Attractions

Honeycomb Gorge

Marvel at the honeycomb cavities eroded into the cliff face.

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Temple Gorge

Temple Gorge is the hub for accessing the eastern side of the range.

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Draper's Gorge

Draper's Gorge cuts deep into the range and features a series of seasonal waterfalls and small rock pools along its length.

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Sunrise View

The raised viewing area, a short walk from the carpark, has a good view of the battlement-like face of the range. Sunrise is a particularly good time to experience the view.

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Trails

Temple Gorge Trail

Bush Walk
2 kilometres

The moderately challenging, Class 3 Temple Gorge Trail is located near the campground in the Kennedy Range NP. This 2km return trail follows a dry creek bed to a sandstone rockface known as the Temple.

Drapers Gorge Trail

Bush Walk
2 kilometres

The challenging Class 4 Drapers Gorge trail is located in the Kennedy Range NP. This 2km return trail follows a stony watercourse. You can expect lots of scrambling up and down steep loose stony slopes and narrow rock ledges to negotiate.

Escarpment Base Trail

Bush Walk
5.8 kilometres

For a great overall impression of the geographical marvel that is the Kennedy Ranges, you can do no better than walk the 5.8 kilometre return Escarpment Base Trail.  There is interesting geology as well as sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) to observe between Temple Gorge Campground and Honeycomb Gorge Trail. A lookout area is a feature of the section between Honeycomb Gorge and Sunrise View trails.

Escarpment Trail

Bush Walk
3.4 kilometres

You can start this 3.4 kilometre trail either from the Draper Gorge car park or Temple Gorge campground. If you are capable of going up and down steep sections, getting to the top of the escarpment is well worth the considerable effort as you will be rewarded with panoramic views.

Honeycomb Gorge Trail

Bush Walk
600 metres

Honeycomb Gorge Trail is a 600 metre trail in the Kennedy Range NP. The trail follows a stony creek bed to a large amphitheatre containing a seasonal waterfall and pool. Marvel at the honeycomb cavities that have been eroded into the cliff face.

Campgrounds

Temple Gorge Campground is the place to stay overnight while exploring the walk trails, views and gorges along the eastern edge of the Kennedy Range.

Temple Gorge Campground

Camp under the stars alongside the soaring mesa of Kennedy Range National Park

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Maps and brochures