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The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary

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9km Outside City Limits, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
+61 8 8080 3560
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So pleased we drove out to see these wonderful creative Sculptures in the desert. Not a all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ChrisandDaryl
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Australia
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Visited the Living Desert Sanctuary. Very well presented and maintained. Well signposted and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Norman N
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Bilgola, Australia
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9km Outside City Limits, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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+61 8 8080 3560
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So pleased we drove out to see these wonderful creative Sculptures in the desert. Not a all disappointing & free. The view from the top spectacular back to Broken Hill. Really worth seeing.

Thank ChrisandDaryl
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Living Desert Sanctuary. Very well presented and maintained. Well signposted and excellent plant identification. A highlight of a visit to Broken Hill.

Thank Norman N
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The sculptures are a short drive outside town. Access is easy although the ground surrounding the sculptures is slightly uneven which you would expect given the location. Strongly advise visiting at sunset as the sculptures backed by the setting sun are amazing.

Thank polly501
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Get there well before sunset to be able to enjoy the sculptures and read about them. Take your camera as you will have some great photo opportunities as long as the weather is good. Good level paths to walk on up to the sculptures. The...More

Thank Jo T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's quite a spiritual place and you could easily stay for an hour or more. The sculptures are so well done and each has a nice story to go with it. I loved the 360 degree too.

Thank Renata W
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth the short drive and admission fee . If physically able do the 900mt walk from picnic area to the sculptures on the ridge otherwise you can drive up . . Worth the sunset view .

Thank casbrandie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we did the walk up during the day, it was an easy walk but very enjoyable and a great way to see more of the Australian landscape up close. We were recommended to go back for sunset. The Sculptures themselves are very impressive and the...More

Thank bendalman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was well worth the drive to the Living Desert. We were able to drive right up to the sculptures which was great for our older relatives. The panoramic views of the desert were stunning and the sculptures were really interesting. Great photo ops. The...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole desert sanctuary and sculpture display is a great place to visit a nice mixture of the arts and nature. The desert walk offers some beautiful views across the open landscape and is quite informative as a lot of the native plants contained within...More

1  Thank SMOAI76
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the sculptures at sunset, especially on a clear night, is quite an awe-inspiring experience. Each sculpture has an informative explanation board and their histories are quite remarkable. The views are also well worth the visit.

Thank Bob C
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Lesley T
17 May 2017|
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Response from mspitstop63 | Reviewed this property |
I would get there at least half hour. We got there about 15mins before the sunset and there was a bus load of ppl there so was hard with some getting i the way or not moving at all. But you definitely wont be disappointed
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Pangari
20 October 2016|
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Response from weijiang9 | Reviewed this property |
sorry not sure about that - better check with the park ranger
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5 May 2016|
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Response from brock01 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely contact the Broken Hill visitor information center as they do have bus tour operators who may take you in a mini bus. Hey a nice little champagne and a picnic while watching the sun go down would be wonderful if... More
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