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an amazing canyon

do it on your own with a 4wd and explore the canyon - its an amazing trip and offers great views of... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Vienna, Austria
Charles Knife Canyon

The staff at the Ningaloo Info centre mentioned this site and that there's 11km of tarmac and that... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Perth, Australia
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Charles Knife Canyon Rd | Gascoyne Region, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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All reviews sealed road breathtaking views loop trail take photos wheel drive pull over beautiful country offers great views off road vehicle outback australia rough road easy drive picnic area well worth the visit great drive interesting rock formations photo opportunities
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

do it on your own with a 4wd and explore the canyon - its an amazing trip and offers great views of the exmouth region!

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The staff at the Ningaloo Info centre mentioned this site and that there's 11km of tarmac and that the best part of the Canyon can be viewed along this section without doing the 4WD thing up to the Carter lookout. Glad we made the effort....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

even with just a 2WD you can drive up the bitumen section that extends high enough for good views, without needing to go onto the 4WD gravel portion

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

It took us just over an hour instead of the recommended 2 to complete the circuit and kept stopping to take lots of photos. The terrain was up and down with some steep bits climbing on the the top of the hill which is where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alexg242018
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was our first stop from getting off the plane, and what a fantastic area, we were stopping every 50 to 100 metres to take photos and look at the changing views. Extremely beautiful area and it shows the harsh beauty of the real Australian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Thanks to Exmouth Safari Tours, Dave (a surveyor turned guide) explained the extensive geological formations and history - really old and clear too see in the layers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harvey0848
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's inside the big hill 25km south of Exmouth opposite the old prawn factory. Stunning views and great vistas!!! I think its at its best in the morning for photos but sunset produces some amazing colours too and the stars from here are the brightest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rusty E
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The canyon is well worth the visit which can be done by walking or driving. We drove - half the road is sealed, the rest is unsealed but okay for 2WD. The view of the canyon is spectacular and drive along the ridge top very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AndrewM1968
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing drive , the canyon is breath taking, well worth a little rough road. Never expected it to be this good, a recommended trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank happycamper1951
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The views are amazing and there are so many. Not a bad drive up on a good road, in good weather. Don't miss this location.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Everett B
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13 September 2016|
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Response from Sue D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does but not sure last time it flooded. But does flow during wet season depending on how much rain they have. It was dry wen we were there.
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Response from Terry Q | Reviewed this property |
Check road condition with the Information Center, you don't need a map as its only one road in, lots of really good viewing spots as you drive along but it stops eventually at a viewpoint and then you turn around and drive... More