An unsealed road traverses the bottom of this scenic canyon in one of the most rugged areas of Cape Range National Park.
The 12km scenic drive (suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles only) along the floor of this spectacular gorge takes you deep inside Shothole Canyon. From the carpark take a short walk (Class 4) up the steps to a lookout with views of the rugged limestone walls leading back to Exmouth Gulf.
Take a picnic and enjoy the surrounds of the gorge from the picnic tables located near the carpark.
The name of this canyon is derived from the shot holes left in the terrain following the explosive charges set for seismic studies during oil exploration work in the early 1950s.
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May be closed after heavy rains due to run-off and poor road conditions.