Get prepared for the Walk with our Training Tips in the 2021 Training Guide.
Join our Perkins staff for a stroll, a chat and some good training in beautiful Perth.
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Top tips for taking care
You love the walking and making a difference.
Here are a few tips to help you take care of number 1 on your walks.
Bells Rapids River Walk/Goat Walk, Swan Valley
This circuit walk goes along the Swan River and takes you over a bridge where you can watch the rapids flowing beneath. If you take a path that weaves inland, you can take a saucy picture with the Buttock Boulder – a cheeky pair of boulders that resembles …. Well I think you can guess.
Difficulty: Easy – Moderate Distance: River Trail 2.5 km. Goat Walk 3 km.
Law Walk, King’s Park
This loop is one of Perth’s best walking trails because it gives you a glimpse of the city skyline and river. Panoramic views at the top of the trail greet you before you walk through stunning botanic gardens and natural bushland.
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 2.5 km
Scarborough-Trigg Heritage Trail, Scarborough
This loop goes along some of Perth’s sparkling white sand beaches and natural reserves. You’ll pass prime surfing, swimming and snorkeling spots, as well as bushland with native wildflowers.
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 7.3 km
Bold Park, City Beach
This park in the heart of City Beach has prime lookout spots that give you views of both the sea and the city. This bushland with over 15 kilometres of trails is home to hundreds of different types of native plants, animals and wildflowers.
Difficulty: Easy – Moderate Distance: Varying
Kitty’s Gorge Walk Trail to Serpentine Falls, Jarrahdale
This there-and-back trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in Perth. You’ll start in a dense forest and walk through a well-maintained trail to Serpentine Falls, You will then continue along the creek that fuels the falls and through forest that home to hundreds of singing birds and kangaroos.
Difficulty: Moderate Distance: 14 km
Bibbulmun Track, Kalamunda to Albany
Western Australia most iconic trail consists of a multi-day hike that weaves along Western Australia’s stunning coastline through karri forests, small towns and untouched beaches. You can hike sections of it or the entire trail at once – this is on a lot of serious walkers’ bucket lists.
Difficulty: Moderate Distance: 1000 km
Cape to Cape Walk, Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin
This track starts at Cape Naturaliste and ends at Cape Leeuwin. You walk through forested areas and iconic beaches. Most hikers tend to take around six days to complete the walk, but you can take it slower or in smaller increments.
Difficulty: Moderate Distance: 135 km
Busselton Jetty, Busselton
This jetty extends out into the ocean where you’ll enjoy the feeling of literally being at sea. If you’re lucky, you might see a pod of dophins or a mermaid or two.
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 3.7 km
Bluff Knoll, Stirling Range
At its summit, Bluff Knoll is 1,099 meters above sea level – making it the third highest point in the state. The trek is challenging, but the native animals, interesting rock structures and local flora are great distractions.
Difficulty: Difficult Distance: 6 km
Great Ocean Way, Esperance
Picture turquoise water, white sand beaches and emerald-green bushland. The path borders the ocean and takes in some of Western Australia’s most beautiful beaches.
Difficulty: Easy Distance: 12 km