Located in south-west Queensland, in the heart of the Channel
Country, beside Cooper’s Creek, Windorah is surrounded with stunning
vistas, picturesque ruins and historic sites.
One of three
townships in the Barcoo Shire, the small town provides a welcome
stop for those travelling to Birdsville, Bedourie, Blackall,
Longreach, Quilpie and Thargomindah.
Originally known as Stony
Point, Windorah gets its name from an Aboriginal word for ‘big
fish’, that relates to Cooper’s Creek, which is formed by the
junction of the Thomson and Barcoo Rivers, just south of Jundah.
Indeed, this area is a great fishing spot and a great place to do
some bird watching, as well as a number of other aquatic activities.
The waterhole is about 19 km in length and 10 metres deep. After
times of flood, the area becomes a magnet and breeding habitat for