Burketown is a small outback town located 2115km north west of Brisbane, 900km east of Cairns and approximately 30km inland from the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland. Situated on the Albert River in the Gulf Country, flights over the region offers spectacular views of the salt pans and rivers that make up this unique and spectacular landscape.
MEETING AT BURKETOWN VISITOR CENTRE
Flights meet at the Burketown Visitor Centre and Yagurli Tours Headquarters located at 87 Musgrave Street, Burketown.
All flights are operated in conjunction with Yagurli Tours, an Indigenous owned business and operated by the Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples. While in Burketown join Yagurli Tours and let them share the country, history and traditional stories of the Gangalidda People with you.
How to get there
Follow the Bruce Hwy/A1 to Normanton then follow the National Route 1 to Burketown. This is approximately a 10.5 hour drive so make sure to carry a map, food and water, and plan your drive in advance.