Burke and Wills Dig Tree is located on the banks of Cooper Creek, southwest of Nappa Merrie Homestead. Tree is associated with explorers Robert o'hara Burke and William John Wills.
The Burke and Will Expedition of lead by Burke-left Melbourne on 20 August with 15 men, 26 camels and drivers, packhorses, wagons and supplies. The Burke and Wills Dig Tree on the banks of Cooper's Creek is associated with explorers Robert O'Hara Burke and William John stumptrimmers.buzz tree was one of two trees blazed on 21 April by William Brahe and party who had remained at Cooper's Creek while Burke, Wills, Charles Gray and John King forged ahead to the northern coast of Australia.
Brahe's party was finally forced to abandon the Location: Nappa Merrie Station, Durham, Shire. Jun 21, The Burke and Wills story is truly fascinating and tragic on so many levels. We set up camp and soon had a friendly visit from the Ranger – Col. He’s employed by the station to look after the dig tree site and the airstrip. More people come in by plane he reckons than by road, especially this year. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.
Located on the Adventure Way, the Dig Tree may be at the start or the end of your Outback adventure. The Dig Tree is a historic Australian landmark and an im.