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Red Bluff Lookout Trail

Urban Walk inCoral Coast

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Cervantes to Geraldton, Kalbarri & Surrounds, Shark Bay to Gnaraloo

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1 km

The Red Bluff Lookout Trail is 1km return walk to Red Bluff, an important navigation point for early Dutch mariners sailing these waters over 300 years ago. Red Bluff is the perfect vantage point to take in the views and ponder the lives of the Nanda people and the first Europeans to explore this section of Australia’s coastline.

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Red Bluff Carpark, Kalbarri

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Red Bluff is an iconic natural attraction that should be high on your list of places to visit in Kalbarri. Known as an important navigation point for early Dutch mariners sailing these waters over 300 years ago, Red Bluff is the perfect vantage point to take in the views and ponder the lives of the Nanda people and the first Europeans to explore this section of Australia's coastline. 

Red Bluff towers 100 metres over the Indian ocean below and is the ideal spot to see the migrating humpback whales making there way along the Kalbarri coastline. The landscape of Red Bluff will blow your mind with it's delicate threads of red rock in formations believed to be 400 million years old.

The Red Bluff Lookout Trail is a short 1km return walk departing from the carpark out to Red Bluff Lookout along a sealed path to the point where you take in views of Red Bluff Beach, Jakes Point, the mouth of the Murchison River and Meanarra Hill.

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Time / Duration

30 mins

Length

1km return

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Red Bluff Carpark, Kalbarri

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Trail End

Return via the same trail

Hazards & Warnings

There are many cliffs and steep drops away from the path. Stay on the designated trail

Facilities

  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Locker
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • View Platform

Best time of year

July to October for whales & wildflowers

Trail Access

Access is via Red Bluff Rd - 5km South of Kalbarri townsite.

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