The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, Kalbarri National Park

Carved by the meandering Murchison River, The Loop and Z Bend Gorge is one of the enchanting attractions within the Kalbarri National Park that offers perfect picnic spots and many scenic lookouts. Starting early in the morning not only helps avoiding the crowds, but allows for amazing sunrise views from the cliff tops. Feel the temperature drop as you descend to the river. Pay attention to impressive rock formations as you walk along the partially sandy, partially rocky riverbank. Before you venture on this four-hour return hike, make sure to don a hat, wear a fly net, apply sunblock, and pack lots of water. Plan to visit The Loop and Z Bend Gorge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kalbarri National Park attractions using our Kalbarri National Park day trip planner .
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  • This was an amazing 9km walk. We started at Nature's Window for sunrise and set off early. This walk is not for the faint hearted but all young people would probably have no trouble. I am 64. You do g...  more »
  • We walked and climbed our way down the Z bend to the river. Nice walk with rock scrambling in places and some ladders in others.  more »

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