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Walls of China viewing platform

Mungo National Park

Overview

The iconic views from wheelchair-accessible Walls of China viewing platform are some of the best in World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park in Outback NSW.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Mungo National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Clothes for all weather conditions, sunscreen
Please note

  • If you’re camping in Mungo National Park, you’ll need to fill out a self-registration form at the visitor centre at all times of arrival.
  • The weather in this area can be extreme; temperatures in summer frequently rise above 40°C and night time winter temperatures often drop below 0°C.
  • This park is in a remote location, please ensure you are thoroughly prepared and tell a family member or friend of your travel plans.
  • Roads may be closed due to wet weather, please check the weather before visiting the park.
  • There is no mobile coverage in this park

You’ve seen it on a postcard, now come and see it for real. One of the most iconic views in Outback NSW, Walls of China viewing platform is the first stop on the Mungo Self-guided Drive tour of Mungo National Park. Located west of the Mungo Visitor Centre, the wheelchair-accessible lookout offers magnificent views across the famous World Heritage Willandra Lakes region.

A magnificent sight at sunrise or sunset, gaze across at the dramatic formations sculpted by wind and erosion. It’s not just the scenic desert views that will take your breath away; these lunettes harbour vital clues to the evolution of life on earth.

Imbedded deep within the ancient lakebeds, historic relics of early Aboriginal culture have been discovered, believed to be over 36 000 years old. Close your eyes and imagine a fertile land fed by vast lakes, where wombats the size of buffalos grazed during the last ice age.

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For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Conservation program:

Mungo National Park joint management program

Protecting and preserving the Aboriginal culture and heritage of Mungo National Park, part of the Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area, is a joint effort. NPWS collaborates with representative elders from three local Aboriginal tribes to help manage this special and ancient place.

Aboriginal Joint Management, Mungo National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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 at Mungo Visitor Centre, or through self-registration envelopes. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Buronga office
      03 5021 8900
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
    • 4 Melaleuca Street, Buronga NSW 2739
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Sand and silt formations at Walls of China, Mungo National Park. Photo: Vision House Photography/OEH