Planning your visit


Dinosaur Stampede National Monument Building and bridge


Welcome to Dinosaur Stampede National Monument

Experience the only known dinosaur stampede on the planet!

Guided tours take 45 minutes and start from 9.30am. Lark Quarry Conservation Park is open from 8.30am to 5pm.

Our guided tours include:

  • Over 3,300 dinosaur footprints scattered over the rock face
  • Animated recreations of the dinosaur stampede - as it may have happened 95 million years ago
  • A movie presentation in the Trackways Theatre
  • The history of Winton's trackway discoveries and conservation

Dinosaur Stampede trading hours 

Open seven days a week in Winter (1 April to 30 September)
Monday to Sunday, 8.30am to 5pm

Tours depart at: 9.30am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm* and run for 45 minutes.

Open six days a week in Summer (1 October to 31 March)
Monday to Saturday, 8.30am to 5pm (Closed Sundays)

Tours depart  at: 9.30am, 11am and 2pm* and run for 45 minutes.

*Arrive 15 minutes before the tour commences.

Holiday opening hours

  • Closed 7 October 2024
  • Closed 22 to 26 December 2024
  • Open 27 to 28 December 2024, normal trading hours apply
  • Closed 29 December 2024
  • Open 30 to 31 December 2024, normal trading hours apply
  • Closed 1 January 2025
  • Normal trading hours resume from 2 January 2025 


General Admission   Prices (Per Person)
Infants 0-4 years of age Free of charge
Children 5-17 years of age $21
Adults 18 years and older $35
Concession Must present seniors, pension or Veterans card $30
Student Must present a valid student card $30
Family Up to 2 adults and their children $80

Packages for groups
Large groups, ie with ten or more people, are asked to make a booking by telephoning 07 4657 0078

Spending the day? Consider walking the Spinifex Circuit

Spinifex Circuit - red earth  with tussock grasses

TIME: 15 - 30 minutes
COST: Free

The Spinifex Circuit is a self-guided walking circuit around the Dinosaur Stampede National Monument. A lookout offers spectacular views of rolling Mitchell grass downs, framed by characteristic red earth Jump-Ups found at Lark Quarry Conservation Park. A recyclable flyer is also available at Dinosaur Stampede to interpret the local environment during the walk.

Remember to bring a hat and plenty of suncreen!


Dinosaur footprints in the rock








Other Ticketing Options

There are several ticketing options that include Dinosaur Stampede National Monument. If you are just visiting Winton or travelling on to Richmond and Hughenden - we have you covered!

  WDCOA VIP pass Australia's Dinosaur Trail pass
Adult $100 $155
Concession $90 $135
Child $60 $90
Family $260 $400

Winton Dinosaur Capital of Australia VIP Pass (WDCOA) - two attractions in one

Save money on your visit to Winton with a joint pass to Dinosaur Stampede National Monument and the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History.


Australia's Dinosaur Trail pass - four attractions in one

This pass includes a guided tour of the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum (Winton) and Dinosaur Stampede National Monument (Winton); and admission to Kronosaurus Korner (Richmond) and Flinders Discovery Centre (Hughenden).


Access & Facilities

The Dinosaur Stampede National Monument reception building, including access to the trackways, is fully wheelchair accessible.

The Spinifex Walk is recommended for people of reasonable mobility as there are stairs and some uneven surfaces.

Unisex toilets, shaded picnic areas and parking are available at the entrance to Dinosaur Stampede National Monument. As Dinosaur Stampede National Monument is located at Lark Quarry Conservation Park, pets are prohibited from entering the Conservation Park - including the carpark. The carpark is routinely monitored by park rangers, who may fine any visitors with pets found in the Conservation Park.

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