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Water | Kepwari Wetlands

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2 Hrs


7 km



Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Immerse yourself in the element of Water with a journey through the heart of the Kepwari Wetlands. Discover the significance of this life-giving element as you explore the ever-changing waterscapes that define this unique ecosystem.

The Kewpari Wetlands Wander takes you on a captivating 7 km journey where the element of Water is your constant companion. As you traverse this trail, experience the serenity and vitality that water brings to the wetlands. The word “Kepwari” means “Place of moving water” in the Noongar language, highlighting the significance of this element in shaping the landscape.

This easy to moderate hike is an invitation to witness the dynamic interplay of water in its various forms. The wetlands are a haven for an array of wildlife. Boardwalks and viewing platforms provide intimate encounters with the aquatic flora and fauna, offering a glimpse into the intricate balance of this vibrant ecosystem.

Experience the soothing and renewing qualities of water as you meander through the wetlands, surrounded by the gentle sounds of nature.

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

  • Guided adventure of Kepwari Wetlands, Esperance
  • An easy to moderate 7 km hike through diverse wetland environments
  • Close encounters with a variety of bird species and other wildlife dependent on the wetlands
  • Interpretive story providing insights into the ecological significance of the area
  • A rejuvenating experience, guided by award-winning guides 
  • A sense of accomplishment and connection

What To Bring

  • Comfortable trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 1L)
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Jumper for the summit
  • Snacks

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • 764hannar Avatar
    5 star rating
    06 May 2020 - TripAdvisor

    It was a good walk, got the heart beating, but not too strenuous. Beautiful scenery, great views from the... read more

    531graemes Avatar
    5 star rating
    13 Oct 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Went on a lovely hike in Kings Park with a nice group of people. Seen parts of the... read more

  • HaylsW72 Avatar
    5 star rating
    06 May 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Lovely stroll through the picturesque gardens of Araluen. The hike leaders were friendly & knowledgeable on the area.

    Claire Matsen Avatar
    Claire Matsen
    positive review 
    14 Jul 2019 - Facebook

    Brilliant hike today with new and old friends!! Well organised and a perfect start to the day 😃😃

  • C5994WLlindan
    5 star rating
    23 May 2021 - TripAdvisor

    The hike this morning was was fun and a nice group of people. And it was a nice day for... read more

    Ganga Nathan Avatar
    Ganga Nathan
    21 Apr 2021 - Google

    Did the Cabaret Cave hike and yoga, very well organised, competent and friendly staff. Delivered what they said they would.... read more

Additional Information

Public toilets are available at the start point
This hike is suitable for those with little experience and is easy to moderate. We will take our time on this so perfect for anybody wanting a slower pace.
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