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Birdsville Races

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Fantastic experience.Hot,dry,windy and dusty.But what a fantastic time.Free camping.portable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donna K
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Moana, Australia
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Birdsville we rocked you

1900kms from Newcastle. Hired a campervan made it through the kangaroos and over the 400kms of dirt... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
VenessaElliott
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Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a great outback adventure opportunity. Run the other way to rest of Queensland racing. The race that stops the outback where the dust never settles. Great Bucket list experience

Thank rockdoc000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience.Hot,dry,windy and dusty.But what a fantastic time.Free camping.portable loos,drinking water,bus to races $2 each way to racetrack for the Flying Drs.Hats off to you Birdsville.So well organized.Tip take a chair to races.Must do.

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

1900kms from Newcastle. Hired a campervan made it through the kangaroos and over the 400kms of dirt road. Meet great people. Camped at the Birdsville billabong with the wake up of hundreds of birds. Made outfits and drank for days. Yabbie races a must to...More

Thank VenessaElliott
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

First time to Birdsville great little town. The town comes alive the week of the races with a few stalls, food vans and entertainment. Plenty of camps sites just outside of town with buses running for the races. Great race track with a heap of...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

If an Aussie that loves the outback a visit to the Birdsville Races has to be on the bucket list. 2nd visit. Week long celebration and the town really comes together to put on great entertainment leading up to race days. The pub, music, Bropheys...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is an amazing place and a really special event which is more than just some horse races! We travelled out in a big house bus, and even that couldn't keep the magical dust out, hehe. It's rugged, it's remote, and it's absolutely beautiful. The...More

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What a week we had. Birdsville really have this well organized. From the camping out of town complete with toilets, bins and supplied rubbish bags, to the bus pick ups to the races and the entertainment in town. Wish it wasn't so far of I'd...More

Thank deesy
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a great experience this was and I even backed the winner of the Birdsville Cup!! A must do as 10,000 people visited for the weekend which was a real hoot. The Birdsville Pub rocks on Saturday night and all day Sunday. If your doing...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We travelled to Birdsville from Geelong, for their annual Birdsville Cup race meeting. What a FABULOUS event!!! The town comes alive with an influx of visitors by road & aircraft. For such a tiny place in the middle of nowhere, they really turn it on....More

Thank may58
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Well what a week. We arrived a week prior to races and secured a camping spot in the Caravan Park, close to the waters edge. We never had to wait once for a shower/toilet. Rocks dust and burs are a feature of the landscape at...More

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No. Oztix you can buy them up until the last minute.J.D
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Response from Twocup | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are available at the entrance to the races and there are currently 2 day passes still available online. There will most likely be fresh bread available.
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