The Overlander's Way is a 1550 kilometre driving adventure across
the breadth of Queensland and into the Northern Territory, the
Overlander's Way follows the paths of our droving heroes who brought
vast herds of live cattle from the east Kimberley to the coast. The
route, which later served as an important supply line during World War
II, starts at Townsville and takes in the outback towns of Charters
Towers, Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek, Cloncurry, Mount Isa and
A fully sealed road, the route follows the paths of great explorers,
the Kalkadoons and the pioneers. Make the time to stop and explore the
side roads of the Outback towns along the way and discover the real
character of the Outback.
Wind your way through the Queensland Heritage Trails Network
attractions at Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Richmond, Charters Towers and
Townsville where you will experience the heady gold rush days, a
larger-than-life mining tour, fossils over 100 million years old,
routes of former explorers and rich indigenous heritage.