Introducing Mutawintji National Park
This exceptional 69,000-hectare park lies in the Byngnano Ranges – the eroded and sculptured remains of a 400-million-year-old sea bed. Its stunning gorges and rock pools teem with wildlife, and the mulga plains here stretch to the horizon.
The Malyankapa and Pandjikali people lived in the area for over 8000 years, and there are important rock engravings, stencils, paintings and scattered remains of their day-to-day life. Some rock art has been damaged by vandals but can still be seen on Mutawintji Heritage Tours (
You can camp at Homestead Creek (adult/child $5/3), but you will need to bring your own fuel and food. Check road-closure info on