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Cape To Cape ‘End To End’ 8 Day Guided Hike

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7 Days


123 km



Tour Type


Tour Overview

Join The Hike Collective in collaboration with Cape To Cape Explorer Tours in this magnificent once in a lifetime opportunity to walk the famous Cape to Cape Track in Australia’s South West.  The iconic track with its unique flora and fauna, awesome coastal and inland views and high level of usage have contributed to it gaining recognition  in many parts of the world.​  Enjoy this long distance walk in good company and with peace of mind, knowing that safety is our priority.

The Cape to Cape Track End-to-End Experience centres on 7 days of walking over widely-varied terrain, which creates an array of sites and natural processes to wonder at. The Experience is a moderate walk covering 13-22km each day; a sound level of fitness is recommended prior to undertaking the journey. Being as fit as you can will ensure you get the most out of your trip. This being said, you can always take a rest day, or a half day options on most days.

This experience is based in shared accommodation in the wonderful beachside hamlet of Gnarabup. Guests will stay in a shared bedroom (single supplement for own room / bathroom available), shared living spaces and shared bathroom facilities at the wonderfully appointed Surfpoint Resort.

Your hike includes stunning and wild coastal landscapes, physical challenges, new friendships and hearty evening meals, with catering from Margaret River company Cape to Cape Movable Feast.

Our professional, local guides have extensive knowledge and experience interpreting the natural beauty of the Track. And you can enjoy all this long distance trail has to offer without carrying a heavy pack.

Walking up an appetite…

Margaret River is renowned for fresh, healthy produce – and wine! Savour delicious and nourishing meals prepared for you each day; indulge in boutique wine, olive and cheese tastings. Refresh your body with a dip in the ocean and sleep well in your comfortable lodgings amidst the gorgeous natural surroundings of Gnarabup Beach.

Minimal impact, maximum enjoyment & satisfaction…

The Hike Collective and Cape to Cape Explorer Tours are environmentally responsible and conscientious operators: we live here and we know, love and support this coastline. While the focus is on walking the Track, our little surprises and extras will make this a trip to remember!

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Tour Inclusions

  • 7 x days fully-guided walking, with full emergency support: trained guides carry first aid and communications equipment
  • Twice-daily vehicle transfers between the Track and accommodation
  • 7 x nights accommodation at awesome beachside accommodation at Surfpoint Resort
  • Lunch and dinner catering provided with a focus on fresh and healthy food, using local produce (breakfast and snacks at your own expense)
  • 7 x quality packed lunches
  • 6 x evening meals. The final night’s celebration dinner at a local restaurant is not included
  • Alcoholic beverages are not included, but opportunities will be provided for you to visit local wineries and purchase beverages of your choice
  • A selection of your walking experiences’ best photos will be collected during the week, will be burnt to DVD and distributed to you after your walk free of charge
  • Cape to Cape Track completion certificate
  • All planning, logistical, administrative and on-ground support, including intimate knowledge of weather patterns, creek crossings and Track conditions

Tour Itinerary

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Cape Naturaliste to Yallingup 13km

Drive yourself down from Perth this morning and meet at Yallingup carpark at 11am. Get a lift with Cape to Cape Explorer Tours to the top of the Cape and begin walking from Cape Naturaliste, the first section of the Cape to Cape Track begins with a gentle down hill stroll on the ‘access-for-all’ section of track to the stunning vistas of Sugar Loaf Rock. The Track then runs along an extended section of carved limestone sea cliffs before reaching the coastal hamlet of Yallingup – ‘The Place of Love’.


Day 2: Yallingup to Moses Rock 17km

From Yallingup pass over the granite headland at Torpedo Rock and on to the fabled Smiths Beach. After Smith’s Beach the topography changes quickly as giant granite marbles dominate near Canal Rocks. Travel high over the ridge and past Rotary Lookout, before dropping back down on to the beach at Injidup. Travel up high over the ridge, through the coastal tee tree and back onto the wild south-west facing coast. Weave through stunning areas of limestone cliff and granite before walking through the stunted vegetation and granite fields of Moses Rock.


Moses Rock to Gracetown 13km

The Track rises high over several large limestone headlands before flattening out on Willyabrup Beach. A wonderfully constructed staircase then guides walkers up and onto the stunning sea cliffs that form the famous climbing buttresses of Wilyabrup Cliffs. After passing the cliffs, the Track drops back down onto the beach, passing the famous, though severe, surfing breaks of Gallows and Guillotines. The coast then turns decidedly rocky as it ducks and weaves over picturesque granite boulders and finally into the pretty hamlet of Gracetown. Relax here and enjoy an afternoon swim to sooth the muscles and mind!


Gracetown to Gnarabup 20km

Beginning at the picturesque hamlet of Gracetown, follow the low coastline to thehistoric settlement of Ellensbrook. From Ellensbrook, the Track quickly leaves thecoast and meanders through sand dunes and past Ellensbrook homestead and Meekadarbee Falls. Visit the isolated coves of Gnoocardup and torquoise bay of Kilcarnup. Marvel at the centuries-old osprey nest in Horseshoe Bay and then take in some of the world's finest surfing coastline at Prevelly.


