first highlights are Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek National Parks.
Tunnel Creek offers the possibility to explore a creek flowing through a natural 750 meters long
tunnel beneath Napier Range. Wading through the cold water gives you a break from the outside heat,
but ensure you take along a good torch for this fascinating experience.
Windjana Gorge is a 3.5 Kms long gorge, formed by the Lennard River, rising about 90 meters high from
the river bed level. You may see crowds of Corellas, Fruit bats or even Freshies in this canyon
which is the remaining of an ancient reef. Plan your hike through the gorge either early morning
or late afternoon as it gets really hot during day.
Gorge National Park, located some 15 Kms from Fitzroy Crossing, is usually
open from April to October.
The highlight is the 14 Kms long gorge, formed by the Fitzroy River, which can be explored by daily boat trips.
During the Wet, the cliffs of the gorge are cleaned by the river which can rise up to 17 meters.
There is no camping in this Park and normally people will stay in Fitzroy Crossing when visiting the area.
The oldest Kimberley Pub, the Crossing Inn, which was established back in the 1890s, is situated
in this sleepy service town on the Northern Highway.
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