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Awesome 4WD over and through dry creeks...

This was an amazing drive with incredible landscape, stone formations, caves, trees and creeks. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
37worldtraveller45
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Perth, Australia
Really Pretty

Lovely place. Very hot when we went early Jan, however well worth it. Definatley a high... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LouP1984
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Perth, Australia
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Shothole Canyon Rd | Cape Range National Park, Gascoyne Region, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing drive with incredible landscape, stone formations, caves, trees and creeks. I would recommend to anybody to do this 13 km drive (only with a 4WD though). You will have an awesome time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 37worldtraveller45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Very hot when we went early Jan, however well worth it. Definatley a high clearance car is needed but not necessarily a 4wd you basically drive through the same stuff that's in the floodways. Would highly recommend, but take sunscreen, water and good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LouP1984
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Derek B
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harvey0848
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank micheleduffy123
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kerrie H
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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 .

Date of experience: April 2018
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