Kalbarri Skywalk Tickets
Kalbarri Skywalk opened on 12 Jun 2020
- Catch breathtaking views of the surrounding Kalbarri National Park from your vantage point.
- Venture 25 meters beyond the edge of the Murchison Gorge and feel like you're walking on air!
- Learn about the local ‘Nanda’ culture and heritage from the numerous artworks and signage.
- Discover several fossils, fauna statues, and geological formations at the 400-million sandstone attraction.
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what to expect
Perched off a cliff-top, Kalbarri Skywalk includes two lookouts that are located 100-meters above ground level. Extending 25 and 17 meters off the edge of the Murchison Gorge, the skywalks go right over the Murchison River. From here, you can catch unmatched views of the surrounding Kalbarri National Park and the stunning gorge. Over 800 species of wildflowers bloom throughout the park, of which 21 can be found along with the gorge country and clifftop.
A Taste Of The Local Culture
Visitors can also learn about the local ‘Nanda’ heritage and culture from the numerous works of art and signage at the attraction. There are several walking trails that are present around the attraction. Be sure to carry a lot of water before embarking on a short trek, since it tends to get quite hot and dry in the afternoons! There are also several shade shelters where you can take a break and enjoy some food and drinks from the kiosks. The kiosks have been designed to be environmentally friendly, running on an off-the-grid energy system.
What is Kalbarri Skywalk
Kalbarri Skywalk is a pair of 100-meter lookouts that are perched on a clifftop in Kalbarri National Park in Western Australia. The two lookouts project 25 and 17 meters beyond the edge of the Murchison Gorge, offering visitors stunning views of the park and the Murchison River below.
Why Visit Kalbarri Skywalk
Kalbarri National Park is a well-known attraction in Western Australia that is famous for its coastal cliffs, serene beaches, and stunning gorges. It preserves the 400-million-year-old Tumblagooda sandstone that is primarily present in the lower reaches of the Murchison River gorge, as well as the mouth of the river.
The National Park is also famous for the diverse species of wildflowers that bloom all the way from late winter to early summer. The Kalbarri Catspaw is one of the most well-known, appearing as a small red or yellow plant that is seen from August to September. Visitors also have a chance to learn about the indigenous Australian people, referred to as Nanda through their artworks and unique signage.
Highlights of Kalbarri Skywalk
- Walk 25 meters over the edge of a cliff, and peer down at the stunning scenery of the Kalbarri National Park.
- Enjoy unparalleled views of Kalbarri National Park from your vantage point on Kalbarri Skywalk.
- Explore numerous other attractions in the Kalbarri National Park with your tickets to Kalbarri Skywalk.
- Discover hundreds of species of wildflowers and rare animals such as emus and grey kangaroos at the attraction!
Facts and Information about Kalbarri Skywalk & National Park
- Kalbarri National Park was established in 1963.
- Kalbarri Skywalk opened on 12 June 2020.
- It covers a massive area of 2,000 square kilometers.
- The Kalbarri Skywalk involved the removal of 1,000 tonnes of sandstone, 150 local workers, and cost a total of $24 million.
- The two skywalks project 17 meters and 25 meters over the edge of Murchison Gorge.
- Skywalk 1, with an overhang of 25 meters is approximately 4 meters longer than the skywalk of the Grand Canyon in the United States.
- The Kalbarri National Park is home to over 800 species of wildflowers and over 150 species of animals.
- Popular activities in the park including horseback riding, abseiling in the gorge, scuba diving, bushwalking, fishing, and boating.
- The sandstone formations at the park are over 400 million years old.
- The skywalk is wheelchair accessible.
know before you go
Kalbarri Skywalk Timings
Kalbarri Skywalk is open Monday through Sundays from 6 AM to 6 PM.
Kalbarri Skywalk Ticket Price
All the coastal sites of Kalbarri National Park are free to enter. However, there is a $15 entry cost per vehicle (carrying up to a maximum of 12 passengers). You can visit any of the inland gorge sites, as well as the skywalks after paying the entry fee.
How To Get To Kalbarri Skywalk
- Address: West Loop Lookout Road, Kalbarri National Park WA 6536, Australia
- Get Directions to Kalbarri Skywalk.
