Mungo National Park
The remarkable World Heritage Mungo National Park is a place rich in Aboriginal history. The Park holds the archaeological finds of Mungo Lady and Mungo Man, the world's oldest human cremations, along with 20,000 year old past human footprints.
The ‘Walls of China’ is a highlight of the park. Sculpted over time in sand and clay, imposing otherworldly formations have emerged. Venture further into the park and explore grassland nature trails, camp overnight and see kangaroos, emus and Outback birds.
The small village of Pooncarie on the banks of the Darling River is located just outside the Mungo National Park. Pooncarie has a classic Outback pub the Pooncarie Telegraph Hotel Motel, refreshments and groceries at the Port Pitstop Cottage and accommodation.
Find out more about Mungo National Park and Pooncarie at visitnsw.com
Getting to Mungo National Park
The closest major towns to the Mungo National Park are Mildura, 122km to the south-west and Broken Hill, around 330km north-west.
NSW TrainLink Regional coaches run between Mildura and Griffith. From Griffith coaches and trains connect to most major towns and cities. Limited private bus operators run in the Mildura region. Find an operator in Mildura.
From Broken Hill
NSW TrainLink Regional train services run between Sydney and Broken Hill, via Bathurst, Orange, Parkes and Condobolin. NSW TrainLink regional coach services connect Broken Hill to Dubbo via Nyngan. Private bus operators, tour companies and taxi services run in the Broken Hill region. Find an operator in Broken Hill.
Getting around Mungo National Park
The Park can be explored on foot or by bicycle.
There are limited private bus services and taxis to Mungo National Park from the Mildura, Broken Hill, Menindee, Darnick and Ivanhoe regions. Check what private transport services are available before you travel.