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Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre

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Nice facility

We went into the Info Centre. Clean, tidy, got some useful info with a lot of probing. Too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Naturesgal
A must see in Bourke

A good comfort stop when going through Bourke. It is very informative and well worth a look. The... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
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The Back O' Bourke Exhibition Centre provides a wonderful insight into the lives and stories of Bourke and the Back Country of Australia. Enjoy the Exhibition Centre along with Bourke's other attractions such as the Jandra paddleboat, cruising the...more
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Kidman Way, Bourke, New South Wales 2840, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went into the Info Centre. Clean, tidy, got some useful info with a lot of probing. Too expensive to go through center so we gave it a miss.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

A good comfort stop when going through Bourke. It is very informative and well worth a look. The ammenities are clean and the staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank knob18
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This is a well thought out presentation of the past and present Bourke and worth an hour or so wandering through. The outside area has been tastefully landscaped and complements the inside. We mussed the live show but it's still worth taking some time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Back in June I went to the information Centre in Bourke and the people there were talking to others that were waiting in the que in front of me,about the outback show, and so I decided to go to it (as it was only out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

As a family, we all loved this place. So much information on the history of Bourke. Very friendly staff. Beautiful gardens. A must see for Bourke.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The centre is a very detailed history of Bourke. When you buy the tickets you get 2 days entry. We were happy with a wander through after the Outback Show. Was a good outing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gcever4
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Too much to take in - we have to go back tomorrow. Went and saw the comedian Paul Clarkson, that was fun, entertaining and educational. "Outback show" horses, sheep, dogs and my better half playing the bull. We also did the river cruise - not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janne A
Reviewed 16 September 2018

What an amazing place! We spent four and a half hours watching the Outback Show and viewing the exhibits. Worth every cent. The exhibits were of a very high standard and the interactive parts were fascinating. Don’t just run in and out of here with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ky L
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Back O’ Bourke Outback Show Paul Clarkson puts on an Aussie stockman show that is really very entertaining. His skill with his horses is fantastic and even his dogs are amusing with their antics. Paul tells the stories of how he trains his horses to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 67Blackjack
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The Back o Bourke exhibition and Outback show were excellent. A highlight of the town, coupled with the JV Jandra. Great to see a town show off what they have and are made of. Paul's outback show was terrific, entertaining, informative. Lots of laughs along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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pmcguckian
6 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
Considering Bourke is a relatively small town I guess they feel as entitled as other people to have a couple of days off. We visited on the weekend so we were not aware they were closed Monday & Tuesday. Unfortunately you... More
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dowsettduncan
8 August 2016|
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Response from Dikell | Reviewed this property |
We visited in May this year and we paid $61 for 2 concessions tickets. This entitled us to a visit through the Exhibition Centre and a 1 hour cruise on the paddle boat on the Darling River. We found it to be well worth the... More
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roskel1973
13 April 2015|
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Response from roskel1973 | Reviewed this property |
9 - 5 pm cost for the whole family of 4 $78.00 but that included the paddle boat trip for 1 hour. we went on the boat at 3-4pm then came back and was able to come back the next day to see everything we wanted to see. its... More
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