Silverton is approximately 20kms North East of Broken Hill. Silverton offers a spectacular setting for many acclaimed artists and historic buildings. The surrounding semi-arid desert offers a superb backdrop for TV & film crews the most internationally recognised film success were the Mad Max series, shot on the Mundi Mundi Plains and surrounds.
Established by miners in an attempt to find their fortune, the 3000 strong population started to leave in the late 1880's accompanied with their houses drawn by camel & bullock carts. The town is still rich with character and every visitor is encouraged to undertake the local "PUB TEST". Silverton now has less than 50 residents, but is a popular tourist destination.
Why not plan to spend a night or two in a unique tranquil setting like Blue Bush Country Cottage?
Blue Bush Country Cottage is within walking distance to Silverton town and its attractions.
Self Contained Cottage: All linen and bedding supplied.
2 bedrooms: Sleeps 4 (1 queen bed & 2 singles).
Open plan kitchen and dining facilities.
Unfortunately no pets.
Tariff: $80. 00 per night per double, extra $20 per adult/child
Deposit (the cost of one night's stay) is required within 48 hours of confirmation. Full payment is required prior to or on arrival. Cancellations giving more than 2 weeks notice will receive a full refund of all payments made. Cancellations giving less than 2 weeks notice will forfeit the cost of one nights accommodation of their booking. Please note, that if confirmation deposit and remaining balance have not been paid within these time frames we reserve the right the re-let the cottage.
Unfortunately, operator will not be held liable for any loss or damage to guests property.
Broken Hill has a rich and robust mining history and there are local mining tours available. Broken Hill's historic buildings and tranquil bush landscapes offer inspiration to artists and film industry professionals. Proud to boast the home of international artists such as Pro Hart and Jack Absolom, Broken HIll is thriving on artistic talent and can be viewed in one of 30+ art galleries throughout the city. Broken Hill has more resident artists per capita than anywhere else in Australia.
The picturesque views and historic buildings have been the backdrop for television productions, video clips, commercials and movies. Some such recognisable scenes would include:
- The Mundi Mundi Plains (Located approx. 20kms North East of the city, outside of Silverton) featured in Mad Max 2.
- Mario's Palace (Located on the corner of Argent & Sulphide Streets) featured in The adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
- Silverton Hotel (Located approx. 20kms North East of the city, in Silverton) featured in XXXX beer commercial (filmed in the 80's)