Sunday, 28 October 2018

Parker Point Snorkel Trail (Rottnest Island)

One of Trails WA's Top Trails, the Parker Point Snorkel Trail explore an area protected by Parker Point Santuary Zone. Starting with a walk across the rocks, the trail takes snorkelers through a stunning mix of seaweed beds and massive coral bommies as it follows the edge of a limestone ridge. A relatively short trail, Parker Point offers a varied an different experience to the nearby Little Salmon Bay

Little Salmon Bay Snorkel Trail (Rottnest Island)

An excellent snorkel trail on Rottnest Island, the Little Salmon Bay Snorkel Trail explore the vibrant waters of Little Salmon Bay. Starting by exploring the limestone reef along the left side of the bay, the trail guides snorkelers into the middle of the bay and to the right side back to the beach. Filled with beautiful Pocillopora Coral and colourful fish, this is a great introduction to snorkeling in the Perth Region.

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Torbay Head & West Cape Howe (West Cape Howe National Park)

A walk through West Cape Howe National Park, this mix of walking and vehicle tracks explores the wild coastline of Western Australia's southernmost promontory. Starting at Shelley Beach, the track heads deep into the park to explore Torbay Head - the westernmost point of the state - and the stunning sea cliffs of West Cape Howe itself. Let down by sandy 4WD track walking, the spectacular scenery makes it worth the effort

Friday, 5 October 2018

Wanamalu Trail (Francois Peron National Park)

A short but beautiful walk in Francois Peron National Park, the Wanamalu Trail links Skipjack Point to Cape Peron. Heading through the dunes, the trail offers spectacular views of the vibrant orange and red desert sands meeting the light blue waters of Shark Bay, with the opportunity to spot wildlife along the way. An enjoyable walk, this will be a worthwhile highlight for visitors to the Shark Bay World Heritage Area

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Snorkeling the Ningaloo Reef (Ningaloo Marine Park)

Australia's other great reef, the Ningaloo Reef offers some of the most accessible coral reef snorkeling in Australia. With easy access from Exmouth, the Turquoise Bay Drift Snorkel offers some of the best  snorkeling just metres from the beach, while the Marine Eco Safari by Coral Bay Eco Tours provides an outstanding tour by boat to swim with the opportunity to swim with Manta Rays and Sea Turtles.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Yardie Gorge Trail (Cape Range National Park)

One of Trails WA's Top Trails, the Yardie Gorge Trail provides a short but scenic walk exploring Yardie Creek - the only creek in Cape Range with permanent water. Starting along its northern bank, the initially wheelchair friendly walk heads up along the creek's edge, before following a rugged walk overlooking the creek. With cliffs of red limestone, this is an iconic Outback scene in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area

Mandu Mandu Gorge Walk Trail (Cape Range National Park)

A short but rugged walk, the Mandu Mandu Gorge explores one of the dry gorges in Cape Range National Park. Initially heading up along the dry pebbled-lined creek bed, the trail rises steeply to leave the gorge and follow the gorge rim back to the car park.  Featuring red walls of limestone and excellent views of the Indian Ocean, this is an enjoyable short trail in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area