Broken Hill is a large regional centre and has several supermarkets, hardware stores, department stores, pharmacies, medical centres and a hospital. There are many restaurants, cafes and pubs throughout the town, along with a variety of attractions and local events in the region to keep you engaged throughout your stay.
Kintore Reserve (97-99 Blende St; opposite the Information Centre) has a proper RV dump point with a drive through set up. There is a tap available just next to the dump point (not recommended for drinking).
Back of the Visitor Information Centre (23-27 Bromide St). Located in the bus wash bay. It’s flat and got heavy iron doors, so be careful when opening it. This is not a drive through dump point (same way in, same way out).
Silverton – Under construction, access TBC
Broken Hill Racecourse – On the dirt area on your right as you drive into the Racecourse area. It has the standard dump point sign.
Drinking Water Points:
– Back of the Visitor Information Centre (23-27 Bromide St) available via a push button tap.
– Next to the RV dump point, located across the road from the Visitor Information Centre at Kintore Reserve (accessible via Bromide St or Blende St).
Don’t leave any rubbish in or near town bins in Broken Hill or Silverton – we’ll overload the local rubbish service.
- You can take your rubbish to the Broken Hill Waste Facility during normal opening hours – a fee applies. See the City Council Website for more details.
- Take all other rubbish home and dispose of it there.
At the Bash each vehicle will receive a rubbish sticker. Pop it on a garbage bag (up to 80L) and you can drop it at the Mundiville Garbage Depot for free. You can buy extra rubbish bag stickers on site for $10 each.
VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
23-27 Bromide Street. 7 parking spaces for large vehicles (2 hours parking limit) are located opposite the Centre at Kintore Reserve. The friendly staff at the Broken Hill Visitor Information Centre (BHVIC) welcome you to Australia’s first heritage listed city! They will create that perfect itinerary just for you so you won’t miss out on any of the local attractions & experiences!
The BHVIC is located in the Tourist & Travellers Centre which offers a range of facilities, including showers & toilets, an extensive gift shop with local produce, a large Gloria Jean’s Coffee shop and Thrifty Car Rental.
LOCAL ROAD CONDITIONS
Broken Hill is generally accessible by 2WD on sealed roads at all times. If your journey is taking you a little further off the main routes, it’s wise to keep up to date with Local Road Conditions, particularly if there has been recent rain, or if it’s on the forecast ahead.