Toorale Homestead precinct (Yarramarra) is a must-see for outback travellers near Bourke. Built on the lands of the Kurnu-Baakandji People, Toorale Station was once part of the world’s largest sheep station.
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Visit the beautiful historic Kinchega Woolshed for a glimpse into Australian pastoral history and imagine the heyday of this place, where six million sheep were sheared.
Step back in time at the historic site of the explosion of the PS Providence on the banks of the Darling River in Kinchega National Park.
Part of the historic Mount Wood homestead complex, a visit to the Outdoor Pastoral Museum will give you an insight into the life of workers in the Australian outback.
Tour the historic ruins of the Old Kinchega Homestead to discover the harsh and fascinating history of life on an outback sheep station.
Gain insight into the lives of early settlers at Courthouse Museum in Tibooburra, which houses artefacts from the former sheep stations that once stood where Sturt National Park is now.
For vast floodplain views to Mount Gunderbooka, check out Mount Talowla lookout, also known as Withawitha Iaana, in Toorale National Park and State Conservation Area, near Bourke.
Set amid outback river red gums and close to a number of Mutawintji National Park’s walking tracks, Homestead Creek picnic area is a scenic place for a barbecue lunch.
A birdwatching paradise when Peery Lake is full, stop for a barbecue or a short walk at Peery Lake picnic area – in the northern section of Paroo-Darling National Park.
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.
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.
Enjoy an outback picnic at Many Big Rocks picnic area (Karnu Yalpa) in Toorale National Park, near Bourke. You can also birdwatch or fish by the banks of the Darling River, under a shady coolabah tree.
Mutawintji Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The visitor centre is on your left as you enter the Mutawintji Park. It is unstaffed, but provides a general introduction to the park for visitors. It is also a good place to stop and get your bearings and use the facilities.
Before you head to Paroo-Darling National Park, why not stop and spend a little while at the visitor centre. Pick up a map, read useful information about the park, and relax at the sheltered picnic areas before you start your journey.
Sturt Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Stop by Sturt Visitor Centre to plan your trip to Sturt National Park. Here you can get information about walks, drives, accommodation and more.
Kinchega Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Find useful tourist information at Kinchega Visitor Centre. Get details on birdwatching and touring the Darling River and Menindee Lakes near Broken Hill in outback NSW.
Darling River drive showcases the natural beauty of meandering Darling River as well as Toorale National Park and State Conservation Area – perfect for 4WD adventurers and independent travellers.
Tracing Sturt National Park, Gorge Loop Road drive is a great introduction to the area and its rich pastoral heritage, offering camping and bushwalking opportunities along the way.
The Old Coach Road drive is a piece of Australian history, following a section of the historic Broken Hill to White Cliffs Coach Run that connected these two outback towns.
A fantastic self-guided car tour of the outback country of Sturt National Park, Jump-Up Loop Road drive offers scenic desert views, historic heritage and excellent birdwatching.
In an 80km stretch, Middle Road drive takes you through the Australian outback’s diverse landscapes. Along the way, you’ll also see the famous Dog Fence.
Toorale Homestead walk is in the Toorale Homestead precinct of Toorale National Park, near Bourke. Enjoy a short stroll around the heritage-listed homestead and its historic buildings.
A challenging, scenic walk over the rocky ridge of the Bynguano Range in Mutawintji National Park.
Take a breathtaking walk along the Homestead Gorge trail for scenic landscape vistas and ancient Aboriginal rock engravings. Plus you might see wallabies, emus and birds.
The Mutawintji Gorge walk takes you on a hike through one of the park’s most scenic gorges. Enjoy a picnic at the end or simply spend some time taking in the view.
An exciting excursion from the Homestead Creek Trail for the more adventurous. The loop leads past some excellent Aboriginal engravings, up to splendid views of several large rockholes, Homestead Gorge and Bynguano Range.
A short, easy walk, suitable for wheelchairs, that winds into the splendour of Mutawintji's gorges to Thaaklatjika (Wright's Cave). Within this rocky overhang are some fascinating examples of Aboriginal and post-colonial history, including paintings, sten
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 spectacular walk for the fit as this trail is steep in some sections. From the ridge you overlook the vast desert plains and the beautiful Byngnano Range - wonderful at sunset. The walk can take up to 3 hours to complete.
Discover the landscape of Sturt National Park along the Jump-Up walking track; you’re likely to see Aboriginal sites, wildflowers and kangaroos along the way.
Get an eagle eye view of the vast Sturt National Park by climbing the Mount Wood summit.