Population: Approx 3,350
Halls Creek sits on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert and is famous for having WA's first gold discovery in 1885. Today, Halls Creek is a busy service town for surrounding pastoralists, Aboriginal communities and travellers. It's a gateway to stunning natural attractions including the Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles) and the natural geographical wonder of China Wall.
Wolfe Creek Crater, formed when a giant meteorite crashed into the earth 300,000 years ago, leaving the second largest crater in the world, is located approx 140kms south of Halls Creek. The road is unsealed, so you will need a 4WD to get there.
Distances from Halls Creek: Broome 684km, Fitzroy Crossing 290km, Kununurra 370km. The turnoff to the Bungle Bungles is 87kms along the Great Northern Hwy. From here, there is 53kms of unsealed road to the entrance of the National Park. Depending on road conditions, this 53kms can take between 2-3 hours to drive.