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Darling Ranges | Kitty’s Gorge

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Duration

5 Hrs

Distance

17 km

Difficulty

Advanced

Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Tucked into the hidden gem of one of Western Australia’s oldest settlement towns of Jarrahdale, Kitty’s Gorge is set in the Darling Ranges and surrounded by Jarrah forest.  Located a pleasant one hour drive from Perth, the magnificent Kitty’s Gorge trail will find you hiking 17km return with a showcase of the forest’s iconic WA flora and fauna, allowing your senses to come alive as you see, hear and smell nature at its finest. With beautiful streams, gorges, and the famous Serpentine Falls ahead, this experience is jam packed with exciting challenges, and rewarding views.

Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 17km hike of Kitty's Gorge from Jarrahdale through Serpentine National Park
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering local heritage of our fascinating hiking trail & surrounds
  • A great experience with Perth's award-winning hiking tour operator
  • Friendly and knowledgeable, first aid trained tour guide

Tour Itinerary

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KITTY'S GORGE HIKE

We embark on a 17km return hike on Kitty's Gorge. Expect to see cascading waters, beautiful granite outcrops, abandoned cottages, and an abundance of wildlife and wildflowers on this amazing experience in Jarrahdale.
We leave from the Jarrahdale Cemetery, and head through the Jarrah Forrest until we arrive at Serpentine Falls. Enjoy a short morning tea break, before heading back on the trail towards Jarrahdale.

What To Bring

  • Hiking shoes or comfortable trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 2L)
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Hiking poles if required
  • Your own snacks to enjoy at our stop point
  • Cash or card for lunch or a drink at the Jarrahdale Tavern post hike
  • No dogs allowed

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • Eve231076 Avatar
    Eve231076
    5 star rating
    05 Sep 2019 - TripAdvisor

    Fabulous, well organised and run. Wonderful to explore the state we live in and great for mental health

    helenlambert2021
    4 star rating
    02 Apr 2021 - TripAdvisor

    Yanchep National Park is amazing, particularly if you are not from Australia and want to see Australian Wildlife. If you... read more

  • Angela Burke Avatar
    Angela Burke
    positive review 
    01 Jan 2020 - Facebook

    Agree about well organised and safe thanks for an enjoyable start to 2020

    917ellena
    5 star rating
    25 May 2021 - TripAdvisor

    Beautiful Sunday hike. The weather held off for the most part and the scary was breath-taking. Well organised and informative.... read more

  • Marinella Payne Avatar
    Marinella Payne
    positive review 
    09 Jul 2020 - Facebook

    My son and I went on the Children’s hike yesterday at John Forrest National Park. It was very well organised... read more

    Tara Higgins Avatar
    Tara Higgins
    positive review 
    03 Oct 2020 - Facebook

    Had a great morning today up in John Forest National Park. Hike was so well organised and the leaders very... read more

Additional Information

AMENITIES
As you are driving into town, and prior to the right hand turn towards the cemetery, public toilets can be found. Alternatively, there are toilets available at the half way point (8km in).
ENTRY FEES TO NATIONAL PARK
There are no entry fees payable for this hike.
CARPARK
Jarrahdale is a beautiful drive about 1 hour south of Perth. Choose to head down Kwinana Freeway, or along South Western Highway, before turning onto Jarrahdale Road. We are hiking from Aitkins Street in Jarrahdale ( Just opposite the Jarrahdale cemetery)
HIKE GRADING
This hike is considered a Grade four. It is still suitable for most ages, however it is recommended for people with bushwalking or hiking experience and high levels of fitness. Trails may have short steep hills, rough surfaces, and sections of uneven ground.
CANCELLATION POLICY
No-shows and cancellations received within 48 hours of hike departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations within 2-7 days prior will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations received over 7 days in advance will receive a full refund or credit towards another hike experience. Please note that Rezdy fees are non refundable. Guests can transfer their booking to a friend with no penalty but must advise The Hike Collective so we can forward all booking information to the new attendee.

If The Hike Collective cancels an event due to weather or danger in any way, your ticket will automatically be moved to the new date, or you will be eligible to transfer amounts paid to another tour or receive a full refund.
COVID-19 POLICY
We are aware of the current situation with regards to COVID-19 and are working with our team and guests to ensure the safety and health of all of those we come into contact with. Our tours are always limited to 15 guests and up to 2 hike leaders. We request that all hikers and hike leaders maintain the 2m social distancing required by law at this time. If you are unwell at the time of the tour commencing, we request that you remain at home and get in touch with us regarding transferring your ticket to another date. We appreciate your understanding at this time and thank you for supporting local.
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