Mungo National Park

03/02/2022

All accommodation, Mungo Main Campground and Mungo Shearer’s Quarters are currently closed until Saturday 30 April due to the predicted rains comingt. Please continue to monitor Council road conditions, weather and the alerts page on the NPWS Website for updates.

Wander the sands of time in ancient Mungo National Park at the heart of NSW’s Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area. This extraordinary place is of great significance to the Ngyiampaa, Mutthi Mutthi and Southern Paakantyi people.

Mungo Lady and Mungo Man, found resting just meters apart, were buried more than 42,000 years ago on Lake Mungo’s shores. The planet’s oldest ritual burials, Mungo Lady was cremated, Mungo Man adorned with ochre. They represent the early emergence of human spiritual beliefs and provide a glimpse into the care provided to kin through Australia’s deep history. Along with 20,000-year-old fossil human footprints, they tell an incredible story of First Australians’ long history, and led to the establishment of Mungo National Park.

Take a guided tour to the incredible Walls of China, where erosion has sculpted sand and clay into fragile yet imposing formations; or explore on wheels with a cycling or drive tour through the stunning landscape.

For further Visitor information, including how to get there and the latest updates on Mungo National local alerts and updates visit the Mungo National Park Webpage

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