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Karijini Eco Retreat is now accessible. If you are arriving from Newman or Port Hedland, don't enter the Park via the first entry gates you see (east entry), drive until you see the next entry (west entry) as Banjima Drive North remains closed. Weano Road after the Karijini Eco Retreat which leads to the Weano recreation area also remains closed.
The following sites in Karijini National Park have reopened after ex Tropical Cyclone Damien:
• Joffre walk, carpark and lookout
• Hamersley Gorge
• Mt Bruce
• Karijini Eco Retreat
• Banjima West Road to Joffre carpark
• Banjima East Road
• Dales Road
• Dales campground
• Fortescue Falls
• Fern Pool
The following sites remain closed:
• Weano Road from the Karijini Eco Retreat driveway to the Weano day use area
• Knox Road and day use area
• Circular Pool walk
• Banjima North Road from Joffre Gorge turn-off to the Karijini Visitor Centre
For information on closures within the Karijini National Park, please visit https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au/
For information about COVID-19 and visiting National Parks, please click here.
Karijini Eco Retreat is situated in Western Australia's second largest national park, the spectacular Karijini National Park, formed more than two billion years ago. Explore a wonderland of ancient natural landscapes - red cliffs, gorges, waterfalls and emerald green waterholes - and enjoy the relaxing surrounds of the retreat's Deluxe Eco Tents, Dorm Cabins and Campsites.
For park information please visit the Explore Parks WA website and for information about road conditions or closures, please visit the Department of Biodiversity, Conservations and Attractions alerts website.
Karijini Eco Retreat is located at the Savannah Campground, off Weano Road in the Karijini National Park. Click here for driving directions.
Karijini Eco Retreat is an environmentally friendly accommodation and restaurant facility nestled in the pristine bushland at Joffre Gorge - in the heart of the world-class Karijini National Park. Alongside the outback bush camping experience, the multi-award-winning Karijini Eco Retreat is the first and only facility to offer comfortable glamping accommodation in the Park! Offering quality accommodation and facilities, the management and staff look forward to welcoming you to a unique world of environmentally friendly, affordable accommodation and camping options with a touch of outback luxury and a taste of genuine mateship and hospitality in outback Western Australia!
Designed with the environment in mind - guests at the Karijini Eco Retreat embrace a 'greener' style of accommodation. The semi-permanent deluxe eco tents, cabins, campground and facilities incorporate eco-friendly practices which ensure environmentally sustainable management of the natural and cultural values of one of the most ancient landscapes on earth.
Choose from a range of accommodation including:
• 64 campsites
• 5 group campsites
• 40 upmarket eco tents with ensuites
• 10 dorm style eco tents
• 8 dorm style cabins
Our delightful outback style Alfresco Restaurant offers quality meals with a traditional Australian flavour, paired with an extensive beer and wine list. The menu is uniquely Australian with tempting delights guaranteed to please! Continental and cooked breakfasts are offered each morning. Packed picnic lunches and snacks are prepared daily to take to the gorges with you. Coffee, tea, snacks and drinks are also available all day at the kiosk/gift shop.
Please note that entry fees apply to many WA national parks including Karijini National Park. Passes are available for purchase at entry points to the park, Department of Parks and Wildlife, or Karijini Eco Retreat itself.
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To check availability and book your outback adventure, simply enter your details into our booking engine on the homepage.
Guests are advised that restaurant bookings for lunch and dinner are ESSENTIAL and reservations should be made in advance of arrival. Please call Karijini Eco Retreat directly on (08) 9189 8013 or e-mail email@example.com to check available times and book your table.
Places are limited and our facility is very popular. Guests with no advance table reservation may be turned away. Thank you for your understanding.
30 March 2020 Update:
Due to current restrictions for licenced venues, we have closed the restaurant for the time being. We recommend you bring sufficient food and drinks for your stay. We have produce for sale that you can purchase and cook yourself. The kiosk is open and you can purchase cold drinks, ice-creams, confectionery, takeaway tea and coffee, as well as a range of unique Karijini souvenirs. Takeaway alcohol is available for in-house guests.
Karijini Eco Retreat is owned by Gumala Enterprises Pty Ltd (GEPL) which exists to return benefits to the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation representing the collective interests of the Nyiyaparlii, Banyjima and Innawonga Aboriginal people of the Pilbara region. Visit www.gumala.com.au for further information.
Our team look forward to welcoming you to the Karijini Eco Retreat!
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