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About Piccaninny Creek Lookout, Purnululu NP
The water smooth rock of the creek bed provides a vivid example of the erosive forces of countless monsoonal rains and the ‘beehive’ formations provide a dramatic backdrop.
If you are lucky, hollows in the bedrock may contain water providing spectacular reflections. There is a steady climb up to the lookout where a railing provides some reassurance and safety. The views across the savannah plains to distant ‘beehive’ outcrops and ranges are spectacular.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Allow more than one hour
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 ItemsSee Group D items on the Trail Tips page.
Roads may be closed after heavy rain, check conditions before travelling.
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 & WarningsTemperatures can get very hot (up to 50 degrees), walk in the early morning or late afternoon
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Picnic Area
- Shaded Area
- View Platform
Best time of year
May to October. The dry season in the Kimberley
National Park Fees apply
2WD, Air or Bus to Halls Creek or Kununurra. 4WD track into National Park.
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Piccaninny Creek Walk TrailWalking to the Piccaninny Creek Lookout
The Beehives in Piccaninny CreekUp close to the beehives on this trail
Piccaninny Creek Lookout walkPassing more beehives
Piccaninny Creek Lookout viewThe view from a natural rocky platform over Piccaninny Creek
Piccaninny CreekThe worn river bed
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