other towns sprung up around this time but have failed such
as Balbuna, Tuen, Tego, Wooroorooka and Coongoola now they are just memories or
ghost towns. Located in the Paroo Shire on the banks of the Warrego River,
Cunnamulla is the largest of the four towns in the shire that include Eulo,
Wyandra and Yowah. Cunnamulla sits on the Matilda Highway that stretches from
Barringun on the New South Wales border to Karumba in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
This great drive offers the tourist a great way to sample the Queensland outback
with its heritage and country hospitality, connecting the New South Wales border
with the Gulf Country. Cunnamulla is also
at the intersection of for those travelling from Brisbane to Cameron Corner.
the Alan Tannock Weir makes possible grapes and other fruit produce. The weir
sits on the Warrego River, just south of Cunnamulla. There are picnic areas and
walking trails. Fishing and swimming are also popular activities in the area. A
great spot for bird watching, a list of the birds seen in the area can be had
from the visitor centre.
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accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions,
tours, local maps and other information.