On the edge of the Simpson Desert, about 35km west of Birdsville, Big Red is a photogenic 30m-high sand dune that offers a big challenge for 4WDers. It's the closest large sand dune to town, and a taste of what lies ahead if you're heading out into the Simpson. Come for sunset.
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The waterless Simpson Desert occupies a massive 200,000 sq km of central Australia and stretches across the Queensland, Northern Territory and South…