapes between Windorah Township and Coopers Creek. 45 plants have been indentified and signposted along the drive. The Coopers Creek floodplain has a number of distinctly different plant communities including coolabah woodlands, alluvial heerb land, lignum shrub land, gidgee open woodland and spinifex grassland. 

 

 

The J.C. Ruins

J.C Ruins WindorahImagine what life was like in the township of Canterbury while you explore the ruins of the J.C. Hotel and cemetery, 80km west of Windorah.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solar Farm

Solar FarmLocated 2km East of Windorah on the Quilpie Road is the Windorah Solar Farm. The Solar Farm is expected to save up to 100,000 litres of diesel fuel per year. The total cost of this project was $4.5 million with $1 million being provided by the Federal Government. Each of the five solar dishes have 112 square mirrors. The Solar Farm was opened in December of 2008. 

 

 

 

 Information and History Walk

Information History WalkThe Information and History walk/drive around the town of Windorah is a great way to learn about the points of interest around the town.  You will learn about the old court house which is now an icon of the town, to discovering the beautifully maintained and unique town cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

 Rabig Park

Rabig Park WindorahEstablished in 1980, Rabig Park was names after long serving Councillor, Mr Merv Rabig and is located next to the Windorah Visitor Information Centre. The park provides an area to sit and enjoy a rest, there is a covered playground, there is also a life sized snakes and ladders game to play - call into the Visitor Information Centre to borrow the dice to play. 

 

 

The Old Courthouse

Helen Windorah tar potOne of Windorah's best known characters is local resident, Tar Pot. Tar has worked as an outback drover for most of his life. Now he enjoys sitting on the front porch of his on room house, ready for a yarn. Believe it or not, Tar Pot's house was originally the local Police Station courthouse that was reloacted for his use. If you see Tar Pot on his porch be sure to pop in and say hello and he loves a good yarn.