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Sturt Visitor Centre

Sturt National Park

Overview

Stop by Sturt Visitor Centre to plan your trip to Sturt National Park. Here you can get information about walks, drives, accommodation and more.

Type
Visitor centres
Where
Sturt National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Sturt Visitor Centre is open:

  • 8.30am-4.30pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday, and Christmas Day
Please note

The roads to Tibooburra may be closed during or after periods of heavy rain. Call the NPWS office on (08) 8091 3308 for up-to-date road and weather information prior to commencing your journey.

If you’re planning a trip through Sturt National Park and its surrounds, a stop at Sturt Visitor Centre is a sneak preview of what’s in store for you. Drop by and meet the helpful staff who will be only too willing to help with weather updates and suggest great ideas for guided tours, walking tracks and camping; so you make the most of your 4WD outback adventure.

The centre houses a collection of information about the local environment and history that is as diverse as the land itself. Discover the importance of the area to the Aboriginal Wangkumara People, whose country extends into Queensland and South Australia.

Learn about the internationally recognized ephemeral wetlands of Lake Pinaroo and the abundant birdlife they attract. History buffs will love the model of the 1845 expedition by Charles Sturt.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Operated by

  • Tibooburra
  • 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • (08) 8091 3308
  • (08) 8091 3309
  • Briscoe Street, Tibooburra NSW

Park info

  • in Sturt National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Tibooburra
      (08) 8091 3308
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Briscoe Street, Tibooburra NSW
    • Fax: (08) 8091 3309
    More
See more visitor info
Sturt Vistor Centre, Sturt National Park. Photo: John Spencer