5 day Outback loop

It’s our big backyard, and a visit is a rewarding and memorable experience. Make the most of “The Great Outback Lap” and our network of accommodation venues and attractions at Cobar, Warrawong on the Darling and the Underground Motel at White Cliffs. Get that extra special welcome when you stay with us, and see some of the most popular attractions and destinations the Outback has to offer.

Day 1 – Departing Broken Hill 8:30am your Great Outback Loop starts heading toward Menindee to see the vast Menindee Lakes system and Darling River. Following the Darling River south we lunch at the historic river port of Pooncarrie then onto Mungo Lodge for overnight accommodation in the luxurious Mungo Lodge. Enjoy sunset over the magnificent Walls of China lunettes (either before or after dinner depending on the time of year). (L,D)

Day 2 – This morning we continue exploring more of Mungo National Park then head to our very own Ivanhoe Pub for lunch, in the quaint town that was once a changing post for the Cobb & Co horses. Next stop and over overnight stay is in Cobar, where you will learn all about this fascinating copper mining town. Enjoy the heritage buildings and learn more about the fascinating history of the area at the Cobar Heritage Centre which was once the beautiful Mines Office. Dinner and overnight accommodation at the Copper City Motel. (B,L,D)

Day 3 – Leaving Cobar we head to Louth, home of the iconic Louth races, and then follow the meandering Darling River to Tilpa, one an important river port, for lunch at the quaint Tilpa Pub. From here we head to Warrawong on the Darling, just a short distance from Wilcannia. Sit back on the verandah of your lovely new cabins and enjoy the unspoilttranquillity while watching the amazing variety of birdlife and ever changing colours of the sunset. (B,L,D)

Day 4 – Whilst here you get the opportunity to learn more about the history of Wilcannia and delve more into the Indigenous culture of the area. We then head to the remote opal mning town of White Cliffs to explore the first opals fields in Australia, and stay overnight at the famous Underground Motel. (B,L,D)

Day 5 – Learn more about local Indigenous history as we visit the ancient Aboriginal rock art in the restricted access Historic Site at Mutawintji National Park. Learn about the creation story in the cultural centre before doing and interpretive bushwalk to both the hand stencils and engravings galleries. Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch before returning to Broken Hill late afternoon with wonderful memories of your Outback Loop adventure.  (B,L)

Departs 2017:
25 April, 6 June, 8 August,
12 September, 17 October

Price Person         Twin Share

This tour can be run on demand on other dates for a minimum of 4 adult passengers.(Subject to vehicle availability)


0418 337 263 or 02 6331 1128


Rail Holidays Australia, Po Box 1430, Bathurst NSW 2795

Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 18.30

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