UNDERGROUND & ABOVE GROUND TOURS
Travel way underground with Outback@ Isa’s Hard Times Mine Underground Tour. Tours run seven days a week and bookings are essential. Call Outback@Isa on (07) 4749 1555
North West Tours operates a range of tours in comfortable, air-conditioned buses, from a two hour city tour to a sunset tour to Lake Moondarra or a guided tour to the stunning Mary Kathleen former uranium mine and ghost town.
Located on Hillary Street. The location offers a 360-degree panorama of the city with spectacular views including a bird’s eye view of Buchanan Park – home of the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo.
Check it out at night!
The Isa Experience Gallery is an interactive, multi-media gallery showcasing Mount Isa’s cultural, indigenous, pioneering and mining heritage.
The Outback Park is a two hectare landscaped park showcasing the flora native to the region just behind the centre.
RIVERSLEIGH FOSSIL FIELDS & CENTRE
Discover the rich history of the nearby Riversleigh fossil fields – one of the world’s 10 greatest dinosaur fossil sites. Field trips to the World Heritage Listed Riversleigh Fossil Fields are available.
Call Outback at Isa on (07) 4749 1555 or visit www.outbackatisa.com.au for more information.
UNDERGROUND HOSPITAL & MUSEUM
Venture underground at the Mount Isa Underground Hospital & Museum – a fully equipped hospital built in a large air-raid shelter during World War II and the bombing of Darwin.
The museum is located on Joan Street and open during tourist season or by phoning (07) 4743 3853 during the off-season.
Just 15 km north of the City, Lake Moondarra is home to the annual Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic.
Stocked with barramundi permits are not required to fish at Lake Moondarra, but catch limits do apply.
Barbecue and picnic facilities are available.
BOODJAMULLA NATIONAL PARK (FORMERLY KNOWN AS LAWN HILL NATIONAL PARK)
Situated 332km north west of Mount Isa, offers around 20km of walking tracks leading to high peaks and swimming holes.
Facilities include a camping area, tent accommodation and a shop with essential items at Adel’s Grove
SCHOOL OF THE AIR
Mount Isa’s School of the Air is one of seven in Queensland providing education for 280 students from pre-school to year 10.
The school covers an area east from the Northern Territory border to Richmond and south from Burketown to Birdsville.
RODEO DRIVE, MOUNT ISA CBD
Dining and Shopping – Sink your teeth into an angus rib eye at our local steak house and dining experiences. We have stylish boutiques and great western gear.
Check out the rodeo legends engraved on the footpaths in Rodeo Drive (yes in Mount Isa not L.A.), Miles and West Streets.
A rolling plain of elevated grasslands that run from Mount Isa west to the Northern Territory.
It has some of the most sensational sunsets, contrasted with this landscape.