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Mungo walk the Walls of China tour

Mungo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 11 November 2019, 11.10am

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.10am.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 18 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 9.17am.

Safety alerts: Rough road conditions

Due to ongoing dry weather, road surface conditions are variable, rough and corrugated in areas on the Mungo self-guided drive road and The Walls Road. 

Follow the directions of 'reduce speed' signs and ensure extra care is taken when driving on these unsealed roads.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Lower Darling area, Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Affects 10 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Fri 22 Nov 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 26 Oct 2019, 2.24pm.

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is planning to undertake 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Mungo National Park.

This baiting program will run from Monday 11 November to Friday 22 November 2019.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Do not touch baits. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 1.32pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1.32pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Sep 2019, 1.42pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 16 locations in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.10am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 8 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.04am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.57am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.53am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.16pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 10.20am

Safety alerts: Lake Drive is 4WD access only from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area

Lake Drive is 4WD vehicle access only between Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area. The road will open to 2WD vehicles when conditions change. For further information please contact the Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 2.08pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground

Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground. There is no access to Cawndilla campground and it remains closed. This closure is in place until the closure is otherwise extended or removed. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 9.17am

Safety alerts: Rough road conditions

Due to ongoing dry weather, road surface conditions are variable, rough and corrugated in areas on the Mungo self-guided drive road and The Walls Road. 

Follow the directions of 'reduce speed' signs and ensure extra care is taken when driving on these unsealed roads.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Lower Darling area, Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Affects 1 park and 10 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Fri 22 Nov 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 26 Oct 2019, 2.24pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is planning to undertake 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Mungo National Park.

This baiting program will run from Monday 11 November to Friday 22 November 2019.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Do not touch baits. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 5 Oct 2019, 10.50am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 4.03pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Yanga and Kyalite

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed

Emu Lake Drive, which connects Kinchega Woolshed to the Tandou / Old Pooncarie Road, is currently closed. Visitors can access Kinchega Woolshed and Emu Lake campground via Woolshed Drive.

For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Sep 2019, 9.28am. Last reviewed: Sat 5 Oct 2019, 10.51am

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing a 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve and Yanga State Conservation Area.

This baiting program will run from Wednesday 25 September to Monday 14 October 2019. It will reduce the impacts of pest animals on wildlife and threatened species in the park and neighbouring stock.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch the baits. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764 or 1300 072 757 after hours. 

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 10.41am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Oct 2019, 12.42pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 1.32pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1.32pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Sep 2019, 1.42pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 7 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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/guided-tours/mungo-walk-the-walls-of-china-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

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Sand formation, Walls of China, Mungo National Park. Photo:OEH