Outback Australia

Landscape Photography

Filled with a landscape of great beauty, the Australian Outback provides the landscape photographer with endless opportunities to capture the beauty of the land, its people, rivers and National Parks.

Dissecting the Outback NSW region is the iconic Darling River which is fed by several tributaries originating from southeast Queensland and the Darling Downs.


Darling River

The Darling River, just its name conjures up the outback spirit, indigenous culture, and pastoral history; its ethereal energy nurtures the soul. Australia is a land of cyclic extremes and the plight of the Darling River has been etched in our...

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Bourke NSW

Bourke, one of the most iconic outback town set beautifully on the banks of the Darling River, has been immortalised in much Australian folklore. Henry Lawson put it when he wrote,” if you know Bourke, you know Australia”. A town steeped in pastoral...

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Cooper Creek, Outback QLD

Steeped in folklore and Australia's rich explorer's history, Cooper Creek is one of those must see outback destinations that will not disappoint. Originally known as Cooper's Creek, today it is simply Cooper Creek and reference to it by the...

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Lawn Hill Gorge & Adels Grove

Lawn Hill Gorge and National Park is located near Queensland's border with Northern Territory on the state's far north-west. Known to the Waanyi Aboriginal people as Boodjamulla, the region is an oasis in Queensland's outback with its lush forests...

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Karumba - Outback QLD

A pilgrimage for anyone travelling through outback Queensland, Karumba is a town known as a mecca for fishing and birdwatching as well as Croc spotting and tasty Queensland Mud Crabs. Karumba Point beach is also one of the best places to watch the...

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Lightning Ridge

Any trip though Outback NSW and south east Queensland should incorporate a trip to Lightning Ridge. Home of the beautiful Black Opal and like the wonderful gem, the 'Ridge' will show its varying colors depending on how you look at it. The Black Opal...

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Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo is a truly remarkable place and is one of best places to see in Australia. In theory, Lake Mungo is little more than the remnants of an ancient lake, completely dry with ancient sand dunes running for over 20km along the eastern bank. In...

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Mutawintji National Park

Mutawintji National Park is a special place, reflecting the living culture and spirituality of Aboriginal people. Colourful gorges, rock pools and creek beds surround caves with rock art and paintings, and a reliable water supply supports...

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Trilby Station Louth

Trilby Station, 20km downstream from Louth, is a 5th generation working sheep station steeped in pastoral history. Set on the banks of the majestic Darling River, Trilby Station has its origins as part of Dunlop Station the site of the first...

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On the Road

The Australian outback is not merely a collection of isolated destinations but an area to journey through to experience the physicality, spirituality, and essence of the ancient landforms and its rivers. Like landscape photography, the journey is...

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Silverton

Silverton is known to many as the most thriving and healthy looking ghost town in the world. It is one of those places in outback Australia that most people have heard of, thanks mostly to it being the location of many scenes of the cult classic Mad...

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Kinchega National Park

Kinchega National Park, located near the Menindee Lakes with the Darling River forming its eastern boundary, provides unparallel access to the majestic Darling and is the perfect spot for those camping getaways. Steeped in pastoral history with...

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Sturt National Park

There is something truly remarkable about the Australian outback; stories revealed in its ancient landscape telling of ancient rivers and mountains that once dominated the area. Time has eroded the mountains and dried the rivers but their traces are...

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Corner Country - Outback NSW

The Corner Country is an area in the far north-west corner of NSW and includes Sturt National Park as well as the outback towns of Tibooburra, Milparinka and Cameron Corner. Cameron Corner, the surveyed north-west corner of Outback NSW, is the point...

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Perry Sandhills Wentworth

Perry Sandhills, located about 10kms from Wentworth, are a remarkable sight; especially at dawn and dusk when the low sun illuminates the dunes revealing amazing colours, textures, and shadows; well suited to landscape photography and those...

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Gundabooka National Park

Situated less than 1 hours drive from Bourke on the Kidman Way, Gundabooka National Park provides the traveller with a wonderful place to explore the wonders of the landscape. Bounded to the north by the Darling River, the park has wonderful open...

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Broken Hill

No outback journey could be complete without including Broken Hill; it is perfectly located for a stopover while exploring other parts of outback Australia or as destination itself. Broken hill is one of those versatile Australian travel...

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Driving Sydney Broken Hill

Driving to Broken Hill from Sydney, or to Sydney from Broken Hill, is a wonderful way to experience some of the best features of not only outback NSW but also the Alpine regions of Victoria and NSW, the Murray Riverland along the border of NSW and...

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Driving Melbourne Broken Hill

Driving to Broken Hill from Melbourne, or to Melbourne from Broken Hill, is a wonderful drive across the Murray/Darling Riverland area and through the vast Mallee area of north-west Victoria. The are several options open to the traveller...

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Driving Brisbane Broken Hill

Driving to Broken Hill from Brisbane, or to Brisbane from Broken Hill, is a great outback adventure taking in the remoteness of south west Queensland and north west NSW – an area know as Cameron Corner and includes the eastern South Australian...

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Driving Adelaide Broken Hill

Being the closest city to Broken Hill, Adelaide’s proximity to the Silver City provides the traveller with several great touring options between Broken Hill and the City of Churches’ that also can include some of the wonderful attractions around...

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Sydney Broken Hill Outback Loop

Feeling fenced in? Are you and that trusty steed in the garage 'chomping at the bit' to do some real driving? Then load it up... head west and discover Australia's heart and soul. Sydney and Melbourne are fabulous Australia cities... but the real...

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill: Outback Australia is known for its remarkable colours, hues, tones and textures. The blues and reds of Broken Hill complement each other beautifully in this landscape. Broken Hill, also know as the Silver City, is the jewel of Outback NSW and is one destination that should be put on any travellers' list of places to see in Australia.  Not only a beautiful town with its wonderful architecture, but it is also provides the perfect base for exploring some of the best Outback NSW including the Darling River Run and the Corner Country.</p