When & Where The Birdsville Races Australia takes place over the first weekend in September near Birdsville in the remote Simpson Desert in Queensland. In 2011 this festival takes place on September 2nd & 3rd.
Queenslands Birdsville races
What to Expect Birdsville has a population of less then 400 residents but for these few days the population explodes to a few thousand. Many spectator arrive by light aircraft. This is a very intimate horse race meeting in the desert with Gala nights and comedy shows as well as lots of horse races.
Getting there Book a flight into any Australian Airport here or book a train in Australia here.
Accommodation in Australia
Where to stay Book your accommodation for Birdsville race meeting below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Queensland & the rest of Australia here. In Birdsville there’s 2 campsites and 1 motel.