Broken Hill Area attractions

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  1. Outback Astronomy

    Hang out with the stars while in Broken Hill. Enjoy a personalised night sky show from the comfort of a reclined chair under the vast Outback sky. You'll be enchanted and amazed by this stargazing experience. Designed for the novice, these …

  2. Broken Hill Heritage Walk Tour

    The Broken Hill Heritage Walk Tour is a two hour volunteer guided tour through Broken Hill's CBD, taking visitors past many outstanding heritage buildings. Australia's First Heritage Listed City has always been associated with silver, lead…

  3. The Homestead Gallery

    "When I am not painting I am usually painting with my mind's eye, observing people, objects, colours and movements, framing everything that has the potential to find its way onto my canvas." The Homestead Gallery is a heritage listed hom…

  4. PS Providence historic site

    You might wonder what the lace monitors and bearded dragons make of it, but the rusty hunk of metal on the banks of the Darling River marks the site of a major tragedy. In 1872 the boiler on the riverboat PS Providence exploded, killing all…

  5. Mundi Mundi Plains

    The Mundi Mundi plains lookout is on the edge of the world! From the top of the hill, the flat lands of the Mundi Mundi plains stretch out for an eternity. Take a self-guided walk and take a champagne picnic! Visiting at dusk and watching t…

  6. Mutawintji National Park

    The ancient landscape of Mutawintji National Park, north east of Broken Hill, is rich in Aboriginal history. Explore bushwalks and camp under the outback night sky. Visiting Mutawintji National Park in the NSW outback is a uniquely Austral…

  7. The Living Desert and Sculptures

    Within the Living Desert Reserve are two must see major attractions - the sculptures and the flora and fauna sanctuary. The Sculptures comprise 12 sandstone artworks which highlight the skyline, all with a story to tell. Located on a majes…

  8. Penrose Park

    Whether you're after a quiet family picnic, an eventful weekend or a week away from it all, Penrose Park is the place for you. Powered camping and caravan sites are available, with bunkhouses and a large hall available to rent. Toilet a…

  9. Morton Boulka Picnic Area

    If you’re a birdwatching nut then grab your binoculars and head to Morton Boulka picnic area. This remote and tranquil spot in Kinchega National Park links the mighty Cawndilla and Menindee lake systems, and explodes with life after the rai…

  10. Silverton Heritage Walking Trail

    Take a scenic walk on Silverton's Heritage Walking Trail. It takes around two hours walking time, taking in all of Silverton's sights and historic buildings. During the walk you will go through a railroad cutting and also take in the fantas…

  11. Historic Daydream Mine

    Historic Daydream Mine was founded in 1881, before the beginning of the Broken Hill Mining Company (BHP). The mine is just a 30 minute drive from Broken Hill. Drive through some of Australia's great outback scenery into Apollyon Valley …

  12. Broken Hill Regional Aquatic Centre

    In partnership with Broken Hill City Council, the YMCA-managed Broken Hill Aquatic Centre provides high-quality aquatic and recreation facilities and programs. With a focus on family, healthy living, developing young people and those less f…

  13. Art on Argent Gallery

    Art on Argent Gallery is locally owned and operated displaying art works from Howard Steer, Roxanne Minchin and Shane Gehlert to name a few. Art on Argent Gallery also stocks Australian and Broken Hill souvenirs including prints and ori…

  14. Julie Hart Gallery

    Julie Hart has become recognised as a vibrant landscape artist, with unlimited potential in her field, who is not only able to create and capture a surreal depth of image, but also a perception of movement in her paintings, that many dream …

  15. School Of The Air

    School Of The Air is a unique school that conducts school lessons via satellite for children living on remote outback station homesteads. It is an essential service for families living in the outback, and offers you a fantastic opportunity…

  16. Silverton Gaol Museum

    Step back in time at the Silverton Gaol and Historical Museum. Virtually every aspect of life in Silverton's heyday is represented, with literally thousands of items on display. Tools of the trades of mining, transport, entertainment, tech…

  17. Sundown Nature Trail

    The 'Sundown Nature Trail' is situated in the rocky Sundown Hills, on the northern edge of the Broken Hill Common. The hills are sparsely vegetated with tough, perennial plants adapted to the harsh, dry environment and in good seasons, …

  18. Afghan Mosque

    The mosque is situated on the site of the former 'camel camp' where Afghan and Indian camel drivers loaded and unloaded their camel teams, from the earliest days of Broken Hill. It was constructed around 1891 as a place of worship for the f…