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Cities and towns in the Outback


Big, bold and unrelenting, the NSW Outback is truly a sight to behold.

Filling the western reaches of the state, the NSW Outback is like nothing you've ever seen before. Awash with extraordinary national parks, lush wetlands, sun-baked sand dunes, and heritage steeped towns, the NSW Outback radiates a rich indigenous history, with this harsh yet fragile landscape brandishing relics from an ancient era. Fuel up the car and experience it all for yourself.


The heart of the Outback, Broken Hill is fascinating city. It's a place where the old blends seamlessly with the new, and where surprises wait behind every corner.

Broken Hill      



Boasting an area that is slightly larger than Hungary (93,299 square kilometers to be exact), the Unincorporated Far West region of NSW is vast to say the least. It stretches right up to the iconic corner country - the meeting point of South Australia, Queensland and NSW - and includes a number of truly spectacular towns, attractions and breathtaking landscapes.

Tibooburra Milparinka Silverton Wanaaring



Noted as being one of the flattest sections of land in the world, the Hay Shire boasts one of the most impressive nigh skies you'll ever see, with an incredible 180 degree skyline.

Hay Booligal Maude One Tree



Located between Sydney and Adelaide, within close proximity to Mildura and the majestic Mungo National Park, the Balranald Shire encompasses a diverse natural landscape that's a joy to discover.

Balranald Euston Kyalite Oxley



A quiet gem of the NSW Outback, the Central Darling is a hub of art, culture, history and waterways.

Ivanhoe Menindee Wilcannia White Cliffs



An historic mining region of NSW, a visit to Cobar is like a trip back to a time of grandeur and boom, with many fine buildings and open cut mines still dotting the Shire.

Cobar Eubalong Nymagee Mount Hope



Located on the Bogan River, the Bogan Shire of NSW is an agriculturally rich pocket of western NSW that offers a quintessential country lifestyle.

Nyngan Coolabah Hermidale Girilambone



The famous expression 'the back of Bourke' originated in NSW's Bourke area, with the expression meaning the entrance to the great unknown. This term encapsulates the beauty of the Bourke area, which is rich in indigenous history and natural splendor.

Bourke Byrock Wanaaring Louth
Tilpa Enngonia Fords Bridge  



Art, culture and heritage blend seamlessly in the Brewarrina area of western NSW.

Brewarrina Goodooga    



Known for its rich opal fields, the Walgett region of western NSW offers a true taste of the Australian outback.

Walgett Lightning Ridge Collarenebri Burren Junction
Rowena Carinda Cryon Cumborah


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