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The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

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Address: Off Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 5436, Australia
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Beautiful View

I visited Kalbarri last month. The trekking path was well-formed and they have good facilities such as toilets. The view of the gorges was awesome. I just had to compromise with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stella G
Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia
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Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Kalbarri last month. The trekking path was well-formed and they have good facilities such as toilets. The view of the gorges was awesome. I just had to compromise with flies, but I think it is unavoidable.

Thank Stella G
Kalbarri, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well after coming to Kalbarri specifically to geocache three place the roads were closed, so what a waste coming all the way from the wheatbelt! Apparently they have been closed since Feb. met up with some folk in Hawks head and they said it was closed last Feb 2016 and they wanted to know where they could go. Rather disappointing... More 

Thank pugdog002
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the loop track, the z bend lookout and the river track and loved them all! The loop track isn't the easiest but it's well worth the effort and you will be rewarded with amazing scenery and views. I would highly recommend purchasing an insect head net to keep the flies away, I don't think we could have done... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This section of Road is closed to the public most week days until the end of July while they seal the road. The only access on closure days is to go with a tour operator. Open days are 8-10 April, 14-17 April, 21-23 April, 25 April, 3-5 June, 1-3 July, 7-10 July and 14-16 July only. Tours can be found... More 

1 Thank 186338Hmm
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

we couldn't go there but there are road closures 3/2 days of the week every week up until April/march. There was a list on the fridge of the B&B we stayed in so check in advanced if you want to go here, can still access Ross graham ans hawks head.

2 Thank laurenethers
Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We took the trek on the Loop in the kalbarri national park gorge on the 31 st December , the climate was not so hot in town and windy as well, but down the canyon it will be hotter. At the parking area it was around 30-33 degrees. Left the parking area there is a simple walk till the natural... More 

2 Thank Suturama
Singapore, Singapore
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The view from the lookout is a sight to behold. However, I do recommend walking down to the river itself. The trail is difficult, but having a swim at the end of the walk made it all worthwhile.

1 Thank KamalMamat
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Came by after visiting nature's window. We didn't do the hiking but z-bend itself is absolutely stunning.

1 Thank Elaine L
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

After visiting Nature's Window in the Kalbarri Park, we decided to continue on the 'Loop' , an 8 km walk which is described in the brochures as being a 'challenging but impressive' walk through the gorge system. The information panels at the beginning of the trail warn walkers of the dangers of heat and suggest that only those of moderate... More 

4 Thank michelle t
Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Did natures window and the loop recently and was blown away by the natural beauty.The views are just to die for.I loved natures window and 8 km loop walk is so scenic and peaceful,one of the best walks i have done.As an experienced hiker i didn't find it too difficult at all,I had a refreshing dip in one of waterholes,just... More 

1 Thank Julie C

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