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Boulia Camel Races
July 16 - July 18$35
It’s the ‘Melbourne Cup of Camel Racing’, held every July in the spectacular remote town of Boulia in Outback Queensland. It’s truly an epic moment as the camels come lumbering down to the finish line – an Outback icon experience to put on your bucket list!
Boulia’s Camel Cup is the longest camel race in Australia, run over 1500 metres and is a prized win amongst competitors on Australia’s professional camel races circuit.
On the trackside not to be missed is the hilarious camel tagging competition. Watch the fearless competitors attempt to put a piece of duct tape on a very lively camel, run back to a marker and then return to get the tape, aiming to doing it in the fastest time.
In the evening kick back and enjoy live entertainment, starring Outback favourite Mick Lindsay in 2018! During the three days of events there’s also tabby races, fireworks, children’s amusements and a host of novelty races, including the Great Australian Ride-on Lawnmower Competition.
It’s an adventure into the land of the mysterious Min Min Light and there’s plenty of nights to camp out and hope to see the light, since onsite camping is available for 15 days!