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Tibooburra Visitor Centre

Sturt National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tibooburra Visitor Centre.

Getting there and parking

Tibooburra Visitor Centre is located in Tibooburra only a short distance from Sturt National Park entrance. The office is located on the main street of Tibooburra at 52 Briscoe Street.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only


Parking is available on Briscoe Street, in front of the visitor centre.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Sturt National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


A great time of year to visit when daytime temperatures are pleasant and night times not too chilly.


Depending on the rainfall the park's wildflowers, including the distinctive red Sturt Desert Pea will be on show throughout the park.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


22°C and 36°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


5°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month

August and September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




Step-free access

The visitor centre is flat, with step-free access both inside and outside the building.

There's a paved area that leads from the street parking up to the main entrance of the visitor centre and the Courthouse Museum next door.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways
  • Step-free main entrance to the building

Accessible doorways

The doorway at the main entrance to the visitor centre is a single door with lever handles.

  • Accessible doorways, at least 850mm wide, with lever handles

Seats and resting points

There are 2 bench seats with backrests inside the visitor centre.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.


Disability access level - easy

Tibooburra Visitor Centre is flat and step-free, with the following accessible facilities:

  • A paved area that leads from the street parking to the visitor centre entrance and the Courthouse Museum next door.
  • An accessible doorway with a lever handle
  • 2 bench seats with backrests inside the visitor centre where you can rest



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Tibooburra Visitor Centre

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Park info

  • in Sturt National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt 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 coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass

Visitor centre