There is no denying that Western Australia plays host to some of the best beaches in the world, and with over 12,000 km of coastline, it is no surprise that you can find the whitest sand, and clearest water right here! Know the right places to go and you can even find kangaroos on the beach.
The iconic Cape to Cape track transverses along 123km of beaches and ridges of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park following the coast from Cape Naturaliste, Dunsborough to Cape Leeuwin, Augusta.
This coastline hiking trail is the perfect way to view some of our best beaches in one location.The walk takes in amazing views of sea and landscapes including wildflowers in spring and the stunning Indian Ocean. Take your time and complete this hike in sections, or tackle it in one go with 5-8 days of hiking.
The trail varies from bitumen pathways, well-graded tracks, and 4WD tracks, to sandy beaches. and loose gravel single file sections.
Trigg Bushland is home to parabolic sand dunes, making it a globally unique highlight and a hidden gem of hiking trails so close to Perth. Explore the urban trail, looking out for the old cottage ruins, and the famous fig trees that still bear fruit today. With views out over the ocean throughout the bushland trails, the final section allows hikers to enjoy a gentle walk along the sand dunes of Trigg beach, and you can extend this part to whatever distance suits you. A magic experience that will impress.
Located approximately 9km south of Fremantle, Woodman Point Regional Park follows a traditional beach coastline, with a distinguishing bushy backdrop of remnant tuart woodland.
Start your hike at the Port Coogee Marina, follow the coastline south enjoying stunning scenery of the Indian Ocean from Fremantle all the way to Rockingham. Early on in the hike, stop and take in the views of a partially submerged shipwreck and all of its history via it’s interactive trail. From here continue along and down onto the sandy shores of Coogee Beach. Once you reach Woodmans Point Jetty head inland and enjoy a harder surface home through the Woodman Point Reserve, offering beautiful coastal views and shady trails.
Rottnest Island sits just offshore from the city of Perth, and is a protected nature reserve. With so many unique beaches and bays, Rottnest Island offers a highlight reel of some of Australia’s best beaches.
Hike any section of the Wadjemup Bidi network; a series of walk trails that will take you across spectacular coastal headlands, past stunning inland lakes and encounter both natural and man-made attractions along the way. Also home to the quokka, the further out of the main settlement that you venture, the more of these little guys that you will discover in their natural habitat.
The Hike Collective took home silver in the New Tourism Business Category in the 2019 WA tourism Awards, which recognise and reward excellence in the Western Australian Tourism Industry.
The Awards are a submission based process and aim to publicly recognise those businesses committed to excellence in the delivery of their product and/or service and making a significant contribution to the Western Australian tourism industry.
The Hike Collective acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this nation. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we hike. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past and present. The Hike Collective is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.
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