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Heritage of Bickley Valley Guided Hike

Created with Sketch. Bickley Valley

Duration

2 Hrs

Distance

7 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Escape to the Bickley Valley,  to enjoy the best of the Mason & Bird Heritage Trail  and the New Victoria Dam Walk Trail as you navigate the route of an 1870’s tramway on this 7 km hike. Exploring Australia’s pioneer heritage through the Korung National Park, uncovering Australia’s oldest wooden bridge, the Munday Brook Bridge, and Victoria Reservoir, the first Western Australian dam.   Enjoy the abundance of valley views, expansive forests of Wandoo and beautiful granite outcrops as we adventure in the Bickley Valley.  If you are interested in discovering some lesser-known stories of Perth’s history, then this experience will inspire you.  Adventure on one of Perth’s lesser-known trails, and escape the hustle and bustle to journey back in time to the early settlements of Western Australia and the incredible beginnings of the timber milling industry of WA.

Once you have finished on the trails, you just might want to indulge in some of the best local produce of Western Australia, along the Bickley Valley wine trail. We can provide you with the inside scoop on where to visit and the wines to try.

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Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 7km hike of the Mason & Bird Heritage Trail in Bickley Valley
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering local heritage of our fascinating hiking trail & surrounds
  • Our recommendations of the best local cafes, orchards, and wineries to visit and enjoy post hike
  • 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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MASON & BIRD HERITAGE TRAIL

The hike trail combines the New Victoria Dam Walk Trail with the Mason & Bird Heritage Trail and explores Australia's pioneer heritage through the Korung National Park.   From Australia's oldest wooden bridge to the first Western Australian dam, the rich history of this trail will inspire you.

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What To Bring

  • Hiking shoes or comfortable trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 1L)
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Hiking poles if required
  • No dogs allowed

Tour Location

Created with Sketch. Bickley Valley

Comments From Our Guests

  • 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

    R H Avatar
    R H
    02 Jul 2020 - Google

    Very friendly, kind team ,helped me to discover beautiful places in WA hills, I enjoyed every single hike experience with... read more

  • Debbie B Avatar
    Debbie B
    5 star rating
    12 Apr 2021 - TripAdvisor

    I've been hiking with THC for nearly a year now. They are the ideal solution to not hiking alone when... read more

    Happiness380906 Avatar
    Happiness380906
    5 star rating
    16 Oct 2021 - TripAdvisor

    Fantastic yoga and hike experience today at the Yanchep and in the Cabernet Cave. Very informative and wonderful way to... read more

  • Jen S Avatar
    Jen S
    5 star rating
    23 Mar 2022 - TripAdvisor

    I've now been on 2 walks with HC and have thoroughly enjoyed both. The walks themselves have been well... read more

    Anniquelee Lee Avatar
    Anniquelee Lee
    02 Nov 2020 - Google

    Another amazing hike, this time at Araluen, professional guides as always with knowledge of the area's history. Lots of laughs... read more

Additional Information

AMENITIES
Toilets available at the halfway mark of the tour.
ENTRY FEES TO NATIONAL PARK
No National Park entry fees required on this tour.
CARPARK
Parking is limited but we will be meeting next to the carpark before the dam gates off Masonmill Road.
HIKE GRADING
This hike is considered grade Two. It is suitable for most ages, and is recommended for people with some fitness. Trails have 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 currently limited to 8 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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