Tibooburra

Rural

The perfect place to discover what Outback Australia is all about. Tibooburra is a tiny community 335 kilometres north of Broken Hill. With an abundance of wildlife and wildflowers (in a good season).

The town’s main historic buildings, built of local stone, are the courthouse, and the two pubs, The Family Hotel (1882), famous for murals and paintings by some of Australia’s most renowned artists, and the Tibooburra hotel (1882), with its wall of old hats.

Family Hotel Murals – a few decades ago some artists, fascinated by the desert, came to the town to paint. Any flat surface was fair game and there are still original works by Clifton Pugh, Russel Drysdale, and Rick Amor on the hotel’s walls.

Tibooburra Keeping Place- the main attraction: perched on poles, a replica sculpture of the 27-feet long whaleboat Charles Sturt hauled across inland Australia on a wagon.

Quick Facts

Tibooburra is a small New South Wales Rural Location within the local government area of Undefined, it is located approximately 999kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 12244.56 square kilometers. Tibooburra has a recorded population of 134 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Tibooburra we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Tibooburra and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

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Tibooburra Beds Motel

Tibooburra Beds Motel

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Tibooburra Aboriginal Reserve Camping Ground

Tibooburra Aboriginal Reserve Camping Grounds

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Picnic table in Dead Horse Gully campground. Photo: OEH

Dead Horse Gully campground

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Tibooburra Hotel

Tibooburra Hotel

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The Family Hotel

The Family Hotel

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