Bungle Bungles


The Bungle Bungle Range, also known simply as the Bungle Bungles, is a distinctive geological landmark located in the Purnululu National Park in Western Australia. The range is renowned for its unique sandstone formations, which have been eroded over millions of years into striking beehive-shaped domes. These domes exhibit varying shades of orange and black stripes, created by the contrasting lichens and cyanobacteria that inhabit the different layers of sandstone.

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Purnululu National Park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 in recognition of its outstanding natural beauty and unique geological formations. The Bungle Bungle Range is a popular destination for tourists and hikers, offering opportunities for guided tours, walks, and helicopter flights to appreciate the stunning landscapes from different perspectives. The area is also significant for its cultural and ecological value, with Aboriginal rock art and diverse flora and fauna found in the surrounding environment.