Cathedral Cave

Carnarvon National Park

This massive, wind-eroded overhang sheltered Aboriginal people for thousands of years. A panorama of rock art reflects the rich cultural life of those who gathered here.

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Very interesting history and rock paintings. This is right at the end of the main gorge and not technically difficult to get to but it’s a long walk.

Olwyn on 13 Sep, 2021

Completed with Big Bend and Boowinda Gorge (approx 21kms). Not hard just long.

Rosie on 10 Jul, 2021

Stupendous indigenous art, powerfully sacred place.

Angus Small on 22 Jul, 2020

We experienced this area on the way to Big Bend. The land is peaceful and lends itself to reflection. Take the time to read the informational plaques outlining indigenous history in this area as well as the artwork.

Anoogle on 26 Sep, 2019

What a walk, it truly is like stepping back into the time of the dinosaurs. Worth the trip.

Rhiannon Brooks on 4 Apr, 2019

Side trip on the way to Big Bend. Worth all the effort!

GMess on 9 Nov, 2018


Mackamcb on 18 Sep, 2018

Starts out from the visitors center & is well marked up to the Art Gallery turn off. After this the walk flattens out however is not so well marked & requires some common sense to find the track in a few areas. Great walk & worth continuing up to the Big Bend for a break before returning. River crossings a bit wobbly in places. Allow a whole day if taking time to visit the sites along the route.

Cheryl on 29 Aug, 2017

Went here on our way to Big Bend. Great artwork and worth visiting.

Take a Hike on Jun, 2017

Did this walk and more while we were in Caravan George loved the crossing of the waters it was fun

HelenR on 14 Mar, 2016

We did this walk with four kids including a five year old who had to be carried much of the way. It was well worth the walk though.

Ian and Sue on Jan, 2001


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