Now that the baking hot weather is easing up, there’s never been a better time to head north from Perth to the gorgeous Karijini National Park.
Spanning a whopping 627,422 hectares and sitting just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, Karijini is Australia’s second largest National Park.
Due to its tropical climate the mercury will often hit 40 Celsius, so the best times to visit are in late autumn, winter and earlier spring.
From the mammoth mountains, to the gorges, waterways and bushland, there are many reasons to visit Karijini National Park, but here’s a few activities you can take advantage of whilst visiting…
Wildlife Spotting in Karijini
There is an abundance of wildlife that call Karijini National Park their home, so whilst you’re visiting, look out for red kangaroos, roc-wallabies, euros, echidnas, geckos, goannas, legless lizards and pythons, as well as the many bird species in the area.
Due to its intrepid terrain, Karijini is perfect for the active types amongst you who like to go hiking. Through the many bush trails you can get up close and personal with the flora and fauna as well as epic views, creating picture perfect moments.
Karijini is full of billabongs, rivers and lakes, so immerse yourself in these gorgeous waterways to cool off when temperatures soar!
Sleep Under The Stars
Really go back to basics and sleep in an Aussie swag under the stars, taking in the incredible views of the unadulterated starlit sky.
Karijini National Park has an ancient heritage, and is the traditional home of the Banyjima, Kurrama and Innawonga Aboriginal people, who’s occupation of the land exceeds more than 20,000 years.
Getting to Karijini National Park
You can complete your trip to Karijini National Park with Integrity Coachlines hop-on-hop-off pass and check out Integrity Coachlines and The Flying Sandgroper’s ‘Old Skool’ Karijini tour for your chance to immerse yourself in this stunning national park.