Mount Wood Homestead, Outback NSW
Mount Wood Station was one of several station properties which have been amalgamated to create the Corner Country's magnificent Sturt National Park.
The park is an important area for the protection of the arid landscape of western New South Wales, as well as the region's native flora and fauna.
Visitors to Sturt National Park can enjoy the self-guided loop drives accessible by 2WD or 4WDs trekking.
Walks are possible at Fort Grey, Olive Downs, Dead Horse Gully and to the Mt Wood summit. Camping fees apply.
Mount Wood Homestead Accommodation
Mt Wood Homestead:
- Accommodation for up to 15 people. The homestead is set in historic surroundings and and has twin share bedrooms with bed linen provided.
- The fully equipped kitchen and barbecue are available for self catering. The lounge and bathroom are shared.The bathroom and toilets are suitable for wheelchairs.
- Guests must bring their own food.
Mount Wood shearers' quarters:
- Bunk-style accommodation, maximum of four people per room.
- The kitchen and bathrooms are shared, and it is necessary to supply your own bedding.
Mt Wood Campground:
- Camping is permitted in the Mt Wood campground.
- Camping fees: $5 per adult per night. $3 per child per night.
- Other Fees: Annual pass or daily vehicle entry fee of $7 also required.
Mount Wood Homestead Location:
Getting to Mount Wood Homestead:
- Before heading out to Mt Wood be sure to call into the Sturt National Park's office in Tibooburra.
- When travelling to Mt Wood from Tibooburra take the road leading toward the local airstrip ( to the east) and continue on until you reach the turn-off to Mt Wood, a distance of 27km.
- The Mt Wood Camp grounds are adjacent to the road, and the historic sites and homestead are nearby.
Driving to Tibooburra
As a general overview:
Warrego Hwy <> Adventure Way <> Noccundra-Warry Warry Road (Unsealed) <> Silver City Highway: Distance = 1,366km approx
Castlereagh Highway > Golden Highway <> Mitchell Highway <> Barrier Highway <> White Cliffs Road <> Kayrunnera-White Cliffs Rd (Unsealed) <> Silver City Highway: Distance = 1,292km approx
Calder Highway <> Silver City Highway: Distance = 1,169km aprox
Barrier Highway <> Silver City Highway: Distance = 850km approx
See & Do
Mount Wood Homestead See and Do:
Around Mount Gipps:
- Quite close to the Mt Wood accommodation are several historic locations, including an early wool-scour ( woolwashing) plant, and a significant pastoral equipment and machinery display.
- Visitors to Sturt National Park can also enjoy the self-guided loop drives accessible by 2WD or 4WDs trekking.
- Walks are possible at Fort Grey, Olive Downs, Dead Horse Gully and to the Mt Wood summit.
- Camping fees apply.
More About Our Place
Mount Wood Homestead (cont)
Visitors to Sturt National Park can enjoy the self-guided loop drives accessible by 2WD or 4WDs trekking. Walks are possible at Fort Grey, Olive Downs, Dead Horse Gully and to the Mt Wood summit. Camping fees apply.
The Mount Wood Historic Homestead provides quality accommodation in a historical setting, or at the nearby shearer's quarters. Both have kitchen and bathroom facilities.
A nearby out-door museum area contains displays of machinery used in the early days of the pastoral industry.
The primary product of Mount Gipps are dorper sheep which are bred for the meat market. Stock work is carried out at various times of the year. This work includes lamb marking and sale of livestock. John and Kym also trap and muster feral goats and sell them for their meat. Goat meat is the most eaten meat in the world.
There are a variety of landscapes to explore. These range from amazing rocks carved out into an assortment of shapes by wind and water, ancient creek gums suspended from cliff faces in beautiful gorges, rock holes filled with water after rain and magnificent 360° views of this spectacular country from the ranges.
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