Where is it and how do you get there?


Broken Hill is situated in outback NSW, 1150 kilometres west of Sydney.

It is located near the South Australian border.

The closest capital city is Adelaide
which is just over 500 kilometres south west.

Catch the Silver City Stiletto Train

All aboard..... catch the giant silver stiletto train to the festival

NSW TrainLink proudly presents THE SILVER CITY STILETTO, a dedicated Festival train service from Sydney Central to Broken Hill. 

That’s right folks, now is the time to hop on board... tickets are limited, book now.


The Broken Hill Outback Explorer train operates weekly from Sydney to Broken Hill.

Countrylink also offers a daily XPT train services to Dubbo with bus connections to Broken Hill, Bourke and Lightning Ridge also available.

The Indian Pacific is designed for return rail travel departing Adelaide on Tuesdays and Fridays returning Thursdays and Sundays.

By Coach

Jump on board the Yarra Valley luxury coach and travel in style ex Melbourne.

For more info and to book your seat visit here.

By Air

Regional Express Airlines fly direct everyday from Adelaide, Dubbo and Sydney with flights from Melbourne (via Mildura). Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia connect daily via Mildura.

Remember to book early, flights often book out quickly!

Getting around


Exploring Broken Hill and surrounding regions is effortless with city bus services, taxis, car hire companies and coach tour operators.


‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ Outback Adventure Tours  with Tri State Safaris 

Priscilla Inspired Tour Packages!

Just in time for Broken Hill’s iconic Broken Heel celebrations come these adventure tours, showcasing the setting of 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'

Offering visitors  a chance to experience the real Australian Outback with one of Tri State Safari  tour packages. 

1 Day Priscilla tour package

Featuring Broken Hill and the nearby ghost town of Silverton, this tour visits the hometown of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Enjoy morning tea, pub lunch, and afternoon drinks at the striking, hilltop Sculpture Symposium overlooking the desert plains. Finish this fabulous day with a BBQ dinner under the stars at Broken Hill’s Outback Astronomy and a night’s stay at The Argent Motel, owned by Out of the Ordinary 

4 Day Priscilla and Outback Exposure Tour

Featuring a 2 day desert tour, 3 day Broken Heel festival pass and 4 nights' accommodation - this package is sure to cover all your bases!

Boarding our luxury 4WD vehicle, our desert adventure explores the flooded red river gums and abundant bird and wildlife of Menindee Lakes, the beautiful billabong landscapes of Warrawong on the Darling park, renowned underground accommodation in White Cliffs and the restricted-access Historic Sites of Mutawintji National Park. 

Details are available on the Tri State Safaris website www.tristate.com.au
or by calling 1300 688 225