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Diamantina National Park Outback Queensland

Discover Diamantina’s spectacularly diverse and ancient landscape. Photo credit: © Fiona Leverington

Journeys

Stretch your legs and gaze across the vast river channels of the Diamantina River or follow the Warracoota Circuit Drive to explore pastoral relics and learn about the landscapes of the channel country. Relax by a waterhole or canoe and birdwatch. Whatever you choose to do at Diamantina the landscape shall captivate you. Download the Central West Queensland national parks visitor guide (PDF, 4.9MB) to help plan your journey.

  • Break up your drive to Winton with a visit to Janets Leap lookout, offering a bird’s-eye view over the braided channels of the Diamantina River.

    Journey type
    4WD
    Distance
    8km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr driving time.
    Grade
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive
  • Venture to the Warracoota Ruins and see if you can unravel the history of this curious site.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    400m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 45min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Go on a self-guided drive to discover the park's fascinating cultural and natural histories on the Warracoota circuit drive.

    Journey type
    4WD
    Distance
    90km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 4–5hrs driving time.
    Grade
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive