Fishing & Camping

Fishing & Camping

Before heading off on your journey to any of the locations below, please visit the Visitor Information Centre to get the most up to day road condition information.

Old Cork Station Historic Homestead

The Old Cork sits beside a peaceful waterhole full of yellow belly and black bream. After wetting a line, why not wander around the homestead. Once a vintage sandstone building on one of Winton’s original stations, it now lies in ruins with a series of informational panels revealing its fascinating past.

Things to do: Camping (must be self-sufficient), fishing, four wheel driving, birdwatching, swimming and picnicking.

Where: 126 km south-west of Winton on the banks of the Diamantina River.

Long Waterhole

This popular man-made camping and picnic spot is also great for both fishing and birdwatching.

Things to do: Camping (must be self-sufficient), Fishing, Birdwatching and picnicking

Where: 2km south-west of Winton.

Conn Waterhole

The Conn Waterhole is a haven for fishing, birdwatching and picnicking. Drop a line in and you’re a good chance of hooking a yellow belly.

Things to do: Fishing, birdwatching and picnicking

Where: Turn off the Boulia Road approximately 60km from Winton.

Mistake Creek

The Cragg Family Bridge at Mistake Creek honours the pioneering family who lived here until the 1950s. It’s a great picnic and fishing area with yellow belly often caught in the creek.

Things to do: Fishing, birdwatching and picnicking

Where: 3km south of Winton