Everything you need to know about the Boulia Camel Races

Here in the land of the legendary Min Min Light, thousands gather annually at the Boulia Camel Races to see camels hurtle down through a plume of red dust over two days of professional camel racing. Beyond camel racing, we’ve got your outback adventure covered with live entertainment and novelty fun too, where you’re sure…

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ABC BACK ROADS “Boulia” Episode Airs 24 Jan 2022

Back Roads Screens on Monday 24 January, 8pm on ABC TV and ABC iview Episode 4 Boulia, Queensland “Pitta Pitta Country”   What is it that draws people to the Western Queensland town of Boulia on the edge of the Simpson Desert and keeps them there? Young doctors and nurses are getting a taste of outback…

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VISITORS HUMP-IT OUTBACK FOR RETURN OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CAMEL RACING

Professional camel racing is galloping back stronger than ever onto the events scene this year, with the iconic Boulia Camel Races next weekend set to welcome one of its biggest crowds as tourists ‘hump it’ to the tiny Queensland Outback town for the event. Cameleers too are eager to get back onto the sand of…

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HUMP IN THE ROAD SPURS BOULIA CAMEL RACING TOWARDS 2021

  With travel to many Outback Queensland communities off limits this winter due COVID-19, Boulia Camel Races may have hit a ‘hump’ in the road for the 2020 races, but this has only spurred them on towards a big welcome back to Boulia and Outback Queensland for their ‘Melbourne Cup of Camel Races’ in July…

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New Min Min Light Sighting!

Sightings of the mysterious Min Min Light phenomena are reported every year in Boulia.  The most recent was reported to the Boulia Visitor Information Centre in May 2019… “So staying in our caravan on a property at Macsland, on our third night sitting up chatting, we saw a light heading directly towards us.  Thinking it was…

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New Glamping Experience at Boulia Camel Races!

New to the Boulia Camel Races in July 2019 are glamping tents available onsite during the races!  Stay in a luxurious bell style tent, set up with bedding and all the extra comforts and luxuries.   This luxury accomodation is provided by Outback Tents & Events and available in 2019 for a special introductory price of…

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Travellers Hump-it to Boulia for Melbourne Cup of Camel Racing

The tiny Outback Queensland town of Boulia is bursting at the seams, as the town’s 300 residents are joined by thousands more arriving to witness the iconic Boulia Camel Races this weekend, 20-22 July. It’s hailed as the Melbourne Cup of Camel Racing and attracts both racing competitors and tourists from interstate, to the very…

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CAMEL TRAINING CATCHING ON IN BOULIA

Twenty years on from its first camel race, the tiny town of Boulia in Outback Queensland, with a population of just 230 people, is seeing more locals drawn to the business of camel racing, including partners, Dannileah Stewart and Ronnie Callope. A strong field of locally trained camels will be at the starting gates on…

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