2016 Outback Trailblazer Itinerary

Joining instructions

Make your own way to Emerald for the start of the Outback Trailblazer 2016. Once famous for its reputation as a major sunflower producer, Emerald is now home to the world's biggest Van Gogh sunflower painting on an easel located in Morton Park at the western end of Clermont Street (Capricorn Highway).  This landmark will be our meeting point. Getting to Emerald by road: Emerald is situated on the intersection of the Capricorn Highway and the Gregory Highway section of the Great Inland Way.  From Brisbane the drive takes approximately 9 hrs 40 mins. Getting to Emerald by air:  QantasLink operate flights between Brisbane and Emerald (approx 1hr 25mins).  Hire car facilities are offered at Emerald Airport.