Rosewood picnic area
Mungo National Park
Enjoy lunch and some birdwatching at this picnic spot. It’s well-positioned near walking tracks, and is a great place to contemplate Mungo’s scenery and Aboriginal history.
- Picnic areas
- Mungo National Park in Murray-Riverina
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Drinking water
- Please note
Please do not disturb or remove anything from the park while you’re there.
Pause for a picnic with the park’s galahs and willy wagtails at Rosewood rest area. Listen for the butcherbirds’ flute-like song and keep an eye out for resident pink cockatoos, which can at times be seen in groups of ten or twenty.
This beautiful setting offers picnic tables and shady trees – the perfect ingredients for enjoying a cuppa, while contemplating the scenic views and awe-inspiring local history of Mungo National Park.
Located along the Mungo Self-guided Drive tour, you’ll find some lovely walks to enjoy in the surrounding area such as Mallee Stop walking track, as well as some wonderful examples of the park’s fascinating and fragile plants and animals.
Book a Mungo guided tour
Explore Mungo National Park on a guided tour. You can visit the Walls of China on an Aboriginal-guided tour. It’s popular, so book early. There are also multi-day 4WD tours and day tours.
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.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Buronga office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 03 5021 8900
- 4 Melaleuca Street, Buronga NSW 2739
- 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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