Top 10 Things to do in Bourke

Visit the Back O' Bourke Exhibition Centre to learn about the rich history and heritage of the Outback region.

Explore Outback History


Cruise along the Darling River aboard the PV Jandra Paddle Vessel, discovering the natural beauty and wildlife of the area.

Take a River Cruise


Explore the historic wharf area, which played a vital role in the town's past as a major inland port.

Visit the Bourke Historic Wharf


Learn about the local indigenous culture and history at the Ngemba Tribal Council Aboriginal Corporation.

Discover Aboriginal Culture


Take a scenic drive to Mount Oxley and witness a breathtaking Outback sunset from this iconic vantage point.

Enjoy a Sunset at Mount Oxley


Spot a diverse array of birdlife at the nearby Gundabooka National Park, including wedge-tailed eagles and colorful parrots.



Cast a line and try your luck fishing for Murray cod and golden perch in the Darling River.

Go Fishing


Wander through Bourke's historic streets and discover its charming heritage buildings, including the Old Court House and Bourke Cemetery.

Take a Heritage Walk


Enjoy traditional Outback cuisine at local eateries, sampling dishes like kangaroo steak and damper bread.

Experience Outback Cuisine


Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Outback night sky by stargazing at one of the many designated viewing areas near Bourke.



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