In Hughenden Visit the Flinders Discovery Centre, to see ‘Hughie’ a Muttaburrasaurus, the amazing fossil exhibition and the Porcupine Gorge Light and Sound Show.
Muttaburra is Famous for discovering one of Australia’s largest dinosaur, the Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni with a replica right in town, while there visit the Dr Arratta Memorial Museum, once the town’s hospital, it combines a hospital display with a general museum section, plus a special section featuring a 2.4-metre-high dinosaur leg.
At Winton Stop at the Winton Visitor Information Centre and collect your self-drive and other brochures. Then, visit the heritage listed Corfield and Fitzmaurice building; it houses a life size diorama of the Dinosaur Stampede, wool industry and opal displays.
Drive 24 kilometres south east of Winton to the ‘Jump Up’, a mesa that is home to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs and the worlds largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils. Thirty minute tours of the Collection room and the Fossil laboratory operate daily on the hour from 9am to the last full tour at 3pm. Take a walk along Dinosaur Canyon for spectacular view of the Outback Queensland landscape while learning more about Australia’s dinosaur history.
Just 110 kilometres south west of Winton is the MOST SEE, Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park. This is an adventure of a life time where you will discover the only evidence of a Dinosaur Stampede in the world. Tours start on site at 10am, 12pm and 2pm daily detailing the dramatic tale of the hunter and the hunted from the footprints left behind 95 million years ago.
Rounding off is Richmond Where you can start your exploration at Kronosaurus Korner. home to Australia’s premier marine fossil collection from the Great Inland Sea that existed 110 million years ago. Here meet ‘Penny’ the Richmond Pilosaur, Australia’s most complete marine vertebrate specimen and learn more about fossils, fossil hunting and the preparation and lab techniques used to prepare all these astounding displays. Around Richmond there is the Heritage Walk which takes in the business precinct from yesteryear, enjoy the local artefacts of historical and cultural significance at the Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre and don’t miss the Bush Tucker Gardens to investigate the area’s diverse flora.