The award-winning Outback at Isa combines the visitor centre and booking office with three of Isa's major attractions, all under one roof. The Hard Times Mine is an authentic underground trip to give you the full Is…
Get kitted out in fair-dinkum mining attire and head lamps at the Hard Times Mine. On this 2½-hour tour you descend into a purpose-built mine complete with fuming, roaring, rattling machinery and 1.2km of tunnels. T…
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 smokestacks are silhouetted and the mine lights begin to twinkle.
For good coffee and a funky atmosphere, Three Doors is the best in Isa. Great spot for an early breakfast.
The fascinating Riversleigh Fossil Centre features re-creations of Australia's prehistoric fauna, plus actual fossils found in the world-renowned fields at Boodjamulla National Park.
The one-hour tours during school term demonstrate the outback's isolation and innovation.
If you're in town during the second week in August, saddle up for Australia’s largest rodeo.
The most central and enduringly popular of Isa's clubs, Buffs has the Billabong Bar with DJs from Wednesday to Saturday, a sports bar, a sun deck and live entertainment on weekends. You can eat well at the Frog &…
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.
The door on the street doesn't promise like much, but it's worth climbing the stairs to this semiformal restaurant and bar. Tapas, steaks and seafood with a generous nod towards European style.