Stephen's Creek Weir is located 17 kilometres from Broken Hill on the Barrier Highway. In the past, water shortages were always a problem and the long standing indifference of Sydney governments to Broken Hill's water...
Attractions in Broken Hill
Perhaps the most well known town in Outback NSW, Broken Hill has justifiably earned its mantle as the pre-eminent mining town of the region. Its also home to a thriving arts community and numerous outback adventures await for all those who make their way to Broken Hill.
Broken Hill serves as a living museum with monuments and heritage buildings that are steeped in history. There are a multitude of things to see and do in Broken Hill; Broken Hill offers mining tours and museums. For creatives, many established artists call Broken Hill home and have their work prominently displayed in over 30 galleries in town.
There’s a golf club in town which has seen nine iron enthusiasts flock to the SIlver city. The national park in the area also has a magical quality and the memories will stick with you long after you’ve departed. For a quick bite, you can’t go wrong with Bell’s Milk Bar which features sodas and milkshakes that are famous across the land. Art deco shopfronts welcome customers straight out of a bygone age, and there are monuments all over town that pay tribute to all the men and women of the previous generation that have contributed to what Broken Hill has become today.
Few places in the world can offer the opportunity to have one foot on an urban boundary and the other in red dessert, but Broken Hill can. Of course, you can always just bask in the glorious outback and create your own adventure. The possibilities are endless in Broken Hill.