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Barringun, QLD

Once a border customs post between Queensland and New South Wales, Barringun is ‘real outback’ with so many great legends to share.

Call in for a thirst quencher at the hundred-plus year old Barringun pub, Tattersall’s, and there relive some of the memories of the town’s glory days.

Buildings, now abandoned, include two police stations, one on the Queensland side and the other in New South Wales. It must have been a wild, wild place!

Nearest Airport: Cunnamulla

Where to stay?


  • Rural/Country
  • Remote

Popular Activities

  • Outback

About Barringun

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Barringun Postcode: 4490
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Outback Queensland
  • Latitude: -28.80347
  • Longitude: 145.69062
  • Elevation: 155m
  • Population: 7
  • Median Income: $22724
  • Area (Sq/km): 932.814
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains