One of NSW’s newer National Parks, Yanga is conveniently located just north of Balranald and makes an easy diversion on the east-west route along the Sturt Highway. Its close proximity to Balranald also means it is only an hour or so from Mungo National Park and both parks can easily be visited in a day.

Yanga National Park, Outback NSW

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One of NSW’s newer National Parks, Yanga is conveniently located just north of Balranald and makes an easy diversion on the east-west route along the Sturt Highway. Its close proximity to Balranald also means it is only an hour or so from Mungo National Park and both parks can easily be visited in a day.

With great access to the Murrumbidgee River, and with some great free camping sites, it is a great place for a fishing getaway.

Yanga NP is situated on land with great historical and cultural significance to Indigenous Australia as well as European exporters and pastoral pioneers.

Yanga National Park is also known as the Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, and is rich with chapters of Australian history including Burke and Wills.

For the ornithological types, Yanga’s ecologically important wetlands are home to over 150 species of birds.

The old homestead and woolshed provide a glimpse back to a bygone era while the Aboriginal sites, highlight the richness of indigenous history and live culture.

For more information on Yanga National Park


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Yanga National Park Visitor Information:

  • Yanga National Park See & Do...

    • Yanga Homestead
    • Yanga Lake Red Gum bird hide
    • Yanga Lake viewing deck
    • Yanga Woolshed
    • The Willows campground and picnic area
  • Yanga National Park Information Centre:

    • Park Office: Sturt Highway, Balranald NSW
    • Website: Gundabooka NP
    • Telephone (03) 5020 1764

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This traffic region is bounded by Broken Hill and the South Australian border to the west to Mudgee and the Blue Mountains in the east. This region extends as far north as Tibooburra and the Queensland border and as far south as Cowra and Marsden. The region includes the towns of Dubbo, Parkes and Bourke. There are currently 2 hazards in this region.

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