Address: Mungo National Park, Arumpo, New South Wales, Australia
Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area
You have arrived at one of the world’s very special places. Aboriginal people have walked here at Mungo in the footsteps of their ancestors since the Dreamtime.
Scientists have discovered artefacts of this ancient culture dating back over 50,000 years across the expanses of the last ice age. This makes Mungo one of the oldest places outside of Africa to have been occupied by modern humans since ancient times.
Here you can explore the remarkable story of how a culture was able to stay strong and care for Country in the face of extreme climate change, change that dried up the lakes that were the lifeblood of the region.