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Lake Mungo and Culpra Milli immersion

Stage 5 (Years 9-10), Aboriginal Studies, Mungo National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 13 June 2024, 4.15pm

Applies from Thu 13 Jun 2024, 4.00pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jun 2024, 4.15pm.

Safety alerts: Mungo NP - Road Works

Road works have commenced on the Walls Road from the Visitors Centre to the Walls of China car park.  While the road will remain open, please adhere to the signage and be aware of trucks and machinery operating in the area.

Commencing Thursday 13/06/2024 due for completion 30/06/2024.  

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 2 Jun 2024, 10.18am.

Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 2.01pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.49am.

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 11 Dec 2023, 11.45am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jun 2024, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground is closed from campsite 31 to 34.

Darling River campground, from campsites 31 to 34 on River Drive are closed for maintenance.  Please do not drive past the barriers. For further information please contact the Broken Hill NPWS office on 08 8084 2880. 

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jun 2024, 3.06pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed indefinitely for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is a small road connecting Woolshed Drive to Tandou Road within Kinchega NP and it remains closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 14 Dec 2023, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 30 May 2024, 10.29am

Safety alerts: Blue-Green Algae Advice

There is currently an AMBER alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae on Yanga Lake. At amber alert levels blue-green algae may be multiplying in numbers. The water may have a green tinge and musty or organic odour. The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use and alternative supplies or prior treatment of raw water for domestic purposes should be considered. The water may also be unsuitable for stock watering. The water remains suitable for recreational use, however algal concentrations can change rapidly. Water users should use caution and avoid water where signs of blue-green algae present. For more information visit the Water NSW website 

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Park info

  • in Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.

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Emergency services

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