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About Natures Window Walk Trail
Covering a massive 180,000ha, Kalbarri National Park encompasses sand plains, coastal cliffs and the spectacular deep gorges of the Murchison River.
Known as one of the most iconic locations within the park is Natures Window. The Natures Window Walk Trail is a picturesque, moderate, one-kilometre return walk beginning with a flight of stairs from the lookout at the carpark descending down to Natures Window, a wind-eroded opening in the layered sandstone that frames a view of the mighty Murchison river.
If you are lucky enough to visit during wildflower season (July to October) you will be met by a dazzling display of colour from the wildflower species of the region, many only found in the National Park, inluding Kalbarri Spider Orchid, and other common wildflower species, flame Grevillea, starflowers, smoke bush, orchids and many flowering wattles.
For the more enthusiastic bush walkers the challenging but spectacular 8km Loop trail connects from the Natures Window Lookout but be aware that there is no drinking water and limited shade along the trail. The Loop Trail is also closed after 7am from November to March inclusive.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
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What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Additional Useful ItemsNo drinking water is available in the park.
No towing (caravans, trailers, boats etc) are allowed within this area. (There is an unhitch bay just after the National Park Kiosk at the entrance of the park.)
Natures Window Carpark, Ajana Kalbarri Rd, Kalbarri National Park
Return via the same trail
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Hazards & WarningsDecember to April can be very hot, walk in the cooler parts of the day, carry adequate water supply
- Access without assistance for the Disabled
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- View Platform
Best time of year
July to October for wildflowers
National Park Fees
Access to these sites is 11km from town along the Kalbarri-Ajana Road.
Prohibited ItemsThis is a day use park only and as such no camping is permitted.
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