The Yardie Creek Top Trail is located in the spectacular Yardie Creek Gorge, 1-hour drive from Exmouth. The ancient gorge has deep blue water, red limestone cliff faces and a wonderful array of birds and wildlife including the rare black-footed wallaby and red kangaroos. From the top, the views into the creek and out to the Ningaloo Reed are purely spectacular.
The 1.5 kilometre walk trail slowly climbs up the red rock cliffs over a flat path which then becomes harder as it narrows and requires navigation of rocks and small creek line gullies. The trail follows the gorge, becoming more difficult as you ascend the range,however the views into the gorge are well worth the effort. From the top of the gorge walls, look out for the wide variety of birds and yellow footed rock wallabies that inhabit the rock walls.
All activities start at the Yardie Creek carpark where there are toilets and picnic areas.
Camping in Western Australia’s natural areas is a special experience. Selected campgrounds from across the state are now bookable online for a trial period.
Tourists are advised to check for alerts and road/park closures before commencing their travel on www.emergency.wa.gov.au and https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au
ActivitiesCamping Hiking Walks
Entry fee to Cape Range National Park:
Private vehicle with up to 12 occupants – AUD15 per vehicle
Concession – AUD8 per vehicle
Private vehicle with more than 12 occupants – AUD7 per occupant (6 years or older)
Concession – AUD2.50 per occupant
Motorcycle – AUD8 per motorcycle