We’ve ‘dugout’ White Cliffs Motel nestled in a remote, frontier town in outback NSW, but have we found Australia’s quirkiest motel?
Out of the Ordinary Outback, which owns this very unique world-renowned property thinks it is the quirkiest and has released a new three-day package, including town tours and subterranean accommodation to attract adventure-seekers who want to enjoy more of this wild, cowboy-like part of Australia.
To find the White Cliffs Underground Motel you will have to travel across far horizons, among rolling sand dunes, in between rugged spaces, and the big skies of outback NSW. But it’s worth a visit to one of only three ‘dugout’ motels in Australia, and the largest, with 48 underground rooms.
The motel attracts guests from around the world who enjoy a constant temperature of 22 degrees as well as a licensed restaurant, café and bar.
Many buildings in White Cliffs are built underground to escape the heat of summer.
The tiny, quirky, opal mining township of White Cliffs is located in far west NSW, 1025km from Sydney and 781km north-east of Adelaide.
The remote desert hamlet flaunts its raw, raffish charm and colourful characters in abundance.
Outback NSW hospitality group, Out of the Ordinary Outback, has released a new, two-night ‘Experience White Cliffs’ package that includes two nights’ underground accommodation, a bar drink on arrival, continental breakfast each day, an opal mine tour with a local opal hunter, a tour of a local underground house and a tour of White Cliffs with a local expert.
Out of the Ordinary Outback owns seven properties in far west NSW – Broken Hill Outback Resort as well as The Argent Motel and The Tourist Lodge – both in Broken Hill, and the Copper City Motel/Hotel in Cobar, Warrawong on the Darling at Wilcannia, the Ivanhoe Hotel Motel and the White Cliffs Underground Motel.
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