Visit the artificial Lake Moondarra 19 km north of the city. Get active at the Leichhardt River and Falls, which provides both drinking water and an area for water sports, bird watching and recreation. Try making unique Indigenous paper at “Arilla Paper”.
Or check out the Mount Isa mines and learn about the history of the mineral deposits and how Mount Isa became Mount Isa thanks the the mines. Take a trip to the Outback at Isa and experience Isa’s wildlife. Be astonished by the fossils at the most famous fossil site in Australia. And one last thing you have to do is visit the Mount Isa Underground Hospital, built during World War II.