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5-day Desert Sky outback tours to Mungo

Mungo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 2 August 2021, 12.56pm

Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Aug 2021, 12.56pm.

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.

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Aug 2021, 12.55pm.

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.

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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. 

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 14 Jul 2021, 9.17am. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Aug 2021, 11.07am

Closed areas: The Willows campground closed due to wet weather

The Willows campground is closed due to wet conditions. The domestic firewood collection area is open.

The closures will be assessed on Monday 9 August 2021.

For more information, please contact the Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764 or the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Aug 2021, 12.56pm

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.

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Aug 2021, 12.55pm

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.

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Applies from Mon 26 Jul 2021, 8.43am to Sat 7 Aug 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Jul 2021, 10.00am

Closed parks: Kalyarr National Park closed for pest operation

Kalyarr National Park is closed from 5pm Sunday 25 July 2021 to 8am Saturday 7 August 2021 for an aerial pest control operation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Griffith office on 02 6966 8100. 

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Applies from Wed 18 Nov 2020, 4.12pm to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Jul 2021, 4.14pm

Closed areas: Campground and roads closed

Cawndilla campground is closed due to road closures. Lake Drive is closed at Morton Boulka picnic area. There is no access to Cawndilla campground.

This closure is expected to be lifted next month. Please check back for updates.

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

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Applies from Tue 13 Jul 2021, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Jul 2021, 2.07pm

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend campground closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend campground is closed due to ongoing flooding.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 10.24am. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Jul 2021, 11.43am

Closed areas: Road closures

The following areas in Kinchega National Park are closed:

  • Emu Lake Drive
  • Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground.

Cawndilla campground is currently closed, but scheduled to open in the coming weeks. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 20 Apr 2021, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jul 2021, 1.40pm

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers' Quarters re-opens after upgrades

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation has major works coming to completion.

The area is open, though some disruption may continue as contractors finalise the renovations.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Wed 30 Jun 2021, 2.12pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jul 2021, 4.31pm

Other incidents: Moderate flooding of Murrumbidgee River

The Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, Regional Park and Nature Reserve precincts are currently experiencing moderate flooding. Access is cut to many campsites. 

Please do not enter floodwaters. Call 000 or 112 if in danger

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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. 

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Applies from Thu 17 Jun 2021, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Jun 2021, 8.55am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to hazardous trees

Some parts of this park are closed for hazardous tree maintenance. The closed areas are:

  • Narrandera precinct
  • MIA 3 precinct
  • Rook trail within MIA 1 precinct, including Sandy Beach and Island campgrounds

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

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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Applies from Fri 24 Aug 2018, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

Closed areas: Regatta Beach picnic area closed

Regatta Beach picnic area is closed until further notice. For more information, call the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 8.59am

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/guided-tours/5-day-desert-sky-outback-tours-mungo/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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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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