The Tilpa Hotel is made entirely from corrugated iron and is covered with graffiti that encapsulates the dry wit of the bush
Despite its small size, Tilpa is remarkable in several ways. When the Darling floods here, it spills across a floodplain that's 70km wide. The town is also known for its bushranger heritage and has the shortest Heritage Walk in the country - just two signs, on opposite sides off its main street. The Tilpa cemetery is Australia's only site without a single grave.
Like many outback towns, Tilpa is famous for its pub! For a true outback experience you have to visit the Tilpa Pub on the Darling River. This 100 year old attraction, made from corrugated iron and timber, is the place to come to meet the local characters and hear true stories and tall tales from this part of the world. Tourists visit Tilpa for the spectacular scenery and to experience the real Outback. Don't miss camping along the Darling River. Finding your own witchetty grubs and using them as bait for some of the giant Murray cod that live in the river.
A stay at the Fisherman's Lodge or the luxurious Coolabah Lodge at Kallara Station, right on the Darling River.
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