Gundabooka National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Gundabooka National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Drive south from Bourke on Kidman Way for approximately 49km and turn right onto Ben Lomond Road
Park entry points
- Dry Tank picnic area See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Gundabooka National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
It's a great time to visit the park with the weather being a bit cooler, and after summer rain, the park may be looking a little greener than usual.
Join in on a Discovery tour to find out more about the park, the amazing landscape and the animals who live here.
Crisp clear days await you, it's perfect weather for walking and if you don't feel like camping out, you can book into the comfort of Redbank Homestead.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 33°C
6°C and 17°C
January and February
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Outback NSW region
Gundabooka National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6830 0200
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 51-53 Oxley Street, Bourke NSW 2840
- Bourke office
Bourke (52 km)
Around 50km north of Gundabooka National Park is the town of Bourke. Considered the "Gateway to the real outback", Bourke is home to around 3,000 people and has a range of places to eat, garages and services, and plenty of things to do.
Cobar (114 km)
Cobar is a flourishing town built around the thriving mining and pastoral industries. Mining commenced here in the 1870s, and today, the town is an important source of copper, lead, silver, zinc and gold. Find out about Cobar's rich past at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre.
Nyngan (245 km)
Explorer Thomas Mitchell camped at the site of the present-day town of Nyngan in 1835; the town site was surveyed in 1882. Wander the self-guided heritage trail to see many fine examples of buildings from this era.