Thaaklatjika Mingkana Waalking Track

3 h 45 min to 6 h 30 min

15.9 km
return

↑ 87 m
↓ -87 m

Easy track
Starting from Homestead Creek picnic area and parking this easy return wheelchair accessible walk winds through Mutawintji gorges to Thaaklatjika overhang or Wright's Cave for a tour of Aboriginal paintings. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start Homestead Creek Gorge car park (-31.2781253,142.2974686)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mutawintji Road
  • Turn on to Waterbag Road then drive for 8.9 km
  • Continue onto Mutawintji National Park Road and drive for another 7.1 km
  • Turn right onto Homestead Creek Gorge Road and drive for another 295 m
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Track Notes
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Homestead Creek Gorge car park Start (a vehicle track).
After 60 m to find the "Homestead Creek Gorge car park".
Continue another 7.9 km to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 8 km to get back to the start.
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Terrain
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Thaaklatjika Mingkana Waalking Track


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 15.9 km
Time 3 h 45 min to 6 h 30 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)
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