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Yanga Lake paddle

Yanga National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yanga Lake paddle.

Getting there and parking

Yanga National Park office is at Yanga Homestead. To get there:

  • From Balranald, take the Sturt Highway east for 7km
  • Turn south onto Old Sturt Highway at Yanga rest area
  • Turn left at the Yanga National Park sign and drive 2km along the main road where you will arrive at the park office and Yanga Homestead

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking available at Yanga Homestead, a short walk from the kayak launching area

Facilities

Toilet facilities, picnic tables and carpark available at Yanga Homestead

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Map of Yanga Lake paddle in Yanga National Park

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Park info

  • in Yanga National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Yanga National Park is open Sunrise to Sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Yanga Homestead Precinct is open 8.30am - 4.30pm.