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Knox Gorge Lookout, Karijini NP

Bush Walk inNorth West

The Kimberley, The Pilbara & Karijini, Broome & Dampier Peninsula

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 1

This easy 15 minute return walk takes you to the truly spectacular Knox Gorge Lookout. 
Sunset or sunrise is a great time to view this awesome landscape.

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Trail Start

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Knox Gorge Carpark in Karijini Natonal Park. 105km from Tom Price, which is 1500km (16 hours) north of Perth

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One of the most amazing features of Karijini National Park's complex network of gorges is that they appear out of nowhere and make you gasp in awe. This lookout is no exception.

After negotiating some steps you come to a platform that is bordered by a safety railing system for a very good reason. Even with the railing, you may get an attack of vertigo as the gorge plunges 100 metres from your feet. Then you focus on the far gorge wall that curves spectacularly around a bend in the river. 

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

15 minutes return


200m return

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Knox Gorge Carpark in Karijini Natonal Park. 105km from Tom Price, which is 1500km (16 hours) north of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 1

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.


Accommodation is at Karijini Eco Retreat and Savannah Camp ranging from camping to luxury eco tents.
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Lookouts
  • View Platform

Best time of year

June to August


National Park Fees

Trail Access

Drive or bus to Tom Price (100km to Karijini Visitor Centre) or Fly to Parabadoo. Roads to Park may be closed after heavy rain. Check conditions before travelling.

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