Top things to do in Charleville

Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Charleville

Charleville Bilby Experience

This interpretive centre offers a rare opportunity to learn about the native marsupial bilby and the long-running captive breeding and conservation program here. Book ahead for one of the 3pm guided tours (adult/chi…
Top Choice Australian in Charleville

On the Rocks Restaurant

Charleville's best restaurant is a cut above your average outback eatery. Dishes include lamb with native spices, pork ribs and barramundi, plus a few Indian and Lebanese influences. It's a classy place with good se…
Observatory in Charleville

Cosmos Centre

See the outback night sky in all its glory via a high-powered telescope and an expert guide. The 90-minute sessions start at 7.30pm, soon after sunset in summer. There's also a solar telescope here for daytime sun v…
School in Charleville

Charleville School of Distance Education

This school covers 420,000 sq km… Take a tour of this distance-learning school that provides for children in remote communities and stations across Outback Queensland. Learn about the logistics and sit in on a class…
Australian in Charleville

Bailey Bar

For a taste of the outback it's hard to beat this central caravan park's two-course camp-oven or lamb-spit dinners. Friday and Sunday are the camp-oven dinner nights, while Tuesday is the roast spit dinner. Book ahe…
Sports in Charleville

Charleville Cup

Country horse race meetings are important social events in the life of outback towns, and Charleville's is celebrated with plenty of fun. There are seven race meetings a year, but the highlight is the Charleville Cu…
Museum in Charleville

RFDS Charleville Visitor Centre

Out near the airport, this centre for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, one of several scattered across Australia's outback, has displays on the iconic Australian air ambulance service.
Pub Food in Charleville

Hotel Corones

The bistro at grand Hotel Corones serves up a reliable country menu of lamb shanks, rissoles and barramundi, plus burgers and wraps for lunch.
Bistro in Charleville

Charleville RSL Memorial Club Bistro

Visiting an RSL Club for a meal while on an Australian road trip is something of an Aussie institution. Meals here are large with steaks, roasts, barra and daily specials, and while the atmosphere is a mix of pokies…
Architecture in Charleville

Historic House Museum

Built in 1887, this handsome period timber home with picket fence and wide verandah houses all manner of local historical artefacts typical of Australia in the 1920s. Perhaps of most appeal to those with only a pass…