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Geikie Gorge National Park
Travelling time is 20 mins from Fitzroy Crossing (18 kms on a sealed road)
Boat Tours The C.A.L.M. boat tour is 1 hour in duration and departure times are 8am, 930am, 11am and 3pm daily.
During the early and late part of the season (April, May,September thru to November)
Tours may be less frequent because of lower demand.
Check with the Fiztroy River Lodge Tour Desk or the Fitzroy Crossing Visitors Centre to confirm times.
No bookings are required for individuals.
Boat tickets are on sale at the gorge 20 mins prior to the cruise departure.
Park Opening Times
Open year round for day visits with entry restricted by flooding of the Fitzroy River, particularly during the wet season (December to March). Park hours for the dry season (April - November) are 630am - 630pm
Toilets, water, gas BBQ's information shelter, tour boats, disabled access. Due to the Wet Season floods, the above facilities are only available between April to Novemeber each year.
The Gorge is a day use area only and NO CAMPING IS ALLOWED
What to Do
Sightseeing, photography, walking, nature observation. The east bank is a sanctury zone for wildlife so no unsupervised entry into this area. Fresh water crocodiles do live in the Gorge although they are not usually a danger to people, parents should however take care of small children. No animals are permitted into the park.
A pleasent wlak along the base of the west wall of the Gorge, 3kms return, moderate difficulty, allow 2 hours return.
Best early morning or late afternoon, carry some drinking water and avoid climbing the reef wall as the terrain is extremely dangerous and rough.
An easy 20 minute return walk along the banks of the Fitzroy River to The Sandbar, a popular fishing and swimming place.
Swimming is at your own risk. Be aware of submerged snags and logs and avoid drinking the water.
During the dry season, May to October, boats and canoes are permitted with access to the Gorge before 7am, between 12pm and 1pm and after 4pm (after the last C.A.L.M. Boat is docked)
Rangers are based in the park throughout the dry season.
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Outback travel can be a very exciting adventure but it also can be very hazardous especially off road and in remote and isolated areas.
Your Outback trip should only be undertaken after lengthy and careful planning, plus having plenty of water, fuel, food, working communication devices etc
Understand the distances between fuel stops by ringing ahead and checking with the roadhouses, cattle stations and visitor centres - that what you want is at the next stop.
Understand what is the best time of year to travel and what is not, understand your vehicle and its capabilities and how to repair it plus have spare tyres (Min 2 extra)
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