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Getting to Mungo Lodge

Mildura to Mungo Lodge is a 1.5 hour drive

Both Google and GPS state wrongly that it takes much longer to get to Mungo – it is a 1.5 hour drive from Mildura, please contact the lodge for update of road conditions and travel time.

Head to the far south western corner of New South Wales to Mungo National Park and you’ll feel like a time traveller. This archaeological wonderland is located 110 km from Mildura and can be accessed via road, plane or helicopter.

Flying from Melbourne

You can charter a flight with Kirkhope Aviation from Melbourne to Mungo and land right at Mungo Lodge. Suits groups of 4 or more. Contact Kirkhope Aviation on 1300 20 61 30 or

Self Drives from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide

Mungo Lodge has created five self-drive itineraries with ideas of how you can incorporate this amazing experience into a longer holiday – click on the pdf links below to download:


Two driving options from Wentworth to Mungo Lodge

Which road to take into Mungo National Park?

There are four main approaches, to Mungo National Park, each involving travelling on unsealed roads.

The roads from the south Mildura (110km) is the closest access followed by Euston (122km), Wentworth (128km) and Balranald (147km) away.

The roads heading towards Mungo from the north – from either Broken Hill and Menindee via Pooncarie, or from Wilcannia via Ivanhoe – are the more difficult but interesting where you cross the Darling River.

NOTE: There is no petrol available at Mungo National Park or Mungo Lodge so please be sure to fill your tanks before your arrival.

Road Conditions

It is important to check road conditions before travelling as most are unsealed and impassable after rain.

Further information can be obtained from NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Outside holiday time, there is generally very little traffic on the roads, so visitors to the National Park are encouraged to carry water in the event of an emergency. Look out for the cows, sheep, kangaroos and emus which often graze on the sides of the road.

Mungo Lodge Private Airstrip

Mungo Lodge has its own private airstrip and an aircraft parking area at the rear of the lodge. All arrivals need to be confirmed with Mungo Lodge prior to landing. The airstrip does not have any lighting.

Mungo Lodge’s airstrip can accommodate DC-3 tourist flights and scenic flights.

For further details, please call (03) 5029 7297 or contact us online.