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About Hamersley Gorge Walk, Karijini NP
There are a couple of walks around Hamersley Gorge.
Hamersley Gorge Walk (Class 4) is a 1km, 3 hour return walk. One of the more difficult walks in the Gorge. Swirls of rock sweep down through the gorge and waterfalls rush into tranquil pools.
Hamersley Waterfall Walk (Class 3) is a 400m, 30 minute return trip. This walk begins as steps, allowing access for most visitors. This walk boasts ever changing light and astonishing colours and reflections which highlight the complex geological forces in the landscape.
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Time / Duration
3 hours return
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
Additional Useful ItemsTake at least 3 litres of water per person.
Roads to Gorge may be closed after heavy rain. Check conditions before travelling.
Just off Nanutarra Wittenoom Rd, Karijini National Park. 130km from Tom Price, which is 1500km (16 hours) north of Perth
Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Hazards & WarningsDuring summer, temperatures frequently top 40 degrees Celcius. Carry plenty of water at all times. Flash floods can occur – do not enter gorges if there is rain in the area. If it starts raining when you are in a gorge, leave immediately.
- Car Park
- Public Toilet
Best time of year
May to October
Entry fees apply to Karijini National Park - http://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/know/fees
Air and road to Tom Price. Road to trail - 4WD recommended.
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