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White Cliffs Underground Motel is an oasis in the desert.

It has been operating for over 20 years, attracting visitors from all over the world, who seek to experience “something distinctive and different”.

Located in far western NSW is White Cliffs, where you will find the famous White Cliffs Underground Motel nestled into the side of a mesa hill.

Due to the searing heat of outback NSW, people sought refuge underground, and discovered a unique and magical style of living.  Underground, the motel remains a constant and comfortable 22 to 23 degrees, all year.

Part of the holiday experience is the truly stunning landscape that surrounds the Motel. The sunsets and sunrises that can be seen from the top of the hill, draw people from far and wide. It is a favourite place for inspiration for photographers and artists.

The Underground Motel provides accommodation and catering for singles to large families or groups and conferences. International visitors frequent the area and the motel.

Enjoy lunch or a cup of coffee while you browse through the gallery and shop. We stock a range of individually made artworks, including some Aboriginal works and artefacts that are second to none.

You may be lucky and find there is a film night on, or you can take a tour of the town with one of the local guides. There are a number of galleries and shops, a heritage trail, and areas to fossick for opal. Meet the locals, take a walk, and begin to understand the magic of the outback, and the lure of the opal.

And for something really unique and different, browse the ‘whats on’ section, and join us in January for an outback weekend of fun, frivolity and friendship, as we celebrate in real ‘Pricilla’ style.

We know your experience at the White Cliffs Underground Motel will be a special one. You won’t forget, you will tell your friends, and we are sure you will be back.

Oasis in the desert