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Redbank Homestead

Gundabooka State Conservation Area

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Overview

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For a taste of outback heritage accommodation, historic Redbank Homestead, in Gundabooka State Conservation Area, offers fishing, paddling and walking, near Bourke.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Homestead
Where 4436 Bourke-Wilcannia Road, Gunderbooka, NSW, 2840 - in Gundabooka State Conservation Area
Bedrooms 5
Maximum guests 12
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, showers, toilets, electric power
What to bring Food supplies, drinking water, bed sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, firewood
Price

Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.

Bookings Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757
Please note
  • Check in 2pm, check out 10am.
  • Bedding configuration: 4 bedrooms with 2 singles, 1 bedroom with 4 singles.
  • Additional guests may be permitted to camp at the property, with prior approval from the Bourke Area Manager (fees apply).
  • The homestead is in a remote location. It’s a good idea to pick up your supplies before you arrive and fill the petrol tank. The nearest shops are in Bourke, an hour’s drive away.
  • There is limited to no mobile phone reception in this remote location.

For a holiday that will take you far from the everyday, try the historic Redbank Homestead in Gundabooka State Conservation Area next to Gundabooka National Park. With heritage charm in an outback location and plenty of space, you can gather your family and friends for an unforgettable adventure into the heart of NSW, near Bourke.

Surrounded by coolibah trees, mulga, belah and river red gums, the historic homestead has the Darling River at its doorstep. The wide enclosed verandahs offer secluded spots to relax with a book. With fishing, paddling and birdwatching options, there’s something for everyone. From here, take a day trip to explore the park. Be sure to check out the spectacular Aboriginal rock art at Mulgowan (Yappa) Aboriginal Art Site walking track.

In the evening, cook up a feast in the spacious kitchen or enjoy an easy barbecue outside. Then sit back, stoke up a fire, and enjoy a spectacular desert sky thick with stars.

Take a virtual tour of Redbank Homestead captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • The Darling River at Yanda campground in Gundabooka State Conservation Area. Photo: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Yanda campground

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  • Dry Tank campground, Gundabooka National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/DPIE

    Dry Tank campground

    Stay overnight in Gundabooka National Park at Dry Tank campground. Bring your tent, caravan or trailer to enjoy a night of national park camping near Bourke in outback NSW.

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    Belah Shearers' Quarters

    Don't feel like camping? Experience national park accommodation with a difference at Belah Shearers' Quarters in Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke in outback NSW.

  • Campers sit next to a tent overlooking the river, Darling River campground, Toorale National Park. Photo: Joshua Smith/OEH.

    Darling River campground (Yapara Paaka Thuru)

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Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

Park:

Gundabooka National Park

Visit Gundabooka National Park and State Conservation Area, near Bourke in outback NSW, to see the imposing Mount Gunderbooka, go camping in the outback and see Aboriginal rock art.

Native tree, Gundabooka National Park. Photo: David Finnegan