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Mungo National Park, Wentworth
(4.6/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
Mungo National Park, a World Heritage Site covering 2,400 square kilometers (25,800 sq ft), incorporates seventeen dry lakes. The central feature of the park is Lake Mungo, the second largest of the ancient dry lakes. Archeological remains of the Mungo Man, the oldest human remains discovered in Australia, were found within this region. A visitor center, where you can find further information and maps of the area, is a convenient starting point for tourists choosing to drive around the park’s renowned Walls of China, a series of wind-formed dune shapes on the southern edge of the lake. Keep in mind that the roads to and around the park may become impassable during or after rain, so plan your visit accordingly. Plan to visit Mungo National Park during your Wentworth vacation using our convenient Wentworth vacation generator.
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  • I went on my own on a roadtrip to this park, stayed 6 nights at the Mungo Lodge's caravan behind their main building close to the park itself. Driving on the dustroads was fine, the roads had been clo...  more »
  • We hoped to find spectacular dunes... the wall of china call it! The truth is that nothing of wall. The prospect that taken photos that appear in the official websites makes you to become a misleading idea of the height of these dunes. Let's see... the place is interesting and there are very curious and beautiful rock formations. But the wall of china is greatly exaggerated! In addition, when we were full with the car return there could be no as it is said in the official brochures. The track was cut. You can also jump from gateway to get the most interesting sights on foot unless you pay for a guided tour. In short, the site is good but propaganda is very exaggerated. Bear in mind also that the place is 100 KMS. from anywhere and that the track is of Earth and if it has rained can be complicated. Yourselves...
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  • This place is really amazing. So remote you can really discover the hidden Australia. I visited during easter and the campground was lovely and relaxed. I highly recommend driving into the middle of t...  more »