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Visitor Information

The Broken Hill Visitors Information Centre, Blende and Bromide streets, Broken Hill, NSW 2880 (tel. 08/8080 3560; www.visitbrokenhill.com.au), is open daily from 8:30am to 5pm. The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) office is at 183 Argent St. (tel. 08/8088 5933); and the Royal Automobile Association of South Australia, which offers reciprocal services to other national and international auto-club members, is at 261 Argent St. (tel. 08/8088 4999).

Note: The area code in Broken Hill is 08, the same as the South Australia code, not 02, the New South Wales code.

What Time Is It, Anyway? -- Broken Hill runs its clocks on Central Standard Time, to correspond with South Australia. The surrounding country, however, runs a half-hour faster at Eastern Standard Time.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.