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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.