Kalbarri Skywalk first look before 2020 opening
The completion of the world-class Kalbarri Skywalk project is one step closer, with virtual fly-through footage created by Western Australia’s Parks and Wildlife service.
Work is in progress for the Kalbarri Skywalk and is due to open early 2020!
Two 100m-high skywalks with a connecting boardwalk between them will jut 25m and 17m beyond the rim of the Murchison River Gorge at one of its highest points.
Famous for its exceptional wildflowers, sandstone cliffs and variety of recreational activities, Kalbarri National Park saw over 450,000 visitors in the 2018/19 financial year. By improving access and infrastructure, the park’s unique environment will be showcased to encourage more tourists to explore the town and wide Coral Coast region’s natural heritage.
The Skywalk will become the newest site at the National Park, taking the total number of individual sites to 15. The innovative tourism precinct will be found at the West Loop, opposite the Murchison River bank from the popular Nature’s Window site.
Two Aboriginal rangers have also been employed full time in the national park to help manage the increased tourism levels. The universally accessible site will also include an environmentally friendly kiosk that will operate on low to nil emissions with an off-the-grid energy/power system. There will also be toilets, shade shelters, and improved road and tourism infrastructure.
The Kalbarri National Park
The inland gorge sites of the National Park (including the new Skywalk, once open) are open from 6am to 6pm daily, at a cost of $15 per vehicle (carrying up to 12 passengers). All coastal sites of the Kalbarri National Park are free to visit.
Opening Hours and Entry Costs
The inland gorge sites of the National Park are open from 6am – 6pm daily (from sunrise to sunset), at a cost of $15 per vehicle (carrying up to 12 passengers). All coastal sites of the Kalbarri National Park are free to visit.
Camping overnight in the Park is not allowed.
Please bring drinking water with you as there is no fresh water found in the Park until the opening of the Skywalk cafe.
I have a two-wheel drive (2WD) vehicle, will I be able to access the Park?
Access into the National Park is now available for two-wheel (2WD) and four-wheel (4WD) drive cars. If you are hiring a car upon arriving in Western Australia, please check with the provider to ensure your insurance covers National Park access. As the roads are now sealed, generally hire cars are permitted, but please check at time of pick up.
Can RV/Campervans access the Park?
We know Kalbarri is any important destination for the RV market which comprises of both grey nomads and families and there will be parking available for these vehicle types.
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