Broken Hill is an inland town in the far west of outback New South Wales, close to the border of South Australia. As Australia’s longest running mining town, Broken Hill is often referred to as The Silver City.

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Due to its remote regional location, Broken Hill is a hidden gem known for its breathtaking uninterrupted views of the night sky. For avid star gazers, the town’s Outback Astronomy experience allows you to get lost amongst the stars by enjoying panoramic sky views through telescopes, binoculars and your own eyes. If you look carefully you may even see a shooting star!

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For those who prefer to stay grounded, Mutawintji National Park is not to be missed. Spend a day hiking through the incredible terrain that is laden with rich aboriginal history and stunning views. Travellers seeking a unique experience will enjoy the Living Desert Reserve. This sculpture, flora and fauna sanctuary is comprised of 12 sandstone artworks which highlight the skyline and represent a story created by artists around the globe. With 1.5-kilometre cultural trail within the sanctuary, embark on a journey of cultural exploration.

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