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Mungo National Park

Balranald, New South Wales 2715, Australia
+61 3 5021 8900
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Photographers Heaven in Accessible Desert

A friend told me about Mungo National Park a few months back when I mentioned I wanted to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
Andy3031
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Melbourne, Australia
Very good considering the loaction

It is one of the really remote parks in NSW. Roads are dry weather only for all vehicles. In dry... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
sbadert
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Sydney, Australia
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“sand dunes”(17 reviews)
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Balranald, New South Wales 2715, Australia
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"sand dunes"
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"dirt road"
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"self drive tour"
in 9 reviews
"the loop"
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"guided tour"
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"shearers quarters"
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"great wall of china"
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"cultural history"
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"sunset tour"
in 8 reviews
"road conditions"
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"aboriginal guide"
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"thousand years"
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"tourism centre"
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"outback nsw"
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"main camp"
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"indigenous peoples"
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"tens of thousands"
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

A friend told me about Mungo National Park a few months back when I mentioned I wanted to photograph the Pinacles in Western Australia..the attraction with Mungo being not only the amazing shapes of the Lunettes and sand dunes, but the proximity to the south...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

It is one of the really remote parks in NSW. Roads are dry weather only for all vehicles. In dry weather it is easy in a 2 wheel drive. No creek crossings, no serious snags. One has to cross many cattle grids and normal dirt...More

Thank sbadert
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We visited this attraction with Mungo National Park Tours. The attraction itself was well worth seeing but we found this actual tour disappointing and poor value for money. We were picked up and driven out there but there was no commentary on the way about...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Thank you to Earnest and Earnest for an insightful tour showing us traditional Barkhindji food, culture and archeological remains. I highly recommend this tour which allows people to know about our traditional owners. We can appreciate the cultures that looked after this land for 70,000...More

2  Thank Miniking
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Took a tour from Mildura to Mungo. It was an amazing experience. Took the family out, son 10, daughter 12. It was close to 30 degrees so found it quite hot and the flies are bothersome - so I recommend you use sunscreen. Wear a...More

1  Thank Anna F
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

We drove the 'loop' around the centre which took some time (2hrs) and enjoyed every minute visiting the ruins of one homestead and marvelled at the skills of the builders with the little resources they would have had at the time. The shearing sheds are...More

Thank Donna M
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

We joined a tour- Outback Geo Adventures sunset tour, from Balranald as we only had a 2WD hire car. So pleased that we did. We visited the lookout, Mungo Lodge, Interpretive centre and the Walls of China. Our guide, German,was great and the food provided...More

1  Thank Soccernerds
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is an area like no other and quite a surprise. The lake beds now abound with salt bush and loads of kangaroos and emus. The Walls of China are an amazing sight - it is worthwhile if you have the opportunity to take a...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

We chose to self drive the 70km trail on a sunny winters day. Easy to do and the track was good, we had 4wd, but a conventional vehicle would have managed, except in very wet conditions. The visitors centre gave a fantastic overview of the...More

3  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

A must place to camp when visiting Mungo National Park. Spacious campsites with well maintained drop loos, camp kitchen and washing water. Bring your own wood and light the provided camp fire and barbie at each site. NO TAKING PARK WOOD. Wonderful coffee available with...More

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John M
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Response from Harry P | Reviewed this property |
We visited in September - not so busy, lots of wildflowers out, but still lots of flies.
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Elbray
24 October 2016|
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Response from Pauline S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elbray, It depends on whether you have a four wheel drive or not, and whether you are camping or not. This time of year is normally very beautiful, but it has been exceptionally wet, making it challenging if you don't... More
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Morten C
20 August 2016|
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Response from Jam1982 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will need to have repellent or get a fly net I have found that to be the best.
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