Z Bend River Trail, Kalbarri NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    2 hours return
  • Distance

    2.6km return to carpark
  • Trail Start

    Z Bend Lookout Carpark, Z Bend Road, Kalbarri National Park, 585km North of Perth (6 hours)
  • Trail End

    Return to carpark via same trail
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 4 - Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

    Steep descent down into gorge, including ladders, tight passages and climbing over boulders

  • What to Pack?

    + extra water. No drinking water available in park + Bathers for a swim, season permitting

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    July to October for best viewing of wildflower season
  • Facilities

    Wheelchair access limited to picnic area, trail unsuitable for wheelchairs.

    • BBQ Facilities
    • Car Park
    • Lookouts
    • Public Toilet
    • Shaded Area
    • Sheltered Area
    • View Platform
  • Fees

    National Park fees apply
  • Hazards & Warnings

    December to April can be very hot, walk in the cooler parts of the day, carry adequate water supply
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets or camping in the National Park
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    22WD vehicle is adequate, however Natures Window/Z Bend Rd prohibits large vans, motorhomes, cars towing caravans and trailers
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Parks and Wildlife District Office - Geraldton
    Telephone: (08) 9964 0901
    Web: http://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/site/z-bend
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    Twitter: @exploreparkswa

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