10 days in Menindee, Broken Hill & Silverton Itinerary

10 days in Menindee, Broken Hill & Silverton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip planner

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Menindee
— 1 day
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Broken Hill
— 7 nights
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Silverton
— 2 nights
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Menindee

— 1 day
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 449.HistoryIt is the oldest European settlement in western New South Wales, and the first town to be established on the Darling River. Lake Menindee has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the views from Menindee Rail Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Menindee, then explore the fascinating landscape at Kinchega National Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Survey Tree 1882.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Menindee trip itinerary planning website.

Broken Hill to Menindee is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Broken Hill in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Menindee, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Menindee

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Broken Hill

— 7 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Your list of things to see and do now includes JP Keenan Lookout, School of the Air, Bindara Station, and other attractions. Step out of the city life by going to The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary and Living Desert State Park. Royal Flying Doctor Service and Pro Hart Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Broken Hill side-trips: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Silver City Mint and Art Centre, browse the exhibits of Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, and make a trip to Line of Lode Miners Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Broken Hill trip planning tool.

You can drive from Menindee to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Menindee in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Broken Hill, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Silverton

— 2 nights
Silverton is a small village at the far west of New South Wales, Australia, 26km north-west of Broken Hill. Silverton School and Educational Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Umberumberka Reservoir, Head underground at Day Dream Mine, stop by Beyond 39 Dips, then examine the collection at Mad Max Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at John Dynon Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mundi Mundi Lookout, see the interesting displays at Silverton Gaol Museum, see the interesting displays at Silverton School and Educational Museum, explore the galleries of Silverton Photography Gallery, then stroll the grounds of Silverton Cemetery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cowz Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Silverton online road trip planner.

Silverton is very close to Broken Hill. In October, daily temperatures in Silverton can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Silverton

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks
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