Ngarkat Conservation Park

Ngarkat Conservation Park, named after a tribe of Aboriginals who used to inhabit the area, is one of the largest mallee parks in the state. The park covers a total of 270,152 hectares. Visitors will see vast mosaics of mallee woodlands and heathlands covering a system of remnant coastal dunes.

Camp sites are clearly marked with designated tracks into them. Bucks Camp is a short drive (4WD) from the south-eastern entry to the park, and provides picnic tables and a nearby walking trail. Rabbit Island Soak is a little further also via a 4WD track.

Don’t leave until you have experienced one of the great walking tracks. The following are accessible via Tintinara, Snoswell Road, Southern Boundary Track.

Tyms Lookout Hike is 2.5hr/5km return, with special interest of bird watching, views and wildflowers, especially in spring. Enjoy an amazing sense of space as you experience the Mallee’s unique landscape. Numbered posts guide visitors and correspond to detailed information in ‘Tracks of the Mallee’ brochure (available at Heart of the Parks)

Goose Hill Hike is 1km return and boasts magnificent views. (Further details and map in Tracks of the Mallee brochure available from Heart of the Parks.)

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