Cloncurry is a town situated in North West Queensland, Australia, which sits on the junctions of the Matilda Highway and Overlander’s Way. Having a stopover is a must for anyone travelling on the main highway from Brisbane to Darwin.
The Curry, as it is affectionately known by locals, is 120km east of Mount Isa, 400km south of the Gulf of Carpentaria and 770 kilometres west of the city of Townsville along the Overlander’s Way (via the Flinders Highway).
Cloncurry is accessible by road, rail and air and a popular stop for outback adventure coach tours.
Road – Road access to the region is accessible from major cities such as Darwin, Townsville and Brisbane and suitable for all types of vehicles. Download a Map of Outback Queensland in PDF format (4mb).
Bus – Greyhound coaches frequent the town approximately three times a week from Townsville and Brisbane.
Rail & Air – Queensland Rails Travel Train service operates the famous Inlander rail service twice weekly from Townsville and Virgina and Qantas Airlines operate regular services via Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and Mount Isa.
Shuttle Bus to Equestrian Centre – There will be a bus provided to help the community to and from the Cloncurry Equestrian Centre. We advise that this is a gold coin donation shuttle and patience is needed with high traffic times.
Route will run Cloncurry Equestrian Centre, St Josephs Catholic School, BP Service Station, Absolon Street (Side st to Cloncurry Caravan Park Oasis) then onto the Cloncurry Equestrian Centre. Friday from 4pm till 1pm and Saturday 12pm to Sunday 1am.