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Buronga in NSW on the Murray River directly opposite Mildura
Buronga on the banks of the Murray River faces directly opposite Mildura. Offering a full range of facilities and services it is the gateway to both Wentworth, Mungo National Park, Euston and Balranald. The Buronga Caravan Park is one of the Murray's best kept secrets. With views across the Murry to Mildura is a great little oasis with tall, shady sites to sit back and relax.
The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens are situated close to town and are the first semi-arid botanic gardens in the Southern Hemisphere. As the first, the botanical gardens is where the desert really comes into bloom. The plantings showcase a wide variety of Australian and exotic species, the centrepiece of which may be the rose garden featuring over 1600 colour co-ordinated bushes.
You can also access information on Mungo National Park and the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Region. The area is isolated and bush camping facilities are available at two sites only. This region near the Murray is a must-do on any visitor's list in the region. Visitors are asked to bring their own water, food and sufficient fuel for their return journey, at least 300 km. Wet weather can make roads impassable so check with the National Parks Service Office in Buronga. For tours of the Mungo region give Harry Nanya Tours a call and you'll learn about the local customs and Australia's ancient history.
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