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Karijini National Park, Western Australia

Karijini National Park is a National Park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in northwestern Western Australia. It is just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, approximately 1,055 kilometres (656 mi) from the State’s capital city, Perth. Formerly known as Hamersley National Park, it was renamed in 1991.

The park is most notable for its four prominent gorges marked by waterfalls and water holes. Klein Crater is not part of the national park but is due south of the national park, just off the Great Northern Highway.  The park’s wildlife includes red kangaroos, euros, wallaroos, echidnas, geckos, goannas, bats, legless lizards and a large variety of birds and snakes, including pythons….

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