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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, tavellers 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.

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).

West Oz Active Adventure Tours.
Active adventure & touring for active people! Professionally guided high activity canyoning/ roping adventure in the restricted gorges of Karijini National Park. More information and bookings.

Fying Sandgroper
The Flying Sandgroper

North west touring adventure and fun! There’s just so much to see and do. The Flying Sandgroper tours are designed for the active adventurous adult. More information and bookings.

Lestock Tours
Lestok Tours

Departing daily from the nearby township of Tom Price, Lestok Tours offer a full day Karijini National Park tour & a 1.5 hour Rio Tinto Iron Ore Mine tour, one of the largest open cut mines in the world. 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.
Karijini Eco Retreat
Karijini Eco Retreat
Offering comfortable glamping accommodation. Choose from a range of accommodation including campsites, eco tents with ensuites, 'dorm style' eco tents, 'dorm style' cabins, and an outback style alfresco restaurant. 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.

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.


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