Kinchega National Park
- Menindee Road Menindee NSW 2879
- 08 8080 3200
Kinchega National Park is near the township of Menindee on the Darling river and approx 110km west is Broken Hill and it takes in part of the Menindee Lakes System.
Meander amoungst the massive river red gums that silhouette the Darling River or witness history unfold as you wander along the lake's dry shores and over the red sand dunes. This area has withstood the test of time, enduring droughts and floods. sit back and relax; enjoy watching the birds, kangaroos, emus and lizards.
Explore the Aboriginal sites on the Old Homestead Billabong Walk and experience the pastoral days at the Kinchega Woolshed or along the river drive you will find the remains of the PS Providence, a wool carrying barge that met its end here.
There are 30 campsites on the Darling River drive within Kinchega, or try Emu Lake or one of the Day Use areas. There are toilets, picnic tables and fire-pits at designated campsites.
You can also stay in the Kinchega Shearers' Quarters near the Woolshed. Bookings are essential through the Broken Hill NPWS office T: 08 8080 3200.
There is a vehicle entrance fee and camping gees do apply.
It should be noted that the Menindee Lakes System'swater levels is dependant upon many things, including the water need of the States in conjunction with the relevant Water Authorities. Therefore thevariance throughout the years can be considerable.