Gnarabup to Boranup Forest 21.5km

From the limestone ridge at Prevelly head down into the sheltered creekline of Boodjidup Brook. Continue on and experience the white sands of Boodjidup before reaching historic Redgate Beach. Next is very likely one of the best sections of the Cape to Cape Track: the scenic coastal cliffs at Bob’s Hollow and Contos
(although we may be biased as CCET have adopted and maintain this leg!) Enter the majestic Karri forest, home to the world’s third tallest hardwood! A longer day, but the solid track under foot and afternoon shade of the karri forest make it all seem easy!


Boranup Forest to Cosy Corner 20.5km

Start amongst the tall karris of Boranup Forest, home to an array of wildlife and wildflowers in season. Head south, back into the coastal heath, and down onto the stunningly beautiful Boranup Beach. 7kms of sand walking later, find the protected Hamelin Bay, home to some of the Cape’s friendliest stingrays who love a feed of freshly caught fish! Continue on past the many islands and headlands through the coastal heath and past Foul Bay lighthouse until you arrive at the stunning Cosy Corner.


Cosy Corner to Cape Leeuwin 19km

The last leg of the Cape to Cape Track faces more into the south than the rest of the coast. True wilderness with limited road access the sights are reserved for the local hooded plovers and you. Granite headlands are broken up by long sections of shoe-sucking sand. Formidable, but every step takes you closer to the Cape Leeuwin lighthouse and the moment of celebration.


You did it! you conquered the Cape to Cape Track! take your time to check out of Surfpoint Resort by 10am and enjoy your drive back to Perth.

What To Bring

  • Hiking clothes for 7 days
  • Comfortable hike appropriate footwear
  • Swimwear to enjoy the best swim spots along the cape
  • Refillable water bottle or bladder
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Cold and wet weather clothing
  • Hiking poles
  • Personal first aid and blister kit
  • Breakfasts and snacks
  • Cash or credit card for final night dinner and any winery visits
  • Transport to the resort to be organised by guests

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • Kate Shepherd Avatar
    Kate Shepherd
    positive review 
    03 Mar 2019 - Facebook

    First hike today with the Hike Collective and loved it! Kate’s enthusiasm is infectious 😊

    Graeme N Naomi Sexton Avatar
    Graeme N Naomi Sexton
    positive review 
    10 Oct 2019 - Facebook

    We went on our first hike the Mystery Hike Hopping Adventure on Sun 6th Oct in Kalamunda. The guides... read more

  • arvandee Avatar
    5 star rating
    20 Jun 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Hike guides are organised and well informed. Lots of information about the local area, its history and plenty of... read more

    Anni B Avatar
    Anni B
    5 star rating
    21 Jun 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Our Guide was so lovely, she was informative and held a great energy for the group. I have booked more!... read more

  • Silvana Tarling Avatar
    Silvana Tarling
    17 Mar 2020 - Google

    We completed the 60 foot falls trek this morning. This was a terrific heart pumper, though not too difficult trek.... read more

    Rosanna Susanto Avatar
    Rosanna Susanto
    10 May 2020 - Google

    I have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of The Hike Collective through the guided meditations that I've been honoured to... read more

Additional Information

Accommodation: Surfpoint Resort in Gnarabup, right on the coast of beautiful Margaret River. Includes spacious shared common areas and bathroom facilities, air conditioned rooms, swimming pool and more.
Each day on this Track is varied from the day before. Some days include mainly sand walking, while others are along boardwalks and gravel tracks. A good level of fitness is required as it is 7 days of hiking.

Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights package
Distance: 123km, walking 16 – 22km/day for 7 days
The itinerary will remain flexible to ensure you safely and comfortably experience the best of the Cape to Cape Track – and get everything you wish for from your holiday.

We request a 30% deposit to confirm the booking and secure accommodation. Final payment is required 4 weeks before the trip commences. Payments can be made by direct deposit; please email for bank details and booking terms and conditions.
This tour is run by Cape to Cape Explorer Tours and their cancellation policy is in place.


We understand that circumstances could arise where you may need to cancel your booking. Should this occur, as long as in excess of 30 day notice is given, the full deposit will be refunded without incurring a cancellation fee. If you inform us of your cancellation 30 – 7 days prior to the start of your tour, 50% will be refunded. If less than 7 days notice is given, regrettably we shall be unable to refund any monies paid by you. Where possible, transfer to alternative dates will be considered.
Bookings made through a booking agency, may be subject to additional cancellation fees.
If circumstances arise that prevent CCET commencing the tour then full refunds of monies paid by you to CCET will be offered.
We reserve the right to modify the package as necessary.
We recommend you consider suitable travel insurance.
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