Birdsville Races - Now in Aprill 2022

Birdsville Races - Now in Aprill 2022

Saturday 9th April to Tuesday 12th April 2022

Event Postponed to April 10th and 11th 2022 - All bookings automatically transferred to the new dates. 


If the April dates are not suitable (the Birdsville Races will run twice in 2022 for the first time ever) patrons are able to transfer their 2021 tent booking to the usual Races dates in the first week of September 2022.  Please email with your request.


Rent a Tent has partnered with the Diamantina Shire Council to bring you the perfect solution to your Birdsville Races accomodation needs.  Rent a Tent City is available from Saturday the 9th of April for three nights until Tuesday the 12th of April.  Race days are Sunday and Monday, however, there are lots of other activities happening around town.


Rent a Tent City is located on the banks of the billabong in the centre of town only 200m from the famous Birdsville Hotel and 500m to the airport. The Rent a Tent City will have hot showers, clean toilets, a Communal Marquee with a BBQ, Hot Water Urn, toasters & mobile charging stations free to use exclusively for Rent A Tent Patrons. 


Can you imagine what it is like when a tiny town of 100 swells up to 8000 excited race fans for a few days.  It is an unique event, and you can experience true Australian joy and fun. Why not tick of the bucklist the ultimate road trip to the Birdsville races in the nation's heart. Join the official pilgrimage to this legendary outback Queensland race meet. In the process, you will connect with new people, make lifelong friends, enjoy fantastic sunsets, and make memories that will last a lifetime.



Check In From: 1pm 9th April, 2022

Check Out By: 11am 12th April, 2022