Tour the Best of Broken Hill & Outback NSW (2024)

Holiday with like-minded over-60s
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    9 days, 8 nights
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    9 days
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    August 2024 - September 2024
  • Dedicated over-60s departure
  • Spend a night in a unique underground motel
  • Explore Broken Hill's rich history, visit Australia's liveliest ghost town, and so much more!

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!

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


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White Cliffs: "Australia's liveliest ghost town"



This tour includes:

  • 7 nights' accommodation in Broken Hill
  • 1 night of 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.
Your fare excludes:
  • T​ransport to Broken Hill
  • T​ravel Insurance



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, Geo Centre and Sunset Sculptures Symposium

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 thesunset.

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 craftcentres, 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 -Sulphide St Railway & Historical Center, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Bell's Milk bar and Palace Hotel

This morning we discover the importance of the cultural diversity that helped form the foundation of Broken Hill. We also see mineral & hospital collections and play with trains. After lunch we visit the RFDS, where we'll learn about the important work they do in providing medical care to remote communities. We then step back in time with a visit to Bell's 1950's Milk Bar where you can explore the city's fascinating social history and experience a rare insight into Australia’s unique milk bar and cafe culture, then 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

Today you'll get the opportunity to explore this great part of Australia at your own pace.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast

Day 7 - Sunday- White Cliffs

Today we visit White Cliffs, Australia's oldest commercial opal field. One of the only places in the world where white opal is found, White Cliffs is also home to Australia's first solar power station. Visit the Red Earth Opal Underground Mine Tour & Showroom where you will get the opportunity to purchase opals directly from the source before spending the night in the famous White Cliffs Underground Motel.

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.

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.

Dates and Prices


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 2024

  • Monday 17 June 2024 - Sold out
  • Monday 19 August 2024
  • Monday 16 September 2024
  • Twin Share from $2,375 per person
  • Solo Traveller from $2,895
  • Triple Share from $2,265 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!



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.

A few things to note about the White Cliffs Underground Motel

Please note that due to soil preservation this motel does not have ensuite bathrooms, instead it has its private bathrooms situated in a common area. Each bathroom is private and lockable, its recommended to bring slippers and dressing gown as you may be passing others along the way.

White Cliffs is pretty laid back so casual attire is ok.


  • 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.

A​ Note about Mobility.

For the most part this tour is accessible to all clients, however, note that when visiting some attractions, guest will encounter uneven, rocky grounds or dirt tracks.

  • The longest distance covered on this tour is approximately 400 metres.
  • The path leading to the Lady River Cruise is steep decline.
  • The Underground Mine tour is not suitable for wheelie walkers /scooters.

If you are bringing a wheelie walker or mobility scooter – it can be accommodated in the undercarriage of the coach, provided it folds.  

Note that the coaches operating these tours do not have disabled access and the coach drivers while there to assist they are not able to assist every time.



Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

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

a non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is payable within 7 days of booking.

Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

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