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Mungo walk the Walls of China tour

Mungo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 31 March 2020, 11.47am

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.09pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 11.47am.

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

These campgrounds are closed until further notice. Please call the NPWS Lower Darling area office for more information on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 2.58pm.

Closed areas: Mungo Visitor Centre closed

Mungo Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by calling the NPWS Lower Darling area office on 03 5021 8900 for more information.

Affects 1 location in this park: Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 2.46pm.

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters closed

Mungo Shearers' Quarters is closed until further notice. For more information call the NPWS Lower Darling area office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Feb 2020, 2.07pm.

Safety alerts: Rough road conditions

Road surface conditions are variable, rough and corrugated in areas on the Mungo self-guided drive road, The Walls road and Pastoral loop 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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 4.41pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Apr 2020, 4.05pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

All campgrounds in this park are closed from midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020 until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. All camping and group gatherings are not permitted. Some park vehicle access gates may be closed.

All barbecue facilities have also been closed until further notice. The parks are open for exercise for people who live in the local neighbourhood.  

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6966 8100 or check our COVID-19 update.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 1 Apr 2020, 10.15am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Apr 2020, 11.20am

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park closed - access roads closed

Kinchega National Park is closed due to rain, causing major access roads to be impassable. The park will reopen when roads open again. Camping is not permitted. For further information, contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 1.43pm to Fri 29 May 2020, 1.40pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 4.22pm

Safety alerts: Camping not permitted

All camping within Kemendok National Park and Kemendok Nature Reserve is not permitted until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information. 

You can also contact the NPWS Lower Darling area office for more information on 03 5021 8901.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 1.39pm to Fri 29 May 2020, 1.35pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 3.57pm

Safety alerts: Euston Regional Park

All camping within Euston Regional Park is not permitted until further notice. Please contact the NPWS Lower Darling area office for more information on 03 5021 8901.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 2.58pm

Closed areas: Mungo Visitor Centre closed

Mungo Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by calling the NPWS Lower Darling area office on 03 5021 8900 for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 10.02am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 10.22am

Closed areas: Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground closed

Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground are closed for overnight camping until further notice. Kinchega National Park remains open to visitors. For further information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 10.17am

Closed areas: Visitor centre and Shearers Quarters closed

Kinchega National Park Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The Shearers Quarters accommodation is also closed. Other areas in Kinchega National Park remain open. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 10.41am to Thu 30 Apr 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Mar 2020, 12.29pm

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 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 Wed 25 Mar 2020, 9.28am to Wed 15 Apr 2020, 9.54am. Last reviewed: Sun 29 Mar 2020, 2.33pm

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 March to Wednesday 15 April 2020. 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 Sat 26 Oct 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Feb 2020, 2.07pm

Safety alerts: Rough road conditions

Road surface conditions are variable, rough and corrugated in areas on the Mungo self-guided drive road, The Walls road and Pastoral loop 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 Fri 24 Aug 2018, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Sun 29 Mar 2020, 2.33pm

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 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

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.

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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