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National Parks

There are over one million hectares of national parks around the Mildura region protecting unique environments and abundant flora and fauna. See Pink Lakes, ancient dunes, fossils, rare birds and discover the local Aboriginal history.

Pack a picnic and head out on a day-trip to a park within an easy drive of Mildura or plan a longer stay and set up camp under big skies full of stars. Explore the landscape via roads suitable for 2WD cars or 4WD trucks, or set out on foot to immerse yourself in the region's unique beauty.

Protecting our parks

Find out more about our national parks

Mungo National Park

Distance: 110kms north-east of Mildura via Buronga Features: Ancient Walls of China dunes, Mungo Woolshed, fascinating aboriginal history Activities: Self-drive park tours, guided discovery tours Stay: Accommodation and camping grounds

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park

Distance: 74kms south of Mildura Features: Mallee, floodplain, dune country, lakes, wetlands and the Murray River Activities: Bird watching, canoeing, fishing, bushwalking Stay: Camping, accommodation in nearby towns

Murray Sunset National Park

Distance: 40kms south of Mildura, towards Ouyen Features: Pink Lakes, rare birds and flowers, diverse environments Activities: Birdwatching, bushwalking, 4WD touring, camping and fishing Stay: Camping and accommodation

Wyperfeld National Park

Distance: 150kms south of Mildura, 250kms south-west of Mildura via Hopetoun Features: Carpets of desert flowers in wet periods, fascinating Aboriginal history Activities: Bird watching, bushwalking, visitor centre, coach/bus tours, 4WD touring Stay: Camping, accommodation nearby

Big Desert Wilderness Park

Distance: 200kms south-west of Mildura via Ouyen, cars not permitted in the park Features: Abundance of birds and reptiles Activities: Bushwalking, 4WD touring Stay: Camping in nearby State Forest, accommodation in Murrayville Visit: Late autumn, winter, early spring - high temperatures in summer


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