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Outback at Isa

19 Marian St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
+61 7 4749 1555
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Visiting Mt Isa while traveling around Australia decided on the Hard Times Mine underground... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waynedvh
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Dunedin, New Zealand
via mobile
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They do an all day breakfast which is why I visit, bacon eggs and toast, good price and freshly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William W
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Mount Isa, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19 Marian St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Mt Isa while traveling around Australia decided on the Hard Times Mine underground experience held here 10/10, also you can obtain information on many other attractions and sightseeing in this beautiful part of Australia. The staff here are so helpful and friendly and a...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 1 week ago

They do an all day breakfast which is why I visit, bacon eggs and toast, good price and freshly cooked.

Thank William W
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two parts to this experience. The first part gives you a great understanding of the early days of Mount Isa (don't miss the video). There is also the Riversleigh exhibit. Check with the information desk. Some afternoons there is a guy there who...More

Thank Travelgypsyisme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Unearthed exhibition is really impressive. The staff at the Centre were so helpful and patient and guided us to the things we wanted to see. We went on the Bus tour of the City, which was fantastic. Our guide took us everywhere, withe obvious...More

Thank Richard S
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard S Thank you so much for the 5 star review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Outback at Isa Centre, the Mount Isa City Tour and the Hard Times Mine Tour. I will pass on your comments to the Outback at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for lunch and coffee. The displays tell all about the local history. The dated film and dioramas of the nearby Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil area are a must-see.

Thank Malcolm B
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Malcolm B Thank you for the 4 star review. We are glad that you enjoyed some of what Outback at Isa has to offer. Happy travelling! Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very well put together attraction. The movie should be seen first as it gives an interesting insight into what made and what now makes Mt Isa the city that it is. After the movie the displays mean a lot more as does...More

1  Thank Warwick D
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Warwick D Thank you for the 5 star review and the feedback and tips for future visitors. We appreciate that you took the time to write a review and look forward to your next visit to The Isa. :) Best regards Sue Wickes Guest...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We had Coffee and tea in the cafe service was very slow made even worse by the fact we were the only customers at the counter. One staff member looked straight at me and walked away. When I was finally served I made the comment...More

Thank Paul R
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Paul R We are glad that you enjoy the Visitor Centre. We are very sorry to hear of your experience in our cafe. We will certainly look into this and take whatever steps that we need to make sure that this does not happen...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Take your time to view all this attraction has to offer from the information regarding the mining in the area as well as the various minerals that were mined here. It takes us back in time from the beginning of Mt Isa and how the...More

Thank Christopher C
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Christopher C Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time here. We are happy to receive any feedback on how we can improve. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The museum offered a great insight into the diverse history of Mt Isa. From its discovery to the people who toiled in the unrelenting sun, to make a living. It offers great examples of the rich minerals of the area, and is really educational. Unfortunately...More

Thank sp1nnak3r
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi sp1nnak3r Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed the Isa Experience. We do hope that you will be back one day to enjoy the Underground Tour. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My hubby and i had lunch here today. We both had salad sandwhiches, which were lovely and very filling. Coffee was terrific! The only problem was that our coffee came out first and by the time our lunch arrived we had finished our coffee. Very...More

Thank Lesleigh W
Outback_at_Isa, Guest Relations Manager at Outback at Isa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Lesleigh W Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the visit to the Outback at Isa Cafe. We will certainly pass on your feedback. And yes, please do return and enjoy our sweets. Best regards Sue Wickes Guest Relations Manager

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les m
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Response from Owen R | Reviewed this property |
I would book ahead Check when the Rodeo is on as this will be a busy time both before and after Cheers
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