- The easiest way to reach Kalbarri Skywalk is by car. The skywalk is about a 30-minute drive from the center of town, and approximately a 6-hour drive north from Perth. A car park is present at the attraction.
Things To Do Near Kalbarri Skywalk
Sightseeing at Natures Window
Located to the south of the park, Nature’s Window is another popular attraction that sees thousands of visitors every year. Formed by several layers of Tumblagooda Sandstone, it is one of Australia's most iconic natural landmarks. You must follow some stairs and take a picturesque trail past numerous lookout points until you reach the viewpoint which frames the upstream view of the stunning Murchison River. The walk is approximately 1 kilometer and will take about 20 minutes each way.
Ross Graham Lookout
If you would like to get close to the Murchison River, the Ross Graham Lookout is the perfect place. If you would like to enjoy a picnic out in nature, this location is a great spot to enjoy a day out with your family and friends. If you want to catch some memorable 360-degree views of the park, Meanarra Hill is located close by. Once you’ve had your fair share of beautiful sights, you can visit the stunning coasts as well!
Kalbarri Natural Bridge
The Kalbarri Natural Bridge is a short walk from the car park, and visitors can enjoy breathtaking coastal views and look at marine life, including dolphins and whales. Safety enclosures are in place to ensure that all visitors can have a safe and enjoyable experience. The best season to see Australian whales is between July and October.
Red Bluff Beach
If you would prefer to spend a relaxing day by the beach, Red Bluff Beach is the place to go. The white sand forms an eye-catching contrast against the rust-red rocks of the area, and is the perfect place for some Instagram-worthy photographs! At sunset, the scenery serves as an excellent backdrop for some family photography. Snorkeling, fishing, and swimming are some popular activities here.
The Z Bend is one of the four lookouts in the Kalbarri National Park and is located on a sharp bend in the Murchison Gorge. You can catch stunning views of the natural Tumblagooda sandstone formations here. The lookout point is a 600-meter walk from the car park, and the short trek offers scenic views of the river gorge and area.
Eagle Gorge Lookout
As the name suggests, you can watch the majestic wedge-tailed eagles swoop through the sky from Eagle Gorge Lookout. You can take a small walk down to the coast, where you can wet your feet and perhaps even enjoy a picnic along the calm waters of the beach. Please note that you must avoid swimming beyond the breakers since there are no lifeguards stationed at this area. If you visit the area in spring, the wildflowers come out in vibrant blooms, and are a sight to behold! If you’re lucky, you can even see some emus and grey kangaroos in the area, along with the Kalbarri Catspaw and Kalbarri Spider Orchid wildflower species.
Kalbarri Skywalk Tickets: FAQs
Q: Is camping allowed at Kalbarri National Park?
A: No, overnight camping is not allowed at Kalbarri National Park.
Q: What are the opening hours of Kalbarri Skywalk?
A: Kalbarri skywalk is open all days of the week between 6 AM and 6 PM.
Q: Is there an entry fee to visit the Kalbarri Skywalk?
A: Yes, the entry fee to Kalbarri Skywalk is $15 per vehicle (carrying up to 12 people). Visitors can visit any of the inland gorge sites as well as the Kalbarri Skywalk with this ticket.
Q: Is the Kalbarri Skywalk wheelchair accessible?
A: Yes, Kalbarri Skywalk is wheelchair accessible. The other attractions in the park, however, cannot be accessed by wheelchair.
Q: When did the Kalbarri Skywalk open to visitors?
A: Kalbarri Skywalk opened to visitors on 12 June 2020.
Q: Is there a dress code at Kalbarri Skywalk?
A: No, there is no dress code while visiting Kalbarri Skywalk. However, please note that temperatures during the day can be as high as 40℃. Please be sure to bring a hat, put on some sunscreen, and wear comfortable shoes since there will be a fair bit of walking if you want to explore the area.
Q: Can food and water be purchased at Kalbarri Skywalk?
A: Yes, food and drinks are available for purchase at Kalbarri Skywalk.
Can camper vans and RVs access Kalbarri National Park?
A: Yes, camper vans and RVs can access the park. Parking is available for these vehicles.
Q: Can two-wheel drive cars access Kalbarri National Park?
A: Yes, two-wheel drive vehicles can access the park, since all the roads within the national park are sealed.