Welcome! Touring the NSW outback is to experience a landscape of great beauty that will take your breath away with its grandeur, drama and spirituality.
It will wrap you up and persuade you to return over and over again because there is nowhere else on earth quite like it.
Art, indigenous culture, history and ethereal waterways are a few of the surprises that can be found in places like Broken Hill, Lightning Ridge (Black Opals), Bourke, Cobar, Wentworth and Corner Country.
The 'backbone' of this wonderful region is the magnificent Darling River which provides the lifeblood for the unique flora and fauna in the area and was once the great inland highway running from Brewarrina to Wentworth.
Outback NSW will touch your soul and leave you with lasting impressions of the great Australian outback.
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Towns of Outback NSW
The iconic towns of outback NSW welcome you with country hospitality synonymous with rural Australia. Whether stopping for a short break or staying a few days to explore the area, there is always a smile and a warm welcome.
Whether it is touring the Darling on the Darling River Run, visiting an Outback National Park like Gundabooka or Mutawintji, or exploring the vast open regions of the Corner Country, there are many unique and iconic Australian outback town to suit.
The Darling River Run
The Darling River Run is one of Australia's great outback experiences. It has long been one of NSW's greatest drives, and itâ€™s now even easier to plan and undertake an adventure along Australia's iconic Darling River, exploring the towns and natural attractions along the way.
The Darling River, Australia's longest, runs 2,740km through outback NSW. Part of the Murray-Darling basin, the river is fed primarily from the summer rains of southern Queensland and makes its journey south-west across the state to Wentworth where it joins the mighty Murray River, which then flows on to Lake Alexandrina and into the Great Australian Bight.