The installation of two spectacular cantilevered walkways to offer unprecedented views over the Murchison River Gorge has begun taking shape.
The $5.3 million viewing platforms offer soaring views of the gorges and spectacular surrounds, and were pre-fabricated in Henderson before being transported north in 13 segments on nine trucks.
Overall, this $24 million project, which includes $10.1 million of road and car park improvements, has created more than 150 local jobs during the construction phase and 10 jobs for local Aboriginal people. This attraction will continue to create employment opportunities post-construction for tourism businesses, accommodation providers and associated service industries.
Two Aboriginal rangers have also been employed full-time in the national park to help manage the increased tourism levels. Read more
A virtual fly-through video of the site can be viewed here.
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