Things to explore
Recreational Drone Flying Park
The Recreational Drone Flying Park is open from 7.00am to sunset Monday to Sunday for your enjoyment of flying your drone.
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS–enabled devices.
If you enjoy walking there are a number of interesting walks in and around Alpha.
Agate fossicking is a growing hobby and Muttaburra is known for its agates.
Beta Hut and Railway Memorabilia
Opened on Monday 12 January 1885, Beta acted as a terminus for just five months.
The Fossilised Forest Sculpture
The Alpha region is famous for its petrified wood and its latest attraction the Fossilised Forest sculpture reflects this.
Jane Neville Rolfe Art Gallery
The Jane Neville Rolfe collection is named after the famous water colourist who visited Alpha Station in the 1800s. Whilst there she painted the famous Breakfast at Alpha which depicts a bush picnic breakfast scene complete with ladies in their long dresses.
Tivoli Theatre Museum
Behind the Alpha Tourist Information Centre in Shakespeare Street is our Tivoli Theatre Museum that houses a collection of memorabilia from the early settlement days of Alpha through to the modern era.
An easy stroll down the lower end of Shakespeare Street is the New Bridge.
Like all Western Queensland cemeteries the Alpha Cemetery is filled with history. If you are looking for genealogical information or have an interest in the history of the area, the cemetery is a great place to start.
Alpha Dip Yards
The Alpha Dip Yards are an easy walk from the town centre.
Situated in Shakespeare Street this park is a great place to picnic or have a relaxing break from your travels.
The Crystal Trumpeters
The story of the original Jericho and its biblical heritage has been told through the symbolic monument called ‘The Crystal Trumpeters’.
Redbank Park is a great place to bush walk, bird watch and fish. There is a marked bush walking track that follows the river for two kilometres.
Tree of Knowledge Memorial
The Tree of Knowledge is Barcaldine’s most famous and much loved attraction located in Oak Street outside the Railway Station.