The key to experiencing the richly diverse history and natural heritage of the Corner Country is to experience the drives that connect across the region. The most significant of these is Sturt's Steps Touring, a driving route that approximates the journey taken by Charles Sturt in 1845.

Beginning at either Broken Hill or Cameron Corner the route takes in Stationstay properties as well as Milparinka and Tibooburra along its path. It is a journey not to be rushed, but rather experienced, as the landscape changes, the wild life and flora varies, and one meets a few local characters along the way.

The Silver City Highway to Broken Hill and the White Cliffs Road to Wilcannia follow the traditional routes of Cobb and Co and Morrison Bros, linking the Corner Country with other locations within Outback New South Wales.

Linking Tibooburra to Wanaaring and Bourke is the "cut-line", the route of the original telegraph line and once proposed rail link to the Corner Country. It was also a major travelling stock route in the day when livestock were walked to market and needed regularly located public watering places.

 

Four wheel drive enthusiasts...the Corner Country has it all. The Silver City Highway may be mostly sealed these days, but there are still hundreds of kilometres of...

The Broken Hill Loop, a wonderful touring route for experiencing some wonderful highlight of the southern area of western NSW from the ethereal Lake Mungo, the Darling...

In the 1880s a miner’s trek to the Albert Goldfields began in Wilcannia, and ended several weeks later on the goldfields of Mt Browne, Milparinka or the Granites...

The Corner Country Loop extends from Milparinka westward along the Hawker Gate Road to an intersection about 10 km west of Yandama Station. The junction is well signposted...

A wonderful alternative to the Bourke to Broken Hill via the Darling River and Barrier Highway, the Tibooburra Loop heads west from Bourke, through Wanaaring and onto Sturt...

Leaving Broken Hill head out to historic Silverton to take in the many attractions. Enjoy lunch at one of several business houses before taking the road northwards across...

Mt Gundabooka (Alt 500m) lies within the magnificent rust coloured cliffs and gorges of the Gundabooka range - a region with great significance to the Ngiyampa people for...

Many places are touted as ‘must-see’ destinations, and Lake Mungo (Mungo National Park) certainly earns that moniker as it is a true icon when it comes to indigenous...

Taking in Wentworth, Broken Hill, Menindee (Kinchega National Park and the Menindee lakes), Pooncarie and the 'must-see' Mungo National Park, this loop has it all and...

There are many outback towns that claim to be ‘really unique’ but White Cliffs is really one one of the truly 'must-see' destinations. It is very small by comparison to...

The massive Sturt National Park spans the dunes of the Strzelecki Desert across the ancient mesas of the Grey Range and Mt King (The Jump-Ups) and to the Gibber plains...

In Sturt's Steps follows a route that approximates that taken by Captain Charles Sturt during his 1844-45 inland expedition. With no public roads across the Barrier...

Travel in the footsteps of Vincent James Dowling and other early pioneers who over 100 years ago discovered this area, known as the 'Plains of Promise', as people travelled...

Across the Corner Country a series of interconnecting stock routes were developed to enable sheep and cattle to be walked to market safely. Teams of drovers were engaged to...

Food, Fuel and Emergency Services

Outback NSW is very well serviced by food and fuel outlets as well as emergency services but the Corner Country is more remote so good planning is the key to safe outback travel.

The following downloadable file highlights what is available in the Corner Country; download, and even print a copy, as a ready reckoner.

 

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