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The Best Hiking in Western Australia

Looking for the best hiking in Western Australia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Western Australia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Western Australia

  • Forrestfield, Western Australia

    Hike to Lesmurdie Falls

    3.5
    1.2 mi
    This walk is particularly recommended in winter and spring when the rains swell Lesmurdie Brook which tumbles over the Darling Range Escarpment. Walking down the hill, the trail follows the brook until it reaches a bridge at the top of the falls. A lookout allows you to view the falls and, on a c...
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  • Rottnest Island, Western Australia

    Explore Rottnest Island

    5.0
    Rottnest Island is probably most famous for its adorable Quokka population, but the island also has lots more to explore outside the main settlement.  With well-marked walking and biking trails both on the beach, track and road, there of tons of places to see. With trails as long as 40km, you can...
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  • Herron, Western Australia

    Explore Lake Clifton and the Thrombolites

    4.0
    0.4 mi
    This is one of the lesser known areas that has the conditions to allow thrombolites to thrive - a biofilm on the rocks that shows you what life looked like at the dawn of time billions of years ago.The walk is quite short (600m), but there is another option to take a 5km loop walk along Lake Clif...
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  • Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia

    Hike to Mount Talyuberlup

    5.0
    1.7 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The hike starts at the car park on Stirling Range Drive. If you're coming from Chester Pass Road then it's around 15 minutes down the gravel surfaced Sitriling Range Drive. Don't be put off though as the road is in very good condition and any 2 wheel drive will be able to make the trip quite comf...
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  • Mount Cooke, Western Australia

    Hike Sullivan's Rock to Monadnocks

    4.0
    7.5 mi / 1650 ft gain
    Sullivan Rock to Monadnocks is a tricky one to find initially, but once you've worked out where to start and you've got the start of the trail sorted, it's easy from there. Start by pinning the corner of Albany Highway and Jarrahdale Road in your GPS. It's the easiest point from which to locate t...
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  • Torndirrup, Western Australia

    Hike the Bald Head Walk Trail

    7.8 mi / 2063.6 ft gain
    In Western Australia it’s not unusual to have to travel long distances to experience something out of the ordinary so when you can travel 20 minutes from a city centre and be immersed in a different world, you take advantage.The Bald Hill Walk Trail is a short drive from Albany in the state’s sou...
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  • Darling Downs, Western Australia

    Hike the Wungong Gorge

    7.5 mi
    This adventure is about 12 km's there and back. You can park your car on south western hwy and walk there and back, observing God's creation in the meantime. When you get at the end you can eat a snack at the picnic tables or even have lunch there. You can also walk up the road to the Yungong Dam...
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  • Naturaliste, Western Australia

    Hike the Cape to Cape Track

    83.9 mi
    More Information: The official website website offers more information of the track. I highly recommend to get the Guidebook (available in every book or outdoor store around the area) which contains detailed maps, where to access or exit the beach, wildlife and vegetation of the trackStart/End: ...
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  • Kalamunda, Western Australia

    Hike the Bibbulmun Track

    4.0
    624.5 mi
    The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda, a suburb in the hills on the outskirts of Perth, to the historic town of Albany on the south coast. It passes through the heart of the scenic south west of Western Australia. The Track is ...
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  • Wilyabrup, Western Australia

    Hike to Quinninup Falls

    2.5 mi / 100 ft gain
    The Rundown When you think of Australia, you think of red deserts and white sandy beaches, right? Well, you can bet after some heavy rainfall there's a waterfall or two somewhere to be found! In Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, the walk to Quinninup Falls is only 2km out of 125km on the epic Ca...
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