Corner Country Explorer
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, gorges and hills of Mount Wood. The Dingo (or Dog) Fence – at more than 5,000 km the worlds longest – forms the north and western boundary of the park.
** While not actually on the Darling River Run, anyone venturing out to the Corner Country via the Corner Country Loop from Broken Hill or Bourke, should include this touring route while visiting Tibooburra.**
Destination Partner - Corner Country Australia
Welcome to Corner Country Outback NSW, one of the most popular travel regions of Australia.
Anyone who travels though Outback New South Wales will understand the deep historical and cultural connections; with experiences of Indigenous heritage and culture, pastoral history, ethereal National Parks, iconic outback towns and legendary waterways. It is just one of those places.
Tibooburra, often identified as the capital of the Corner Country, was originally known as the Granites after the rocky outcrops that surrounds the town, and was later renamed named after the aboriginal word for 'heaps of rocks', as it was the Wangkumara and Maljangapa groups that roamed these parts for over 25,000 years and scattered throughout the area are campsites, ceremonial sites, tool productions sites and scarred trees.
While isolated and small, the geat Outback NSW service town of Tibooburra as plenty to offer the outback visitor not only in town but also throughout the surrounding area and provides the perfect base for exploring the region.
If making Tibooburra a base, there are a few great options for staying in town... the Family Hotel famous for its murals, and the Historic Tibooburra Hotel. Accommodation is available at the pubs as well as the Granites Caravan Park.
Sturt National Park, the largest National Park in NSW, spans the dunes of the Strzelecki Desert across the ancient mesas of the Grey Range and Mt King (The Jump-Ups), the Gibber plains, gorges and hills of Mount Wood.
The Dingo (or Dog) Fence, at more than 5,000 km the worlds longest, forms the north and western boundary of the park.
Accommodation Partner - Two Storey Hotel
The Two Storey Hotel offers accommodation in the iconic 'Tibooburra Hotel' in Tibooburra, the Corner Country, Australia. The Two Storey Hotel offers quality accommodation, beautifully renovated bar and superb meals.
The Two Storey Hotel was built in 1882 during the gold rush and is the oldest surviving hotel in Tibooburra.
Accommodation Partner - The Family Hotel
The Family Hotel will welcome you with that great outback hospitality that is a welcome change from the rushed and impersonal ways of the ‘big-smoke.
Located in the Corner Country town of Tibooburra in outback NSW, Australia... our town is the gateway to the Sturt National Park, Cameron Corner, and the vast outback interior.
Food & Provisions Partner - Corner Country Store
The Corner Country Store is situated in the town centre of Tibooburra, look for the "i" offering visitor and road information.
Offering friendly service, selling fuel, tyre repairs, gas refills, ice, real coffee, homemade food and more. Eat-in a very comfortable, relaxing cafe or order food to take away. Bring your own alcohol after 5 pm with evening meals. Accommodation bookings for Tibooburra Beds Motel.
Sturt National Park is 330 km north of Broken Hill on a sealed and unsealed road and 400 km west of Bourke on unsealed road. GPS: -29.099377* 141.72226*
Autumn, winter and spring are the best times to visit, avoiding the extreme summer heat.