Healthy Mount Isa exercise tips
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Healthy Mount Isa exercise tips

One way to help you make the most of the Mount Isa lifestyle is to ensure you stay healthy. A great place to start is through doing a healthy level of regular exercise. You can do that by following the Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines published by the Department of Health. Healthy exercise guidelines for

What’s on in Mount Isa in 2024?
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What’s on in Mount Isa in 2024?

We might have had a few more celebrations than usual last year due to it being Mount Isa’s centenary year, but there’s still plenty of events happening in 2024. Read on to find out all the dates and events you need to know. Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is an annual fundraising event

Mount Isa boating, camping and fishing gear
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Mount Isa boating, camping and fishing gear

Mount Isa is a great place to get out and about, and what better way to do it than with a spot of boating, camping or fishing? Here’s our guide to the boating, camping and fishing gear that can help you make the most of your outdoor adventures in Mt Isa. Boating and water sports

Mount Isa boating essentials
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Mount Isa boating essentials

Last month, we looked at Mount Isa camping essentials. Boating and camping often go hand in hand, so this week we look at Mt Isa boating essentials. There are plenty of Mt Isa boating opportunities available at Lake Moondarra and Lake Julius. Here’s what you need. A suitable boat It’s almost stating the obvious, but

Mount Isa camping essentials
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Mount Isa camping essentials

Mount Isa offers a unique camping experience for everyone. The rugged landscape, rich wildlife and breathtaking scenery make it ideal. However, camping in our remote region requires proper planning and essential gear to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Quality camping gear Before heading on a Mt Isa camping trip, make sure you invest in

Save the dates — upcoming Mount Isa events
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Save the dates — upcoming Mount Isa events

Life in Mount Isa is what you make of it and there’s a diverse range of local events coming up. Whether you want to see a musical, go on a motorbike ride for charity, or celebrate international men’s day in typical Mt Isa fashion, there’s something for everyone. The Sunshine Club The Sunshine Club is

20 Mount Isa fast and fun facts
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20 Mount Isa fast and fun facts

Whether you’re interested in outback adventures, vibrant cultural events, mining or history, Mount Isa has something for everyone. Here is our list of 20 Mt Isa fast and fun facts. Even if you’re a local, you probably won’t know them all. Geography 1. Mount Isa is often referred to as the “Oasis of the Outback”.

Why not get fit at the Mount Isa PCYC
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Why not get fit at the Mount Isa PCYC

If you’re looking to get fit in Mount Isa, why not check out our local Mt Isa PCYC in Isa Street? Locals have been going there for over 30 years. It offers group fitness classes, 24/7 gym access to training equipment plus a range of other programs. Read on to find out more. Bootcamp classes

Rodeo road trips
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Rodeo road trips

If you’re planning on travelling from afar to the Mount Isa Rodeo in August (or any other time), make sure you make the most of your road trip. Out west, we like to say that all roads lead to Mt Isa! Here’s our guide to help you make the most of your travelling time. Brisbane

What’s it like down a mine?
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What’s it like down a mine?

It’s hard to escape that Mount Isa is a mining town, but plenty of locals work above ground in a variety of different sectors. If you’re one of those people, or if you’re thinking of becoming an underground mine worker, then you might be wondering what it’s like working down a mine. The Hard Times

What’s on in Mount Isa in May
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What’s on in Mount Isa in May

May is shaping up as a big month in Mount Isa. Because this is our centenary year, there are plenty of one-off events, as well as some annual ones that happen in Mount Isa each May. Read on to find out all about what’s on, when and where to help you plan your spare time.

The best road trips from Mount Isa
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The best road trips from Mount Isa

If you have a day, weekend or more of spare time, then there are some great road trips you can do from Mount Isa. Read on to find out our top recommendations for authentic, outback road trip experiences where you can also have the opportunity to tackle some rugged terrain. Wee Macgregor Mine and Fountain