This was a location we really wanted to tick off the list. We were unable to visit this amazing location last time due to a late wet season in the Kimberley, so we weren’t missing it this time around.
The entry road being the Tanami can be notorious and harsh but to be honest, our drive out to the crater wasn’t too bad at all. The only part that was average & rocky was the first 30km from Halls Creek but other than that, amazing. ????????
Wolf Creek National Park is only small but a great little setup complete with toilets & fire pits. The campsites are only a short walk from crater which is super handy too.
You do need to book before you head out as you have no reception while there. $8 adult per night, $6 concession card holder per night, $3 child per night (over 5 and under 16 years)
The meteorite crashed onto the planet over 300,000 years ago
The crater was up to 120m deep but the wind & sand has filled it over the years and is only now around 20m deeper then the surrounding plains.
Jaru & Walmajarri aboriginal people call the crater “Gandimalal” and have known of its existence for thousands of years.