The operators of Broken Hill City Sights Tours bring you over 60 years of experience in the local area, 22 of those years have been spent working underground and nearly 22 years working with visitors to this magical place.
Choose from an extensive range of breathtaking scenic tours in and around Broken Hill. Choose from half-day, morning or afternoon tours of Silverton, City Sights and Heritage, City Arts, Daydream Mine tours, Menindee Lakes full day tour, White Cliffs full day tour (normally run on Wednesdays) or combine full day tour of Daydream Mine and Silverton (all entry fees to be paid by clients).
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Silverton is situated about 25 kilometres from Broken Hill. Where once this was a busy mining town, today it’s a ghost town, sometimes brought to life by the filming of movies such as Mad Max 2, Razorback, Town Like Alice, Dirty Deeds and many commercials that have been filmed in the area.
You will visit the Mundi Mundi Plains and the Umberumberka Reservoir. Visit the Old Silverton Goal. Have a look at the old Silverton School where Mary Jane Gilmore, who is featured on the AUD10 note, taught. Visit the Galleries of John Dynon, have a bite to eat or a coldie at the Silverton Hotel. Visit the Mad Max Museum, Beyond 39 Dip, and the Justin Cowley Art Gallery.
The City Sights and Heritage Tour takes in the City of Broken Hill, the history of the buildings, the site of the Picnic Train Attack, the Afghan Mosque, the Titanic memorial, the Miner’s Memorial, the mines, the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the Broken Hill Gaol, and wonderful buildings and old housing in Silverton.
Visit Pro Hart Gallery, Howard Steer, Jack Absalom, Jenny Cattonar, Julie Hart, Bush and Beyond, Peter Anderson’s The Big Picture (the biggest canvas painting in the world), and The Regional Gallery.
The tour will fit in as many galleries as possible in the 3.5 hour tour.
Operating 9am to 12.30pm Monday to Sunday.
Visit the only Tourist Mine in the Barrier Ranges and follow the Cornish, Welsh and German hard rock miners in the 1880s. You will visit their town where hardships were real and surviving was tough.
A professional guide will take you back in time and take you underground.