When visitors describe their Quilpie holiday, there's always a common thread ... 'friendly locals and so much to do.' If simple family fun and local connections are important, then Quilpie should top the list. With its roots in opal mining, Quilpie is overflowing with Aussie heritage, a vibrant art scene, dinosaurs and rich outback landscapes. Located 953km west of Brisbane, it is well serviced by fully sealed roads, REX Airlines twice-weekly flights and rail/bus connections with Queensland Rail. Choose an adventure station stay or relax in your preferred motel or caravan park. For local-flavoured activities and adventures, look no further than Quilpie.