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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

  • Andrea Reece Avatar
    Andrea Reece
    17 Feb 2020 - Google

    Enjoyed a great hike around Araluen bush land and botanical gardens, with great historical information from a local. Very friendly guides.

    Cherine Moon Avatar
    Cherine Moon
    positive review 
    25 Feb 2019 - Facebook

    Kate thank you for such an amazing group gathering. I will say I enjoyed my first hike and it... read more

  • jankunnen
    5 star rating
    30 Jun 2021 - TripAdvisor

    A fabulous hike with spectacular views led by experienced and knowledgeable guides who are also fully trained in first aid.... read more

    Donna Boylen Avatar
    Donna Boylen
    17 Nov 2019 - Google

    The hike with The Hike Collective was a fantastic experience. It was well organised, friendly, fun and the hike... read more

  • LauretteMcloughlin
    5 star rating
    21 Jul 2021 - TripAdvisor

    I did the cave yoga and walk with a couple of friends and we all loved it. The cave was... read more

    gypsy_roaming Avatar
    gypsy_roaming
    5 star rating
    11 Dec 2020 - TripAdvisor

    I highly recommend the Hike Collective for any hiking that you may want to do of the Perth area &... 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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