Attractions

Flintstone - Beedoboondu

Experience Mount Augustus from the base to the summit.

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Edneys - Ooramboo

There are large and graceful river gums along a boulder strewn gully and impressive views from Edney's Lookout.

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Mundee

A short trail leads to a rock wall with Aboriginal engravings called petroglyphs.

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Gum Grove - Warrarla

Shady old-growth River Red Gums are a feature.

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Goordgeela

Views over the Lyons River and the plains beyond.

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The Pound

A natural basin used by drovers from the early 1900’s for holding cattle.

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Goolinee - Cattle Pool

Permanent water in the tree-lined Lyons River attracts a diversity of wildlife including water birds.

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Trails

Saddle Trail - The Pound

Bush Walk
1 kilometre

An easy one kilometre return walk, the Saddle Trail meanders gently upwards for a short distance to a saddle where you get two views in different directions.

Mount Augustus Summit Trail

Bush Walk
12 kilometres

The very challenging 12km Summit Trail is located in the Mount Augustus National Park and takes walkers to the top of the biggest ‘rock’ in the world, Mount Augustus. Twice as high as Uluru (Ayers Rock) the experienced walker will be rewarded with extensive views over the surrounding plain to the distant ranges.

Warrarla (Gum Grove) Trail

Bush Walk
1 kilometre

The one-kilometre return (Gum Grove) Trail or Warrarla is an easy Grade 3 walk in Mt Augustus National Park.  Its main point of interest is an expansive grove of mature river red gums which attract the birdlife.

Edney's Trail

Bush Walk
6 kilometres

Edney’s Trail is a Grade 4, six kilometre return hike which, although has a reasonable degree of difficulty, is not as challenging as the Summit Trail. There are some great views over the expansive plains.

Flintstone Rock - Beedoboondu

Bush Walk
500 metres

Flintstone Rock in an Aboriginal art site that takes only about 30 minutes to explore including stops.  The 500 metre return walk follows along a water-smoothed rocky creekbed.

Goolinee

Bush Walk
1.2 kilometres

This short and easy 1.2-kilometre return trail follows the banks of tranquil Cattle Pool in Mt Augustus National Park. It is a beautiful little walk with the potential for seeing plenty of wildlife along the way.

Goordgeela Lookout Trail

Bush Walk
3 kilometres

For those wishing to get good views but finding the longer Summit Trail a bit intimidating, the Goordgeela Lookout Trail could be for you. This 3-kilometre return trail heads up a creek bed then rises up to a large rocky outcrop for good views over the plains.  Moderate degree of fitness required.

Kotka Gorge Trail

Bush Walk
2 kilometres

Kotka Gorge Trail is a two kilometre return walk which leads on from the Gum Grove Trail to the main opening of the Gorge.  The trail ends here with views to the east of Mt Augustus.

Ooramboo Trail

Bush Walk
500 metres

Ooramboo Trail is an easy 500 metre return stroll leading to a low escarpment where you can view Aboriginal artwork.  It is accessed from the Loop Drive at the southern end of Mt Augustus.