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Rangeland Rifts

The Rangeland Rifts are situated about 13 kilometres north of Winton on the Hughenden-Winton Kennedy Developmental Road. The Rifts consist of the most amazing rock formation caused by natural erosion, which have formed corridors and cave. Fairy bats can sometimes be seen clinging to the rock walls of these corridors.

This is also a high vantage point to the view the spectacular sunsets one can only experience in the Outback.

The Rifts were used as a major location in the much anticipated film, ‘The Proposition', written by Nick Cave and directed by John Hillcoat. The film starred Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, David Wenham and Emily Watson. The film was shot entirely on location in Winton, and Rangeland’s Rifts played a major part!

Please note that a visit to the rifts is via controlled access only, as they are situated on private property. Access is usually by guided tour. At this time, tours to the Rangeland Rifts are available only as part of a larger tour by Longreach tour company Outback Aussie Tours, and sometimes other tour companies.