Outback New South Wales is a region of dramatic beauty and vast natural landscapes, and is home to some of Australia's oldest and most unique landmarks. Discover red sand deserts, spectacular sunsets and rivers which are home to flocks of native birds; an adventure to Outback NSW awaits you.
If you are travelling to Lightning Ridge, home of the black opal, you can fossick for opals, Australia's National Gemstone, 95% of which come from Lightning Ridge. In Broken Hill, see the, visit the Living Desert Reserve and see 12 stunning sandstone sculptures by artists from around the world. In Cobar, experience the Aboriginal rock art at Mount Grenfell, which boasts more than 1,000 images.
During your stay, it is important that you pick the right outback accommodation for your needs, whether you are looking to go camping in the outback in a national park or holiday park, pitching a tent under the stars, or enjoying the luxury of being looked after at one of the region’s bed and breakfasts. There are also luxury resorts, high-end boutiques to affordable and comfortable outback motels. The area is a haven backpackers, so hostels also prove popular.