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Address: 19 Marian St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
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+61 7 4749 1555
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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At Outback at Isa, Mount Isa's major tourism facility, you will find the...

At Outback at Isa, Mount Isa's major tourism facility, you will find the Mount Isa Visitor Information Centre (VIC), Hard Times Mine Underground Tour, Isa Experience and Outback Park, the Mount Isa Regional Art Gallery, Riversleigh Fossil Centre, Mount Isa Fish Hatchery Project and the Outback Cafe.

We take enormous pride in providing the best possible service and experiences to visitors.

Outback at Isa offers unique experiences, 7 days a week.

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Friendly staff & great services

I stopped in here to find information about local towns and attractions. The lady was super knowledgeable and friendly to talk to, she gave us much needed advice. The cafe was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
OZtakesover
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Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in here to find information about local towns and attractions. The lady was super knowledgeable and friendly to talk to, she gave us much needed advice. The cafe was very reasonably priced and the free wifi very useful.

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Thank OZtakesover
Townsville, Australia
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you think there's not much to do in Mt Isa, try visiting the Outback Isa info centre coz you will be surprised what they offer from free tour visits to affordable packages

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Thank Josjeevfood
Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great experience, relaxed atmosphere. The Cafe has a good choice, gift shop has a good range (even Mount Isa monopoly). The staff are knowledgeable, and are enthusiastic about their jobs.

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Thank GrubbyJ
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Hi GrubbyJ Thank you very much for the 5 star review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Outback at Isa. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit to the museum unfortunately we picked the wrong time of year to come to Mt Isa as it was very hot The staff were so helpful with information & I loved that you had book exchange for people

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Thank Tanya H
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Hi Tanya H Thank you very much for the 5 star review. Yes, it certainly is hot this time of year. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Outback at Isa. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

Mount Gambier
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117 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Booked Riversleigh fossil tour and Hard Times mine tour (reviewed elsewhere). Spent an interesting 2+ hours with Alan being shown through the fossil section of the information centre. Got history of discovery of the fossil precinct, interpretation and research and a view of the processes involved in separating the fossils from their base material. Well worth a visit

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Thank JDandHK
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Hi JDandHK Thank you for the 5 star review for the Riversleigh Fossil Centre Laboratory tour with Alan. We a please that you enjoyed the tour and found it interesting and valuable. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager Outback at Isa More 

Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit, plenty of information and helpful staff. The underground mine tour, my husband & I have decided done the tour a couple of times, really shows you what the miners go through. We've also done the Mt Isa Mine tour as well, that's very interesting, you get to see how a miners life is like,... More 

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Thank Wendy O
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. We really appreciate it and are very pleased that you enjoyed your time in Mount Isa. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour & 100% full of info. Dave our guide couldn't have been better. Very friendly approachable humorous & seemed like an easy going bloke. We had padties, sandwiches, tea & coffee in the crib at the end of the tour. Very well worth the money ..Do not miss the opportunity!

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Thank lesleycraigie
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Hi Lesley We really appreciate you taking the time to provide a 5 star review and recommendation of the Hard Times Mine Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed it. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

Perth, Western Australia
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95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We enjoyed out visit, interesting art, shop has a small but excellent range of gifts representative of Australia.

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Thank patchworklizzie
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Hi Patchworklizzie We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Visitor Centre at Outback at Isa. We appreciated the 5 star review very much. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Visit the tourist centre. Met the manager of the centre. And amazing, friendly staff. Went to a small fozel (how they discover old and ancient animals) demonstration such proud people and proud of their city. Art gallery so impresive one artist standing out with her photografic art. A must see when you go there. And a must eat lunch or... More 

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Thank Annelien V
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review. We are very pleased that you were happy with your visit to Outback at Isa. We are very passionate about sharing everything within our centre and about our amazing region. The Outback Cafe aims to please and are grateful for your wonderful comments. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager Outback... More 

Emu Park, Australia
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189 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had very little time in Mount Isa so a visit here was great. We went through the informative centre which told the whole story of Isa. We watched a video and other small video clips. When we left we felt we knew an awful lot about the place. Which was good because as we visited out of season we... More 

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Thank Pamela R
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. We appreciated you taking the time. We are so pleased that we achieved our aim to share all that is great about Mount Isa and the region. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager More 

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