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Whittabrinnah heritage walk

Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Whittabrinnah heritage walk.

Track grading

Features of this track


0.5km loop



Quality of markings

Sign posted

Experience required

No experience required




Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Whittabrinnah heritage walk is in the Whittabrinnah Hotel precinct of Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park. To get there from Tibooburra:

  • Travel 26km east of Tibooburra along Tibooburra Road, to where it becomes Narriearra Road.
  • Continue travelling straight onto Narriearra Road, and drive for another 19km. You'll pass through 2 gates to enter the park.
  • Whittabrinnah Hotel precinct is the first area you’ll reach after entering the park. It's 10km into the park, past the second gate and park entrance sign.

Tibooburra is the closest town, 45km west of the park. Broken Hill is 377km to the south west.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


Parking is available a short distance from the start of the walk.



The closest non-flush toilets are located at Caryapundy lookout, around 30 minutes drive from the carpark.

  • Non-flush toilets


Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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 - hard

  • The walking track crosses an ephemeral creek where there is soft sand, steep edges and tree roots, rocks and other trip hazards, and in this area is not wheelchair-accessible .
  • Other parts of the walk are wheelchair-accessible with assistance.


Gathering firewood


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.

Whittabrinnah heritage walk

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