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North-west Queensland tourism attractions on private property can confuse tourists

From grey nomads to Instagram influencers, many tourists to the outback want to find that picturesque secret spot.

But many of north-west Queensland landmarks are located on private property, which can leave tourists in a predicament as to whether they are sightseeing or trespassing.

Mount Isa in Queensland’s north-west is known for its rodeos and as the last major pit-stop for travellers heading to the Northern Territory.

However with the rodeo cancelled this year due to the pandemic, the city’s tourism has fallen back on simpler activities.

But main tourist attractions like waterholes perfect for swimming and waterfalls,

In Pacific Northwest, camping on rise amid coronavirus

Regardless, groups should include no more than five people from outside the household, which is the largest gathering allowed in the second of the state’s four-phase reopening plan, where Clark County remains.

At this point, we’re all well aware of the need to frequently wash hands or use hand sanitizer, and it’s no different while camping, experts say. And public bathrooms? If you can’t avoid them, be sure to wear a face covering, since research shows that the virus may linger in the air. Avoid touching any surfaces.

You could bring a portable restroom (that is, a bucket), such as