With its steep and up to 100 m high sandstone escarpment the magnificent Kennedy Range resembles an unassailable fortress. The range is dissected by some rocky gorges which feature some amazing geological treasures and puzzles. The area is also home to some intriguing wildlife, including Dawson's burrowing bees (seasonal, usually from June to September).
...marvel at some intriguing rock formation in the outstanding Honeycomb Gorge.
...enjoy lunch with commanding views of the impressive escarpment.
...watch the extraordinary mating behaviour of burrowing bees and see a variety of wildflowers (both seasonal). Look out for crimson chats, thorny devils, sand goannas, leopard skinks and wedge-tailed eagles.
...explore the stunning Temple Gorge and be amazed by its colours and rock formations.
...have morning and afternoon tea along the way on the banks of the majestic Gascoyne River.
7.30 am: Pick up from your accommodation in Carnarvon.
7.30 am – 9.30 am: Follow the Carnarvon-Mullewa Road to the small settlement of Gascoyne Junction where you enjoy morning tea on the banks of the Gascoyne River.
11 am – 1 pm: Arriving at Kennedy Range National Park. Visit the amazing Honeycomb Gorge and wander through the colourful Temple Gorge before enjoying some delicious lunch in front of the majestic escarpment.
1 pm – 3 pm: Spend another two hours exploring the Range with a choice of various things to do: more rewarding walks, bird watching, marvel at some fascinating rocks, be intrigued by the mating behaviour of Dawson's burrowing bees (seasonal) and learn exciting facts about the natural history of the place.
3 pm – 6 pm: Return to Carnarvon and enjoy afternoon tea along the way.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are included in the tour. If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, please notify us at least three days in advance.
Sun protection: Hat, sunscreen, long-sleeved Shirt.
Warm clothes (in winter): Remember that in winter the evenings and nights in the inland can be very cold and that you will spend most of the day outside (including the evenings!).
Sturdy footwear: The surface of most walking trails is rocky and uneven.
Daypack: Suitable for hiking.
Camera & binoculars: There will be lot's of opportunities to use either of these.
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