The Most Beautiful Hikes In Perth

You don’t have to wander too far from Perth CBD for a nature hike. With stunning coastlines, the Swan River and the beautiful Perth Hills. There is a network of hiking trails which some will lead you to impressive lookouts that take in views of Perth skyline. Heading along these trails will leave you feeling like you are truly away from it all. In this blog I have put together the best hikes around Perth. Each hike will have details outlining How long each Hike will be and how long will it take.

Bell’s Rapid

The trail is in the Upper Swan Valley 30km from Perth CBD.
Bells Rapid Walk Trail is a scenic walk along the Swan River, the trail is known for it’s boulders and speeding waters in the winter. Along the way you will see rural scenic views and coastal plains. There is 2 trails you can take the ‘River Walk’ Or the ‘Goat walk circuit’. The River trail is the short up and back trail along the river and is the easier option of the 2. The walk is 2.5km and will take about 45 minutes to complete. The Goat Walk Circuit is a 3.5km 1.5hour loop. The longer circuit is grade 3 with some steep rocky sections.

Lesmurdie Falls

The trail is located in in Mundy Regional Park. It is a 1.5km loop. You can choose one of the 5 walking trails through the park. If you park at the upper falls carpark. The walk to the waterfall is class 2 640m return walk to two viewing platforms looking over the waterfall and out to Perth CBD.

Whistle Pipe Gully Trailhead

Located in Kalamunda in the Perth Hill’s. The trail begin in the Mundy Regional Park. It is a relatively easy 3.5km return walk allow 1-3 hours. The trail follows the narrow river as it courses over cascades and small waterfalls and offers views over the coastal plain to Perth.

Bold park

Located in City Beach the park has 15km of walking trails and 10 different lookouts with beautiful city and coastal views.
Zamia trail is 5.1km 1.5hour return hike through the park and up to reabold hill summit. To begin this hike park at Banksia car park. This trail will take you along the outside of the park. For more of the trails in the park Click Here.

Eagle View walk

The trail is a 15km loop or you can take the trail up to Eagle Lookout and back down the same path which is a 2.5km.

Mason Bird Heritage Trail and Victoria Dam

The gate to the dam closes during the week and opens only on the weekends. If you come during the week park at the gate and take the heritage trail anti clockwise to Victoria dam. The trail is 6.3km 2 hour return.

Law Walk

Located in Perth at King’s Park, the walk is a 2.5km loop. Which takes you through the bushland and the Lotterywest Federation Walkway in the heart of the Botanic Garden in Kings Park.

Ellis Brook Valley

Located in Maddington about 20km from Perth CBD. The trail is a short 2km loop. The walk will take you up a steep trail up to the top of the waterfall and you will be able to take in some of the best views across Perth. You will then descend past the Old Barrington Quarry. The waterfall is best seen after heavy rainfall or in winter.

Lake Monger

Lake Monger is a conservation wetland ringed by a shared path for cycling and walking and jogging. The trail is an easy 4km loop. Located in Wembley.

Herdsman Lake

Is Perth’s largest inner-city wetland and located right near Lake Monger so you could combine the loops around Both lakes. The loop around herdsman lake is 7.7km.

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