Derdbe-Gerring Banan Circuit
Miriuwung Country

20 min to 30 min
20 min to 30 min

1 km

↑ 24 m
↓ -24 m

Hard track
Starting from the car park at the end of Hidden Valley Road, Kununurra, this walk takes you on a circuit in Mirima National Park, visiting The Derdbe-Gerring Banan Lookout along the way. After traversing throughout the ancient sandstone ranges and reaching the lookout, you can enjoy open views of Kununurra and Ord River Valley, whose vegetated valleys are stunningly beautiful. Additionally, the first part of the trail is a wheelchair friendly loop with interpretive signage. You can prefer to walk early morning or late in the afternoon to avoid the very worst of the heat. Let us begin by acknowledging the Miriuwung people, 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.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-15.7637441,128.7518244)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Victoria Highway, 1, Kununurra.
  • Turn on to Weaber Plain Road then drive for 440 m
  • Turn right onto Barringtonia Avenue and drive for another 275 m
  • Turn left onto Hidden Valley Road and drive for another 1.6 km
  • Turn left onto Hidden Valley Road and drive for another 40 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park at the end of Hidden Valley Road, pass through the bollard and head towards the slanted signpost as you go through the sheltered area with red metal poles. Pass by the said signpost (to your right) and head along the narrow dirt track. About 60 metres into the walk, veer left at the 4-way intersection to continue along Derdbe-Gerring Banan Circuit (clockwise).....
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the shelter at the start.
Find the BBQ at the start.
Then pass the toilet (on your left).
After another 20 m veer left.
After another 110 m turn left.
After another 65 m pass the shelter (20 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 115 m continue straight.
After another 135 m come to the "Derdbe-Gerring Banan Lookout" (about 20 m ahead).
After another 125 m continue straight.
After another 115 m continue straight.
After another 60 m turn left.
After another 60 m pass a seat (on your left).
After another 30 m turn right.
After another 115 m turn left.
After another 50 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Derdbe-Gerring Banan Circuit

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 1 km
Time 20 min to 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter: There are 2 on route, on average they are 345 m apart with the largest gap of 800 m.

Toilet: There is one 45 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 850 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
40 m[shelter]
45 m[toilet]
240 m[shelter]
850 m[seat]
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