Welcome to Murraytrek 4wd outback tours,touring the Willandra Lakes area Including Mungo National Park and the Walls of China....... Email firstname.lastname@example.orgMurraytrek tours specialize in Mungo National Park day and sunset tours, on these tours of the world heritage listed park we will explain the archeological importance of this historical place.
Mungo National Park is 110 kilometers north east of Mildura,, ninety kilometers of this road is unsealed and often impassable,
On either of these tours you can expect to see Kangaroos, Emus, and a variety of lizards & birds etc, we will explain how & when the lake dried up around fifteen thousand years ago, you will also see ancient Aboriginal fire places, shell middens etc.
Mungo National Park was the third area to be listed as a world heritage site after the Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu, it was in 1969 scientist discovered human skeletal remains at Mungo which are over twenty thousand years old.
Murraytrek 4wd tour is an accredited Mungo National Park tour with a licensed guide to explain the significance of the Mungo area. benefit of seeing more wildlife as well as some other very interesting sites .
While walking on the walls of china you are likely to see stone tools and fire places which tell the story of human occupation many thousands of years ago .
The area is very fragile , so ecological sustainability is a priority while visiting this world heritage area .
Preservation of the landscape is a very high priority of our tour business .
We take only photographs and leave only footprints .
Once a 203,000 hectare station known as Gol Gol which included Mungo.
In the 1860’s the station ran sheep , most of the labour on the station was done by aborigines .
Then in 1870’s gangs of chinese began working in the area .
Hundreds of cypress pines were cut down to build sheep yards as well as the shearing shed .
In 1922 Gol Gol station was divided into a number of soldier settler blocks , Mungo and Zanci were two of these 16,000 hectare blocks .
Mungo National Park was gazetted in 1979 on the 21st of March .
After it was acquired in 1978, neighbouring Zanci was acquired in 1984 and added to the park in 2002 , Leaghur and Garnpang were added making the total area over 90,000 hectares .