Yardie Creek Gorge and Cape Range National Park
This morning we round the tip of North West Cape and head south into Cape Range National Park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50 kilometres of pristine beaches. The area is known for the striking contrast of the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of Ningaloo Marine Park, and the rugged scenery of Cape Range.
While in the park we enjoy one of its main attractions, the Yardie Creek Gorge cruise. This ancient gorge has deep blue water, red limstone cliff faces and a wonderful array of birds and wildlife including the rare black-footed rock wallaby. There's also a walking trail to the top of the gorge (1.5km - good level of fitness required). The views into the creek and out to Ningaloo Reef are purely spectacular.
After a picnic lunch at Yardie Creek we return to Exmouth, arriving mid-afternoon. The rest of the day is free for you to realx and spend at your leisure. (B, L, D)