Demboong Banan Lookout
Miriuwung Country

10 min to 20 min

660 m

↑ 12 m
↓ -12 m

Moderate track
Starting from the car park at the end of Hidden Valley Road, Kununurra, this walk takes you to Demboong Banan Lookout and back in Mirima National Park. Go for a stroll and enjoy the views of Kununurra after you climb through eroded sandstone ranges. It is also possible to see families of vibrant coloured fairy-wrens jumping in and out of acacia trees along with rock pigeons. The trail is named after local Indigenous Miriuwung people; Demboong means gap, and Banan means trail. Even though the walk is short, it is steep and uneven, with rock surfaces that require caution through the climb. Let us begin by acknowledging the Miriuwung people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-15.7637086,128.7518705)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Victoria Highway, 1, Kununurra.
  • Turn on to Weaber Plain Road then drive for 440 m
  • Turn right onto Barringtonia Avenue and drive for another 275 m
  • Turn left onto Hidden Valley Road and drive for another 1.6 km
  • Turn left onto Hidden Valley Road and drive for another 45 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park at the end of Hidden Valley Road, head back along the road and pass by the sheltered signposts (to your right). After about 40 metres, turn right and pass through the bollard and head towards the slanted "Walking in Mirima" sign along the dirt path as you move perpendicularly away from the road. Pass by the said sign (to your left) and head along the dirt/sand track. Stay on the said track as it veers left in the distance to continue along Demboong Banan Lookout Track.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start heading along Hidden Valley Road.
There is a car park (about 8 m back from the start).
Find the shelter at the start.
Find the toilet at the start.
Find the BBQ at the start.
After another 35 m turn right, to head along Hidden Valley Road.
After another 40 m turn right.
After another 10 m continue straight.
After another 230 m come to "Demboong Banan Lookout".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 330 m to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Demboong Banan Lookout

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 660 m
Time 10 min to 20 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter: There is one 8 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 8 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
8 m[shelter]
8 m[toilet]
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