Mutawintji Gorge Walk

2 h 30 min to 3 h 30 min

5.9 km

↑ 36 m
↓ -36 m

Very challenging
This return walk in Mutawintji National Park will take you on a journey through a scenic gorge surrounded by red cliffs. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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This journey requires significant bushwalking experience, specialised equipment and navigation skills.
Please ensure you and your group well prepared and equiped for this journey.

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 (-31.3044689,142.3108004)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mutawintji Road, Unincorporated Area.
  • Turn on to Waterbag Road then drive for 8.9 km
  • Continue onto Mutawintji National Park Road and drive for another 5.5 km
  • Turn right onto Mutawintji George Road and drive for another 1 km
  • Continue onto Mutawintji George Road and drive for another 2.4 km
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Continue another 3 km to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 3 km to get back to the start.
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Mutawintji Gorge Walk

Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 5.9 km
Time 2 h 30 min to 3 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Very steep and difficult rock scrambles (5/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Forecasted & unexpected severe weather likely to have an impact on your navigation and safety (5/6)
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