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Warrego Floodplain picnic area (Wariku Pulka)

Toorale National Park

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Warrego Floodplain picnic area (Wariku Pulka) is a tranquil spot for lunch, located at the start of Warrego Floodplain walking track in Toorale National Park, near Bourke.

Warrego Floodplain picnic area (Wariku Pulka) lies under shady coolabah trees at a choke-point for the extensive floodplain.

Recharge with a picnic lunch or snack as you spy on the vast array of birdlife, including raptors and migratory waterbirds. The picnic area is the start point for the easy Warrego Floodplain walking track, a 500m stroll taking you to Warrego Floodplain lookout

It’s a great stop as you’re exploring Toorale National Park, or touring along the unsealed Warrego Floodplain Drive.


  • A group of people walk along a wide dirt walking track shaded by tall coolabah trees. Photo: Jessica Stokes © OEH

    Warrego Floodplain walking track

    The short, easy Warrego Floodplain walking track offers lookout views of the vast floodplain, birdwatching and seasonal wildflowers, in Toorale National Park, south of Bourke.

  • A  group of people watch for birds beneath the shelter of Warrego Floodplain lookout. Photo © Jessica Stokes

    Warrego Floodplain lookout

    Warrego Floodplain lookout is on Warrego Floodplain walking track in Toorale National Park. Visit after rains to see this landscape come alive with wildflowers and waterbirds.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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  • in Toorale National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Toorale National Park and SCA is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.