This tour is designed to commence with the arrival of the Indian Pacific Train in Broken Hill of a Thursday morning, and to conclude with transfer the Tuesday morning TrainLink Outback Explorer train for departure. Train tickets are not included in this tour, and must be organised by passengers before booking. However, this tour is not just for train travellers, it is open to everyone to join!
Explore the opal town of White Cliffs, ‘noodle’ for opal, visit the local opal museum and sleep below the surface at the famous Underground Motel. Then join us as we visit one of the largest collections of Aboriginal Panamarittee engravings in Australia, on a working sheep station north of Broken Hill.
Adventure through red dust and salt bush country, to Mutawintji National Park, where we’ll visit the renowned indigenous rock engravings and hand stencils found in the restricted-access Historic Sites. Tri State Safaris is one of only a handful of tour operators with both accreditation and permission to enter these sacred areas.
Wander through the famous art galleries of Broken Hill and visit the Big Picture and the Line of Lode, before heading to Silverton (almost a ghost town), the home of movies such as 'Mad Max 2' and 'A Town Like Alice'. Marvel at the vast expanse of Mundi Mundi plains, and be inspired by the spectacular views from the Sculpture Symposium.
Finally, enjoy a leisurely day exploring the picturesque Menindee Lake system and Kinchega National Park where you’ll have a great opportunity to spot some of the area's abundant wildlife, including emus, kangaroos and birdlife. With its beautiful scenic location, Menindee has many picture postcard opportunities for the budding or professional photographer or the avid birdwatcher. Learn about Kinchega's pastoral history and the historical significance of this area.
Valid 1st April 2017 to 31 March 2018
Passengers: Single Fare: $2,295pp Twin Share: $1,930pp Triple Share: $1,795pp
Senior Concession: Single Fare: $2,180pp Twin Share: $1,834pp Triple Share: $1,705pp
Children (5-13years): Twin Share: $965pp Triple Share: $895pp
This tour departs on Thursdays on demand for a minimum of 2 adult passengers, subject to availability.
This tour has been designed to work in with the arrival of the Indian Pacific train to Broken Hill on a Thursday morning, and to conclude after breakfast on Tuesday morning with your transfer to Broken Hill station for your return journey on the TrainLink Outback Explorer train. Train fares must be purchased separtely.
This tour is open to all travellers, not only those travelling by rail to Broken Hill.
5 full days of touring, 5 nights' accommodation, transfers, meals as indicated in the itinerary, morning teas, entry fees, travel in full equiped air-conditioned 4WD vehicles.
Please Note: Dinner on the 4 nights in Broken Hill will be in the form of dinner vouchers for some of our great local restaurants – this will provide you with the ability to have dinner at a time that suits you. Your Broken Hill accommodation will be a short walk from the main part of town, so you will be able to either walk or taxi to dinner easily.
If you are joining us on an outback holiday and would like further information about Broken Hill accommodation venues that we recommend or what the Broken Hill weather should be like during your visit please click on our Links page or our FAQ page.
For more great ideas on things to do and places to go in the Australian Outback, check out the Tourism NSW and Tourism Australia websites.