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Mungeranie SA


Postcode: 5710

Mungeranie or Mungerannie, also called Mungerannie Hotel or Mungerannie Station, is a homestead on the Birdsville Track in northeastern South Australia.

Located 204 km north of Marree, South Australia and 313 km south of Birdsville, Queensland it is the only fuel and supplies depot on the Birdsville Track.

The name “Mungeranie” is Aboriginal for “big ugly face”.

The homestead is composed of an hotel/pub and an airstrip 500 m away. It stands on the edge of the Sturt’s Stony, Tirari, Simpson and Strzelecki Deserts, nestled beside the Derwent River that is a permanent waterhole fed by an artesian bore.