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Explore Broken Hill and Outback NSW over eight amazing days! (2023)

Travel at 60 community holiday

This outback adventure is packed with variety. Tour the ghost town of Silverton, cruise the Menindee Lakes, spot familiar "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" filming locations, visit the Pro Hart gallery, watch the Sculpture Symposium at sunset, spend a night in an underground hotel, and so much more!

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$2,195PP
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DURATION
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8 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • free_breakfastDaily breakfast
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About this holiday

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Living Desert & Sculptures - Aboriginal Story Poles carved from Red gum trees

See why Broken Hill is the first Australian City to be included in the National Heritage List — and explore its beautiful and varied surrounds.

Discover the real outback and immerse yourself in a bygone world of historical mines, captivating landscapes, grand old pubs, ghost towns and picturesque miners' cottages. Enjoy boundless tales and true-blue local characters at every corner.

R​ead on for the full day-by-day itinerary...

Inclusions

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This tour includes:

  • 7 nights' accommodation in Broken Hill
  • 1 night accommodation in White Cliffs Underground Motel
  • 8 x light Breakfasts
  • 2 x lunches
  • 5 x dinners
  • Air-conditioned coach with Panoramic Windows, Semi reclining Seats, onboard toilet and spacious interiors.

Accommodation

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8 nights total:

7 nights of comfortable Broken Hill accommodation at either:

  • The Silver Haven Motor Inn; OR
  • Old Willyama Motor Inn

PLUS: 1 night's accommodation in White Cliffs at the Underground Motel.

Travel dates

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Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

Travel at 60 Departure Dates for 2023

  • Monday 22 May 2023
  • Monday 17 July 2023
  • Monday 14 August 2023
  • Twin Share from $2,195 per person
  • Solo Traveller from $2,770
  • Triple Share from $2,145 per person

Want to avoid the single supplement entirely? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share. Ask our team for details.

Note: Minimum numbers may be required for this tour to operate.

Call our team on 1300 414 198 and book your Broken Hill Holiday today!

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Monday - Arrival into Broken Hill

Make your own way to Broken Hill.

On arrival, you will be met by your Host and escorted to your accommodation.

Hotel: Old Willyama Motor Inn or Silver Haven Motor Inn (or similar)

Day 2 - Tuesday - City Sights, Heritage Tour and Sunset Sculptures

Enjoy a light breakfast at your hotel, before joining your hosts for today's sightseeing.

Take a step back in time and explore Australia's First Heritage Listed City on our Heritage Tour, showcasing Broken Hill's rich history. We’ll visit the Miner’s Memorial, located at the highest point of the Line of Lode. From there, you’ll be able to see the city’s unique architecture. Next, we’ll visit the Geo Centre, where you can see a 42kg silver nugget and learn about the importance of mining to the town. After that, we’ll take a break before heading to the famous Sculpture Symposium to watch the sunset.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 - Wednesday - Menindee & Kinchega National Park

This leisurely tour takes you around the Menindee Lakes scheme, with scenic stops along the way at Menindee and Kinchega National Park (roads permitting). The highlight of the trip is a wetlands cruise on the River Lady, where you'll get up close and personal with the abundant wildlife that calls this area home.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 -Thursday - Silverton Ghost Town & Taste of the Artback

After breakfast, we'll head off to Australia's liveliest ghost town. This is a must-see destination for any movie buff or history lover. You'll be able to explore craft centres, galleries, and museums, as well as the iconic Silverton Hotel, with time for a bite to eat (own expense). In the afternoon, we'll take a tour of some of the local art galleries. Broken Hill is famous for its vibrant art scene, and you'll be able to see firsthand what all the fuss is about. You'll be blown away by the talent and creativity on display here

Included Meals: Light Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 - Friday - Royal Flying Doctor Service, Gin Distillery & Palace Hotel

We start the day with a visit to the Royal Flying Doctor Service, where we'll learn about the important workthey do in providing medical care to remote communities.Then it's onto the Broken Hill Gin Distillery for a tasting behind the scenes look at how the spirit is made.We'll finish up with a meal at the iconic Palace Hotel, made famous by the film Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and for those who are feeling lucky, you will have the chance to try your luck at a game of two-up, Broken Hill is the only place where you can play two-up legally on a regular basis.So, join the locals and come in spinner!!

Included Meals: Light Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6- Saturday- Free Day

Enjoy a light breakfast at your hotel, Today you'll get the opportunity to explore this great part of Australia at your own pace. For a glimpse into what life was like for early miners guests can go underground in the historic Day Dream Mine. Explore the rocky escarpments, mineral-rich springs and Aboriginal rock art at the Mutawintji National Park, kick back with a round of golf or join the locals in a leisurely game of bowls.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Day 7 - Sunday- White Cliffs

Today, after breakfast, we head to Australia’s oldest commercial opal fields. See Australia’s first solar power station. You’ll visit Red Earth Opal Underground Mine Tour & Showroom, a chance to purchase opals direct from the source.

Hotel: White Cliffs Underground Motel

Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Monday - Broken Hill

After breakfast we make our way back to Broken Hill for the night.

Hotel: Old Willyama Motor Inn or Silver Haven Motor Inn (or similar)

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Day 9 - Tuesday - depart Broken Hill

After breakfast bid farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday to Outback NSW comes to an end. You will be transferred to your departure point.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Our experienced consultants can also happily help with flights and/or rail to and from Broken Hill. call 1300 414 198 to learn more.

Questions

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Hygiene Practices
The health and safety of guests and staff is always our top priority our operator for this Travel at 60's Tour have taken a number of steps to ensure the continued well-being of travellers. All procedures are aligned with the Australia Medical Authorities as well as the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Declaration forms to be completed prior to travel
Prior to departing on your adventure, you will be required to complete a Passenger Health Declaration. This form will ask whether you have recently been in close contact with someone diagnosed or suspected of having COVID-19 or have a fever or flu-like symptoms yourself. If you answer yes to any of these questions, you will not be able to join the tour until you have been assessed and cleared by a doctor. The information in the form may be provided to relevant public health authorities and they may apply penalties to individuals who knowingly provide a false statement.

  • How to get to Broken Hill
    Air - REX Airlines operates into Broken Hill from Sydney and Adelaide
  • Train - Travel by Train from Sydney and Adelaide with Country link and Great Southern Railways (Indian Pacific or XPT from Sydney-Dubbo-Broken Hill)
  • Coach Travel is available from Adelaide and Mildura
  • Road - Broken Hill is located approximately 1150km from Sydney, 850km from Melbourne, 500km from Adelaide.

Ask our team for assistance.

What’s the weather like?
  • Summer: Warm to hot summers with temperatures climbing to 38c° and over about 10 days a year. The average high for summer months is about 32C.
  • Winters: Mild winters, about 15-16c°.
  • Rainfall: Rainfall averages around 20mm a month.
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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Properties used in the tour are subject to change without notice.

a non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is payable within 7 days of booking.

Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.