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Urban Coast to River Guided Hike

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Duration

5 Hrs

Distance

18 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Tour Type

Small Group

Tour Overview

Explore the history and heritage of Perth on our urban Coast to River guided hike on the Wardun Beelier Bidi. This trail makes up part of the Wadjuk Trail Network.  Traverse 18km on this urban adventure, linking bushland with iconic Noongar and Heritage Trails and immerse yourself in the diverse landscape and natural settings. From sweeping ocean views at Cottesloe beach, to Devils Elbow Cave in Peppermint grove,  marvel at raptors and waterbirds as we weave through ecological corridors of flora and fauna.  We head to Buckland Hill Reserve, one of the highest points in Perth, was used as an observation point by Willem de Vlamingh when he landed near Cottesloe Beach in 1696.   Explore the history of the Leighton Battery bunker, with tunnel complexes and gun placements, before we reach Mudurup one of many points along the Perth Coastline where ceremonies relating to the Kuranup ( Noongar Heaven) took place, and a registered ceremonial site with mythological significance for Noongar people.

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Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 18km hike along Wardun Beelier Bidi Trail.
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering aboriginal history and local heritage of our fascinating hiking trail.
  • Our personal recommendations for local cafes and restaurants to enjoy a well deserved meal or coffee post hike.
  • A great experience with Perth's award-winning hiking tour operator
  • Friendly and knowledgeable, first aid trained tour guides

Tour Itinerary

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WARDUN BEELIER BIDI HIKE

Explore the history and heritage of Perth on our urban Coast to River guided hike on the Wardun Beelier Bidi. This trail makes up part of the Wadjuk Trail Network.  Traverse 18km on this urban adventure, linking bushland with iconic Noongar and Heritage Trails and immerse yourself in the diverse landscape and natural settings. From sweeping ocean views at Cottesloe beach, to Devils Elbow Cave in Peppermint grove,  marvel at raptors and waterbirds as we weave through ecological corridors of flora and fauna.  We head to Buckland Hill Reserve, one of the highest points in Perth, was used as an observation point by Willem de Vlamingh when he landed near Cottesloe Beach in 1696.   Explore the history of the Leighton Battery bunker, with tunnel complexes and gun placements, before we reach Mudurup one of many points along the Perth Coastline where ceremonies relating to the Kuranup ( Noongar Heaven) took place, and a registered ceremonial site with mythological significance for Noongar people. 

What To Bring

  • Comfortable shoes such as trainers
  • Water bottle (at least 1L)
  • Sun protection and hat
  • Snacks to enjoy on the trail

Tour Location

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Comments From Our Guests

  • julesjcolclough Avatar
    julesjcolclough
    5 star rating
    12 Dec 2020 - TripAdvisor

    Absolutely incredible. The hike collective team are wonderful and kind and supportive. One of the best days I’ve had in... read more

    Jody S Tee Avatar
    Jody S Tee
    positive review 
    02 Jun 2020 - Facebook

    I went on a hike at Araluen Botanic Park with THC mid-January this year. As a hardcore introvert, I can’t... read more

  • 917ellena Avatar
    917ellena
    5 star rating
    24 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

    Kate Avatar
    Kate
    02 Jan 2021 - Google

    Love the Hike Collective! My second hike was on Wadjemup/Rottnest Island - once again, great group of people and exceptional... read more

  • jankunnen Avatar
    jankunnen
    5 star rating
    29 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

    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

Additional Information

AMENITIES
Toilets are availble throughout the tour.
ENTRY FEES TO NATIONAL PARK
No National Park entry fees apply.
CARPARK
There is ample parking and check in will be at the Grant Marine Carpark in Cottesloe.
HIKE GRADING
This hike is considered grade 3 as the trail follows a bitumen track and beach sand trails for most of the way, and has a distance of 17km with some undulating gradient. We recommend a moderate fitness level to complete this tour.
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.
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