Gundabooka National Park



Gundabooka National Park is 50km south of Bourke on the Kidman Way, between Cobar and Bourke.

Gundabooka's National Park's Mount Gunderbooka rises to 500m amoung the rust-coloured cliffs, gorges and hills of the Gunderbooka Range.

The region is of great significance to the local Ngiyampaa and Paakantji people and the range has a history of ceremonial gatherings and rock art.

During the autumn, winter and spring school holidays, Discovery program tours are conducted at the Mulgowan (Yappa) Art site, within the Gundabooka National Park. Visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/Whats-On

The Mulgowan (Yappa) Art site access is from the Mulgowan carpark & picnic area. The Art site walk is a pleasant 1.4km return walk from the carpark. The picnic and car park area is large with shelters & tables and Hybrid toilets.

There are campgrounds at Dry Tank and Yanda. Both have shelters, Hybrid toilets, picnic tables and Yanda, located in the Gundabooka State Conservation Area (SCA), has BBQs and water tanks.

There is accommodation at Belah Shearers' Quarters and Redbank Homestead. Both need to be booked through the Bourke Area Office. It should be noted that both accommodation venues are subject to closure due to the inaccessiblity (wet roads), lack of water and maintenance, therefore it is essential that enquiries are made prior to making plans. Both venues are isoluated and its BYO everything, as ashop is 60+km away.

Little Mountain Walk is a 4.2km walk from Dry Tank picnic area through mulga woodlands to nearby Little Mountain, where you can head to the summit for a view of the north west escarpment of the Gunderbooka Range.

From Bennetts Gorge, the Valley of the Eagle (Ngana Malyan) walking track leads to the base of Mount Gunderbooka (1km one way) and the track to the summit is a difficult 5.7km return walk.

The use of generators is not permitted on park.

There are no entrance fees currently to the park, however, camping fees do apply.

Always enquire of the road conditions for NSW National Parks and check with the local shires/councils on public road closures and conditionsprior to travel.


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