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Gully Trail, Mt Augustus NP

  • Full day
  • 12 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 5

The Gully Trail is a more challenging alternate to the summit of Mount Augustus. There is some scrambling on this trail to get to the top but you will be rewarded with sweeping views of the surrounding plains.

The Gully Trail is closed until further notice.  For the most current informaiton, please check the Park Alerts website.

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This more challenging trail links into the Summit Trail after 1.5km and again after 3km. This gives several alternate route options in the first half of the Summit Trail. The first junction of the Summit and Gully trails allows for a shorter loop walk. From Flintstone Rock, continue up the Gully Trail for 1.5km, then at the first junction, walk back down to the car park via the Summit Trail.

Mount Augustus is a two day drive from Perth via Carnarvon or Meekatharra. The park is 465km from Carnarvon via Gascoyne Junction. The 172km road between Carnarvon and Gascoyne Junction is sealed. All all other roads in the area are gravel but suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles. Roads are often closed after rainfall. Seek advice from the local shires.

Be aware that there are long distances between settlements, supplies and services – this is outback Australia. Drive to the road conditions and obey road closures and speed limits.

Carry extra fuel, water and supplies in case of unforeseen events/delays. Always stay on signposted tracks and stay with your vehicle if you break down. 

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service

+61 8 9776 1207

Gascoyne Junction Tourist Centre

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  • Mt Augustus Tourist Park

    Mount Augustus Tourist Park is a friendly caravan park with unit accommodation and camping grounds, with hot showers, laundry and a BBQ campers' kitchen for self catering.

  • Australia’s Golden Outback

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Time / Duration

5-9 hours

Length

12km return

What To Pack

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

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Bush Walk

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.

Hazards & Warnings

Risks from exposure and dehydration are significant in this area. During the hotter months (at least September – March) these risks are extreme. Temperatures often exceed 40°C. Beware of undercut cliff edges, loose rocks and unstable surfaces.

Facilities

Accommodation ranging from camping to donga style rooms are available at Mount Augustus Tourist Park.
  • Car Park
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

The best times to walk this trail are early in the day, between April and August.

Fees

Trail Access

Road, bus or air charter. Check road conditions with the local shire before travelling.

Prohibited Items

No firearms or pets are permitted in the park.
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