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School excursion

Old Kinchega Homestead tour

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Kinchega National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 6 November 2022, 8.42pm

Applies from Mon 31 Oct 2022, 11.59pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 6 Nov 2022, 8.42pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect from midnight Monday 31 October 2022 to midnight Friday 31 March 2023.  During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 22 Nov 2022, 9.10am. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Dec 2022, 9.20am

Closed areas: Closed access road into Kinchega National Park

The Little Menindee Creek Road access road (Low Road) has been damaged by floodwater and is closed.

For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Nov 2022, 2.59pm

Closed areas: Darling River Campground is closed due to river flooding

Darling River Campground and River Drive are currently closed due to the river flooding.

For more information please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 31 Oct 2022, 11.59pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 6 Nov 2022, 8.42pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect from midnight Monday 31 October 2022 to midnight Friday 31 March 2023.  During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/education/stage-2-hsie-old-kinchega-homestead-kinchega-national-park/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega 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 a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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