Mt Bruce Summit, Karijini NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    6 hours return, depending on fitness level
  • Distance

    10 kilometres return from the car park to the summit
  • Trail Start

    Mt Bruce Carpark in Karijini National Park, a 2 hour drive from Newman which is 1200km north of Perth
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 5 - Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

    This walk is not for the faint-hearted. Some parts of walk trail are class 5 and require high level of fitness and experience.

  • What to Pack?

    Take plenty of drinking water and sun protection. Please remember, Karijini National Park's climate can be best described as tropical semi-desert, and hence temperatures in summer are frequently topping 40 degrees Celsius.

    Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    In hotter months, it is best to climb during the cooler parts of the day. The ideal times to visit the park are late autumn, winter and early spring.
  • Facilities

    Info Shelter

    • Car Park
    • Lookouts
    • Public Toilet
    • View Platform
    • Water Access Points
  • Fees

    National Park fees
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets; No fires in National Parks
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Air and road to Tom Price. Access to Karijini National Park can be from Tom Price via Karijini Drive. You can get to this site by: Two-wheel drive and large vehicles > 7m
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Karijini Visitor Centre
    Telephone: (08) 9189 8121
    Twitter: @exploreparks.wa

Please be sure to read our full Disclaimer relating to information provided on the Trails WA website.