Morton Boulka picnic area
Kinchega National Park
This remote lakeside picnic area buzzes with birdlife, offers the chance to paddle and swim, as well as explore unique Aboriginal Heritage in Kinchega National Park.
- Picnic areas
- Kinchega National Park
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- Please note
This is a remote picnic area, please arrive well prepared.
If you’re a birdwatching nut then grab your binoculars and head to Morton Boulka picnic area. This remote and tranquil spot in Kinchega National Park links the mighty Cawndilla and Menindee lake systems, and explodes with life after the rains.
This vast water system teems with wonderful animals in both the wet and dry cycles. This area has been home to the Paakantji people for thousands of years. Look for the scars in nearby trees where canoes and carry baskets were carved from the trunks; imagine what life would have been like all those years ago.
After a picnic, take a walk and look out for brolgas and speckled ducks; you’re likely to hear the noisy chatter of the cheeky apostle birds before you see them. Shortly after rain, you’ll be treated to a colourful wildflower display.
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NPWS is working with the Menindee Aboriginal Elders Council to protect the age-old Aboriginal heritage of this region through the Kinchega National Park Memorandum of Understanding and Joint Management Program.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Broken Hill office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 08 8084 2880
- 183 Argent Street, Broken Hill NSW 2880
- in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
Kinchega 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. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.Buy annual pass