Outback New South Wales
Hit the outback of New South Wales to experience true isolation – an area often overlooked, yet so significant to shaping the way our nation has been defined. From our trailblazing explorer history entwined with deep Indigenous cultural roots, this region is one of the best places to show off Australia’s raw beauty.
Walk through red sand and dry riverbeds to restricted Indigenous sacred sites and float on mirror like billabongs with a sundowner in hand as native birdlife frolics around you. Gaze at the starry velvetness above and learn of the night sky’s stories and legends with an expert astrologer. Explore national parks etched with dreamtime stories, bought to life by your expert Indigenous guide and search for resident wildlife.
Bunker down for the night in an underground hotel and mine for opals. Get active on a working sheep station and try your hand at real outback life, before spending the night in the shearer’s quarters. Enjoy a traditional countertop meal at one of Australia’s most remote pubs where you are sure to meet some unique characters keen for a yarn. An incredible experience for those eager to get beyond the city and venture a little further.
- 6 nights accommodation
- Return airport/train station transfers
- Meals as per itinerary
- National park fees
- Entry fees & land permits
- Private transportation
- Services of an expert English speaking guide
- Local certified Indigenous guides
- Local taxes and levies
Mutawintji means ‘place of green grass and waterholes’. Among the gorges and cliffs, are the secrets of an ancient culture. The park provides evidence of aboriginal occupation dating back more than 8000 years. Your time in Mutawinji will be spent in the restricted accessing a historic site with an accredited Indigenous guide. This area is where ceremonies and initiations took place. Listen to the story of Kullawarra and learn about the creation of Mutawintji in the dreamtime. Embark on an interpretive bushwalk to visit rare engravings. The remnants of fireplaces and stone tool making, give you an insight into the traditional life in the area.
Optional Tours / Activities
Refer to our detailed itinerary for a summary of optional activities for this tour
Day 1: Arrival Broken Hill
Day 2: Broken Hill to Mungo National Park
Day 3: Mungo to Wilcannia
Day 4: Wilcannia to White Cliffs
Day 5: Mutawintji NP to Mundi Mundi
Day 6: Silverton to Broken Hill
Day 7: Departure
- 13 – 19 September
- 22-28 March
- 13-19 September