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Karijini National Park, Pilbara

As you stand amongst the ancient geological formations of Karijini National Park, be awestruck at the red layered cliffs that line the spectacular gorges eroded by nature over billions of years.

The Pilbara’s gum trees, termite mounds and expansive plains,  gives way to picturesque gorges, refreshing waterfalls and the emerald waterholes of Karijini National Park.  A soothing oasis of trees and ferns provide shady refuge as you explore the wonders of this Western Australian national park.

Whether you prefer a vigorous hike or light amble, Karijini National Park has a number of trails to suit your style.  You can choose to ‘spiderwalk’ across Hancock Gorge or take a gentle stroll to admire Fern Pool or Fortescue Falls.  This Pilbara playground is as accessible is as it is beautiful.

An easy stroll from the carpark and you can gaze into the junction of the four mighty gorges of Red, Weano, Joffre and Hancock. As well as exploring  the many gorges, consider climbing Mt Bruce which will reward you with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.

Traditionally the home of the Banjima, Kurrama and Innawonga people, the word Karijini is the Banjima name for Hamersley Range.

How to get there:
Situated just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, travellers can access the park from Karratha, Tom Price or Newman via sealed and unsealed roads.  Please note the section of private road between Millstream Chichester Park and Tom Price requires a permit which can be obtained from the visitor centres located in Tom Price, Karratha and Roebourne.

Best Time to Visit
The ideal time to visit Karijini National Park is during Australia’s late autumn, winter and early spring. The days are warm but the nights are cold.  The water in the gorge pools can be very cold between April and September.

Facilities
Department of Parks and Wildlife operate Dales Gorge Campground within Karijini National Park.   Karijini Eco Retreat has unpowered campsites, eco tents and a dorm eco cabin.  The Karijini Visitor Centre is just off Banjima Drive and is open 9am to 4pm (April to October) and 10am to 2pm (November to March).


Karijini Eco Retreat
Karijini Eco Retreat
An environmentally friendly Retreat and Campground, nestled in the pristine bushland at Joffre Gorge - in the heart of the world class Karijini National Park. Alongside the outback bush camping experience, the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat is the first and only facility to offer comfortable glamping accommodation in the Park! More information and bookings.

Flying Sandgroper Adventure Tours
The Flying Sandgroper Adventure Tours & Travel 

They put the price way down & the adventure way up! Mix adventure, nature and culture in the most beautiful part of the WA Outback - the Pilbara and the stunning Karijini National Park. Making the North West accessible to all!
More information and bookings.

Cheela Plains Station Stay Cheela Plains Station Stay 

Break your journey between Karijini National Park and Ningaloo Reef on a working cattle station in the heart of the Pilbara Outback. Great stopover for one or more nights offering 4X4 gorge tours, accommodation, campground, meals and awesome views day and night. More information and bookings

Lestok Tours Karijini National Park
Lestok Tours

Join a full day Karijini Tour which departs daily from the nearby township of Tom Price. Discover spectacular 100 metre sheer-sided ochre coloured chasms, crystal clear rock pools, cascading waterfalls and tropical fern environments each offering easy walking track or viewing platform access. More information and bookings.

Karijini Experience
Karijini Experience

Discover Karijini National Park in unexpected ways, immersing yourself in the landscape, the culture and the sensual joys of the region. Through workshops, performances, tours and social events, the Karijini Experience is sure to inspire. More information.
Willis's Walkabout

Willis’s Walkabouts
The trips begin where 4WD tours leave off. Visit Aboriginal art sites, gorges and waterfalls that can only be reached on foot. Our clients carry their packs off-trail into the wilderness for days or weeks at a time. More information and bookings.

Casey Australia Tours
Casey Australia Tours

Offering you comfort and safety in our luxury coaches. Discover the gorges of Karijini National Park. All tours are run by our friendly staff who will ensure you are happy with Casey's service. More information and bookings.

Department of Parks adn Wildlife
Department of Parks and Wildlife

The expansive Karijini National Park offers spectacular rugged scenery, ancient geological formations, a variety of arid-land ecosystems and a range of recreational experiences. More information.

 

Compasswest Helicopters
Compasswest Helicopters

You have seen the central Pilbara by road, now see in the eyes of a helicopter flight, its majestic ancient mountains, the contrasts of colours in the morning and the afternoons. The drapes of red rock and gouged valleys in the mountains, lying silently for anyone to see. More information and bookings.

 

Tom Price Tourist Park Tom Price Tourist Park
Tom Price Tourist Park is situated at the base of Mt Nameless. We have a range of accommodation as well as large sites for caravans and grass sites for campers. There is a well-equipped campers kitchen and refreshing pool. More information and bookings.

 Integrity Coach Lines
Integrity Coach Lines is Western Australia's premier transport provider from Perth to Broome and everywhere in between. WA is the largest state in Australia and we can take you to the best destinations on offer on our reliable and affordable service. More information and bookings.

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