Broken Hill and Outback NSW, Monday 18 June 2018

We need to urgently hold accommodation, rail tickets and dates for this Probus event.

Express your interest in joining this tour before Friday 19 January 2018 by emailing Jane Elliot using the contact form.

Further information will be given in a group presentation in early February.

Getting to Broken Hill
Chose your own adventure!
You may want to travel in a mixed mode or return journey by:

  • Driving
  • Flying (REX)
  • TrainLink Outback Explorer

TrainLink to Broken Hill
Monday only leaving Sydney Central at 06:18, Strathfield at 06:30
Arriving at Broken Hill (EST) 19:10
Return trip from Broken Hill
Leaves Tuesday only at 07:45 local time
Arrives Strathfield at 21:25, Central at 21:38

Cost- Single fare (double it for return)
Adult first class $134.75, Adult economy $96.85
Senior Citizen first class $96.26, Senior Citizen economy $69.17
Pension first class $28.90, Pension economy Free

Silver City Tours will then provide a 9 day package that includes:
Twin Share $1299pp, Single $1910pp, Triple share $1270pp
Inclusions: 8 nights accomodation, 4 dinners, 5 breakfast, 1 lunch, all tours and local transfers.

Details include:

Day 1 – Monday
Arrival at Broken Hill and escorted to accommodation.

Day 2 – Tuesday
City Sights and Heritage Tour.
Experience a fascinating tour showcasing the Miner’s Memorial, Broken Hill Mine tour and enjoy the city’s unique architecture. The afternoon is at leisure. A light breakfast and dinner is included.

Day 3 – Wednesday
Menindee, Kinchega National Park and Wetlands Cruise.
Enjoy a leisurely tour around the Menindee Lakes Scheme and onto Kinchega National Park and a Cruise on the ‘River Lady’. A light breakfast, lunch and dinner is included.

Day 4 – Thursday
Royal Flying Doctor Service and Silverton Ghost Town.
Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service and in the afternoon go to the ghost town, where you can see craft centres, galleries, museums and historic Silverton Hotel. A light breakfast and dinner is included.

Day 5 – Friday
Whites Mineral Art and Mining Museum, Taste of Outback and Sunset Sculptures Symposium.
An underground experience without going under awaits, then a tour of local galleries. Lastly sculptures with a wonderful sunset backdrop. A light breakfast and dinner is included.

Day 6 – Saturday  +  Day 7 – Sunday  +  Day 8 – Monday
Time to explore at your own pace.
You may wish to hire a car, trip out to White Cliffs Opal Fields, visit Mutawinta National Park, go underground at the Day Dream Mine, play golf or bowls, for example.

Day 9 – Tuesday

You will be transferred for your departure.