Since its launch in 2016, the Out of the Ordinary Outback group has grown to encompass a total of eight accommodation venues, a tour specialist and a renowned Outback artist. With a focus on the individual strengths of each offering, the group has successfully redeveloped and designed a variety of iconic outback attractions. Amongst these are Certificate of Excellence recipients Tri State Safaris and Warrawong on the Darling.
Thanks to our adventurers, for all the feedback you’ve given us. We use it to improve and grow for our future explorers!
But enough from us … here’s what you had to say!
TripAdvisor review by best0ne2017
“Hidden oasis in the outback” After travelling the isolated Broken Hill to Wilcannia road we sighted from a distance the welcoming sight of green grass. Great choice of van sites available from unpowered riverside spots to large powered sites on lush green lawn. Some sites available backing on to billabong. Cabins also available. The newish amenities block is something else! Biggest shower cubicles we have ever come across in a park during our extensive travels. Large Shower area plus separated by wall adjoining wash basin facilities with powerpoint. All contained within individual private cubicles. Amenities block all very clean and well maintained. A real credit to the designers of this park after experiencing the many cramped shower cubicles provided by larger caravan parks belonging to the big chains. It was the talking point of the park. Great evening happy hour around firepit with managers supplying nibbles. Just bring your chair and a drink. Chat to your fellow travellers around the campfire about the days happenings and swap travel tips as the sun slowly sinks over the horizon. Meals supplied by management several days a week at a cost in communal happy hour area if you wish a break from all the cooking. Many walking tracks and pet friendly park. Highly recommend Warrawong on the Darling for a stopover in this outback NSW oasis.
TripAdvisor review by Tonbou
A great tour company. We have now travelled twice with Tri State, first in 2011 and again recently, and have nothing but praise for them. Preliminary communications with Sarah-jayne were easy and personable (it’s nice to be a person rather than a number). We did two tours out of Broken Hill as a group of four during the last week, a 3-day to Mungo Park and a 1-day to Mutawintji Park. The tours were comprehensive with many points of interest included along the way. On our way to Mungo we stopped off at Menindee Lakes (or what’s left of them) and did a “River Queen” cruise up the Darling River, with expert commentary, then lunched at the Menindee Hotel. Accommodation at Mungo Park was very comfortable in the Resort. At Mungo Geoff took us round “The Loop” with numerous stop-offs, and then we had a hike up the Wall of China with an indigenous guide.Homeward bound we went via Mildura and Wentworth (the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers, but did not see it) and lunched at the GolGol Hotel on the banks of the Murray. The Mutawintji trip was more straight-forward, from Broken Hill to the Park and back, but we did a loop rather than re-tracing our steps and saw far more country as a result. Both our drivers, Geoff and Paul, had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the district, but both starting from different data-bases, gave us a different outlook on the area. Both were excellent communicators. The vehicles were extremely comfortable.
TripAdvisor review by Ron
“Highly recommended” My wife and I stayed for five nights at the Argent Motel in Broken Hill in August 2017. The managers Juanita & Ben look after their customers very well and the motel is comfortable and clean. We felt very much at home at the Argent. We have no hesitation in recommending The Argent for your stay in Broken Hill.
TripAdvisor review by Robbie S
“unique experience” White Cliffs is a must see destination. We meet some incredibly interesting people who live there and were impressed by the strong sense of community they’ve created. The motel was a terrific experience as when do we ever sleep underground!!! Very clean, nicely decorated rooms and good country food. The little swimming pool was a welcome relief after weeks of travelling in the outback.Take a drink up to the roof and watch the wonderful sunset.
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TripAdvisor review by JayBanx
“Thank Heaven for The Tourist Lodge” There is a friendly and relaxed atmosphere at the Tourist Lodge. Ruth, the proprietor, is very pleasant and helpful to the guests. The kitchen/dining room is spacious and well equipped and the swimming pool area provides sunshine and shade. For budget priced accommodation, the cleanliness of the facility is a compelling reason to choose to stay there.
TripAdvisor review by Gwen454
“Great family and pet friendly too” Comfiest bed, just what a weary traveller needs. Hospitality plus and very clean. We will be staying there again and also will be referring our friends, colleagues and family to this family friendly motel. More than we expected and pleasantly surprised. Just great
The Broken Hill Outback Resort