'The Melbourne Cup of Camel Races'
Join us in Outback Queensland for the iconic Boulia Camel Races from 19 - 21 July, 2019.
BOULIA CAMEL RACES 19 - 21 July 2019
As the camels come hurtling down the track through the plume of red dust, you’ll have one of those ‘this is epic’ moments.
It’s the Melbourne Cup of camel racing - the longest camel race in Australia (running a 1500m cup final) and also offers a rich prize pool in the professional camel races circuit.
It’s an outback adventure, in the land of the legendary Min Min Light, sharing extraordinary events with a bunch of new friends.
Beyond the camel races you’ll find live entertainment, yabby races, the hilarious camel tagging & sheep tagging competitions, markets, food, fireworks, children’s amusements and a host of novelty races.
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Welcome to Outback Queensland for the 2019 Boulia Camel Races.
This is truly an iconic event, combining the excitement of race day with the unique landscapes of Outback Queensland.
With 2019 being declared the Year of Outback Tourism, we’re inviting everyone to visit Outback Queensland and experience the wonder for themselves.
The Queensland Government is proud to support this event, as part of Tourism and Events Queensland’s Destination Events Program. Events are an important part of Queensland’s tourism economy, driving visitation and supporting local jobs.
In 2019, Tourism and Events Queensland’s It’s Live! in Queenslandevents calendar will contribute $800 million to the state’s economy.
Congratulations to the event organisers and volunteers for ensuring the 23rdannual Boulia Camel Races are another roaring success.
If you’re visiting Outback Queensland, thank you for your support of the region. I encourage you to get out and explore the beauty and wonder of this part of Queensland.
The Hon Kate Jones MP, Minister for Tourism Industry Development
An Outback Queensland Adventure!
A trip to Boulia Camel Races is an epic road journey from whichever direction to approach! Check out these great videos to help plan your journey through the towns and areas surrounding Boulia.
Channel Country Drive (starting Winton to Boulia)
Diamantina Bedourie Loop (Boulia to Diamantina NP and Bedourie)
Drovers & Pioneers Trail (Mt Isa to Boulia via Urangangie)
Outback Camel Festival Trail (Bedourie, Boulia to Winton)
Our Amazing Sponsors
B & M Gundersen
Desert Sands Motel
George Bourne Assoc
Goodwood Pastoral Co
Min Min Store
S&R Lincoln Grader Hire
Boulia Camel Races Inc
PO Box 70
Boulia Qld 4829
M 0428 581 874
M 0429 434 279