Each year the Mt Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo draws in tens of thousands from across Australia to enjoy the southern hemispheres biggest rodeo.
It’s a great excuse to visit north west Queensland, a region bursting with fascinating characters, prehistoric history and natural wonders that will take visitors’ breath away.
Mt Isa is the main centre in North West Queensland and the best place to start is at the fantastic visitor info centre called, Outback at Isa.
The Rodeo itself is an action packed weekend that includes bull riding, saddle bronc, team roping and plenty more.
A popular attraction is the Fred Brophy boxing tent. He’s an outback legend and the last travelling boxing tent showman in the world.
A trip to north west Queensland is easy to organize. QantasLink has regular flights from Brisbane and Townsville, and RACQ has great members’ benefits for those wanting to enjoy the rodeo. Members can get discounted tickets on admission and various packages.
For all the information on everything in outback Queensland, head to the Tourism Queensland website.
Outback Queensland Tourism
Mt Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo