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White Cliffs- a highlight of our trip!

We visited White Cliffs back in May this year and we still find ourselves reminiscing about how... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Well Worth a Drive To Visit

We were visiting Broken Hill and decided to visit White Cliffs. Although it is in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Mark A
Perth, Australia
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Wilcannia Road, White Cliffs, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited White Cliffs back in May this year and we still find ourselves reminiscing about how much we loved our time there! We are a family with three young kids and were travelling with their grandparents too. We stayed at the stark but unique...More

Thank KateMc_11
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were visiting Broken Hill and decided to visit White Cliffs. Although it is in the middle of no-where it was well worth the visit and spend time exploring the area. Next time we may spend the night and go on a guided prospecting tour...More

1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Marlene and Dominic Alfonzio my friends l would return over and over again l was there in 1988 only went there too work a mine owned by Mr Schnider but he didn't arrive so we went Marlene and Dominic l am glad l did soch...More

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

very interesting learning about the opal mining in this area. the guide/ mine owner conducted a well organised and informative tour with humour and obvious passion for his chosen lifestyle. We were not so lucky with our fossicking efforts.We did however enjoy a friendly feeling...More

Thank peterauthers
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for opal fossicking. Friendly and easy to get around. The township is only small but the obviously support each other and the history here was amazing and the township is obviously very proud.

Thank CDMisson
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Apart from the Underground Hotel, there is not that much in White Cliffs to drive out of the way for. The Opal experience etc. is far, far better at Lightening Ridge or even Coober Pedy. Having said that, the surrounding country side is awe inspiring...More

1  Thank Geggy1
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I loved everything about White Cliffs: the weird alien landscape of the opal field, the Red Earth Opal Mine Tour, fossicking with Fossicker's Den, the Art House with a thousand figures made of old railway spikes, the masses of birds, the hot dusty windy rutted...More

1  Thank Tannis B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

On my way to Broken Hill plant a trip to White Cliffs just a bit north on the Map. In fact from the intersection is it 100km so make sure you have fuel in the tank. On the way you will loose phone signal. There...More

4  Thank Ralf P
Reviewed 23 November 2017

You wouldn't drive to White Cliffs just to see White Cliffs, but if you travelling through outback New South Wales, it is worth spending a night and exploring the area. There are a lot of old mine shafts and old mining equipment around, so be...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting to stay at the Underground Hotel but wandering around the opal fields was a highlight. It was an alien landscape of holes and mounds of white earth. We didn't find any opals but it was interesting to see the history and how...More

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