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Mount Isa Mines Rodeo

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Mt Isa Rodeo

Rodeo was a blast!!!! And the trip home down the the Birdsville Track was brilliant. Glad to see... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Peter A
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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Great venue and well run event whether you are a Rodeo fanatic or a first time visitor you will... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
68Cookie
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Brisbane, Australia
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Mount Isa Mines Rodeo is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. Staged on the second weekend of August annually, this event is on many cowboy and cowgirl's bucket list. The first Isa Rodeo was staged back in 1959. Called the Centenary Rodeo...more
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Buchanan Park Events Complex, George Street, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Rodeo was a blast!!!! And the trip home down the the Birdsville Track was brilliant. Glad to see the Fred Brophy Boxing Tent is still going.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great venue and well run event whether you are a Rodeo fanatic or a first time visitor you will love this event. The Stock contractors do a fantastic job of bringing their best stock for the competitors. 3 days flies past when you are constantly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I have been a part of the city folk most of my life, i have been converted to the outback country lover. It was a fantastic time and my (4 year old) son who had a blast, from riding little bucking animals, seeing real cowboys...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Krista H, Marketing at Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you Clare for your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Rodeo. Will pass on your comments to the team and our volunteers. In 2019 we're celecbrating 60 years, since 1959.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very well run rodeo. We travelled three days to get there and was well worth it. There is lots of seating and lots of stalls to buy delicious food. Apart from the rodeo there are lots of rides and showbags to purchase for the kids....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Krista H, Marketing Director at Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for visiting the Isa Rodeo and recommending us to friends. Hope you can join us in 2018 9-12 August, 2018

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Paid $ 300 for a VIP for Friday including beer, wine and spirits with food. Started well but not ready for us and only 6 people in the VIP 2 storey tent. Rude bar girl as she was not interested at all. Food over cooked...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank andy1042017
Krista H, Marketing at Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Andy Thank you for your feedback at last year's Rodeo. Thanks to your feedback we have changed our VIP area to the front of the chutes for Visitors, and moved the 2 storey marquee to the side of the chutes (less dust, no western...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a well organised, well run event over 4 days. We only attended one day, but if you are really into rodeo it would be worth going 2 or more days. Great sideshows as well, and the boxing tent was something out of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Krista H, Public Relations Manager at Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Thanks Martyn. We hope you can join us agin in 2017

Reviewed 12 September 2016

What a great event. We purchased general tickets for the 3 days and went from start to finish each day and thoroughly enjoyed it. Each day is pretty much the same as the previous as the riders go through heats culminating on the final day,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank BrisbaneRaewyn
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Mount Isa Rodeo is definitely worth seeing. It is on each year in August so a good idea is to escape the cold down south and venture north, then west to the Isa. I agree with another comment that the atmosphere of when it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Six of us flew into Mount Isa for the rodeo. Coming from a large capital city this event is like nothing else. Apart from the amazing skill and sheer courage the riders have, the spectacle of the rodeo is also about people watching - real...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Although the atmosphere is not the same as 20 years ago when the rodeo was held outside of town it is still a great event to go to. For any age. Its action packed, hot cowboys :-) everywhere .... Great weather to have a rum...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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fourwinds111
26 May 2018|
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Response from Krista H | Property representative |
The Isa Rodeo is on the second weekend in August annually, so 2019 are 9 -11 August. Tickets aren't released until about 3 months out, but to give you an indication just head to Ticketing on the website. Just Google Isa... More
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KoalaLady_11
2 October 2017|
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Response from Krista H | Property representative |
The dates for 2018 Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo are 9 - 12 August, 2018. Hope you can join us. Visit our website for Isa Rodeo and Facebook to be kept abreast of latest announcements
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