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The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

Off Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 5436, Australia
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“the loop” (45 reviews)
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Off Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 5436, Australia
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were so just lucky that the road to the loop was open on the day that we planned to view. Talk about window of opportunity! It was summer and the sun scorching hot but we did not regret the trip, towing along our two...More

Thank Zeszzt
Reviewed 11 May 2017

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.

1  Thank Stella G
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

Thank pugdog002
Reviewed 27 April 2017 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...More

Thank LaraTrim
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...More

4  Thank 186338Hmm
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...More

2  Thank laurenethers
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...More

2  Thank Suturama
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
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
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...More

4  Thank michelle t
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1 March 2015|
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Response from Sara C |
hi there, it takes at least 2 hr drive to kalbarri and another maybe 45 minutes drive to the Gorge. Please have cash on hand or a credit card bcos they don't have an eftpos facility at the gate. Remember to bring bathers if... More