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Beautiful place to visit

One of the best canyons near to the WA coast, with very few visitors, so its very quiet so that you... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Derek B
The Vines
Rocks of ages

Thanks to Exmouth Safari Tours, Dave (a surveyor turned guide) explained the extensive geological... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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Shothole Canyon Rd | Cape Range National Park, Gascoyne Region, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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All reviews picnic area rock formations ground clearance lovely drive worth the effort beautiful scenery cape range national park track 4wd 2wd plateau bumpy river awd dramatic rugged reef
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

One of the best canyons near to the WA coast, with very few visitors, so its very quiet so that you can enjoy the trip through to the canyon end. Plenty of rock formations to see and many opportunities to go walking. Although 4x4 is...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Thanks to Exmouth Safari Tours, Dave (a surveyor turned guide) explained the extensive geological formations and history - really old and clear too see in the layers. The WW2 history (thus the name) is fascinating. See also the memorial to the members of the famous...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Unfortunately we didn’t have much time to explore but this area gave us a real insight into the harsh enviroment. Despite that it is quite beautiful and many wildflowers were in bloom

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

It’s that kind of place as you drive along the floor of the canyon. Caves up on the sides, rock formations carved out by wind and water, wild flowers in spring. Not far from the Frank Knife Canyon and similar but where FK views are...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 20 July 2018

You definitely need a 4WD and the road is very bumpy at times but the drive through the canyon is amazing and at the end there is a lovely area to park and have a picnic, and there are toilets!!

Thank annettep39
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The drive alone was enjoyable. The view at the end was a little limited as the higher part of the walk track was closed, however it was still a great trip. Such beautiful and unexpected countryside in this area.

Thank KMH67
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Signs say 4WD essential. Easily done in a AWD and would be OK in 2WD so long as you have a bit of ground clearance. Exmouth is well knwon for beaches, reef, Whale Sharks, Manta Rays etc so get out and see some of our...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

ok to see, and easy access. Could do it with a 2wd., but not after rain. no need to let down tyres .

1  Thank Tassieadventurer
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A beautiful canyon, nothing you would expect after all the flat land around. It did get very hot, take plenty of water.

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the canyon thinking when we get to the end we would see the shot hole, this was not case and were disappointed. Still a lot to look at and see as your driving in. We went in our Mitsubishi Outlander and it handled the...More

Thank Poppy R
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