Attractions

Top Choice Viewpoint in Mt Isa

City Lookout

Everyone should make the short trip up to the city lookout for excellent 360-degree views of Mt Isa. The best time is sunset, when the smelter stacks are silhouetted and the mine lights begin to twinkle.
Top Choice Museum in Mt Isa

Outback at Isa

The award-winning Outback at Isa combines the visitor centre and booking office with three of Isa's major attractions. The Hard Times Mine is an authentic underground trip to give you the full Isa mining experience.…
Top Choice Historic Site in Mt Isa

Hard Times Mine

Get kitted out in disposable mining attire and a head lamp at the Hard Times Mine. On this 2½-hour tour you descend into a purpose-built mine complete with fuming, roaring, rattling machinery, 1.2km of tunnels and t…
Lake in Mt Isa

Lake Moondarra

Lake Moondarra, 16km northeast of Mt Isa, is a local favourite and an excellent day trip with fishing, swimming and boating available in the pretty artificial dam. There's a caravan park and barbecue facilities.
Museum in Mt Isa

Underground Hospital

With the threat of Japanese bombing raids in 1942, and a ready supply of miners and equipment, Mt Isa Hospital went underground. The bombs never came but the underground hospital was preserved. You can also see an e…
Museum in Mt Isa

Riversleigh Fossil Centre

The fascinating Riversleigh Fossil Centre features recreations of Australia's prehistoric fauna, plus actual fossils found in the world-renowned fields at Boodjamulla National Park.
Museum in Mt Isa

Isa Experience & Outback Park

Combines a museum and gallery showcasing local history and natural, Indigenous and industrial heritage, with an outdoor park complete with native plant life and a waterfall.