The landscape of the Culgoa National Park is iconic, full of scenic views and the iconic outback colours of ochre, brown and yellow. You’ll find majestic river red gums, wide grassy floodplains awash with wildflowers in spring after the rain. Culgoa National Park is home to the largest stand of Coolabah woodland in New South Wales (the tree made famous in the ballad “Waltzing Matilda).


Culgoa National Park is quintessential “Outback” scenery, full of Aboriginal History and the legacies of pastoralists who settled and worked the land, more than 100 years ago.

The night sky in Culgoa National Park is simply dazzling. The remote location means there is no light pollution whatsoever, meaning you can marvel at the stars and moon for hours on end, while spotting the local nocturnal residents such as brushtail possums and little pied bats.


Culgoa National Park is home to more than 100 species of Australian Birdlife, making it the perfect place for “twitchers” to check off some famous Australian birds including emus, kookaburras, kingfishers, kites, eagles, spoonbills, bee-eaters, kestrels, falcons, cockatoos, galahs, cockatiels, many varieties of parrots and budgies, bowerbirds and even the mysterious Australian Bustard!


Culgoa National Park offers a number of enjoyable day walks through the stunning landscape, catering to all experience and fitness levels.

Bourke office
02 6830 0200
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm

Narrow-leafed Bumble (Capparis loranthifolia)