Broken Hill Area

Broken Hill with it's approximate population of 21 500 is situated 508km North-East of Adelaide, 50 kilometres across the New South Wales / South Australian border into the semi-arid Desert of Far Western New South Wales.

Founded in 1883 by a Boundary Rider named Charles Rasp who discovered the first deposit of Silver which at that stage he believed to be Tin, is now one of the biggest deposits of Silver in the world today.

Broken Hill is known for it's large population of artists with galleries totalling more than 30. Broken Hill plays host to the famous St Patrick's Race Day Meeting, which attracts visitors from far and wide. Motels, Hotels, Guest Houses, Cottages, Units, Caravan Parks, and Backpackers are all available here with prices to suit all travellers.

There are numerous companies which conduct fully guided coach and four wheel drive tours in and around the Broken Hill area. Attractions include Mine Tours; Royal Flying Doctor Service; School of the Air; The Sculpture Symposium; Nature Walks; Heritage Drives; 5 National Parks; Station Stays; Art Galleries and much more.

Temperatures for Broken Hill Area

Broken Hill Area has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Broken Hill Area is approximately 32 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 17 °c.

Broken Hill Area has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Broken Hill Area is approximately 16 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 5 °c.


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