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14. The Bibbulmun Track

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda, a suburb in the hills on the outskirts of Perth, to the historic town of Albany on the south coast.  It passes through the heart of the scenic south west of Western Australia.

 

The track skirts the northern part of the shire of Boddington through the Mt Cook locality and along the Murray River to the west where it continues to meet the Harvey Quindanning Road before traversing into the Shire of Collie.

 

The track is for walkers only and is signposted with yellow triangular markers symbolising the Waugal, the rainbow serpent of the Aboriginal Dreaming.  


Trail markers are spaced up to 500m apart.  They are more frequent when there is an intersection with other tracks or when the Track takes a turn. 


The Track takes walkers through towering karri and tingle forests, down mist-shrouded valleys, over giant granite boulders and along breathtaking coastal heathlands. It passes through many of the most beautiful national parks of the south west forests and coastline.

 

The Bibbulmun Track offers a wide range of experiences, from a gentle stroll to enjoy the peace and beauty of the natural environment, to an epic eight week adventure.  Those that walk every step of the way can be registered as end-to-enders.  


You can make it a wilderness experience by camping out, you can join a guided group, a tour, or you can do it in comfort by staying in the towns along the Track and enjoying day walks in the area.  The best times to walk the Track are in autumn (April to May), winter (June to August) and indeed spring (September to mid-November), our wildflower season.

 

Click the map image above for an interactive Google Map 

 

 

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