Karijini National Park in Australia’s North West is made for adventure.
Covering over 600 000 hectares, this vast wilderness of red rocky ranges contains dramatic gorges, hidden plunge pools and magnificent waterfalls. Keep an eye out for kangaroos and rare rock wallabies amongst the spectacular red gums and wildflowers. While here, be sure to stop for a splash about in the refreshing waters Handrail Pool and Fortescue Falls, or enjoy a hike through the impressive cliffs of Hancock Gorge.
Karijini National Park is one of Australia’s unspoiled natural wonderlands, with endless activities and fun to enjoy in this remote wilderness.
A visit to the national park is a liberating, unforgettable experience. Let’s find out more about some of the wonderful adventures that await you in this pristine part of Oz!
A hike to the top of the majestic Mount Price offers sweeping, expansive views over the golden land below. Hiking to the top can be difficult in the hotter months, so it is advised at this time of the year that you start your hike in the cooler parts of the day. But once you’re up there, you’re in for an amazing treat, with stunning views of the gorgeous Hamersley Range and other surrounding plains.
Situated in the north west of the national park, Hamersley Gorge is as magical to immerse yourself within as it is to view from above! The beautiful Hamersley Gorge is full of vibrant colours and textures, with uber refreshing spots for a swim and a place to absolutely relax and let the world roll on. The gorge is full of trickling waterfalls that run down into your natural swimming pool for the afternoon.
Weano Recreation Area
The Weano Recreation Area is simply chock-full of fun and adventure that makes it a truly special part of the national park. With everything from tranquil picnic areas to stunning gorges, natural pools, bushwalking and plenty more, this recreation area is a joy for hikers and families looking for a spot to enjoy a host of awesome adventures within the one region of the national park.
Joffre Falls Lookout
The incredible Joffre Gorge comprises a stunning waterfall that leads into a natural amphitheatre. The gorge is even more impressive after a good rain, where plenty of water streams down into the beautiful gorge below. The natural reds, greens, browns and blues of this gorge and its ancient rock formations have to be seen to be believed!
Karijini Eco Retreat
The Karijini National Park is the perfect place for a serene eco retreat. The retreat’s gorgeous eco accommodation includes stylish glamping tents, a restaurant, a kiosk and plenty of activities to keep you going throughout your stay!
The eco retreat is the perfect way to switch off and reconnect with the beauty and nature of this incredible national park, with the aim being to reinvigorate the senses and inspire the soul whilst enjoying some of the most untouched, picturesque country in the whole of Australia!