JUNE  12TH  2021

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From the top of the Porcupine Gorge, looking down towards the rocky crevices, flowing streams and pebbled surfaces, I can never help but feel a sense of calm. There is usually a gentle breeze and the times I have been there has been with family and friends. That's from the top!

2013 open winner Alexis Gillham


A Snapshot

  • Fact 1

    Porcupine Gorge is known as ‘Australia's little Grand Canyon'...

  • Fact 2

    The first challenge was held in 2001 in conjunction with the Centenary of Federation celebrations....

  • Fact 3

    Covering an area of 5410ha, Porcupine Gorge National Park extends for more than 25km along Porcupine Creek, and includes surrounding open woodland and grassland....

  • Fact 4

    Gorge walk — 2.4km return (Allow 1.5 hours)...

  • Fact 5

    The creek has carved an impressive canyon, which reveals strata of sedimentary rocks spanning hundreds of millions of years....

  • Fact 6

    The Gorge Lookout has a cement path leading to the lookout but is not the correct gradient for wheel chairs, please be extra careful on this pathway....

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Mark O'Brien