Attractions

Broken Hill offers an abundance of attractions. Some of the main attractions are listed below. For more details on Broken Hill Attractions please visit www.visitbrokenhill.com.au

The History of Broken Hill. Australia's first Heritage City

The official Australian National Heritage list contains just over 100 locations such as Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney Opera House ... and now Broken Hill. How did an outback mining town win such an accolade, and what does it mean? Read more.....

Broken Hill Event Calendar

Check out what's on in Broken Hill this month: Two-Up every Friday night from 9:00pm at the Palace Hotel; Community stalls and markets; Outback Astronomy events; Community events and more. For more information See Events Calendar

Daytrippa

Use Daytrippa to explore famous locations from movies like Mad Max and Mission Impossible. Stand and survey moonscapes where the horizon extends so far that you can actually see the curvature of the earth.

Daytrippa is the place to browse for unique art and unearth rare gems in popular community markets. Between bargains, it is also the place to spoil yourself with great coffee, fine dining and fresh local produce. See Daytrippas Full Guide

Silver City Mint & Art Centre

The largest acrylic painting on canvas measuring 12m x 100m known as "The Big Picture" by Peter Anderson.

Broken Hill silver jewellery can be purchased as well as local art work, along with a large variety of minerals.

There's something here for everyone including local homemade chocolates, sweets and gifts from the Chocolate Factory.

The Royal Flying Doctor Base

Visitors can explore this newly renovated base that holds over 80 years of remarkable outback medical history. Broken Hill's RFDS- South Eastern Section, is the only RFDS base in Australia where visitors can see a working base, including the communications room and the medically outfitted King Air planes. Find out more about the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

9:00am to 5:00pm Mon to Fri
11:00am to 4:00pm Sat & Sun.

Silverton

It was the largest township to exist in the Barrier Ranges before the discovery of Broken Hill in 1883. The township of less than sixty people is situated 25km northwest of Broken Hill on a sealed road. The outback town is a picturesque cluster of old buildings, with a restored gaol, art galleries and the famous Silverton Hotel. Once inside visitors can view photographs of films and commercials made in the outback, "Priscilla Queen of the Desert", "Mad Max II", "Dirty Deeds" and "XXXX beer" ads. Visit Silverton

Sculpture Symposium

Situated on a hilltop 12km north of Broken Hill are twelve breathtaking sandstone masterpieces that all tell a story. Official opened on 23 May 1993 and dedicated to the Late Professor Fred Hollows. This is the place to witness our stunning outback sunsets. Take the Sculpture Symposium Virtual Tour

Day Dream Mine (1882-1983)

Take a guided tour through the Historic Day Dream Mine. Located approx 23kms west of Broken Hill, just off the Silverton road. Tea room facilities available. Sturdy footware recommended. Contact:(08) 8088 5682 or 0427 885 682. See more...

Sturt Park

The children's play area is securely fenced with BBQ, under-cover seating and new play equipment for children of all ages. Teenagers can enjoy the bike and skate park close by, while the more mature aged people can enjoy the Titanic Memorial and delightful Rose Garden. View park here...

National Parks and surrounding areas of Broken Hill

Visit Broken Hill: The Silver City with Outback Soul website for additional sightseeing opportunities in and around Broken Hill.

Yanga National Park

Yanga National Park is located between Hay and Mildura. Also known as Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, Yanga contains fascinating chapters of Australian history. Camp by the banks of the Murrumbidgee like Burke and Wills once did; see over 150 species of birds in the parks trees, skies and ecologically-important wetlands; acquaint yourself with bygone days at the old homestead, woolshed and countless Aboriginal sites, and enjoy a spot of fishing by the river. For more information visit Yanga National Park

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