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Bungle Bungles (Purnululu), Purnululu National Park
Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Located inside the sprawling Purnululu National Park, a World Heritage Site, Bungle Bungles (Purnululu) 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. Bungle Bungles (Purnululu) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Purnululu National Park Edition.
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While a lot has been written about the Bungles, we found it to be truly fascinating. The remote location makes it a bit of a challenge even to arrive at the station right off the highway. The road fro... read more »
Make sure you make the effort to walk to as many gorges as possible as each one has a unique aspect to it.
Travelling in the Kimberley can be a challenge. Getting into the Bungle Bungle range by road is not a comfortable ride. We travelled with Bunglebungle expeditions on an off-road bus, great driver with... read more »
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