BOULIA CAMEL RACES: 20 - 22 July 2018

20 - 22 July 2018



Where can I get a meal in town?

There is food and a bar at the event site all weekend.

Also in Boulia there is Australian Hotel, The Burke River Roadhouse and the Encounter’s Café at The Min Min Encounter tourist attraction, all open 7 days.

What groceries and supplies can I buy in Boulia?

There is only one store in Boulia, but it sells practically everything! You can pick up bread, milk and normal grocery lines, plus all sorts of other supplies such as basic auto goods and hardware.

What weather should we expect?

Average daily temperatures in July are minimum 7 and maximum 23oC. It can get down to freezing overnight so pack your warm clothes and warm bedding for campers.

When is the onsite camping available?

Camp at the grounds onsite from Friday 13th July right through to Friday 27th July 2018, available FREE if you have an event ticket.

Does onsite camping have power?

There are no powered sites available at the event site. If you need a power connection book a powered site at the Caravan Park.

Where can I get firewood?

The local volunteer organising committee work hard prior to the race to have everything ready for camping and as a bonus we provide free cut firewood in some piles across the camping area.  Please use just what you need.

Are there campervan/caravan dump points?

There is a public RV Effluent Dump Site in Boulia on Diamantina Dev Road, left hand side of the road on the way out of town towards Mount Isa.

Is there a Shuttle Bus?

Yes a courtesy shuttle bus operates at regular intervals between town and the Racecourse on Friday  Saturday and Sunday during the event.  BOULIA PICK UP POINTS: Shire Office, Desert Sands Motel, Caravan Park & Racecourse Bus Stop.