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Mungo National Park

Mailbox Rd, Mungo NSW 2715, Australia

Introduction of Mungo National Park

Located in the southwest interior of New South Wales, Mungo National Park covers an area of 1109.67 square kilometers and is part of (Willandra Lakes Region), the world cultural and natural heritage assessed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Willendra Lake.

Australia's vast hinterland is the first of many miraculous landforms, Mungo National Park, which, tens of thousands of years ago, was once rich in water and grass and flourished, but with the movement of geology, it has gradually become a desolate inland land. The lake dries up and the climate dries up and turns into a desert. Mungo National Park is Australia's first national park to be listed as a World Heritage site, a dream land for archaeologists and paleontologists, and a dream park for photographers. Walking in the deserted desert, looking up in the ancient loneliness of the deep sky, gives people the mysterious experience of interstellar stroll through alien stars.

Mungo National Park has a vast desolation of prehistoric terrain, a rugged terrain of rocky terraces and quicksand that is part of Lake Willand, which is actually a series of dry lakes. It once ran from the (Willandra Creek) stream of Wiland to the (Lachlan River). Of the Lachlan river.

Mungo National Park's biggest feature is the dry, early native sites of Montgomery Lake (Lake Mungo), known as the "surface of the moon" and composed of folded strata above the surface and moving dunes. Montgomery Lake, which dried up 14, 000 years ago, is now a huge crescent dune, and the shore of the lake is surrounded by a 33-kilometer-long white dune, known as the "Chinese Wall" (Walls of China), a fantastic place to imagine galloping around. It is also the best option to watch the sunset. At sunset, the white "Chinese wall" will gradually turn yellow, orange, and then dark red with the light. If you hadn't seen it with your own eyes, you would never have believed that the world would still be so spectacular. Such a colorful sunset.

Mungo National Park is also one of the most important human cremation sites in the world. Here, the remains of Mongo men and women, known as "Mungo Lady" and "Mungo Man", which were cremated 40, 000 years ago, were found. Guided by the aboriginal guide, visit the park to see the ancient fireplace and hearth exposed under the wind and rain, and scattered around the duck eggs, stone tools, shells and fish bones and other piecemeal objects. Look at fossil-turned eucalyptus branches and marsupial bones, including extinct buffalo-sized koalas and giant kangaroos.

Mungo National Park is a remote inland distance from major Australian cities, about 1000 kilometers by car from Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, and about 580km from Melbourne, the capital of Victoria. About 515km from Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. Self-driving is the only way to play Mungo National Park, most of the roads can be reached smoothly by ordinary secondary cars. It should be noted that the roads leading to the national park may be closed during the rainy season, and it is suggested that the road information should be searched in advance before departure.

Mungo National Park's visitor center, (Mungo Visitors Centre), is on Mailbox Rd on the west side of the park, and near the tourist center, (Mungo Lodge) is a standard star-rated resort with its own restaurant and bar.

If you come from Sydney or Melbourne, the town of Barranard (Balranald), about 150km from the tourist center, is the last town, remember to make the necessary supplies here; If you come from Adelaide, Mildeira (Mildura), a small Victoria inland town 115 kilometers away, will be the last supply post.

The area of Mungo National Park is very large, but for ordinary tourists, it is mainly connected by a circular road. The most famous scenic spot of the park is the Chinese wall (Walls of China),. And the best place to enjoy the Chinese wall is the red roof viewing platform (Red Top Lookout).


  • $8 per car / day

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    All day
Australia - New South Wales
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