Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum

Cloncurry Unearthed Visitor Information Centre and Museum is located on Cloncurry/Mary Kathleen Memorial Park, McIlwraith Street, Cloncurry. The accredited Visitor Information Centre staff are friendly and knowledgeable and can provide you with local information, maps, brochures and accommodation details. You can also pick up a Fossicking Licence here. The gift shop has a great selection [...]

Cloncurry Stockmans Challenge and Campdraft

Listed as one of the “150 Must Do Things” on Queensland’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Calendar, the Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge is an elite and prestigious event drawing competitors from all over the country. This year marks the 30th Anniversary. The three day event consists of campdrafts and the feature event The Ernest Henry Mining Stockman’s Challenge. [...]

Curry Day

Come along to Curry Day at the Cloncurry Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of socialising and fundraising. The event is held annually to welcome and inform new arrivals to town on what Cloncurry has to offer within the community in the way of Sports Clubs and Organisations, and to celebrate their [...]

Curry Merry Muster Festival

The Curry Merry Muster Festival is Cloncurry’s Rodeo and is nationally known for heart racing, adrenalin pumping, dusty spectacular man versus beast action. Community spirit comes alive with a Mardi Gras street parade, local workshops, markets, live entertainment and loads of rodeo action with both bull and bronc riding. The Curry Merry Muster Festival is [...]

Cloncurry Oasis Caravan Park

The Cloncurry Oasis Caravan Park is situated on the Overlander’s Way (Flinders Highway) about half a kilometre from the main shopping area of town. Cloncurry has a variety of shops including a major Supermarket. The park has well established trees for shade and grassy areas for campsites. Their powered sites are mostly drive-through sites. Large [...]

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery in Cloncurry commemorates the work of John Flynn and the beginnings of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The museum is a three story venue which also celebrates the contribution from Fred McKay and Alfred Traeger. It was at Cloncurry that the Royal Flying Doctor Service was established in [...]

Ballara Heritage Trail

The Ballara Heritage Trail is a Four Wheel Drive historical adventure 60 kilometres east of Mount Isa and 60 kilometres west of Cloncurry. The track will lead you to the three major historic mining towns in the area – Bulonga, Ballara and Hightville. All three sprang to life in the early 1900s and then disappeared [...]

Boulia to Cloncurry Scenic Drive

This scenic drive is a pleasant alternative route between Cloncurry and Boulia. Pass through Malbon (the junction for the Kuridala-Selwyn railway) and the old town sites of Kuridala and Selwyn. Stop in at Duchess where only the hotel remains in this once-busy railway and mining town. Follow in the footsteps of Burke and Wills to [...]

Ernest Henry Mine

Ernest Henry Mine is named after the father of Cloncurry, Ernest Henry, who explored the district in 1866 with Roger Sheaffe. At that time he discovered numerous copper deposits in the region including the Great Australia, Mount Oxide and others. The Ernest Henry Mine Pit is 382 metres deep and 1,280 metres wide. 10.7 million [...]

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