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The Art Gallery Walk, Carnarvon National Park
4 Hours  / 10.8 Kilometres


Be ready to be awed by what awaits you on this walk in Carnarvon National Park, as The Art Gallery contains some of the finest Aboriginal rock art in Australia.

Just over five kilometres from the trailhead, at the junction of Kamoloo Creek, a signposted access track leaves the main walking trail upstream of crossing number 10, providing a gentle climb to the escarpment base where the site is located.

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Boardwalks, interpretive signs and seating facilities provide optimum conditions for visitors to appreciate this diverse range of Aboriginal artwork without endangering it.

This extensive gallery contains more than 600 stencils and 1,300 engravings. Aboriginal rock art on the sandstone overhangs is a fragile reminder of the Aboriginal people who used the gorge for thousands of years for ceremonies and rituals.

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The Art Gallery, Carnarvon Gorge in Carnarvon National Park
The Art Gallery, Carnarvon Gorge in Carnarvon National Park

Journey Details

Duration4 Hours Itinerary TypeLand
Distance10.8 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Barbecue
  • Walking
  • Self-Guided

The Art Gallery Walk, Carnarvon National Park Full Itinerary

The Art Gallery Walk

Carnarvon National Park is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please check park alerts on the department's web site for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Route Details

Duration: 4 Hrs 
Distance: 10 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

  • Cultural
  • Flora/Fauna
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Outback
  • Wildlife

Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 3

Other Information

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