Chamberlain Gorge at El Questro

Chamberlain Gorge is a quiet section of the Chamberlain River with high rock walls and fresh water crocodiles.

At one end of the gorge, a short electric boat ride from the landing, is a wall of aboriginal art painted on the sheltered walls of the canyon.


Dancing human figures with head dresses.


More dancing figures.


Even more dancing figures with head dresses.


A human figure in a different style.


Human and animal figures.


Two kangaroos, possibly with a hunter.

Some of the paintings are over 18,000 years old. This date is based on the carbon 14 analysis of wasps nests which obscure some of the paintings.

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