Kinchega Visitor Centre
Kinchega National Park
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.
- Visitor centres
- 673 Woolshed Drive, Menindee, NSW, 2879 - in Kinchega National Park
- No wheelchair access
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- Opening times
Kinchega Visitor Centre is always open but it's unstaffed (self service).
- Please note
- The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
- There is limited mobile reception in this park
A visit to Kinchega Visitor Centre gives fascinating insight into this beautifully untamed part of outback NSW, including its Aboriginal heritage and colonial and pastoral history.
You’ll find the centre in the heart of Kinchega National Park, where it occupies a 1950s-era building in the old shearers’ quarters. Though small, it’s packed with tourist information on the park, the Darling River, Menindee Lakes and surrounds. Grab some leaflets and check out the great interpretive panels, which lead you through the park’s natural, pastoral and Aboriginal history.
The centre is usually unstaffed, so you’re free to help yourself to its offerings and move through the exhibit at your own pace. Bring your binoculars for birdwatching, and see if you can spot a kangaroo enjoying the shade beneath the neighbouring Kinchega Woolshed.
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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.
- Kinchega Visitor Centre
- Kinchega Visitor Centre is always open but it's unstaffed (self service)
- 673 Woolshed Drive, Menindee NSW 2879
- 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