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  1. Stephen's Creek Reservoir

    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...

  2. Broken Hill Golf and Country Club

    The Broken Hill Golf and Country Club (est circa 1921) is Broken Hill's premier golfing destination. The 18 beautiful holes are set against the contrasting backdrop of classic outback Australia. You will never be...

  3. 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...

  4. Twin Lakes

    A rare sight in the middle of the outback - a beautiful park with a lake, big grassed areas and an adventure playground for the kids. Relax in the shade of a tree, have a picnic or a stroll around...

  5. Riddiford Arboretum

    The Riddiford Arboretum features trees and shrubs of the region and is located opposite the Centro shopping centre. It was set up in 1988 on land that was a repair and oil transfer depot for the Silverton Tramway....

  6. Old Coach Road Drive

    The short drive takes in the ruins of the Rockholes Hotel that was built to accommodate passing trade between the two towns, as well as spectacular rock formations like Wana Karnu and Split Rock.Also along...

  7. Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

    The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery houses an extensive collection of Australian colonial works including James Coutts Michie and James Ashton along with several important Victorian painters such as Arthur Hacker RA....

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. Silver City Mint and Art Centre

    The Silver City Mint and Art Centre is an iconic tourism attraction next to housing the 'Big Picture'. There is exquisite silver jewellery crafted in Broken Hill, a wide range of artworks for purchase, and chocolates...

  11. Wayne Williams Gallery

    Wayne John Williams hails from Broken Hill and has lived in this rural mining city all of this life. All his works are drawn using black lead pencils on top quality art paper. Wayne's drawings are inspired by photos...

  12. 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...

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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.