Louth – the historic Dunlop Station was the first sheep station in the world to use mechanical shears.
Louth – Get a glimpse of life on an 80,000-hectare sheep farm, 10,000 hectares of which are Darling River floodplain. With the river behind the homestead so low – just waterholes in parts – it’s hard to imagine the volume of water that will soon rush down from recent Queensland floods, taking with it valuable riverbank soil. www.trilbystation.com.au
The McClures call Kallara Station “the accessible outback” as it is central to the historic River Ports of Bourke and Wilcannia and the outback mining towns of Cobar and White Cliffs. Kallara Station Stay is 15 minutes drive from Tilpa which has an all weather sealed airstrip with lights for late landings or early morning departures (courtesy vehicle by arrangement). www.kallarastation.com.au
Tour the historic ruins of the Old Kinchega Homestead to discover the harsh and fascinating history of life on an outback sheep station. NSW Parks