Known for its rich mining history, stunning landscapes, and unique cultural experiences, Broken Hill offers travellers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. In this comprehensive travel guide, we’ll explore the best things to do, places to visit, and delicious dining options that will make your trip to Broken Hill truly memorable.

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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Places to Visit:

Silverton: A short drive from Broken Hill, Silverton is a charming outback town with a rich history. Visit the Silverton Gaol Museum and Mad Max Museum, both offering a glimpse into the area’s past and its connection to the film industry.

Mutawintji National Park: Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the rugged beauty of Mutawintji National Park. Explore the ancient Aboriginal rock art, embark on scenic walks, and witness the vibrant colours of the Bynguano Range.

Places to Eat:

Indulge in modern Australian cuisine at Silk’s Brasserie. The diverse menu features locally sourced ingredients, and the elegant atmosphere makes it an ideal spot for a refined dining experience. Step back in time at Bells Milk Bar, an iconic establishment serving up old-fashioned milkshakes, burgers, and savory treats. The nostalgic décor adds to the charm of this beloved local eatery. Imbibe in the historic ambience of The Palace Hotel, famous for its appearance in the film “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” Enjoy a pub-style meal and explore the quirky interior adorned with vibrant murals.

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As you wander through the historic streets, dine in charming eateries, and marvel at the vast Outback landscapes, Broken Hill promises a journey filled with discovery and awe. Book your Broken Hill accommodation with Choice Hotels and kick-start your outback adventure!

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