Along the length of the Sturt’s Steps Touring Route are a wide range of accommodation options to suit all travellers: hotel or motels, hostels and cabins, caravan parks, shearers’ quarters, or “primitive” campsites in unspoiled bushland. 

Plan your visit ahead with these options and enjoy your stay in the Corner Country. If taking the western route along the unsealed sections of the tour please heed the safety advice that is given in the Corner Safety section of this website.

Allow plenty of time to see and do all that the region has to offer. 

Tibooburra Stays

The Family Hotel and Family Lodge Motel

Run by Melissa and William Thomson the Family Hotel was also built in 1882.  It was once used as the Cobb and Co network base but today is well known for the famous outback murals painted by Clifton Pugh, Russell Drysdale and others.

Call in and see the artwork, stay for a great meal and a cold drink as well.

Hotel and motel type accommodation is available.

Ph: 08 8091 3314

Granites Motel and Caravan Park

The Granites motel and caravan park has cabins with ensuites, 2 and 3 bedroom cottages and a larger 4 bed room home.  There are also powered and unpowered camping sites located near the iconic Tibooburra granite boulders.

Perfect for longer stays in Tibooburra.

Email: Jackson.corp@bigpond.com
08 80 913 477 or 0427 913 477

Tibooburra Beds and Camping

Tibooburra Beds & Camping is located in Tibooburra and provide motel style accommodation as well as room for camper trailers and RVs.

Great amenities including open pit fires and laundry facilities.

Bookings online at https://www.tibooburrabeds.com.au 

Keys can be collected from the Corner Store in Briscoe Street.

Tel: 08 8091 3333 or (a/h): 0418 820 423

Tibooburra Hotel – The ‘Two Storey’

Known locally as the Two Storey Hotel, the Tibooburra Hotel is an iconic outback hotel with a bar inlaid in gold! Built in 1882, it is the oldest surviving hotel in Tibooburra, with great meals and accommodation.

Tracey Hotchin and her family provide specialise in catering to individuals just touring the outback, families or groups of mates, tag-along tours, 4WD groups, motorbike groups, pilots and aero-clubs.

Email tracey@tibooburrahotel.com.au
Ph: (08) 8091 3310

Tibooburra Local Aboriginal Land Council (TLALC) Reserve

Operated by the Tibooburra Local Aboriginal Land Council the reserve camping ground is located two minutes south of town. Just follow the emus. There are hot showers, septic toilets and a gas barbecue. Pets and campfires are permitted.

There is a walking track to an historic Aboriginal burial ground, shelter shed with tables and interpretive signage regarding the Aboriginal culture and heritage of the Corner Country.

Drop into the Tibooburra Aboriginal Land Council to book or to collect the key.

T. 08 8091 3435
Email: tlalc@bigpond.com

Tibooburra War Memorial Motel

Formerly the Bush Children’s War Memorial Hostel this important community building has been thoughtfully refurbished to accommodate guests in comfort. Tibooburra Village Committee Inc oversees this facility and grounds on behalf of the community. Income feeds back into the community for this and other great community projects.

Call Ashlee Hough: 0438 199 402
Email: tvcibookings@outlook.com

Milparinka Stays

Milparinka Caravan Park

Located adjacent to the Milparinka Heritage Precinct the Milparinka caravan park is a spacious and secure caravan park of more than one hectare. There are eight powered sites, around 20 surveyed sites in total and several primitive camping sites.

Features of the Milparinka Caravan and Camping include two separate ablution areas, a new camp kitchen, fire-pits and a private motorhome dump point.

Guests need to book in at the Milparinka VIC before making their way to the caravan park.

Email: visitcornercountry@bigpond.com
T 08 80913862

Milparinka Albert Hotel | Milparinka Hotel

The Milparinka Hotel is a historic hotel built in 1882 and has traded almost continuously since that time. It sits at the junction of the Sturt’s Steps Touring route just a short distance off the Silver City Highway and is operated by Rebecca Young and her crew.

The hotel can also be accessed from the airstrip with a taxi-way almost to the door.

Today the hotel offers accommodation for families and individuals in some of its original hotel rooms, as well as motel type accommodation in adjoining buildings.

Meals at the hotel are generous, the beer is cold and the company enjoyable.

Email: milparinka.hotel@bigpond.com
T 08 8091 3863

Packsaddle Stays

Packsaddle Roadhouse

Packsaddle Roadhouse is a must-visit roadhouse owned and operated by Mia and Arnie Degumois.  It is located on the Silver City Highway, 175 kilometres north of Broken Hill.

With great meals, friendly staff and fabulous bar and dining areas, no one leaves Packsaddle Roadhouse disappointed.

Accommodation is available in cabins and there is space for caravans as well.

T 08 80912539

Cameron Corner

Cameron Corner Store

Cameron Corner Store is located at the junction of South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales, Cameron Corner and is a feature of the Sturt’s Steps touring route.

In 1990 Sandy Nall established a general store on the Queensland side of the border. Today it is an iconic outback destination.

Accommodation includes basic motel rooms, and plenty of camping space.

Good food and cold drinks, and a 9 holed golf course complete the attractions.

