National Park covers about 1.800 square Kms, and the distance from Kalbarri
to the main
attractions are some 35 Kms. It took millions of years for Murchinson River to
carve about 80 Kms of gorges through an ancient sandstone plateau.
Kalbarri is famous as well for its wildflowers.
The highlights on the northern part of the park are The Loop and
closely Natures Window as well as Z Bend. On the more southern part, you will find
Hawks Head and Ross Graham Lookout . There are lots of trails, short ones bringing
you into the gorges or longer ones even requiring a couple of days.
Among the common spotted wildlife, you may see Kangaroos, Rock Wallabies and Emus.
leaving Kalbarri south, you will note that distances between major points
You will pass towns like Northampton, one of the oldest settlements outside of Perth or
Geraldton, the centre of the Batavia Coast lobster industry, which is also called Sun City due
to its fine climate. You will find many other resort towns providing all you need for a relaxing holiday.
Cervantes provides an ideal base for visitors to the next main attraction, Nambung National Park
with its famous Pinnacles. Thousands of pillars, up to four meters tall, rise out of the sand.
The are perhaps the most popular attraction of the park, however you will also find beautiful
beaches and coastal dune systems.
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