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  1. 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 the drive you’ll find great spot…

  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 alone on the course, as the…

  3. 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 supply angered locals.…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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, …

  8. 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 the lake and watch the ducks. This par…

  9. Duke of Cornwall Park

    The Duke of Cornwall Park has two tennis courts for hire. Keys can be picked up at the Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Bromide Street and Blende Street. Courts can be hired during the day or after sunset. The park also inclu…

  10. 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…

  11. 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. It is named after Walt…

  12. 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. The gallery also has a…

  13. 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 …

  14. Pro Hart Gallery

    At the Pro Hart Gallery you can enjoy browsing Pro's work, purchase gifts and learn a little more about one of Australia's most iconic and enduring artists. Pro Hart was an artist across many forms. From drawing and sketching to the famed l…

  15. 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…

  16. 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 …

  17. 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…

  18. Bush 'n' Beyond Studio Gallery

    Come and visit Wendy Martin and Ian Lewis' inspiring art gallery in the main street of Broken Hill, Bush 'n' Beyond Studio Gallery. The gallery features original art, prints, souvenirs and gift lines. Wendy enjoys painting the Australian…