We are extremely sorry to announce that we will be closed for the 2020 season until further notice. We are committed to ensuring your safety and the combination of insurance and global health concerns mean we are not in a position to do that as well as you expect us to.

We look forward to assisting you in 2021!


R.M. Williams OUTBACK Issue 129

Magazine / February 1, 2020

Deep within the terracotta gorges of Karijini National Park a single rope forms a flimsy barrier across a narrow gap. A sign warns of a restricted area. The general public are advised not to enter these hidden reaches but Gemma Ryan and her mum...

Wild Issue 174

Magazine / November 1, 2019

"...we booked in - with some trepidation - to do a canyoning trip. It turned out to be the highlight of our journey. Sliding down the slot and dropping into the cold water of the plunge pool below, wearing a wetsuit and with a backpack, was...

Beyond the Backyard: Canyoning the Karijini way

Radio / July 16, 2019

West Oz Active Adventure Tours offers a range of options to go deeper and explore one of Australia's most beautiful National Parks in the heart of the Pilbara.

The Weekend Australian

Newspaper / June 15, 2019

I notice a new level of expert guiding has emerged to safely assist even inexperienced or unfit visitors through the maze of banded ironstone gorges. A group of us turn up to West Oz Active’s base camp, where Geoff and Hwee Carter kit us up with...

The West Australian

Newspaper / June 14, 2019

4G to boost Karijini mobile coverage. The upgrade is welcome news for Geoff and Hwee Carter, who run West Oz Active Adventure Tours. Click here to read the full article published in the West Australian on 14 June 2019.

FIFO Life with Matt Layton

Radio / April 14, 2019

Red FM’s FIFO Life is dedicated to providing FIFO workers with specific information relevant to them. Click to listen to our interview with Matt Layton.

Radio Commercial

Radio / April 3, 2019

Gorge canyoning the Karijini way! Click to listen to our 2019 commercial aired on RedFM and Spirit Radio networks.

Video: Channel 10 What's Up Down Under

Video / November 17, 2018

This is our specially designed full day winter tour, entering the restricted Class 6 sections not accessible to the general public. This video aired on Channel 10's What's Up Down Under program on November 17, 2018.

QantasLink Spirit Article

Magazine / November 1, 2018

FOR THE THRILLSEEKER ...I’m with two guides from West Oz Active ( who are trained in roping, hiking and wilderness first aid and are licensed to take visitors to parts of the park that are off limits to other travellers. If you...

Australian Traveller - A Bucket List

Magazine / October 6, 2018

The dramatic series of fissures in the billion-year-old sandstone of Karijini National Park slip somewhat under the radar, perhaps because they're about as isolated as it gets in Australia. But this being a bucket list, you have no excuse to fly and...