The Track offers a range of experiences from an epic eight-week adventure staying in the 49 campsites along the way, to day walks staying in comfort in one of the quaint rural towns. The Track passes through 22 national parks and other reserves. The northern half of the Track is home to large jarrah, marri and wandoo forests only found in this part of Western Australia, while the southern half features ancient karri and tingle forests opening onto the Southern Ocean for spectacular coastal walking where whales can be sighted between June and October. The Track is named after the Bibbulmun Noongar people, an aboriginal group which journeyed on foot over long distances for ceremonies. The distinctive trails markers depict the Waugal, a symbol of the Rainbow Serpent. Although the Track is well marked, walkers are advised to use a map and guidebook.
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World Atlases. National Flags. Novelty Flags. Maritime Code Flags. World Flags. Travel Accessories. Western Australia boasts one of the longest walking trails in the world. The Track is popular with locals, interstate and overseas visitors alike. Due to its size, the Track is divided into nine sections. The Darling Range leg is km from Kalamunda to Dwellingup. The first few campsites are only 10 km apart, but there is only one hut on this leg.
The Mt Wells campsite is an old fire lookout with a hut used by fire watchmen. There are no townsites between the start and finish points on this day leg, so food supply drops are required.
This part of the Track is popular with day walkers. Bibbulmun Track Map 1: Darling Range. Map 2 is the second leg is km of timber and fruit growing country to the east of Pinjarra. The seven-day section provides a range of recreation opportunities including the metre tree top at the Forest Heritage Centre and School of Wood, canoeing and whitewater rafting at Baden Powel water spout on the Murray River.
The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 2 - Dwellingup. Bibbulmun Track Map 2: Dwellingup. Leaving the coal mining and coal-fired power plant two of Collie, the 82 km leg of the Track takes you through virgin jarrah forest, Wellington Dam and Wellington National Park, the Collie River and Minningup Pool for swims in the warmer months.
The three-day leg takes walkers from town-to-town. The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 3 - Collie. Bibbulmun Track Map 3: Collie. One of the shorter sections of the Track, this is 60 km of beautiful jarrah, marri and karri forest country.
The halfway point of the Track offers stunning views of the Blackwood and Donnelly Rivers, bubbling brooks, swimming at the Mt Jones dam, kangaroos and emus at Donnelly River Village, rail formations and the Greenbushes tin mine.
The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 4 - Blackwood. Bibbulmun Track Map 4: Blackwood. This km stretch offers some of the hardest hills of the Track. There are riverside campsites and swimming holes plus some of the best old-growth Karri forest to balance out the difficult walks. A popular spot is the Beedleup Falls with its metre waterfall along with Pemberton's Big Brook Dam and the Big Brook Arboretum which feature trees from around the world.
The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 5 - Pemberton. Bibbulmun Track Map 5: Pemberton. The pleasant walk conditions of this 55 km stretch include the famous Gloucester Tree with its metre climb to the top. The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 6 - Northcliffe. Bibbulmun Track Map 6: Northcliffe. The km stretch is the most remote of the Track with walkers not seeing signs of civilisation for much of the eight days.
The Bibbulmun Track Guidebook 7 - Walpole. Bibbulmun Track Map 7: Walpole. The km stretch has more challenging walks through magnificent karri and tingle forest near Walpole and the Valley of the Giants.
Much of the 85 km of this leg is a coastal walk offering sheltered swimming spots and uninterrupted coastal views. If you are walking the full Track, invest in the eight Bibbulmun Track Pack rather than buy the maps separately. The Bibbulmun Track Handbook contains general Track information, planning, safety, history and more. It is designed to be used as a companion to the completely revised Guidebooks or as helpful planning information before you head out. All the details you will need to plan your accommodation, meal re-supply, transport and tour operators are available in the Bibbulmun Track: Accommodation and Services Guide.
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The Bibbulmun Track is a long-distance walk trail in Western Australia. It runs from Kalamunda in the east of Perth to Albany , and is 1, It is managed by government agencies, and has a foundation. It traverses the Darling Range and has inspired reflections about the state of the Western Australian environment by William J.
A number of diversions are currently in place. Details and downloadable maps are available from the DBCA website. The Track offers a range of experiences from an epic eight-week adventure staying in the 49 campsites along the way, to day walks staying in comfort in one of the quaint rural towns. Please be sure to read our full Disclaimer relating to information provided on the Trails WA website.
Map 1 - The Darling Range
Map 7 - Walpole