Broken Hill Loop

Darling River Side Trips

Taking in Wentworth, Broken Hill, Menindee (Kinchega National Park and the Menindee lakes), Pooncarie and Mungo National Park as a sidetrack, this loop has it all and allows you to visit Broken Hill and do a grand tour of the lower Darling.

Accommodation Partner - Broken Hill Outback Resort

broken hill outback resort

Unexpected luxury in a breathtaking rugged outback setting – opening August 2018. Offering a unique combination of nature and luxury, Broken Hill Outback Resort is designed for anyone seeking quality accommodation in the heart of the Australian Outback.

With a mix of powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites on level, grassy areas complete with high spec amenities block, camp kitchen, kids playground, 24 King Spa Cabins, Bar/ Restaurant our resort provides all guests with luxury, comfort and convenience.

The 'capital' of Outback NSW, Broken Hill, has everything the traveller could hope, from the cafes, restaurants, Galleries and outback history.

Menindee, and the magnificent lakes, is a must for wildlife, camping and fishing as is Kinchega National Park.

From Menindee, the route rejoins the Darling River Run with Wilcannia upstream and the historic Pooncarie downstream.

For those wanting to also visit Lake Mungo (Mungo National Park) and/or Mutawintji, this loop can also incorporate the Mungo Loop and the Mutawintji Loop.

The Route:

Wentworth <> Broken Hill: Distance = 267 km - about 3 hours

Route: Silver City Highway

Broken Hill <> Menindee: Distance = 112 km - about 1.5 hours

Route: Broken Hill - Menindee Road

Menindee <> Wentworth: Distance = 240 km - about 3.5 hours

Route: Darling River Run (via Pooncarie)


  • broken_hill_tour_6_20130814_1715605884Darling Canoe - 4
  • broken_hill_tour_2_20130814_1517976774Sculpture Symposium - 19
  • broken_hill_tour_3_20130814_1095160027Darling by Bike - 2
  • broken_hill_tour_9_20130814_1991166550Bells Milk Bar
  • broken_hill_tour_8_20130814_1796842141Honour List - 1
  • broken_hill_tour_1_20130814_1415712769Browne's Mine - 5
  • broken_hill_tour_10_20130814_1474132312Lake Cruising - 3
  • broken_hill_tour_5_20130814_1662994962Pamamaroo Lake
  • broken_hill_tour_4_20130814_1103464563Main wier fishing couple
  • broken_hill_tour_7_20130814_1772323362The Royal