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Best Things To Do on Weekends Using Return Flights to Broken Hill
Visit the museums
Broken Hill is a town with a lot of history. Once your flights to Broken Hill land, you can learn about the ancient Aboriginal rock paintings at the Mutawintji Heritage Company. If you're a film buff buying tickets to Broken Hill, spend an afternoon at the Mad Max Museum and discover how the movie was made. For travellers interested in the town's prolific mining history, you can visit the Line of Lone Miner's Memorial.
Go on an Outback tour
The Outback is one of the many reasons people buy flights to Broken Hill. You can sign up for a tour and go on a four-wheel drive adventure that will take you across Kinchega National Park or the Flinders Ranges. You can also explore the Silverton Ghost Town. With its unique and dramatic landscapes and deserted Federation-era buildings, Broken Hill is famous for being an iconic Australian filming location - especially after Mad Max 2 hit cinemas in 1981.
Go to an art gallery
If you want to learn more about Broken Hill's thriving art scene, buy flights to Broken Hill and use your weekend in the city to visit the many art galleries. One of the top cultural attractions is the Pro Hart Gallery. It's dedicated to the best of Australia's Outback painters. For travellers buying airfare to Broken Hill and who want an introduction to the town's art scene, you should visit Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. It's where you'll find displays from up and coming local artists.
Where to eat on the weekend
One of the best places to go for lunch or dinner in Broken Hill is The Palace Hotel Restaurant. The hotel was made famous by appearing in the iconic film Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Its role in the movie is why a lot of LGBTQ travellers buy flights to Broken Hill. Some of the top things on the menu are the sushi, soft shell crab and delicious variety of cocktails! If you're buying return flights to Broken Hill for the whole family, head to Bell's Milk Bar, it's a 1950s-style restaurant that has an excellent menu for kids and adults.
Public Transport and How to Get Around Upon Arrival on Cheap Flights to Broken Hill
The best way to get around Broken Hill is to rent a car. While buying your flights to Broken Hill with Webjet, you can add car hire as an add-on, or you can choose from what's available when you arrive at Broken Hill Airport (BHQ). It will give you more freedom to go on day trips and explore the surrounding area at your own pace.
You'll find taxi drivers waiting at the city's train station or outside Broken Hill Airport (BHQ). With the city centre only 6 kilometres away from the airport, a cab is an affordable way to get to your hotel.
When your flights to Broken Hill arrive, you can take the local bus from Broken Hill Airport (BHQ). The service runs every four hours and tickets cost $2 to $4 AUD per person. Once you're in town, you can use the Murton's City Bus to get around to the various attractions, restaurants and art galleries. Tickets cost $5 AUD per adult.
Broken Hill is small enough to explore on foot. However, if you want to learn more about the city's fascinating history, you can book a walking tour once your flights to Broken Hill have landed. The tours are led by experienced guides and are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am.
Major Events and Festivals
Heritage Festival is one of the biggest annual events for the city. It's usually held from the 18 to 28 April and is a celebration of architecture, theatre, art, music and interactive installations. Keep in mind that you'll need to book your flights to Broken Hill well in advance as the influx of people into the city will cause prices to increase.
Broken Heel Festival
Broken Heel Festival is a celebration of Australia's LGBTQ community. The event attracts some of the nations top personalities as well famous drag queens, bio queens and drag kings. During the event, there's plenty of cabaret shows to watch, a drag street parade, and other activities that pay homepage to the musical Priscilla - Queen of the Desert. Due to its popularity, prices for flights to Broken Hill and accommodation may be higher than usual.
Perfect Light Film Festival
The Perfect Light Film Festival is Broken Hill's annual short film festival. The event kicks off on 1 November and lasts for three days. It takes place at a few different venues and a screening at Sturt Park. If you want to book cheap flights to Broken Hill to attend, be sure to do so in advance and pack a blanket for a picnic to enjoy the 12 short films!