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Mungo self-guided drive tour

Mungo National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 23 July 2021, 9.10am

Applies from Fri 23 Jul 2021, 9.06am to Mon 26 Jul 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Jul 2021, 9.10am.

Closed parks: Closed parks due to wet weather

Due to heavy overnight rain and wet weather the following reserves in the Lower Darling Area are closed, Mungo National Park, Euston Regional Park and Kemandok National Park.

These closures may be further extended pending local weather conditions.

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Jul 2021, 9.33am.

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Detailed environmental assessments and planning needs to be conducted before maintenance works can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 23 Jul 2021, 9.06am to Mon 26 Jul 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Jul 2021, 9.10am

Closed parks: Closed parks due to wet weather

Due to heavy overnight rain and wet weather the following reserves in the Lower Darling Area are closed, Mungo National Park, Euston Regional Park and Kemandok National Park.

These closures may be further extended pending local weather conditions.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 20 Jul 2021, 10.09am to Tue 27 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Jul 2021, 9.25am

Closed areas: Main campground and Mungo Shearer's Quarters closed due to wet conditions

Main campground and Mungo Shearer's Quarters are closed due to recent wet weather and closed access roads.

The Walk the Walls of China Discovery tours are not operating until Tuesday 27 July 2021.

These closures may be further extended pending local weather conditions.

Affects 2 parks and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 9.44am to Tue 27 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Jul 2021, 9.11am

Safety alerts: Wet roads may impact road access to Mungo National Park

Recent wet weather may be impacting road surface conditions and closing public access roads to Mungo National Park. Please check local Shire Council websites (Balranald and Wentworth) before travelling on any unsealed roads. 

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Jul 2021, 9.45am

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice. This is because the access road is closed.

This closure may be further extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Jul 2021, 9.33am

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Detailed environmental assessments and planning needs to be conducted before maintenance works can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

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

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Jul 2021, 9.32am

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail

Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed to enable trail maintenance repair works. NPWS staff are planning to carry out the works during winter.

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

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/things-to-do/driving-routes/mungo-self-guided-drive-tour/local-alerts

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.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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