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.
In contrast to the fast-paced and sometimes impersonal modern life we have become used to, outback regions lets the visitor experience the more relaxed lifestyle and sense of community often lost in urban Australia.
They're not only centres for local farmers and travellers, but are also character-filled frontier towns, reinforcing the pioneering spirit that opened up this country over a century ago.
Are you looking for the best fishing spot on the Darling River, or for a great place to stay? Do you want to buy crystal or black opal, or find Pro Hart's gallery? Interested in where Charles Sturt travelled, or Burke and Wills? Do you want to learn about Aboriginal history and spirituality? Where is the 'Back o Bourke' ... when are the Louth Races?
These questions will gladly be answered by the locals, youâ€™ll soon find an outback character ready to share a story or two with you.
From cosmopolitan Broken Hill with its myriad of galleries, cafes, wide-open streets and lovely historical pubs, tiny Tilpa set on the banks of magnificent Darling River, or the remoteness and sheer outback beauty of Milparinka, you'll love the genuine outback warmth of the communities of outback New South Wales.
Some towns may be little more than a pub and general store; no matter, you can expect the same relaxed welcome.