Thaaklatjika Mingkana Waalking Track

3 h 45 min to 6 h 30 min

1.7 km

↑ 18 m
↓ -18 m

Easy track
Starting from Homestead Creek Gorge car park, 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.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start Homestead Creek Gorge car park (-31.2781253,142.2974686)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mutawintji Road, Unincorporated Area.
  • 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 275 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Homestead Creek Gorge car park Start heading along Homestead Creek Gorge Walk (a footpath).
Find the Homestead Creek Gorge car park at the start.
After another 460 m continue straight, to head along Homestead Creek Gorge Walk.
Continue another 420 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 870 m to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Thaaklatjika Mingkana Waalking Track

Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 1.7 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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