T 08 8091 3872
W www.cameroncornerstore.com

Station stays

Across the length of Sturt’s Steps Touring Route are traditional station properties offering a range of accommodation options and activities.

Along or adjacent to the Silver City Highway

Nine Mile Station

Nundora Station

Nundora Station is located 14 km from the Silver City Highway on the Wonnaminta Road (south of Packsaddle).  With camping places and shearers’ quarters accommodation Nundora is a perfect spot to call into on the way to Corner Country from Broken Hill or White Cliffs.

Station touring, bush walking and birdwatching are all features of this property as well as one of Burke and Wills campsites.

T 0400 710 968

Adjacent to the Sturt’s Steps Touring Route, west of the Silver City Highway

Mount Gipps Station

Mount Gipps Station is a sheep meat property owned by the Maiden family, and is located on the Sturt’s Steps touring route 40km north of Broken Hill. Accommodation options include private cottages, caravan sites, shearers’ quarters and camping.  The property is perfect for bushwalking, star gazing, film and fauna and flora.

T 0402 354 553
Email enquiry@mtgipps.com.au 

Pine View Station

Pine View Station is located 180 km North of Broken Hill on Sturt’s Steps Touring Route.

It is owned and operated by the Lacey family, and is an organic sheep and cattle property which joins South Australia along the wild dog fence.

Sturt’s expedition campsites on Flood’s Creek is located on Pine View Station.

Station B and B, use of facilities, camping and station touring is available.

T 08 8091 2513

Pimpara Lake Station

Pimpara Lake Station is owned by the Sandow family and is a sheep and cattle property located on Sturt’s Steps touring route.  It is also accessible from the Silver City Highway via Sanpah Road.

An ephemeral lake on the Packsaddle Creek makes a perfect water-front camping area. Accommodation is also available in shearers’ quarters.

Activities include bush walking, bird watching, photography and station touring.

Email: pimparalakestation@bigpond.com
T 0499 164 919

Pincally Station

Pincally Station is owned by the Gale family and is a sheep and cattle property located 70 kilometres south of Milparinka on the Sturt’s Steps touring Route.  It can also be accessed from the Silver City Highway via the Mount Arrowsmith Road.

Pincally Station offers camping only.

Email: pincally.station@bigpond.com
T 08 8091 3571 or 0408 298 227

Theldarpa Station

Theldarpa Station is owned by the Sandow Family and is a sheep and cattle property located around 50 kilometres west of Milparinka on the Hawker Gate Road.

Theldarpa only offers primitive camping on a seasonal basis.

Email: pimparalakestation@bigpond.com
T 0499 164 919

National Park accommodation

For detailed information visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/sturt-national-park

Sturt National Park

The Park has four campgrounds, each nestled in their distinct landscape. Dead Horse Gully is about two kilometres north of Tibooburra. Mount Wood campground is 27 km east. Olive Downs campground is 55 km north and Fort Grey campground is 120 km west. Pets and fires not permitted. Park entry and camp fees apply.

Bookings are required:
T 1300 072 757 
Email: parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au

Dead Horse Gully (Sturt National Park)

Located near the town of Tibooburra Dead Horse Gully is surrounded by huge granite boulders that look like a pile of giant marbles which provide a dramatic and beautiful backdrop for a great outback camping experience.

It’s a well-equipped campground, with free barbecues and picnic tables.

Fort Grey (Sturt National Park)

Explore Corner Country and the outback of Sturt National Park from Fort Grey campground. Suitable for caravans and motorhomes, there are a couple of great walks nearby.

Mount Wood Homestead (Sturt National Park)

Stay at the historic homestead complex of this sprawling former pastoral station. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the heritage listed history of station life and enjoy the wide expanses of Sturt National Park.

Mount Wood Shearers’ Quarters (Sturt National Park)

Bunkhouse style accommodation for self-catering guests. Can accommodate up to 30 people. BYO bedding, linen, food and drinks.

Narrierarra Caryapundy National Park

Explore the ruins of a former pub, the Whittabrinnah Hotel. Camp  overnight at the Caryapundy lookout campground. Take in the big sky and vast horizon.

Web: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/narriearra-caryapundy-swamp-national-park

Mutawintji National Park campground

A well-equipped campground is suitable not only for tents, but also caravans, camper trailers and motor homes, and there is easy access to the park’s visitor centre and walking tracks. It makes a great place to rest for a while if you are on a touring holiday and a great base to explore the park.

Bookings are required:
T 1300 072 757
Email: parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au

Supermarkets, meals and other services

Corner Country Store

The Corner Country Store is located in the centre of Tibooburra.  In addition to being a supermarket, Vicki at the store makes great coffee and home-style meals, including breakfasts.  Fuel is also available, as well as souvenirs, gifts and tourist information.

T 08 80913333
Email: ccstibooburra@telstra.com

TJ’s Roadhouse

Located at the southern entrance to Tibooburra, TJ’s Roadhouse is the sum of all parts; supermarket, diner, post office, fuel stop and can even handle minor vehicle repairs.

Email: Jackson.corp@bigpond.com
T 08 80 913 477 or 0427 913 477