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Fire | Lucky Bay to Thistle Cove

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2 Hrs


5 km



Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Ignite your adventurous spirit on a journey that captures the essence of the Fire element. Experience the warmth and energy of the land as you hike in the afternoon from the stunning Lucky Bay to the majestic Thistle Cove.

This experience is a 5 km return hike that takes you through some of Cape Le Grand National Park’s most stunning scenery. Feel the warmth of the sun and the fiery spirit of the land as you navigate this vibrant trail.

Starting at Lucky Bay, you’ll be immediately immersed in the fiery essence of this journey. The trail weaves through coastal heath, ablaze with colourful wildflowers, and over granite outcrops.

As you make your way towards Thistle Cove, the trail offers breathtaking views of the azure waters contrasted against the white sands. The energy of the Fire element is ever-present, fueling your journey with warmth and vitality.

Upon reaching Thistle Cove, take a moment to bask in the glory of the sun and the expansive beauty of the landscape before returning to Lucky Bay.

The “Grounded” Esperance Hiking Festival is in partnership with major supporters, Australia’s Golden Outback, and The State government through the Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries.  Sport and recreation creates vibrant, inclusive and connected WA communities. 

For more information on the other tours in the festival, find details at the Esperance Festival page.

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Tour Inclusions

  • A beginner-friendly guided 5 km hike through diverse coastal terrain in Cape Le Grand National Park
  • The warmth of the sun on the bays
  • Stunning views of Lucky Bay and Thistle Cove
  • Opportunities to observe local flora and fauna, thriving in the sun-drenched landscape.
  • Interpretive story providing insights into the ecological significance of the area

What To Bring

  • Comfortable trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 1L)
  • Sun protection and hat (rain protection also recommended)
  • Snacks

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • Daniel Crouch Avatar
    Daniel Crouch
    positive review 
    16 Jun 2019 - Facebook

    The hike venues are fantastic. The leaders give their time to ensure that hikers are well looked after in... read more

    Sightseer499415 Avatar
    5 star rating
    17 May 2020 - TripAdvisor

    The team at Hike Collective is the bomb, they are friendly knowledgeable and care about your experience.

    The walks are well...
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  • LinsMorley
    5 star rating
    17 Apr 2021 - TripAdvisor

    Discovered a number of new places during this hike. Chidley Beach and the Cottesloe Sun Dial were standouts that even... read more

    Mark Gerlach Avatar
    Mark Gerlach
    22 Jun 2020 - Google

    Very enjoyable hike, took our time to enjoy the views and learn about the history of the area.

  • SandzDK Avatar
    5 star rating
    07 Jun 2020 - TripAdvisor

    John Forrest Heritage Trail Hike - full of interesting snippets about Perth's past, gorgeous scenery, and great company. An easy... read more

    Aaron Salter Avatar
    Aaron Salter
    17 Feb 2020 - Google

    I had a lovely hike at araluen with the hike collective. Would definitely join them again

Additional Information

Public toilets are available throughout the National Park and at the start point of this tour.
This hike is suitable for those with moderate fitness and some experience on trails and is moderate to advanced. There is coastal walking, granite and the iconic Lucky Bay.
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