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Mungo self-guided drive tour

Mungo National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 14 June 2022, 11.22am

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.22am.

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 

These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 18 Jun 2022, 8.54am to Mon 18 Jul 2022, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jun 2022, 12.00pm

Closed areas: Red Top lookout and boardwalk closed

Red Top lookout and boardwalk is currently closed while repairs to weather-related subsidence and damage of the access road is undertaken.

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

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Applies from Tue 17 May 2022, 8.53am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 2.14pm

Safety alerts: Council access roads in variable condition

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are in variable condition due to ongoing wet weather. Before travelling on unsealed roads, please check websites for road conditions reports for the Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires.

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

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 9.53am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Jun 2022, 10.05am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed bicycle trail closed

Mungo lakebed bicycle trail is closed until further notice due to the wet conditions.

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.

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

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.22am

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 

These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.

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

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.07am

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground is closed until further notice.

This closure remains in place while site protection works are completed on the Mungo Self-guided Drive Tour road.

Ongoing wet weather is further delaying the programmed works.

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

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 1 May 2022, 12.33pm to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 12.34pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.06am

Other planned events: Barbecues unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre

The gas barbecues are currently unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre due to maintenance works. Alternate gas barbecues can be found at Mungo Main campground. 

Affects 2 parks and 1 location 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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