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About Ooramboo Trail, Mt Augustus NP
It is easy to see the significance of Mount Augustus to the local Wajarri Aboriginal people. There are several significant artwork sites accessible to hikers via marked trails.
For a quick look and cultural insights, the easy to get to Ooramboo Trail goes to a low escarpment. Look around without touching under ledges and rock walls for Aboriginal engravings. Continue on for a further 100 metres to get to Edney's Trail.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
15 - 30 minutes
550 metres 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
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.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
Hazards & Warnings
Loose rocks and unstable surfaces.
Extreme heat that can exceed 40 degrees in summer.
For your safety it is recommended that you read the safety information provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
FacilitiesAccommodation ranging from camping to donga style rooms are available at Mount Augustus Tourist Park.
- Car Park
Best time of year
May to August
4WD. Mainly unsealed roads. Roads may be closed after heavy rain. Check conditions before travelling. Carry ample fuel, water and supplies to cope with all possible occurrences - see Group D list.
Prohibited ItemsNo camping or open fires in National Park or Pastoral Lease. No pets
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Aboriginal etchings on Ooramboo TrailAboriginal etchings
Ooramboo Trail signageInterpretive signage
Ooramboo Trail creek crossingCreek crossing
Reflections Ooramboo TrailReflections
Aboriginal etchings at Ooramboo TrailAboriginal etchings on rock face
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