Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park

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Must see · World heritage site · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Located inside the sprawling Purnululu National Park, a World Heritage Site, Bungle Bungle Range is a range of beehive-like mounds composed of ancient quartz sandstone, which was eroded over a period of 20 million years. These unusual and imposing towers, with steeply sloping surfaces distinctly marked by regular orange and black stripes, hide a world of gorges and pools, with palms growing out of crevices in the rocks. A circular topographic feature 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) in diameter is clearly visible on satellite images of the range, believed to be an eroded remnant of an ancient meteorite impact crater. Visitors to this area must carry their own food and water if they plan to use the park’s campgrounds for more than one day. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Purnululu National Park using our trip planner.
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  • What an amazing place this is! One can see why it is world heritage listed and was amazed to realise it was only really discovered in the mid 1970's. The whole range area along with the many gorges...  more »
  • Don’t be put off by the 50 km trek on unmade road to get there. For a 4WD this is a piece of cake. It’s rough and windy in the middle 15 kms but just rough for the rest. My conclusion was to focus on....  more »
  • Took a sesplane flight out to the Bungle Bungles with Kimberley Air Services on Friday May 21st. Great scenery and I enjoyed the trip: my partner, not so much. Reason: she was not supplied with...  more »

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